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Dayton: Hip issues won't slow re-election bid

Dayton: Hip issues won't slow re-election bid

Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn't going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year. Read More...

Ski season already underway

Ski season already underway

Oct 23, 2013 at 4:04 am

TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — It's still October, but skiers and snowboarders already are hitting the slopes at Wild Mountain Ski Area near Taylors Falls. Read More...

St. Ben's president stepping down

St. Ben's president stepping down

Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 pm

ST. JOSEPH, Minn. (AP) — The president of the College of St. Benedict says she is stepping down next year. Read More...

Church whistleblower says she 'didn't do enough'

Church whistleblower says she 'didn't do enough'

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The former church employee who went public with claims that archdiocese leaders in St. Paul mishandled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct still feels like she didn't do enough. Read More...

MNsure off to good start, Dayton Says

MNsure off to good start, Dayton Says

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says he's pleased with the performance of Minnesota's health insurance exchange so far but that it'll be at least a year before it can be judged a success or failure. Read More...

Dayton: hip problem won't deter re-election bid

Dayton: hip problem won't deter re-election bid

Oct 22, 2013 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton says an ongoing problem with pain in his left hip isn't going to affect his intention to run for re-election next year. Read More...

Man claims fetus death is abortion--not murder

Man claims fetus death is abortion--not murder

Oct 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) — The attorney for an Apple Valley man accused of killing his pregnant wife argues the death of the 15-week-old fetus was an abortion, not murder. Read More...

Farmers vent Farm Bill frustration

Farmers vent Farm Bill frustration

Oct 22, 2013 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — Washington's inability to settle on a farm bill is frustrating farmers in Minnesota. Read More...

AUDIO: Professor Cites Shutdown as Political Motivation

AUDIO: Professor Cites Shutdown as Political Motivation

Oct 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD (KNSI) - For teacher and political scientist Dr. Jim Read, the "tipping point", pushing him toward a run for public office, was the federal government shutdown.The College of St. Benedict and St. John's University professor tossed his hat into the ring last week as a democratic candidate for the 6th District congressional seat, replacing retiring Republican Michele Bachmann. Read More...

AUDIO: Date of Wetterling abduction

AUDIO: Date of Wetterling abduction

Oct 22, 2013 at 9:09 am

ST. JOSEPH,, Minn. (KNSI) Twenty four years ago today (Tuesday), St. Joseph 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped by a masked gunman while riding his bike home from a convenience store with his brother and a friend. Read More...

Park closed for turkey hunt

Park closed for turkey hunt

Oct 22, 2013 at 9:09 am

St. Cloud, Minn. (KNSI) Acting Stearns County Parks Director Peter Theismann says Rockville County Park and Nature Preserve will be closed to the general public for five days beginning tomorrow (Wednesday), for a turkey hunt for the disabled. Read More...

Sherco 3 back up and running

Sherco 3 back up and running

Oct 22, 2013 at 8:08 am

BECKER, Minn. (AP) — Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy says the Sherco 3 power plant is back in service after damage was repaired from a turbine failure nearly two years ago. Read More...

Asian Carp barriers being installed

Asian Carp barriers being installed

Oct 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

COON RAPIDS, Minn. (AP) — Construction crews are trying to stay ahead of the icy, cold winter weather as they work to install five gates at the Coon Rapids dam before the end of the year. Read More...

SD cattle losses will hurt economy

SD cattle losses will hurt economy

Oct 22, 2013 at 6:06 am

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — The head of the South Dakota Stockgrowers Association says an early October blizzard that killed tens of thousands of cattle in western South Dakota will have a staggering economic impact. Read More...

Cyber security summit begins today

Cyber security summit begins today

Oct 22, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The threat of cyber-attacks and how to guard against them are the topic of a Minneapolis summit. Read More...

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