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Nursing home industry asks Minnesota for $200 million

Nursing home industry asks Minnesota for $200 million

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Advocates for Minnesota's nursing home industry are looking for $200 million from the state, saying underfunding has forced some facilities to close. Read More...

Teen gathers, hides guns as parents argue

Teen gathers, hides guns as parents argue

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Prosecutors say a 14-year-old girl gathered guns from around her St. Paul home and hid them in her bedroom as a fight between her parents escalated. Read More...

lawmakers looking to spend $29M to cover overruns

lawmakers looking to spend $29M to cover overruns

Jan 20, 2015 at 3:03 pm

Minnesota lawmakers are looking to spend $29 million to cover cost overruns at state agencies. Read More...

Dozens of strangers attend veteran's burial service

Dozens of strangers attend veteran's burial service

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Dozens of people who attended the burial service for a Vietnam veteran in Winona never had a chance to meet the man. Read More...

St. Francis officer investigated for data snooping

St. Francis officer investigated for data snooping

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

A police chief in Anoka County has asked sheriff's officials to investigate whether one of his officers illegally accessed private data. Read More...

Survey about medical marijuana demand

Survey about medical marijuana demand

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

State health officials want to know how many Minnesotans want medical marijuana and where they live. St. Cloud is one of the tentatively proposed dispensary sites. Read More...

Squirrel and rabbit hunting runs until Feb. 28

Squirrel and rabbit hunting runs until Feb. 28

Jan 20, 2015 at 2:02 pm

Even after other hunting seasons have passed, there is still time to hunt gray and fox squirrel, cottontail rabbit, jack-rabbit and snowshoe hare in a season that runs until Feb. 28. Read More...

Republican senators want to phase out Social Security tax

Republican senators want to phase out Social Security tax

Jan 20, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Senate Republicans want to ditch Minnesota's tax on Social Security checks. Read More...

St. Cloud battleground for invasive species

St. Cloud battleground for invasive species

Jan 20, 2015 at 12:12 pm

A two-day summit about aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels began today at the River’s Edge Convention Center. The focus was on innovation and collaboration. Read More...

Juror released in Fitch trial

Juror released in Fitch trial

Jan 20, 2015 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Opening statements in the trial for a man accused of killing a Mendota Heights police officer were delayed after a juror was released from duty. Read More...

St. Cloud man rams squad car

St. Cloud man rams squad car

Jan 20, 2015 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) A St. Cloud man faces several charges after ramming his car into a St. Cloud Police Department squad car at least twice as officers were trying to arrest him. Read More...

Aquatic Invaders Summit in St. Cloud

Aquatic Invaders Summit in St. Cloud

Jan 20, 2015 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud will host the first-ever Aquatic Invaders Summit beginning today at the River's Edge Convention Center. Read More...

Plea deal reached in Kolstad case

Plea deal reached in Kolstad case

Jan 20, 2015 at 8:08 am

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The attorney for Philip Nelson says the former Minnesota Gophers quarterback has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight that injured former Minnesota State, Mankato, linebacker Isaac Kolstad. Read More...

Income tax filing season begins

Income tax filing season begins

Jan 20, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. - As the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins processing tax returns today, the agency offers a word of caution for those who will seek help from a paid professional. Read More...

Opening statements in Fitch trial

Opening statements in Fitch trial

Jan 20, 2015 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Opening statements are expected today (Tuesday) in St. Cloud in the trial of accused cop killer Brian Fitch. Read More...

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