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U.S. prison population drops

U.S. prison population drops

Jul 25, 2013 at 9:09 am

WASHINGTON (AP) The government says the U.S. prison population dropped for the third straight year in 2012. Read More...

NWS confirms Mahnomen Co. tornado

NWS confirms Mahnomen Co. tornado

Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08 am

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (KNSI) The National Weather Service says has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado with estimated winds of 115 miles-per-hour bounced along an 18-mile-long, 150-yard-wide path of Mahnomen County Monday morning. Read More...

More smokers trying to quit

More smokers trying to quit

Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08 am

UNDATED (KNSI) New figures from ClearWay Minnesota suggest a lot of smokers have been trying to quit since the state's cigarette tax went up a $1.60. Read More...

Parents: School should have warned of park dangers

Parents: School should have warned of park dangers

Jul 25, 2013 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Parents whose children went on a fatal field trip to a St. Paul park say they should have been warned of possible dangers. Read More...

Commerce Dept holding auction

Commerce Dept holding auction

Jul 25, 2013 at 5:05 am

MINNETONKA, Minn. (AP) Autographed baseball cards, other sports memorabilia, rare coins, notable artwork and vintage jewelry taken from abandoned safe-deposit boxes are up for grabs at an auction being staged by the Minnesota Department of Commerce. Read More...

Senser appeals to State Supreme Court

Senser appeals to State Supreme Court

Jul 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) The wife of a former Minnesota Viking is appealing her conviction in a fatal hit-and-run accident to the state Supreme Court. Read More...

Monticello man charged in crash

Monticello man charged in crash

Jul 25, 2013 at 4:04 am

MONTICELLO, Minn. (KNSI) A Monticello man who caused a crash while fleeing from police following an armed robbery in Big Lake faces charged in both Sherburne and Wright Counties following Monday's crash. Read More...

Baby treated for skunk bites

Baby treated for skunk bites

Jul 24, 2013 at 5:05 pm

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. (AP) Authorities say a skunk that bit a 5-month-old baby several times in the face in Morrison County has tested positive for rabies. Read More...

Documents unsealed in Rogers case

Documents unsealed in Rogers case

Jul 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (AP) A newly unsealed court document says a Texas man tipped the FBI that a man he visited in western Minnesota was involved in more than just an ordinary protest movement. Read More...

Pot growing operation found near Hinckley

Pot growing operation found near Hinckley

Jul 24, 2013 at 4:04 pm

HINCKLEY, Minn. (AP) Authorities in east-central Minnesota have uncovered a marijuana-growing operation with an estimated value of up to $5 million. Read More...

Python Found Near Camp Ripley

Python Found Near Camp Ripley

Jul 24, 2013 at 3:03 pm

A surprising discovery was made recently near the Camp Ripley military base in central Minnesota. Read More...

Dayton tries to court company on secret trip

Dayton tries to court company on secret trip

Jul 24, 2013 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is making a personal pitch to an out-of-state company to add jobs in his state though he isn't identifying his destination, recruitment target or what possible subsidies are on the table. Read More...

Nursing Home Investigated After Resident Death

Nursing Home Investigated After Resident Death

Jul 24, 2013 at 1:01 pm

COLD SPRING, Minn. (KNSI) - A nursing home in Cold Spring has taken corrective steps after they were cited for neglect following an investigation into a resident's death by the Minnesota Department of Health. Read More...

Names of Two Killed in Crash Released

Names of Two Killed in Crash Released

Jul 24, 2013 at 11:11 am

MAPLE LAKE, Minn. (KNSI) - The State Patrol has identified the two people killed in a four-vehicle crash in near Maple Lake on Tuesday morning just after 10:00 a.m. Read More...

Two Arrested in Sherburne Co. Drug Bust

Two Arrested in Sherburne Co. Drug Bust

Jul 24, 2013 at 11:11 am

ELK RIVER, Minn. (KNSI) - A man and woman are behind bars after authorities found multiple kinds of drugs, along with a gun, in a Blue Hill Township home. Read More...

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