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Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing MN Corn Crop

Hot, Dry Conditions Stressing MN Corn Crop

Jul 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - Some corn fields in central Minnesota are showing plenty of stress as the calendar turns to August. Too much heat this summer and too little rain has done a number on some fields. Read More...

Centennial Edition of Benton County Fair Opens

Centennial Edition of Benton County Fair Opens

Jul 31, 2012 at 9:09 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - It's not every day an institution celebrates its 100th anniversary, so as the Benton County Fair opens its gates today for the 100th summer celebration of Benton County's best, you can be sure it won't just be any old traditional county fair. Read More...

Grant Money for Social Projects Aimed at Improving MN Health

Grant Money for Social Projects Aimed at Improving MN Health

Jul 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - A new effort is taking a unique approach in improving the health of people in every corner of Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota halfway on goal to repair/replace bridges

Minnesota halfway on goal to repair/replace bridges

Jul 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota transportation officials say the state is about halfway toward its goal of repairing or replacing deficient bridges by 2018. Read More...

MOA plans 20th anniversary celebration

MOA plans 20th anniversary celebration

Jul 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

BLOOMINGTON, MN (AP) - The megamall is planning a mega-celebration of its 20th anniversary in Bloomington. Read More...

2 teens die in SUV crash with semi in Wisconsin

2 teens die in SUV crash with semi in Wisconsin

Jul 31, 2012 at 8:08 am

HUDSON, WI (AP) - Two teenage boys were killed when a sport utility vehicle hit a stopped semi-trailer truck from behind on Interstate 94 in western Wisconsin. Read More...

Central MN Weather Damage Prompts Permit Spike

Central MN Weather Damage Prompts Permit Spike

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ALBANY, MN (KNSI) - A May first hailstorm that swept through the Albany and Freeport areas led to a spike in building permits in those two cities. Read More...

Minnesota settles suit over hospital debt collections

Minnesota settles suit over hospital debt collections

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) _ Attorney General Lori Swanson says the state has settled a lawsuit against Chicago-based Accretive Health Inc. over aggressive efforts to collect debt from patients in several Minnesota hospitals. Read More...

New Planning, Zoning Restrictions Approved in Rice

New Planning, Zoning Restrictions Approved in Rice

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

RICE, MN (KNSI) - The Rice City Council met Monday night and voted to adopt new planning and zoning ordinances and end a moratorium on construction in the city. Read More...

Pair of Robbery Investigations in St. Cloud

Pair of Robbery Investigations in St. Cloud

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Police are searching for a suspect in a Sunday morning robbery and at the same time have nabbed another man suspected of taking cash and electronics from an area house. Read More...

Minnesota court weighs edited ballot question titles

Minnesota court weighs edited ballot question titles

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in separate lawsuits over the rewriting of ballot titles for two proposed constitutional amendments. Read More...

Report of Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Arrest

Report of Suspicious Activity Leads to Drug Arrest

Jul 31, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – A tip from the public led to a drug arrest Monday. Read More...

Wellstone son calls Bills' ad 'disrespectful'

Wellstone son calls Bills' ad 'disrespectful'

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The son of the late Sen. Paul Wellstone says an online ad from a Republican U.S. Senate candidate is ''disrespectful'' of his father's memory. Read More...

Former Bachmann aide sues campaign alleging theft

Former Bachmann aide sues campaign alleging theft

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

DES MOINES, IA (AP) - An Iowa campaign aide for former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is suing the Minnesota congresswoman and a former top staffer, alleging an official stole a private email list and blamed her for its use. Read More...

Minnesota man sentenced for fake sports apparel

Minnesota man sentenced for fake sports apparel

Jul 31, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Minnesota man has to donate 7,000 articles of clothing to schoolchildren as part of his sentence for trafficking in counterfeit sports merchandise. Read More...

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