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Despite Early Deluge, Drought Fears Persist

Despite Early Deluge, Drought Fears Persist

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – Though it seemed unlikely in May as rain fell in record amounts, a dry month of June brought fears of drought conditions back to the minds of farmers and climatologists in central Minnesota Read More...

Special Legislative Session to Come in Late August

Special Legislative Session to Come in Late August

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – After much speculation, a timeline has started to materialize for a special state legislative session to deal with disaster relief for the victims of the major flooding in northeastern Minnesota last month. Read More...

No Venue Change in Sauk Rapids Murder Case

No Venue Change in Sauk Rapids Murder Case

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - The woman accused of shooting her ex-husband in the head in his Sauk Rapids apartment last year won't get her trial moved out of Benton County. Read More...

Eagan day care provider in court for child death

Eagan day care provider in court for child death

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

EAGAN, MN (AP) - An Eagan day care provider is being held in jail on $75,000 bond and faces manslaughter charges in the death of a baby in her care. Read More...

Zoo Reveals Possible Plan to Replace Dolphins

Zoo Reveals Possible Plan to Replace Dolphins

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

APPLE VALLEY, MN (KNSI) - The Minnesota Zoo may use schools of fish and stingrays to replace its dolphins. Read More...

St. Paul police to again donate confiscated booze

St. Paul police to again donate confiscated booze

Jul 12, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A St. Paul organization that houses about 100 poor, elderly people is looking forward to the renewal of what used to be an annual donation: booze confiscated by the police. Read More...

Public, private gatherings held for young victims

Public, private gatherings held for young victims

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

RIVER FALLS, WI (AP) - About 300 people gathered in a park for a memorial vigil to remember three young sisters found dead in their home in River Falls. Read More...

Facelift Underway for Sartell Schools

Facelift Underway for Sartell Schools

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) – Building repairs and improvements totaling a cost of $9 million dollars are underway in the Sartell-St. Stephen School District. Read More...

Probation for former teacher for sex with student

Probation for former teacher for sex with student

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A former high school English teacher in Elk River was sentenced to five years' probation for a sexual relationship with a student who said she never wanted him prosecuted. Read More...

Highway 15, County 120 Interchange Construction Starts Monday

Highway 15, County 120 Interchange Construction Starts Monday

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - It's getting underway in just a few days -- construction work starts Monday on the diverging-diamond interchange at Highway 15 and Stearns County Road 120. Read More...

Dayton says he'll pick projects for $47.5M fund

Dayton says he'll pick projects for $47.5M fund

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton plans to make the final call on construction projects benefiting from a $47.5 million development fund that sparked intense competition. Read More...

Suspect Charged in Drug Overdose Death

Suspect Charged in Drug Overdose Death

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - A Little Falls man has now been charged in a drug overdose death in Morrison County last month. Read More...

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

HAVANA, IL (AP) - Scientists on some of the heartland's great rivers are turning up ominous signs that Asian carp may be harming other fish, but the dire predictions that the carp would kill off other fish haven't been realized yet. Read More...

Being suitable lifts Pawlenty stock in veep hunt

Being suitable lifts Pawlenty stock in veep hunt

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect, if not support, among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Read More...

1 man stabbed to death after dispute on metro bus

1 man stabbed to death after dispute on metro bus

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - St. Paul police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing death of a man following an altercation on a Metro Transit bus. Read More...

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