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Report: Officer shot in Lake City

Report: Officer shot in Lake City

Dec 20, 2011 at 7:07 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - Authorities say a police officer is hospitalized in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head after responding to a domestic call in the southeastern Minnesota community of Lake City. Read More...

Diamondbacks sign Kubel to 2-year deal

Diamondbacks sign Kubel to 2-year deal

Dec 19, 2011 at 11:11 am

PHOENIX, AZ (AP) - The Minnesota Twins saw another of their longtime pillars walk away Monday, as free agent outfielder Jason Kubel signed a two- year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read More...

Lake City police shooting suspect found dead

Lake City police shooting suspect found dead

Dec 19, 2011 at 11:11 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have found the body of the man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a Minnesota police officer. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud man rear-ends school bus while drunk; 1 student injured

Cops: St. Cloud man rear-ends school bus while drunk; 1 student injured

Dec 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – A St. Cloud man was arrested after rear-ending a school bus while under the influence of alcohol, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Duluth council weighs in on same sex marriage

Duluth council weighs in on same sex marriage

Dec 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - The Duluth City Council is expected to weigh in on the issue of same-gender marriage at a meeting Monday night. But, some councilors are questioning whether the resolution is relevant to city business. Read More...

St. Cloud Diocese to hold 2nd session on ex-deacon

St. Cloud Diocese to hold 2nd session on ex-deacon

Dec 19, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The Diocese of St. Cloud holds another listening session on a former deacon accused of sexual abuse. Read More...

19-year-old dies in Minnesota goose hunting accident

19-year-old dies in Minnesota goose hunting accident

Dec 19, 2011 at 7:07 am

DANUBE, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a 19-year-old man in a goose hunting accident near the southern Minnesota town of Danube. Read More...

Police kill bear near downtown St. Paul

Police kill bear near downtown St. Paul

Dec 19, 2011 at 7:07 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Police have shot and killed a bear that wandered into a neighborhood near downtown St. Paul. Read More...

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il, dead at 69

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Il, dead at 69

Dec 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Kim Jong Il, North Korea's mercurial and enigmatic leader, has died. He was 69. Read More...

St. Cloud Toys for Tots steps up donation call as distribution deadline looms

St. Cloud Toys for Tots steps up donation call as distribution deadline looms

Dec 16, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud's area Toys for Tots drive is in its stretch run, but organizers say distributing gifts to more than 2,800 needy area kids signed up for the program this year has not been an easy task. Read More...

Contender for state GOP boss arrested over car tax

Contender for state GOP boss arrested over car tax

Dec 16, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota business executive who is a contender for state Republican Party chairman is reevaluating his bid for the post after an arrest on a charge of evading motor vehicle registration taxes. Read More...

Five East Village Mall businesses burglarized

Five East Village Mall businesses burglarized

Dec 16, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Investigators were looking for suspects behind five business burglaries in St. Cloud's East Village Mall Thursday, a St. Cloud police spokesman said. Read More...

GOP to pick Minnesota Senate leader by month's end

GOP to pick Minnesota Senate leader by month's end

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Senate Republicans plan to pick a new majority leader by the end of December after their chief stepped down unexpectedly. Read More...

Ramsey leaders propose food, beverage stadium tax

Ramsey leaders propose food, beverage stadium tax

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Two Ramsey County commissioners want a 3 percent countywide food and beverage tax to help pay for a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in Arden Hills. Read More...

Man accused of assaulting MnDOT plow driver

Man accused of assaulting MnDOT plow driver

Dec 16, 2011 at 9:09 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Minneapolis man is in the Otter Tail County Jail after allegedly attacking a MnDOT snowplow driver who was trying to help him. Read More...

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