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Rising Corn Cost Shuts down Ethanol Plant

Rising Corn Cost Shuts down Ethanol Plant

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

LITTLE FALLS, MN (KNSI) - High corn prices have forced a Little Falls ethanol plant to suspend operations. The Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op was idled late last month. Read More...

Drought Impact Varies Farm to Farm

Drought Impact Varies Farm to Farm

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The corn on LeRoy Johnson's southeastern Minnesota farm is dying. Just about 60 miles to the northeast near Plainview, however, Michael Zabel expects to reap record yields. Read More...

Swimming Death Officially Blamed on Rare Amoeba

Swimming Death Officially Blamed on Rare Amoeba

Aug 14, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota health officials say tests confirm an amoeba infection caused the rare illness that killed a 9-year-old boy this month. Read More...

Charges Levied in Minneapolis Bomb Threat Case

Charges Levied in Minneapolis Bomb Threat Case

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (AP) - A 33-year-old man is charged with a downtown Minneapolis bank bomb threat that led to a lunchtime evacuation of hundreds of people. Read More...

Crystal Sugar Harvest Starts Earliest Ever

Crystal Sugar Harvest Starts Earliest Ever

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

FARGO, ND (AP) - American Crystal Sugar farmers are starting their beet harvest this week. It's the earliest start in the Red River Valley cooperative's history. Read More...

Body Confirmed to be Man Missing for Two Years

Body Confirmed to be Man Missing for Two Years

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

STILLWATER, MN (AP) - Authorities have confirmed the body pulled from the St. Croix River is that of a snowmobiler missing for more than two years. Read More...

Primaries Set Stage for Election 2012

Primaries Set Stage for Election 2012

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Today is primary election day here in Minnesota with several races to keep an eye on across the state. Read More...

Soybeans, Corn Steady Despite Drought

Soybeans, Corn Steady Despite Drought

Aug 14, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The conditions of Minnesota's key corn and soybean crops are holding relatively steady as the drought continues to spare most of the state. Read More...

Report: Verso Mill Fire Caused by Overheated Compressor

Report: Verso Mill Fire Caused by Overheated Compressor

Aug 13, 2012 at 6:06 pm

The Minnesota state fire marshal's office says an overheated air compressor caused a deadly Memorial Day explosion and fire at a Sartell paper mill. Read More...

Alexandria man arrested near Melrose

Alexandria man arrested near Melrose

Aug 13, 2012 at 9:09 am

MELROSE, Minn (KNSI) An Alexandria man has been arrested and faces a number of charges after being arrrested Saturday near Melrose. Read More...

Cash, Electronics Missing after Two St. Cloud Burglaries

Cash, Electronics Missing after Two St. Cloud Burglaries

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Police investigated reports of two separate burglaries in St. Cloud Saturday. Read More...

State Programs Strained by Delinquent Child Support Payments

State Programs Strained by Delinquent Child Support Payments

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Parents who don't pay their child support are not just hurting their own children they're also taking advantage of taxpayers, by putting pressure on state programs that help the poor. Read More...

Former Viking Charged with Assault

Former Viking Charged with Assault

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - Former Minnesota Vikings running back Caleb King is charged with assault for allegedly punching a man outside a birthday party last April. Read More...

Design, HD cameras step up light rail security

Design, HD cameras step up light rail security

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Security on the new Central Corridor light rail line connecting St. Paul and Minneapolis will be enhanced by high-definition surveillance cameras and a mid-street design for its 18 stations. Read More...

Fundraiser set for flood-damaged Duluth zoo

Fundraiser set for flood-damaged Duluth zoo

Aug 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - A fundraiser will be held this week in Duluth to benefit the flood-damaged Lake Superior Zoo. Read More...

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