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2 bodies found at scene of fire near Nisswa

2 bodies found at scene of fire near Nisswa

May 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

NISSWA, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after two bodies were found at the scene of a fire near Nisswa. Read More...

County auction falls short of goal

County auction falls short of goal

May 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

Sauk Rapids, Minn. (KNSI) - Benton County sold just three of 18 tax forfeited properties at a public auction last week. Read More...

Local guard soldiers to arrive home

Local guard soldiers to arrive home

May 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

St. Cloud, Minn. (KNSI) - More waves of soldiers with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division are rolling into St. Cloud. Read More...

Ex-Viking's wife testifies at hit-and-run trial

Ex-Viking's wife testifies at hit-and-run trial

May 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wife of a former Minnesota Viking accused in a fatal hit-and-run says she wasn't trying to conceal evidence when she deleted text messages from her phone the night of the crash. Read More...

Minnesota sees fewer number of new HIV cases in 2011

Minnesota sees fewer number of new HIV cases in 2011

May 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Health says the state saw a drop in the number of new HIV cases reported in 2011, but there were increases in HIV cases in some communities. Read More...

Suspect in Apple Valley gun battle shot multiple times

Suspect in Apple Valley gun battle shot multiple times

May 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

Apple Valley, Minn (KNSI) - Authorities say an Apple Valley man who was killed by a police officer had been shot multiple times. Read More...

Rybak to nominate Harteau as Mpls. police chief

Rybak to nominate Harteau as Mpls. police chief

May 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak has made his choice for the city's next police chief. Read More...

Bail set in pharmacy robbery case

Bail set in pharmacy robbery case

May 1, 2012 at 7:07 am

St. Cloud, Minn (KNSI) - Bail has been set at $100,000 for a St. Joseph man accused of robbing west St. Cloud's Shopko pharmacy last month. Read More...

Former Teen Idol Reveals Illness

Former Teen Idol Reveals Illness

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

St. Joseph, Minn. (KNSI) - Former teen idol and current St. Joseph resident Bobby Vee says he's suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's Disease. Read More...

Strong potential for severe weather in area

Strong potential for severe weather in area

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

St. Cloud, Minn. (KNSI) The National Weather Service says the threat of severe weather exists from late this afternoon into tonight over central and western Minnesota. Read More...

Minnesota GOP says it reached deal with landlord

Minnesota GOP says it reached deal with landlord

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Republican Party says it has a deal with its landlord to make up for missed rent and avoid being evicted from its headquarters. Read More...

Horse race gambling deal clears Minnesota House

Horse race gambling deal clears Minnesota House

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Minnesota legislators have sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill permitting more poker tables and higher betting limits at horse racing tracks and giving tribal casinos access to racing simulcasts. Read More...

Jury begins deliberating in sex trafficking trial

Jury begins deliberating in sex trafficking trial

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A federal jury will continue deliberations Tuesday in the trial of nine defendants accused in a sexual trafficking ring operated by Somali gang members. Read More...

Long legal battle over fatal BNSF crash ends

Long legal battle over fatal BNSF crash ends

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The families for four young people killed in a 2003 car-train crash in Anoka say they've settled their case against Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for $29 million. The settlement is one of Minnesota's largest wrongful death awards. BNSF executive John Ambler says the railroad has no plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read More...

Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan

Minnesota soldier killed in Afghanistan

May 1, 2012 at 6:06 am

STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (AP) A 23-year-old Stewartville soldier has been killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. Read More...

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