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New school bus law coming

New school bus law coming

Jul 26, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn (KNSI) Newly manufactured school buses ferrying children to and from Minnesota schools will soon be required to have a safety feature: crossing arms that protrude from the front bumper Read More...

Anoka Co. fire victim identified

Anoka Co. fire victim identified

Jul 26, 2012 at 9:09 am

STACY, Minn (KNSI) A man who died in a house fire in northeastern Anoka County has been identified. Read More...

St. Cloud man injured in motorcycle crash

St. Cloud man injured in motorcycle crash

Jul 26, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn (KNSI) St. Cloud police say a man suffered minor injuries in a motorcycle crash Wednesday Read More...

Mill Lay-offs Contribute to Jobless Spike

Mill Lay-offs Contribute to Jobless Spike

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The unemployment rate in the St. Cloud area rose in June, likely due in part to employees laid off from the fire-damaged Verso paper mill in Sartell. Read More...

Franken Praises Senate Extension of Bush Tax Cuts

Franken Praises Senate Extension of Bush Tax Cuts

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

WASHINGTON (KNSI) - The U.S. Senate has voted to extend the Bush-era tax cuts, a move that would impact some two million families in Minnesota. Read More...

Benton County Hope for Seamless Phone Change

Benton County Hope for Seamless Phone Change

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - Benton County wants to get out the word about a switch in the county's phone system. That could mean some confused residents when they're trying to call county offices over the next few weeks, but any problems during the transition should be short-lived. Read More...

Union Steps Up Fight vs American Crystal

Union Steps Up Fight vs American Crystal

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - The national president of the AFL-CIO says the union is escalating the campaign against American Crystal Sugar over the company's lockout of some 1,300 workers. Read More...

Accused Husband Killer gets Trial Date

Accused Husband Killer gets Trial Date

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - A trial date has been set for a woman charged with killing her ex-husband in Sauk Rapids last year. Read More...

Minnesota cities focus on the future at convention

Minnesota cities focus on the future at convention

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

OTAWTONNA, MN (AP) - Leaders of Minnesota cities are gathering in Owatonna to talk about how to approach the next state legislative session. Read More...

Benton County Interchange Open House Planned

Benton County Interchange Open House Planned

Jul 26, 2012 at 8:08 am

RICE, MN (KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation has scheduled an open house on the proposed U.S. Highway 10 and Benton County Road 2 interchange in Rice. Read More...

Camp Ripley Guard Units Taking Part in Explosives Training

Camp Ripley Guard Units Taking Part in Explosives Training

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - People living close to Camp Ripley could be in for a little more noise than usual starting Friday. Read More...

Medical worker says she was fired for smoke odor

Medical worker says she was fired for smoke odor

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN (AP) - A medical receptionist at a St. Louis Park cancer center says she was unfairly fired for smelling like cigarette smoke. Read More...

Bus Drivers Represent St. Cloud in Rodeo

Bus Drivers Represent St. Cloud in Rodeo

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:07 am

BEMIDJI, MN (KNSI) - Two Fixed Route and two Dial-a-Ride St. Cloud Metro Bus drivers competed at the Minnesota Statewide Bus Roadeo competition last Saturday in Bemidji. Read More...

Arthur Murray Dance celebrates 100 years at MOA

Arthur Murray Dance celebrates 100 years at MOA

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:07 am

BLOOMINGTON, MN (AP) - Kick up your heels as Arthur Murray Dance Centers celebrate their 100th anniversary at the Mall of America. Read More...

Minnesota Democrats focus on effort to cover more kids

Minnesota Democrats focus on effort to cover more kids

Jul 26, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The House Democratic leader and a top adviser to Gov. Mark Dayton say Minnesota will start implementing a 2009 state law aimed at covering more uninsured children. Read More...

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