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Bachmann campaign manager says she may drop out

Bachmann campaign manager says she may drop out

Jan 2, 2012 at 1:01 pm

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Michele Bachmann's campaign manager says it's hard to tell whether she will continue her campaign after a bleak showing in the Iowa caucuses. Read More...

Snow, winds prompt winter weather advisory for St. Cloud on New Year's Eve

Snow, winds prompt winter weather advisory for St. Cloud on New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2011 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud as well as much of central and southern Minnesota were under a winter weather advisory late Saturday for what the National Weather Service described as the first widespread winter weather event of the season featuring both strong winds and snow. Read More...

Shortridge picked to lead Minnesota GOP at St. Cloud meeting

Shortridge picked to lead Minnesota GOP at St. Cloud meeting

Dec 31, 2011 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Republicans have elected political consultant Pat Shortridge as their new state party chair. Read More...

New Years Eve alcohol-related road deaths are down in Minnesota

New Years Eve alcohol-related road deaths are down in Minnesota

Dec 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Public Safety says there's been a drop in alcohol-related deaths and injuries on Minnesota's roads during the New Year's holiday over the last decade Read More...

GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

GOP's Bachmann limps to Iowa caucus finish line

Dec 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

NEVADA, Iowa (AP) - Republican Michele Bachmann is insisting her presidential campaign is going forward despite staff departures, depleted campaign coffers and calls for her to drop out of the race. Read More...

Vigil planned for Minneapolis boy hit by stray bullet

Vigil planned for Minneapolis boy hit by stray bullet

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A vigil is planned for a 3-year-old boy killed after a stray bullet came through the wall of his home and struck his head. Read More...

Charge: Man transported pesky mussel to Minnesota lake

Charge: Man transported pesky mussel to Minnesota lake

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A North Dakota man is accused of transporting zebra mussels to a Minnesota lake on an infested boat lift. Read More...

Minnesota phasing out a benefit for long-term jobless

Minnesota phasing out a benefit for long-term jobless

Dec 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's shrinking unemployment rate means the end of some benefits for the long-term unemployed. Read More...

Family says Minnesota inmate requested medicine

Family says Minnesota inmate requested medicine

Dec 30, 2011 at 7:07 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The father and friend of a man who died in custody while charged with wounding two in a shooting at a northern Minnesota courthouse say the man's requests for an extra blanket and cough medicine went unfulfilled. Read More...

Minnesota money-transfer shops stop taking Somali cash

Minnesota money-transfer shops stop taking Somali cash

Dec 30, 2011 at 7:07 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Money-transfer businesses that cater to Somali immigrants in Minnesota have stopped accepting money bound for the East African country, a day before a key bank was due to stop processing the transactions. Read More...

St. Paul police: 11-year-old boy stabs father

St. Paul police: 11-year-old boy stabs father

Dec 30, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - St. Paul police say an 11-year-old boy stabbed his father who repeatedly abused him. Read More...

Senjem: Koch should stay in Senate; St. Cloud could benefit from new bonding bill

Senjem: Koch should stay in Senate; St. Cloud could benefit from new bonding bill

Dec 29, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - New Minnesota state senate Majority Leader Dave Senjem hopes his ousted predecessor Amy Koch will survive her recent controversy and remain in the Senate through the new legislative session. Read More...

Nowthen won't follow Foley's lead; rehire sheriff's deputies for city law enforcement

Nowthen won't follow Foley's lead; rehire sheriff's deputies for city law enforcement

Dec 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

NOWTHEN, Minn. (AP) - Law enforcement will continue uninterrupted in the small Minnesota town of Nowthen next year after the City Council reversed course and found a way to pay the nearly $320,000 cost. Read More...

St. Cloud area mayors bellringing raises $6,777 for Salvation Army

St. Cloud area mayors bellringing raises $6,777 for Salvation Army

Dec 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A friendly competition between five St. Cloud area mayors helped the Salvation Army raise over $6,000 dollars to help the homeless, the organization announced Wednesday. Read More...

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