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Dayton to put minimum wage boost into law

Dayton to put minimum wage boost into law

Apr 14, 2014 at 10:10 am

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...

Minn. jail investigates assaults against immigrant

Minn. jail investigates assaults against immigrant

Apr 14, 2014 at 9:09 am

A series of alleged sexual assaults against an 18-year-old high schooler being held for immigration authorities in the Sherburne County jail highlights an emerging problem of sexual abuse of immigration detainees across the country. Read More...

Horse expo taking precautions

Horse expo taking precautions

Apr 14, 2014 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An outbreak of a potentially deadly equine virus will mean some empty stalls at the upcoming Minnesota Horse Expo. Read More...

DNR declares ice-out on six lakes

DNR declares ice-out on six lakes

Apr 14, 2014 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In a true sign of spring, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has declared official ice-out dates for six lakes in the state. Read More...

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...

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