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Judge won't test knife for DNA in old murder case

Judge won't test knife for DNA in old murder case

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

ANOKA, MN (AP) - An Anoka County judge has denied a defense request to conduct DNA testing on a knife found at the scene of a 1992 murder in rural Big Lake. Read More...

Burglar Arrested for Second Time in Less than a Week

Burglar Arrested for Second Time in Less than a Week

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man has been arrested for the second time in four days after a homeowner interrupted a burglary in progress Tuesday night. Read More...

Biden: Wall St. reform critics 'squealing pigs'

Biden: Wall St. reform critics 'squealing pigs'

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is defending the Obama administration's efforts to reform Wall Street _ and comparing Republican critics of the law to ''squealing pigs.'' Read More...

One injured in Car Vs Bike Crash

One injured in Car Vs Bike Crash

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A 48 year-old Sartell woman was injured last night when the bicycle she was riding was struck by a vehicle. Read More...

50-foot cellphone tower near BWCA will be allowed

50-foot cellphone tower near BWCA will be allowed

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be seen from parts of the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness will be allowed to go forward, after the Supreme Court denied a request to hear the case. Read More...

Nuclear plant at Monticello back up to full power

Nuclear plant at Monticello back up to full power

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

MONTICELLO, MN (AP) - Seven days after two of Minnesota's three nuclear reactors were shut down, Xcel Energy's nuclear power plant at Monticello is operating at full power _ but Unit 1 of the twin-reactor at Prairie Island's plant is still ramping up. Read More...

Swine show will go on at Minnesota State Fair

Swine show will go on at Minnesota State Fair

Aug 22, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The swine show will go on at the Minnesota State Fair. Read More...

Cougar or mountain lion attacks horse

Cougar or mountain lion attacks horse

Aug 22, 2012 at 6:06 am

AITKIN, MN (AP) - A horse owner whose 900-pound mare was attacked by a mountain lion or cougar wants other animal owners in Aitkin County to be on the lookout for the big cats. Read More...

Georgia-Pacific closing Duluth hardboard plant

Georgia-Pacific closing Duluth hardboard plant

Aug 22, 2012 at 6:06 am

DULUTH, MN (AP) - Georgia-Pacific says it will permanently close its plant in Duluth at the end of the month. Read More...

Urban explorer rescued from tunnel

Urban explorer rescued from tunnel

Aug 22, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Firefighters came to the rescue of an urban explorer who got stuck in a tunnel under a mill in Minneapolis. Read More...

St. Cloud Airport to Announce New Passenger Service Carrier Thursday

St. Cloud Airport to Announce New Passenger Service Carrier Thursday

Aug 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm

St. Cloud will learn which airline will start flying the first passenger flights in and out of the St. Cloud Regional Airport in nearly three years on Thursday. Read More...

Maple Lake man dies in Wright Co. crash

Maple Lake man dies in Wright Co. crash

Aug 21, 2012 at 10:10 am

MAPLE LAKE, Minn (KNSI) A 38 year-old Maple Lake man has died in a rollover accident in Wright County. Read More...

Stearns County Road 134 getting new concrete

Stearns County Road 134 getting new concrete

Aug 21, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn (KNSI) Motorists are being reminded that starting tomorrow (Wednesday), the Stearns County Highway Department will begin pouring new concrete pavement on County Road 134, also known as Ridgewood Road. Read More...

Hectic Days Lead Up to State Fair

Hectic Days Lead Up to State Fair

Aug 21, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - These are busy times at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in suburban St. Paul as the dawn of the Minnesota State Fair is just less than 48 hours away. Read More...

Levy Proposal to Go Before Voters

Levy Proposal to Go Before Voters

Aug 21, 2012 at 8:08 am

SAUK RAPIDS, MN (KNSI) - Sauk Rapids-Rice School District voters will have a tax levy question to decide in November. Monday the school board voted unanimously to approve a six year levy resolution. Read More...

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