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Full Effect of Verso Fire Remains Uncertain as Clean-up Continues

Full Effect of Verso Fire Remains Uncertain as Clean-up Continues

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

SARTELL, MN (KNSI) - The commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development says unemployment benefits will be available for any workers laid off because of the explosion and fire last week at the Verso paper mill in Sartell. Read More...

St. Cloud Bus Drivers Participate in Driving Rodeo

St. Cloud Bus Drivers Participate in Driving Rodeo

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud Metro Bus drivers will get a chance to show off their skills today as nearly 20 drivers will compete in the "Metro Bus Rodeo." Read More...

Elementary School Overcrowding addressed by St. Cloud board

Elementary School Overcrowding addressed by St. Cloud board

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The St. Cloud School Board could find a long-term solution to overcrowding at Madison Elementary School when they meet later this month. Read More...

'Lake creature' pops up in Minneapolis park

'Lake creature' pops up in Minneapolis park

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Don't be alarmed if you see a lake creature bobbing in Wirth Lake in Minneapolis this summer. It's only a whimsical sculpture that looks like a dinosaur. Read More...

Crop of former Minnesota lawmakers try for comeback

Crop of former Minnesota lawmakers try for comeback

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Twenty former lawmakers are trying to get back to the Minnesota Legislature. Read More...

Dayton picks judge to head Minnesota utilities panel

Dayton picks judge to head Minnesota utilities panel

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has picked an administrative law judge to head the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, a post left vacant when the Republican-controlled Senate rejected his original choice. Read More...

Special Meet in Foley to Talk New Police Chief

Special Meet in Foley to Talk New Police Chief

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - The Foley City Council will hold a special meeting Monday to talk about their soon-to-be-filled police chief's position. Read More...

State dismisses UMinn grad assistants' claim

State dismisses UMinn grad assistants' claim

Jun 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The state has rejected a claim by graduate assistants at the University of Minnesota who claimed the school interfered with their attempts to unionize. Read More...

Parts of Mississippi River under Flood Warning

Parts of Mississippi River under Flood Warning

Jun 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

AITKIN, MN (KNSI) - A Flood Warning continues for the Mississippi River near Aitkin, Brainerd and Fort Ripley. Read More...

2012 Minnesota State Fair poster unveiled

2012 Minnesota State Fair poster unveiled

Jun 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The 2012 Minnesota State Fair's commemorative poster features a red rooster as its centerpiece. Read More...

Officials launch Minnesota motorcycle safety campaign

Officials launch Minnesota motorcycle safety campaign

Jun 7, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A spike in Minnesota motorcycle deaths is prompting safety officials to urge motorcycle riders and other drivers to share the road. Read More...

Minnesota high court sets July 17 photo ID hearing

Minnesota high court sets July 17 photo ID hearing

Jun 6, 2012 at 1:01 pm

The Minnesota Supreme Court has set oral arguments for July 17 on a petition to remove a constitutional amendment from the November ballot that would require voters to present photo IDs at the polls. Read More...

Minnesota shows marginal economic growth

Minnesota shows marginal economic growth

Jun 6, 2012 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) The U.S. Commerce Department says Minnesota's economy grew at a rate of 1.2 percent last year. Read More...

One dead in southwest Minnesota crash

One dead in southwest Minnesota crash

Jun 6, 2012 at 10:10 am

MARSHALL, Minn. (KNSI)--One person was killed in southwestern Minnesota Tuesday when a car and semi collided. Read More...

St. Cloud Leaders still pushing for passenger air service

St. Cloud Leaders still pushing for passenger air service

Jun 6, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – The push to restore passenger air service at St. Cloud Regional Airport is progressing as a drive to hit $5 million in pledges to buy tickets on planned St. Cloud to Chicago flights is nearly complete. Read More...

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