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Governor presses on special session

Governor presses on special session

Aug 6, 2013 at 1:01 pm

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says he hopes lawmakers will agree to a quick special session for after Labor Day to approve disaster assistance. Read More...

Decker shooting investigation completed

Decker shooting investigation completed

Aug 6, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced today that the active investigation into last November's shooting death of Cold Spring policeman Tom Decker is completed, but the case remains open in the event new information emerges. Read More...

Union drive opponents repeal ruling

Union drive opponents repeal ruling

Aug 6, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Opponents of the effort to unionize thousands of Minnesota home day care operators are appealing the ruling of a federal judge who dismissed their case. Read More...

Otter Tail shooting victims identified

Otter Tail shooting victims identified

Aug 6, 2013 at 11:11 am

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. (AP) Authorities have identified two men killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Otter Tail County. Read More...

Xcel invests in wind turbines

Xcel invests in wind turbines

Aug 6, 2013 at 10:10 am

MELROSE, Minn. (AP) Xcel Energy is giving a financial boost to a first-of-its-kind Minnesota project that aims to install small wind turbines on private land to produce energy for farms, businesses and rural homes. Read More...

AUDIO: August goose hunt begins Saturday

AUDIO: August goose hunt begins Saturday

Aug 6, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The Canada goose population in Minnesota is very high and is exceeding statewide goals, and with that in mind, the Department of Natural Resources is holding its first-ever August Canada goose season starting this Saturday. Read More...

Catholic Charities Break Ground on $4.6 Million Children's Home Expansion

Catholic Charities Break Ground on $4.6 Million Children's Home Expansion

Aug 6, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A program which has treated central Minnesota children with mental illness for nearly a century will see major updates in the near future. Read More...

Albany boy crashes into power pole

Albany boy crashes into power pole

Aug 6, 2013 at 8:08 am

AVON, Minn. (KNSI) The Stearns County Sheriff's Office says a 17 year-old from Albany escaped injury this (Tuesday) morning when he drove his car into an electrical power pole. Read More...

Vikings owner loses New Jersey lawsuit

Vikings owner loses New Jersey lawsuit

Aug 6, 2013 at 7:07 am

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) The principal owner of the Minnesota Vikings football team and relatives are on the losing end of a New Jersey lawsuit that has spent 21 years in the courts. Read More...

Search for missing kayaker ends

Search for missing kayaker ends

Aug 6, 2013 at 7:07 am

COURTLAND, Minn. (AP) The sheriff of Nicollet County says daily river searches for a missing kayaker will end. Read More...

Thunderstorms likely today

Thunderstorms likely today

Aug 6, 2013 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) St. Cloud picked up .31 of an inch of rain Monday, and more is possible Tuesday, including the chance of severe weather. Read More...

Interior Secretary tours oil patch

Interior Secretary tours oil patch

Aug 6, 2013 at 4:04 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is getting a look at North Dakota's oil and gas development. Read More...

Dayton talks to school leaders

Dayton talks to school leaders

Aug 6, 2013 at 4:04 am

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) Gov. Mark Dayton is going before an audience of Minnesota school leaders ahead of an academic year in which districts can expect more money from the state. Read More...

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