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State Tightens EBT Eligible Purchase Restrictions

State Tightens EBT Eligible Purchase Restrictions

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - With the turn of the calendar to July, Minnesotans trying to use their Electronic Benefit Transfer cards to pay for alcohol or cigarettes will face tough penalties and eventually could even lose their access to benefits all together. Read More...

Rural Activists Unhappy with Farm Bill

Rural Activists Unhappy with Farm Bill

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Concerns are being raised on a number of fronts as the U.S. House Agriculture Committee begins deliberations on its version of the national Farm Bill this week, including fears that the bill lacks needed funding for rural development. Read More...

After heat, 77 percent of corn good to excellent

After heat, 77 percent of corn good to excellent

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota crops continued to progress ahead of the average, even with record-setting temperatures last week. Read More...

Flood damage costs rise in Carlton County

Flood damage costs rise in Carlton County

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

CARLTON, MN (AP) — Assessors continue to tally the cost of damaging floods in northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota first in providing medical care

Minnesota first in providing medical care

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal analysis ranking states on how they're delivering health care puts Minnesota at the top. Read More...

New Commercial Buildings Headed to Sartell

New Commercial Buildings Headed to Sartell

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) – Two new building projects, with the potential for up to 12 storefronts, were approved last night by the Sartell City Council. Read More...

Name of victim in Lake Shetek accident released

Name of victim in Lake Shetek accident released

Jul 10, 2012 at 8:08 am

LAKE SHETEK, MN (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man killed in a boating accident on a southwestern Minnesota lake. Read More...

ND creamery recalls peppermint bon bon ice cream

ND creamery recalls peppermint bon bon ice cream

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Cass-Clay Creamery of Fargo, N.D., is voluntarily recalling some brands of peppermint bon bon-flavored ice cream because they may contain eggs that aren't listed on the label. Read More...

Missouri man charged in fatal Minnesota crash

Missouri man charged in fatal Minnesota crash

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

HASTINGS, MN (AP) - A 22-year-old Missouri man is charged with a misdemeanor count of careless driving in a construction site crash that killed two electricians. Read More...

Man killed by Chisago County deputy had guns

Man killed by Chisago County deputy had guns

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

NORTH BRANCH, MN (AP) - Authorities say a man shot dead by a Chisago County Sheriff's deputy ignored warnings to put two guns down, then lowered the barrel of one gun to point it at officers. Read More...

Two Car Crash Leaves Clear Lake Teen Seriously Injured

Two Car Crash Leaves Clear Lake Teen Seriously Injured

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – A pickup truck driven by a 17 year-old boy from Clear Lake crashed, head-on, into another vehicle Monday night in St. Cloud. The teen driver suffered serious injuries as a result of the crash. Read More...

Projects left out of bonding bill try again for funds

Projects left out of bonding bill try again for funds

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP/KNSI) - Promoters of civic center expansions, a light-rail line, a minor-league ballpark and other economic development projects have submitted about 90 applications for a $47.5 million state business development fund. And St. Cloud is among the bidders for a piece of those funds. Read More...

Little Falls Man Arrested In Connection to Overdose

Little Falls Man Arrested In Connection to Overdose

Jul 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - An arrest was made Monday in connection with a drug overdose death in Morrison County last month. Read More...

Obermueller raises $250K in Minnesota 2nd District

Obermueller raises $250K in Minnesota 2nd District

Jul 10, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Democrat Mike Obermueller says he has raised more than $250,000 in his quest to unseat Republican Rep. John Kline in Minnesota's newly redrawn 2nd District. Read More...

Ritchie alters title for voter photo ID amendment

Ritchie alters title for voter photo ID amendment

Jul 10, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN. (AP) - Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie has reworked the title for a constitutional amendment seeking to impose a photo ID requirement for voting. Read More...

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