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More burglaries reported in St. Cloud over New Year's weekend

More burglaries reported in St. Cloud over New Year's weekend

Jan 3, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud police responded to two reported break-ins over the holiday weekend. Read More...

Romney nips Santorum in Iowa -- by 8 votes

Romney nips Santorum in Iowa -- by 8 votes

Jan 3, 2012 at 2:02 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mitt Romney eked out a minuscule 8-vote victory over Rick Santorum in Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses, the state party chairman said early Wednesday, ringing down the curtain on an improbable first act in the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama in the fall. Read More...

Ron Paul talks taxes, foreign policy as Iowa Caucus goers vote

Ron Paul talks taxes, foreign policy as Iowa Caucus goers vote

Jan 3, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ANKENY, Iowa (KNSI) - As Iowa Republicans cast their votes just feet away, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul said he was pleased with his campaign's strong showing in the first-in-the-nation caucus Tuesday night. Read More...

Minnesota man charged in Walmart groping case

Minnesota man charged in Walmart groping case

Jan 3, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - A Columbia Heights man is charged with second-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly groping a young girl at a Fridley Walmart. Read More...

2012 Think-Off question: Is humankind good or evil

2012 Think-Off question: Is humankind good or evil

Jan 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm

NEW YORK MILLS, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota-based Great American Think-Off is posing a familiar question for its 20th annual debate. Read More...

Bachmann vows to fight on in GOP race

Bachmann vows to fight on in GOP race

Jan 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Michele Bachmann told a small group of supporters Tuesday night that she's staying in the presidential race as the only true conservative who can defeat the sitting president, despite a bleak showing in the Iowa caucuses. Read More...

Bachmann campaign manager says she may drop out

Bachmann campaign manager says she may drop out

Jan 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Michele Bachmann's campaign manager says it's hard to tell whether she will continue her campaign after a bleak showing in the Iowa caucuses. Read More...

Snow, winds prompt winter weather advisory for St. Cloud on New Year's Eve

Snow, winds prompt winter weather advisory for St. Cloud on New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2011 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud as well as much of central and southern Minnesota were under a winter weather advisory late Saturday for what the National Weather Service described as the first widespread winter weather event of the season featuring both strong winds and snow. Read More...

Shortridge picked to lead Minnesota GOP at St. Cloud meeting

Shortridge picked to lead Minnesota GOP at St. Cloud meeting

Dec 31, 2011 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair. Read More...

New Years Eve alcohol-related road deaths are down in Minnesota

New Years Eve alcohol-related road deaths are down in Minnesota

Dec 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Public Safety says there's been a drop in alcohol-related deaths and injuries on Minnesota's roads during the New Year's holiday over the last decade Read More...

GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

Dec 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann is insisting her presidential campaign is going forward despite staff departures, depleted campaign coffers and calls for her to drop out of the race. Read More...

Vigil planned for Minneapolis boy hit by stray bullet

Vigil planned for Minneapolis boy hit by stray bullet

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A vigil is planned for a 3-year-old boy killed after a stray bullet came through the wall of his home and struck his head. Read More...

Charge: Man transported pesky mussel to Minnesota lake

Charge: Man transported pesky mussel to Minnesota lake

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A North Dakota man is accused of transporting zebra mussels to a Minnesota lake on an infested boat lift. Read More...

Minnesota phasing out a benefit for long-term jobless

Minnesota phasing out a benefit for long-term jobless

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's shrinking unemployment rate means the end of some benefits for the long-term unemployed. Read More...

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