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Dayton meets with both sides over sugar lockout

Dayton meets with both sides over sugar lockout

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is offering his time and influence to help American Crystal Sugar Co. and its approximately 1,300 locked-out workers reach a new contract deal. Read More...

Snow blamed for hundreds of accidents in Minnesota

Snow blamed for hundreds of accidents in Minnesota

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A few inches of snow made for a busy night and morning for the Minnesota State Patrol, where troopers responded to a few hundred accidents and spin-outs. Read More...

Online schools go old school to nab cyber-truants

Online schools go old school to nab cyber-truants

Dec 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's online schools have quietly persuaded county prosecutors to accept an expansive view of the state's outdated truancy law and use the courts to bring hundreds of cybertraunts back to class. Read More...

Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

Herman Cain suspends presidential campaign

Dec 3, 2011 at 1:01 pm

ATLANTA, GA (AP) - Republican candidate Herman Cain says he's suspending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination to avoid news coverage that is hurtful to his family. Read More...

St. Cloud man wins $100,000 Minnesota lottery scratcher prize

St. Cloud man wins $100,000 Minnesota lottery scratcher prize

Dec 2, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man was celebrating his good fortune Friday as the winner of $100,000, courtesy of the Minnesota State Lottery. Read More...

Occupy protesters must remove items from plaza

Occupy protesters must remove items from plaza

Dec 2, 2011 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hennepin County authorities say anti-Wall-Street protesters who have been occupying a plaza outside the government center must begin removing items from the grounds. Read More...

Dayton to meet with American Crystal execs

Dayton to meet with American Crystal execs

Dec 2, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is traveling to Moorhead Saturday to meet with American Crystal Sugar Co. executives, and to attend a meeting organized by union workers who've been locked out of jobs there since Aug. 1 on a contract dispute. Read More...

Science lab flash fire ignites student's face

Science lab flash fire ignites student's face

Dec 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) - A 15-year-old Maple Grove student whose face was burned when a classroom science experiment exploded is recovering at a Minneapolis hospital. Read More...

DNR investigating shooting of cougar

DNR investigating shooting of cougar

Dec 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating the fatal shooting of a cougar in southwest Minnesota. Read More...

Senate panel wants to block child-care union vote

Senate panel wants to block child-care union vote

Dec 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Senate Rules Committee has joined an attempt to block child-care union elections ordered by Gov. Mark Dayton. Read More...

Zebra mussel found on Brainerd lake dock equipment

Zebra mussel found on Brainerd lake dock equipment

Dec 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - DNR biologists are trying to determine how a single zebra mussel may have gotten into Pelican Lake near Brainerd. Read More...

Twin Cities post driest autumn on record

Twin Cities post driest autumn on record

Dec 2, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - As homeowners with parched lawns can attest, the Twin Cities have just finished their driest autumn on record. Read More...

Maple Grove science class lab fire burns 4 students

Maple Grove science class lab fire burns 4 students

Dec 2, 2011 at 7:07 am

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) - Four ninth-grade students have suffered burns during a science experiment at Maple Grove Junior High School. Read More...

CentraCare Holly Ball fun returns to St. Cloud Civic Center Saturday

CentraCare Holly Ball fun returns to St. Cloud Civic Center Saturday

Dec 2, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - It's widely acknowledged as one of the premier St. Cloud galas of the year -- and it's tomorrow night. Read More...

Blue Angels scheduled for 2013 show in St. Cloud

Blue Angels scheduled for 2013 show in St. Cloud

Dec 1, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud will once again play host to the high-flying excitement of the Blue Angels. Read More...

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