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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allowed to Expire

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Allowed to Expire

Jun 14, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - A severe thunderstorm warning for Eastern Stearns County and Northwestern Meeker County issued just before 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning has been allowed to expire. Read More...

Summertime by George summer concert series returns Wednesday

Summertime by George summer concert series returns Wednesday

Jun 13, 2012 at 10:10 am

After attracting more than 45,000 people and establishing itself as one of the area success stories of 2011 last year, the weekly Summertime by George concert series along the shore of St. Cloud's Lake George ereturns for another season of music and summer fun beginning Wednesday night. Read More...

Search Underway for New St. Cloud PD Chief

Search Underway for New St. Cloud PD Chief

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - With new Foley police chief Brant Strandridge ready to start his new job this weekend, he likely won't be the area's newest police chief for very long. Read More...

Economic strains may be part of spike in domestic violence

Economic strains may be part of spike in domestic violence

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police departments in Minnesota and across the nation are seeing a connection between the sluggish economy and an increase in domestic violence. Read More...

St. Cloud Original Chain Expanding

St. Cloud Original Chain Expanding

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Good news for St. Cloud-born Granite City Food and Brewery Wednesday as the growing restaurant chain says they're planning to open more outlets outside their Minnesota base. Read More...

Commissioners compromise with Tire Recycler on Re-Zoning

Commissioners compromise with Tire Recycler on Re-Zoning

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. MARTIN, MN (KNSI) - The Stearns County Board of Commissioners has come halfway in meeting an annexation request by Monitor Tire Recycling of St. Martin Township. Read More...

Sex Offender Moves, Prompts Meeting Cancelation

Sex Offender Moves, Prompts Meeting Cancelation

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A public notification meeting on a sex offender who had moved to St. Cloud has been cancelled after the offender move elsewhere. Read More...

Police Searching for St. Cloud Motorcycle Thieves

Police Searching for St. Cloud Motorcycle Thieves

Jun 13, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police are looking for two men who stole a motorcycle late Sunday from a south St. Cloud apartment complex. Read More...

Waite Park Outlines St. Joseph Annexation Plans

Waite Park Outlines St. Joseph Annexation Plans

Jun 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

WAITE PARK, MN (KNSI) - Waite Park city officials held a meeting Tuesday with about two-dozen residents of St. Joseph Township that could be annexed into the city January first. Read More...

Pawlenty joins board of frac sand company

Pawlenty joins board of frac sand company

Jun 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has joined the board of directors of Smart Sand, a Pennsylvania company building a large silica sand plant in Wisconsin. Read More...

Mother accused of leaving children in hot car

Mother accused of leaving children in hot car

Jun 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

BEMIDJI, MN (AP) - A 21-year-old woman is facing criminal charges in Beltrami County after her four children were left in a sweltering car in a Target parking lot. Read More...

Son of former Twins owner enters plea to exposure

Son of former Twins owner enters plea to exposure

Jun 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A former adjunct professor at William Mitchell College of Law and the son of former Twins owner Calvin Griffith will be sentenced next month for indecent exposure. Read More...

Uncapped sewage line blamed for Freeborn explosion

Uncapped sewage line blamed for Freeborn explosion

Jun 13, 2012 at 7:07 am

FREEBORN, MN (AP) - Fire officials say an uncapped sewage line was the cause of an explosion that injured a man last week near the southern Minnesota town of Freeborn. Read More...

St. Cloud VA Mental Health Staff Expanding

St. Cloud VA Mental Health Staff Expanding

Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The St. Cloud VA announced it is adding more staff to support mental health operations for veterans in the area. The VA estimates another nine positions will be added in St. Cloud, and recruitment to fill those positions is underway. Read More...

Boy, 13, pulled from Lake Superior dies

Boy, 13, pulled from Lake Superior dies

Jun 13, 2012 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - A teenager who was pulled from Lake Superior off the Duluth shore has died. Read More...

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