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New trial for Beecroft

New trial for Beecroft

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) A new trial is under way in Washington County for a woman whose conviction in the death of her newborn was overturned. Read More...

MnDOT using signs in new way

MnDOT using signs in new way

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Digital message signs that currently hang above Minnesota freeways are now being used to encourage good behavior behind the wheel by flashing statistics about the consequences of unsafe driving. Read More...

Veterans Job Fair today

Veterans Job Fair today

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. (AP) Minnesota military veterans looking for an edge in the job market can take advantage of a career fair designed just for them. Read More...

More protests on Zimmerman verdict

More protests on Zimmerman verdict

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) Several hundred people gathered in downtown Minneapolis to protest George Zimmerman's Florida acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Read More...

New threat: Japanese knotweed

New threat: Japanese knotweed

Jul 16, 2013 at 10:10 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) Another invasive plant is threatening to overwhelm native species is northern Minnesota, and it looks like bamboo. Read More...

Narrow Victory for Sidewalk Ordinance

Narrow Victory for Sidewalk Ordinance

Jul 15, 2013 at 7:07 pm

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - A push to change an ordinance on sidewalk construction and improvements has cleared the St. Cloud City Council on a 4-3 vote. Read More...

Emmer with the lead Early in the 6th District Funding Race

Emmer with the lead Early in the 6th District Funding Race

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 pm

ST. PAUL (AP) - Former state Rep. Tom Emmer has an early lead in one aspect of the open-seat race in Minnesot’as 6th Congressional District: The chase for campaign dollars. Read More...

Autopsy Results Confirm Drowning Death for Sartell Man

Autopsy Results Confirm Drowning Death for Sartell Man

Jul 15, 2013 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - An autopsy points to fresh water drowning as the official cause of death for a Sartell man last month, says the Benton County Sheriff's Office. Read More...

Schaffhausen Gets Three Life Sentences

Schaffhausen Gets Three Life Sentences

Jul 15, 2013 at 3:03 pm

The man who brutally murdered his three young daughters was sentenced to three life sentences to be served consecutively. Read More...

Thelen's badge being retired

Thelen's badge being retired

Jul 15, 2013 at 11:11 am

WAITE PARK, Minn. (KNSI) When the Waite Park City Council meets tonight, they're expected to approve a resolution retiring the badge of the late officer Brad Thelen. Read More...

Nuclear plant upgrade well over budget

Nuclear plant upgrade well over budget

Jul 15, 2013 at 10:10 am

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) A driving force behind Xcel Energy's request for a rate hike is improvements at Minnesota's oldest nuclear power plant which have run $267 million over budget. Read More...

Eight school districts merging

Eight school districts merging

Jul 15, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Neighboring Minnesota school districts are becoming companions at the fastest clip in years, with eight districts deciding to merge with another to save money. Read More...

AUDIO: FEMA wraps up storm survey work

AUDIO: FEMA wraps up storm survey work

Jul 15, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) FEMA teams have left the St. Cloud area after being on location last week to get a first hand view of damage from June 21st storms that left widespread damage--mainly to trees and power poles. Read More...

New trial for woman accused of killing baby

New trial for woman accused of killing baby

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 am

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) A new trial will get under way in Washington County for a woman whose conviction in the death of her newborn was overturned. Read More...

Guard soldiers head to Afghanistan

Guard soldiers head to Afghanistan

Jul 15, 2013 at 6:06 am

LITCHFIELD, Minn. (AP) A Minnesota National Guard unit is headed to Afghanistan where members will be tasked with clearing improvised explosive devices. Read More...

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