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Highway 1 open near Ely; fire 90 percent contained

Highway 1 open near Ely; fire 90 percent contained

May 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ELY, MN (AP) - Highway 1 near Ely is reopened, as officials continue to mop up hot spots around a forest fire. Read More...

4-year-old boy critical after St. Paul hit-and-run

4-year-old boy critical after St. Paul hit-and-run

May 21, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A 4-year-old boy is still hospitalized in critical condition after he was hit by a motorcyclist who sped away. Read More...

Bills clinches GOP Senate endorsement at St. Cloud convention

Bills clinches GOP Senate endorsement at St. Cloud convention

May 18, 2012 at 5:05 pm

Minnesota Republicans have endorsed a state representative and high school economics teacher as their candidate to challenge U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar in November. Read More...

Minnesota employers cut jobs, but jobless rate falls

Minnesota employers cut jobs, but jobless rate falls

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - Minnesota continued to lose jobs in April, and at a greater number. Yet, the state unemployment rate inched down slightly to 5.6 percent and remains well below the national rate of 8.1 percent. Read More...

Waite Park postal processing center on the chopping block

Waite Park postal processing center on the chopping block

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

WAITE PARK, MN (KNSI) - The nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service says they're moving forward with a multibillion-dollar cost-cutting plan that will close nearly 250 mail processing centers nationwide, including one in Waite Park. Read More...

Resurfacing to cause minor delays on some Central Minnesota roadways

Resurfacing to cause minor delays on some Central Minnesota roadways

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (KNSI) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation says minor traffic delays, intermittent lane closures and reduced speeds can be expected beginning Monday as crews begin road resurfacing projects in three counties. Read More...

Ex-priests oppose Minnesota marriage amendment

Ex-priests oppose Minnesota marriage amendment

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A group of 80 former Catholic priests has come out against a proposed Minnesota constitutional amendment banning gay marriage. Read More...

Kleis to seek third St. Cloud mayoral term

Kleis to seek third St. Cloud mayoral term

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - St. Cloud's mayor wants to keep that job another four years. Dave Kleis has announced he'll run for re-election this year. Read More...

Minnesota man dies after boom lift touches power line

Minnesota man dies after boom lift touches power line

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

BEMIDJI, MN (AP) - A Bemidji man is dead after the boom lift he was operating touched a power line. Read More...

State Trooper says distraction did not cause Stearns County crash

State Trooper says distraction did not cause Stearns County crash

May 18, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - A Minnesota State Patrol trooper says he was not distracted by his squad car laptop when he ran a stop sign and crashed into another vehicle in Stearns County last year. Read More...

Becker teachers reach agreement with district

Becker teachers reach agreement with district

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

BECKER, MN (KNSI) - The Becker School District and its teachers have reached an agreement on a two year contract. Read More...

Benton County Bomb Threat found to be a Hoax

Benton County Bomb Threat found to be a Hoax

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

FOLEY, MN (KNSI) - Two Benton County government buildings were evacuated Thursday as authorities searched for bombs that turned out to not exist. Read More...

370,000 utility customers getting a refund

370,000 utility customers getting a refund

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - About 370,000 CenterPoint Energy customers will get a small refund. Read More...

Boater missing in Mississippi River in SE Minnesota

Boater missing in Mississippi River in SE Minnesota

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

WINONA, MN (AP) - A Winona man is missing after he fell off a boat into the Mississippi River. Read More...

St. Cloud, Central MN, expect warmest temps of year

St. Cloud, Central MN, expect warmest temps of year

May 18, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – Friday could see the highest temperatures of the year to date in St. Cloud and the rest of Central Minnesota. Read More...

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