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Three projects with Minnesota ties get Sundance awards

Three projects with Minnesota ties get Sundance awards

Jan 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Three projects with Minnesota connections received awards at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Read More...

Semi driver crawls to safety as rig sinks in pond

Semi driver crawls to safety as rig sinks in pond

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

MONTICELLO, Minn. (AP) - A semi driver crawled to safety after his rig left the interstate near Monticello and crashed into an icy pond Friday. Read More...

Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

Roseville officers cleared in fatal shooting

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROSEVILLE, Minn. (AP) - The Washington County attorney's office said Monday a fatal shooting by two Roseville police officers last November was justified. Read More...

Authorities ID man who died in Anoka fire

Authorities ID man who died in Anoka fire

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ANOKA, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man who died in an apartment fire in Anoka early Saturday morning. Read More...

Super PAC targets Minnesota Republican Cravaack

Super PAC targets Minnesota Republican Cravaack

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new, progressive "super'' political action committee is targeting Minnesota U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack in his bid for reelection. Read More...

Heroin abuse at record-high levels in Twin Cities

Heroin abuse at record-high levels in Twin Cities

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new report says abuse of heroin and other opiates reached record-high levels in the Twin Cities in 2011. Read More...

DNR outlines steps to combat invasive species

DNR outlines steps to combat invasive species

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota conservation officials will take new steps in 2012 to stop the spread of invasive species. Read More...

Cops: Sartell man had sex with 13-year-old girl

Cops: Sartell man had sex with 13-year-old girl

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A Sartell man was arrested and faces felony charges after investigators said he had sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Report: Plymouth nursing home resident had maggots

Report: Plymouth nursing home resident had maggots

Jan 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A report says a Plymouth nursing home had to retrain its staff after a male resident was found to have foot wounds infested with maggots. Read More...

Freeman to announce bill to protect vulnerable

Freeman to announce bill to protect vulnerable

Jan 27, 2012 at 11:11 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new bill being introduced this session would make neglecting a vulnerable adult a more serious crime. Read More...

Police: St. Cloud man tried to attack, strangle girlfriend

Police: St. Cloud man tried to attack, strangle girlfriend

Jan 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man faces domestic assault charges after allegedly attacking and attempting to strangle his girlfriend, a St. Cloud police spokesman said. Read More...

Dayton creates transportation financing task force

Dayton creates transportation financing task force

Jan 26, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton is creating a task force to come up with new ways to pay for Minnesota's roads, bridges and public transit. Read More...

State: Many Minnesota crash victims unbelted this year

State: Many Minnesota crash victims unbelted this year

Jan 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Safety officials say many of the people killed in Minnesota's first traffic crashes of the new year were not wearing seat belts. Read More...

Minnesota unemployment rate continues to drop in December

Minnesota unemployment rate continues to drop in December

Jan 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's unemployment rate continued to move downward in December to a rate of 5.7 percent. State officials say it's now lower than at any time since the September 2008 financial collapse. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud man dives from stolen SUV following pursuit

Cops: St. Cloud man dives from stolen SUV following pursuit

Jan 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A man who alleged stole a vehicle from in front of a St. Cloud home was arrested after leading police on a half-mile pursuit and jumping out of the moving SUV before it collided with a tree early Thursday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

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