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Nolan Proposes Mining and Environmental Institute

Nolan Proposes Mining and Environmental Institute

Jul 19, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - DFL congressional candidate Rick Nolan is proposing developing a new federal institute on mining and the environment. Nolan says the institute could help the industry overcome production and environmental issues to create more jobs. Read More...

Federal Indictment for Two Suspected Gray Wolf Killers

Federal Indictment for Two Suspected Gray Wolf Killers

Jul 19, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Two northeastern Minnesota men face a federal indictment for allegedly killing two gray wolves and lying to investigators. Read More...

Multi-Layer Oversight Planned for Stadium

Multi-Layer Oversight Planned for Stadium

Jul 18, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) – After passage of the bill to build a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings, the next step became appointing a stadium authority to oversee the project. But along with the five-member authority in place the formation of another oversight committee called for in the bill is still yet to take place. Read More...

July Rainfall Total Below Normal

July Rainfall Total Below Normal

Jul 18, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - This week came the news that the nation as a whole is seeing its worst drought conditions since 1956. And while conditions in central Minnesota may not be as bad as some parts of the country, the numbers show it's been dry here too. Read More...

Lake Vermillion Park Plans Taking Shape

Lake Vermillion Park Plans Taking Shape

Jul 18, 2012 at 8:08 am

SOUDAN, MN (KNSI) – Consulting and development teams are closer to finalizing a plan for the newest Minnesota state park situated alongside Lake Vermillion. Read More...

Bomb Scare Closes Highways, Businesses

Bomb Scare Closes Highways, Businesses

Jul 18, 2012 at 8:08 am

MILACA, MN (KNSI) - A Zimmerman man was arrested by Mille Lacs County deputies Tuesday following a bomb scare that led to some highways and businesses being temporarily closed. Read More...

Charge upgraded for sergeant accused in bar attack

Charge upgraded for sergeant accused in bar attack

Jul 18, 2012 at 8:08 am

ANOKA, MN (AP) - A Minneapolis police sergeant accused of punching a man while off-duty at an Andover bar is facing a more serious charge. Read More...

Volunteers to Clean Stretch of the Mississippi this Weekend

Volunteers to Clean Stretch of the Mississippi this Weekend

Jul 18, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - If you'd like to help clean up a stretch of the Mississippi River, Saturday is your chance. Read More...

VFW directed to remove flags from overpasses

VFW directed to remove flags from overpasses

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

BROOKLYN PARK, MN (AP) - A Veterans of Foreign Wars outpost is angered by a directive from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Read More...

Pawlenty: Mitt Romney has 'paid a lot of taxes'

Pawlenty: Mitt Romney has 'paid a lot of taxes'

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Governor Tim Pawlenty is defending Mitt Romney's refusal to make a wide-ranging release of his tax returns, arguing ''there is no claim or no credible indication'' he's done anything wrong. Read More...

Rider In Critical Condition after Motorcycle Crash

Rider In Critical Condition after Motorcycle Crash

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

WATKINS, MN (KNSI) - A Watkins man was critically injured when the motorcycle he was driving rear-ended a car in Meeker County. Read More...

Memorial held for 3 sisters killed in River Falls

Memorial held for 3 sisters killed in River Falls

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

RIVER FALLS, WI (AP) - Family members from around the country and friends gathered at a golf club in River Falls to celebrate the lives of three young sisters. Read More...

State employee charged with Social Security fraud

State employee charged with Social Security fraud

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Minnesota state employee has been charged with using a false identity to collect low-income housing tax subsidies from the federal government. Read More...

Xcel Donating to Environmental and Educational Groups

Xcel Donating to Environmental and Educational Groups

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - Xcel Energy has announced more than $900,000 in grants to non-profit environmental and educational programs in Minnesota. Read More...

Appeals Court upholds aiding suicide conviction

Appeals Court upholds aiding suicide conviction

Jul 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the convictions of a former nurse found guilty of aiding the suicides of two people. Read More...

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