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Farmer won't be charged for shooting rogue deer

Farmer won't be charged for shooting rogue deer

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

FERTILE, MN (AP) - A northwestern Minnesota farmer who made news when he got pummeled by a deer won't be charged with shooting the buck out of season. Read More...

DNR says wildfire threat growing in Minnesota

DNR says wildfire threat growing in Minnesota

Aug 30, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - State authorities say the wildfire threat is growing in Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota's Dayton defends public worker contracts

Minnesota's Dayton defends public worker contracts

Aug 30, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota Government Mark Dayton is defending new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees ahead of a legislative panel's vote. Read More...

Majority of Minnesota delegates behind Paul

Majority of Minnesota delegates behind Paul

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The majority of Minnesota delegates at the Republican National Convention in Florida support Texas Congressman Ron Paul for president. But, party leaders say they're confident Minnesota delegates and other Paul supporters will unite behind nominee Mitt Romney. Read More...

MnDOT Study Suggests Expansion of Public Transit

MnDOT Study Suggests Expansion of Public Transit

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Fewer than 1 percent of workers in central Minnesota take a bus or train to work each day -- almost all the rest pile into their cars and drive solo to where they work. But what can the state do to help entice more Minnesotans to ditch their cars and give public transit a try? Read More...

Writer's attorney says Ventura claim deficient

Writer's attorney says Ventura claim deficient

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The attorney for a former Navy SEAL who wrote about Jesse Ventura in a memoir says a defamation claim by the former Minnesota governor is legally deficient. Read More...

Zebra mussels in Gilbert lake; farthest north

Zebra mussels in Gilbert lake; farthest north

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

GILBERT, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says zebra mussels have been found in Gilbert Pit, an old mine pit in St. Louis County. Read More...

Above Normal Heat Expected in St. Cloud

Above Normal Heat Expected in St. Cloud

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Late summer heat is expected to move into the Upper Midwest today. Forecasters are saying high temperatures will climb to near 90 degrees each of the next three days. Read More...

Winona teacher charged in student slapping quits

Winona teacher charged in student slapping quits

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

WINONA, MN (AP) - A Winona special education teacher accused of slapping a student has resigned. Read More...

New Roundabout Construction Prompts Closure

New Roundabout Construction Prompts Closure

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Stearns County intersection will close tomorrow for the construction of a roundabout. Read More...

Ethanol plants slowed, shuttered by drought

Ethanol plants slowed, shuttered by drought

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (AP) - The drought covering much of the United States is affecting ethanol plants, with a growing number either closing or cutting back on production. Read More...

Charges Dropped In Alleged Knife Assault

Charges Dropped In Alleged Knife Assault

Aug 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Prosecutors have dropped assault and terroristic threat charges against a man accused of pulling a knife on two people near the St. Cloud Public Library in June. Read More...

Ultralight crash near Bemidji leaves pilot dead

Ultralight crash near Bemidji leaves pilot dead

Aug 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

BEMIDJI, MN (AP) - Authorities are investigating the crash of an ulltralight plane near Bemidji that killed one man and left another hospitalized. Read More...

Gay marriage foes, fans try to sway Minnesota Latinos

Gay marriage foes, fans try to sway Minnesota Latinos

Aug 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's growing population of Latino voters are a target for both sides in the campaign over a proposed ban on gay marriage in Minnesota's constitution. Read More...

Another ride at Minnesota State Fair malfunctions

Another ride at Minnesota State Fair malfunctions

Aug 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

FALCON HEIGHTS, MN (AP) - Another ride at the Minnesota State Fair has stopped working. Read More...

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