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Man killed in Verso explosion identified

Man killed in Verso explosion identified

May 29, 2012 at 9:09 am

(KNSI)--An Albany man has been identified as the person killed in Monday's explosion and fire at the Verso paper mill in Sartell. Read More...

Mississippi River flood watch in St. Cloud

Mississippi River flood watch in St. Cloud

May 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for the Mississippi River at St. Cloud, with indications it could reach flood stage early Thursday. Read More...

History Center to debut Dakota War exhibit

History Center to debut Dakota War exhibit

May 29, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - The Minnesota History Center will open a new exhibit next month examining one of the toughest periods of the state's past: the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. Read More...

Man arrested in St. Cloud after gun incident

Man arrested in St. Cloud after gun incident

May 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) – St. Cloud Police arrested a Sauk Rapids man Monday after he threatened another man with a gun. Read More...

Milling operations begin on Highway 75

Milling operations begin on Highway 75

May 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Beginning Tuesday, the Stearns County Highway Department will begin milling operations on the pavement on County Highway 75 from 22nd Street to Cooper Avenue. Read More...

120 Minnesota National Guard soldiers deploying

120 Minnesota National Guard soldiers deploying

May 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - More than 120 Minnesota National Guard soldiers are preparing for a yearlong deployment that includes a training mission in Afghanistan. Read More...

Canada pledges $17.5M in fight against Asian carp

Canada pledges $17.5M in fight against Asian carp

May 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (AP) - The Canadian government says it will spend $17.5 million over the next five years to help prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. Read More...

Minnesota pastor supports gay rights, may lose church

Minnesota pastor supports gay rights, may lose church

May 29, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, MN (AP) - A Minnesota pastor whose congregation largely went elsewhere after he backed gay marriage is hoping to receive enough donations to keep the church open. Read More...

One Dead, Five Injured in Sartell Paper Mill Explosion, Fire

One Dead, Five Injured in Sartell Paper Mill Explosion, Fire

May 28, 2012 at 11:11 am

SARTELL, Minn. (KNSI) - One person was killed and four others injured as a large explosion tore through a portion of Sartell's Verso Paper Mill Monday, sparking a fire that brought fire crews from several area departments to battle the blaze, Sartell city leaders said. Read More...

Minnesota boy who survived boating accident goes home

Minnesota boy who survived boating accident goes home

May 28, 2012 at 7:07 am

LEONARD, MN (AP) - An 8-year-old Minnesota boy who survived a boating accident that left his two younger brothers dead has been released the hospital. Read More...

Election 2012 could change the look of the Minnesota legislature

Election 2012 could change the look of the Minnesota legislature

May 28, 2012 at 7:07 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - All Minnesota legislative seats are up for election in November. The Legislature will take on a new look in 2013 thanks to the retirements of dozens of lawmakers, and redistricting that has redrawn political boundaries. Read More...

Ceremony marks 150 years since Minnesota soldier death

Ceremony marks 150 years since Minnesota soldier death

May 28, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota soldier killed in battle during the Civil War will have a special ceremony in his honor 150 years later. Read More...

Lightning blamed for Minneapolis church blaze

Lightning blamed for Minneapolis church blaze

May 28, 2012 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS (KNSI) - A lighting strike may be to blame for a fire that destroyed a south Minneapolis church and injured five fire fighters Sunday night. Read More...

Pedestrian hit by car in St. Cloud Sunday night

Pedestrian hit by car in St. Cloud Sunday night

May 28, 2012 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, MN (KNSI) - Police say a man was injured last night in a car-pedestrian accident at the intersection of Highway 23 and Lincoln Avenue just before 11:30 Sunday night. Read More...

Rockville group battling emerald ash borer

Rockville group battling emerald ash borer

May 28, 2012 at 6:06 am

ROCKVILLE, MN (KNSI) - Members of the Rockville Lions Club are using a 25-hundred dollar grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to try and stem the spread of the emerald ash borer in outstate Minnesota. Read More...

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