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House authorizes beer at 'U' football games

House authorizes beer at 'U' football games

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota House has passed a bill that would allow beer to be sold at TCF Bank Stadium. Read More...

Gov. Dayton won't sign teacher layoff bill

Gov. Dayton won't sign teacher layoff bill

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says he won't sign a bill that would let schools lay off teachers by a system other than seniority. Read More...

State didn't review Proffitt's troubled background

State didn't review Proffitt's troubled background

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Department of Human Services officials did not thoroughly screen David Proffitt before hiring him as head of Minnesota's largest hospital for the mentally ill and dangerous. Read More...

Cops: pitcher Carl Pavano was target of extortion

Cops: pitcher Carl Pavano was target of extortion

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut police search warrant affidavit says a high school classmate of Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano threatened to reveal an alleged homosexual relationship they had and write a book about it unless Pavano apologized and bought him a luxury SUV. Read More...

Best Buy to close 50 U.S. stores, cut costs

Best Buy to close 50 U.S. stores, cut costs

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Best Buy Co. is closing 50 stores in the U.S. in fiscal 2013 and is looking to cut costs by $800 million by fiscal 2015. Read More...

Another Minnesota water park linked to cryptosporidium

Another Minnesota water park linked to cryptosporidium

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

BAXTER, Minn. (AP) - Another water park in Minnesota has been linked to the intestinal disease cryptosporidiosis. Read More...

Minnesota Legislature OKs permit efficiency bill

Minnesota Legislature OKs permit efficiency bill

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a measure aimed at speeding up the environmental permitting process for businesses. Read More...

Couple arrested, woman accused of throwing puppies

Couple arrested, woman accused of throwing puppies

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

FRIDLEY, Minn. (AP) - Police in Anoka County say a man was arrested for punching his girlfriend, who retaliated by throwing 1-week-old puppies at him. Both are in the Anoka County Jail. Read More...

Admission fees going up at Minnesota Arboretum

Admission fees going up at Minnesota Arboretum

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) - It will soon cost more to enter the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Read More...

Money stolen from Minnesota mosque

Money stolen from Minnesota mosque

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - A safe containing thousands of dollars in donations has been stolen from a downtown Rochester mosque. Read More...

Sauk Rapids mayor Saunders not running for another term

Sauk Rapids mayor Saunders not running for another term

Mar 29, 2012 at 5:05 am

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - By the end of the year, Sauk Rapids will soon have its third mayor in 18 months. Read More...

Mega Millions jackpot could hit $476 million Friday

Mega Millions jackpot could hit $476 million Friday

Mar 28, 2012 at 7:07 am

ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - It's almost unimaginable. No one picked the six correct numbers in the latest multi-state Mega Millions lottery game, sending the jackpot to a record $476 million for the Friday drawing. Read More...

State Senator wants early start to Minnesota fishing season

State Senator wants early start to Minnesota fishing season

Mar 28, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) - A Minnesota state Senator said he planned to introduce legislation next week that would move up the start of the state's fishing season by a week from May 12 to May 5. Read More...

Coborn's to close St. Cloud Cash Wise Food store, open new Save-A-Lot in June

Coborn's to close St. Cloud Cash Wise Food store, open new Save-A-Lot in June

Mar 27, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud will be down one supermarket later this year after Coborn's announced Monday they will close their Cash Wise Foods store on 33rd Avenue South in June. Read More...

Bill would put Facebook off-limits to employers

Bill would put Facebook off-limits to employers

Mar 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers are joining a sudden move to block employers from asking applicants for their passwords to social networking sites. Read More...

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