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Unemployment rate continues to fall

Unemployment rate continues to fall

Nov 20, 2014 at 10:10 am

Minnesota's unemployment rate has fallen below 4 percent. Read More...

CentraCare develops lung cancer screening program

CentraCare develops lung cancer screening program

Nov 20, 2014 at 10:10 am

CentraCare Health has developed a program that starts today -- the 39th annual Great American Smokeout -- to screen and track patients with a high-risk of lung cancer. Read More...

Put down the smokes today

Put down the smokes today

Nov 20, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Today is the annual "Great American Smokeout"--a day in which smokers are asked to put down cigarettes for just a day in hopes it will start them on a path to quitting. Read More...

Police investigate assault

Police investigate assault

Nov 20, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud police are investigating an assault that sent a 24 year-old man to the hospital. Read More...

Litchfield woman dies in Hwy 12 crash

Litchfield woman dies in Hwy 12 crash

Nov 20, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The State Patrol says a Litchfield woman injured in a rollover on U.S. Highway 12 in Kandiyohi County has died from injuries sustained in the crash. Read More...

Walleye lawsuit to get hearing

Walleye lawsuit to get hearing

Nov 20, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals hears oral arguments Thursday in a lawsuit filed by a group of Mille Lacs Lake resort owners and anglers upset with how the Department of Natural Resources manages the big lake's walleye population. Read More...

Vikings sink more cash into stadium

Vikings sink more cash into stadium

Nov 20, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are adding $647,000 to their share of their new stadium thanks to several design changes. Read More...

Minnesota jobs report due today

Minnesota jobs report due today

Nov 20, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest snapshot of Minnesota's workforce is being released. Read More...

Authorities identify pedestrian killed

Authorities identify pedestrian killed

Nov 20, 2014 at 4:04 am

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Family members say a 61-year-old man who died in a hit-and-run in the northern Twin Cities had emigrated from Ethiopia nearly three years ago. Read More...

MnSCU seeks tuition freeze

MnSCU seeks tuition freeze

Nov 20, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A funding proposal to extend a tuition freeze another two years at 31 Minnesota colleges and universities is on its way to the Legislature. Read More...

MNsure sees spike in visits since weekend

MNsure sees spike in visits since weekend

Nov 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Officials with Minnesota's health insurance exchange say the system has seen a spike in consumer visits since the workweek started but is handling the load well. Read More...

Water main break closes St. Cloud avenue

Water main break closes St. Cloud avenue

Nov 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

A water main break has forced 15th Avenue Southeast between 12th Avenue Southeast and 13th Avenue Southeast in St. Cloud to be closed immediately to traffic. Read More...

Stearns bloodhound to receive bulletproof vest

Stearns bloodhound to receive bulletproof vest

Nov 19, 2014 at 2:02 pm

A bloodhound with the Stearns County Sheriff's Office will receive a bullet-proof and stab-protective vest with money raised from a fundraiser in St. Paul. Each vest costs $950 and has a five-year warranty. Read More...

Head of regional planning agency to depart

Head of regional planning agency to depart

Nov 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The regional planning agency that runs the Twin Cities bus and transit system is in search of a new leader. Read More...

Priest accused of assaulting 2nd person

Priest accused of assaulting 2nd person

Nov 19, 2014 at 1:01 pm

A judge has set bond at $1 million cash for a Roman Catholic priest extradited from his native India on accusations of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Minnesota. Read More...

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