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Lommel plans return to college

Lommel plans return to college

Apr 14, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — A University of Minnesota Duluth student who suffered severe frostbite after a night in subzero temperatures is now walking normally, handling everyday tasks, and planning to return to school next fall. Read More...

Cattle disaster aid sign up begins Tuesday

Cattle disaster aid sign up begins Tuesday

Apr 14, 2014 at 6:06 am

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Ranchers in the Dakotas who lost cattle and other livestock during an early October blizzard can start signing up for federal disaster aid this week. Read More...

Dayton signing minimum wage bill

Dayton signing minimum wage bill

Apr 14, 2014 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is capping a push to raise Minnesota's minimum wage with a ceremony to sign the bill doing just that. Read More...

Maplewood police investigating body found in creek

Maplewood police investigating body found in creek

Apr 13, 2014 at 9:09 pm

Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found partially submerged in a creek near a walking path in Maplewood. Read More...

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heading to trial

Minn. man who shot, killed teens heading to trial

Apr 13, 2014 at 9:09 pm

A central Minnesota man who claimed he was defending himself when he repeatedly shot and killed two unarmed teenagers in his home is scheduled to go on trial on murder charges. Read More...

No charges in school pool drowning

No charges in school pool drowning

Apr 12, 2014 at 6:06 am

No charges will be filed in the death of a 12-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool at St. Louis Park Middle School. Read More...

Free earplugs to be mandatory at Minneapolis clubs

Free earplugs to be mandatory at Minneapolis clubs

Apr 12, 2014 at 6:06 am

Minneapolis bars and clubs that feature live music will have to offer free earplugs to patrons starting April 19. Read More...

Bachmann moving to

Bachmann moving to "different perch"

Apr 12, 2014 at 6:06 am

Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch." Read More...

Reward in Wiley case goes to $5,000

Reward in Wiley case goes to $5,000

Apr 11, 2014 at 7:07 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The reward has been increased for information in the killing of a man whose body was found east of St. Cloud last month. Read More...

Franken ups his campaign bank balance

Franken ups his campaign bank balance

Apr 11, 2014 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has nearly $6 million in reserve as his re-election bid heads deeper into campaign season. Read More...

AUDIO: Two Donations for Aquatics Center

AUDIO: Two Donations for Aquatics Center

Apr 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - The St. Cloud YMCA picked up two large donations to move them another step closer to building a new 93-thousand square foot aquatics and community center in St. Cloud. Read More...

Northfield Man Missing For Nearly a Week

Northfield Man Missing For Nearly a Week

Apr 11, 2014 at 2:02 pm

NORTHFIELD, Minn. (KNSI) - Police in Northfield are asking for help in finding a 44 year old man who reportedly walked away from his house last Saturday and hasn't been heard from since. Read More...

Balloon launch cancelled following eco criticism

Balloon launch cancelled following eco criticism

Apr 11, 2014 at 10:10 am

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota has canceled plans to launch 60,000 balloons after the event was criticized for its potential effects on the environment and wildlife. Read More...

Teen gets 34 years for fatally shooting boy

Teen gets 34 years for fatally shooting boy

Apr 11, 2014 at 8:08 am

A Brooklyn Park teenager is sentenced to more than 34 years in prison for fatally shooting a 13-year-old boy in a case of mistaken identity. Read More...

Police quell rowdy crowd after Gopher win

Police quell rowdy crowd after Gopher win

Apr 11, 2014 at 7:07 am

Police in riot gear quelled a raucous celebration by University of Minnesota hockey fans following the Gophers last-second Frozen Four semifinal win. Read More...

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