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Dayton says he'll pick projects for $47.5M fund

Dayton says he'll pick projects for $47.5M fund

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Governor Mark Dayton plans to make the final call on construction projects benefiting from a $47.5 million development fund that sparked intense competition. Read More...

Suspect Charged in Drug Overdose Death

Suspect Charged in Drug Overdose Death

Jul 12, 2012 at 7:07 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - A Little Falls man has now been charged in a drug overdose death in Morrison County last month. Read More...

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

HAVANA, IL (AP) - Scientists on some of the heartland's great rivers are turning up ominous signs that Asian carp may be harming other fish, but the dire predictions that the carp would kill off other fish haven't been realized yet. Read More...

Being suitable lifts Pawlenty stock in veep hunt

Being suitable lifts Pawlenty stock in veep hunt

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - As a presidential hopeful, Tim Pawlenty won respect, if not support, among GOP insiders, social conservatives and the tea party movement. Read More...

1 man stabbed to death after dispute on metro bus

1 man stabbed to death after dispute on metro bus

Jul 12, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - St. Paul police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the stabbing death of a man following an altercation on a Metro Transit bus. Read More...

St. Cloud Aquatic Center Moving Forward With Partner

St. Cloud Aquatic Center Moving Forward With Partner

Jul 11, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – The wheels are in motion on the final project in a decade old city plan as the City of St. Cloud selected a partner to get started on building the long-anticipated community aquatic center. Read More...

Witnesses Detail Moments Before Verso Explosion

Witnesses Detail Moments Before Verso Explosion

Jul 11, 2012 at 8:08 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - Just hours before the Memorial Day explosion and fire at the Verso Paper mill in Sartell, the plant had been shut down to repair a leaking water pipe, and it was just being brought back online when the explosion happened. Read More...

St. Cloud among Communities Seeking $288 Million in State Money

St. Cloud among Communities Seeking $288 Million in State Money

Jul 11, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - There's no shortage of competition for St. Cloud as the city tries to secure $9.6 million dollars to build a new parking ramp at the River's Edge Convention Center. Read More...

Teen Dies After Monday Crash

Teen Dies After Monday Crash

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The State Patrol is working with St. Cloud Police, trying to determine what led to a crash that left a Clear Lake teen dead. Read More...

1 man dead after fatal altercation on metro bus

1 man dead after fatal altercation on metro bus

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) — St. Paul police say one man has died following an altercation on a Metro Transit bus. Read More...

Farm Bill Could Eliminate Food Assistance for Some

Farm Bill Could Eliminate Food Assistance for Some

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Some Minnesotans who are already struggling to put food on the table could lose a valuable lifeline under the Farm Bill that's up for discussion in the US House Agriculture Committee beginning today. Read More...

Heat blamed for fish kills in southern Minnesota lakes

Heat blamed for fish kills in southern Minnesota lakes

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

ALBERT LEA, MN (AP) — The recent Heat blamed for fish kills in southern Minn. lakesheat wave is blamed for killing thousands of fish in several southern Minnesota lakes. Read More...

Foley Tax Financing District for Memory Care Facility

Foley Tax Financing District for Memory Care Facility

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - The Foley City Council has created a tax increment financing district to help build a new memory care facility. Read More...

Western Wisconsin dad jailed after 3 girls found dead at home

Western Wisconsin dad jailed after 3 girls found dead at home

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

RIVER FALLS, WI (AP) — A father has been arrested after three young girls, believed to be his daughters, were found dead at home in a tiny western Wisconsin town. Read More...

County Eliminates Fee for Jail Alternative Workers

County Eliminates Fee for Jail Alternative Workers

Jul 11, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to eliminate the $100 fee charged to worksites that use Sentencing to Service (STS) crews. That fee will be eliminated through 2013, leaving it open for discussion in another year. Read More...

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