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Wild rice water quality standards debated

Wild rice water quality standards debated

Feb 24, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A Minnesota House committee is considering a bill that would prevent the state from enforcing water quality standards designed to protect wild rice for at least two years. Read More...

Sartell man crashes truck into dentists office

Sartell man crashes truck into dentists office

Feb 24, 2015 at 11:11 am

A 43-year-old Sartell man suffered serious injuries when his truck crashed into a dentist's office today in Becker, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

Minnesota graduation rate rises says new report

Minnesota graduation rate rises says new report

Feb 24, 2015 at 11:11 am

The Minnesota Department of Education released a new report today showing that Minnesota’s graduation rate increased from 79.8 percent in 2013 to 81.2 percent in 2014, showing gains in graduation rates among all student groups over the last year. Read More...

Sherburne County rollover injures Zimmerman woman

Sherburne County rollover injures Zimmerman woman

Feb 24, 2015 at 11:11 am

A 20-year-old Zimmerman woman was injured this morning near Princeton in Sherburne County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Read More...

Trail expansion for better river views

Trail expansion for better river views

Feb 24, 2015 at 10:10 am

Folks will be able to get a better view of the Mississippi River through downtown St. Cloud when the Beaver Islands Trail expansion is finished. Read More...

Obama plans to veto Keystone bill

Obama plans to veto Keystone bill

Feb 24, 2015 at 8:08 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner says Congress is sending President Barack Obama legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday. Read More...

Injured officer overwhelmed by support

Injured officer overwhelmed by support

Feb 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minneapolis police officer who was shot and wounded after responding to a burglary call over the weekend is thanking his colleagues and the community for their support. Read More...

Fish and game licenses expire Saturday

Fish and game licenses expire Saturday

Feb 24, 2015 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota authorities remind anglers that their 2014 fish, game and trapping licenses expire Saturday. Read More...

Economy predicted to soften says SCSU professor

Economy predicted to soften says SCSU professor

Feb 23, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A St. Cloud State economist believes we could see the economy soften in Greater Minnesota this year. Read More...

Iron ore producer idles plant

Iron ore producer idles plant

Feb 23, 2015 at 3:03 pm

A northern Minnesota iron ore producer is closing its plant in Keewatin indefinitely because of the market's uncertainty. Read More...

GOP restart wage debate with talk of tips

GOP restart wage debate with talk of tips

Feb 23, 2015 at 3:03 pm

House Republicans are reigniting a debate over the minimum wage with a move to exempt some servers, bartenders and other tipped workers from future hikes. Read More...

Traffic stop turns into police chase in Waite Park and St. Cloud

Traffic stop turns into police chase in Waite Park and St. Cloud

Feb 23, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Two people were arrested after a traffic stop turned into a car chase Saturday that involved police from Waite Park and St. Cloud. Read More...

Paralyzed Minnesota hockey player now freshman at USC

Paralyzed Minnesota hockey player now freshman at USC

Feb 23, 2015 at 1:01 pm

A former Minnesota high school hockey player paralyzed during a game four years ago is now a freshman at the University of Southern California. Read More...

sorority hosts eating disorder auction and fashion show fundraiser

sorority hosts eating disorder auction and fashion show fundraiser

Feb 23, 2015 at 12:12 pm

This week is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and a St. Cloud State University sorority is holding a silent auction and fashion show on Wednesday to benefit a national nonprofit. Read More...

About 1,000 express interest in medical marijuana

About 1,000 express interest in medical marijuana

Feb 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

Nearly 1,000 Minnesotans have told the state they'll likely register for the state's new medical marijuana program. Read More...

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