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Dayton signs bill limiting 'clawback' lawsuits

Dayton signs bill limiting 'clawback' lawsuits

Apr 4, 2012 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations. Read More...

Xcel electric rates to rise 5.5 percent by 2015

Xcel electric rates to rise 5.5 percent by 2015

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

DENVER, Colo. (AP) - Xcel Energy has reached a deal with regulators, consumer advocates and businesses for a $114 million increase in electricity rates over three years. Read More...

2 still critical after Kansas RV crash that killed 5

2 still critical after Kansas RV crash that killed 5

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - At least two people remained in critical condition Tuesday after a recreational vehicle crashed in northeast Kansas, killing five family members from Minnesota. Read More...

Committee reaches deal on Minnesota voter ID bill

Committee reaches deal on Minnesota voter ID bill

Apr 3, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to present photo identification at polling places is on the cusp of reaching November's ballot. Read More...

Coborn's partnership with JK Foods adds 3 North Dakota grocery stores, floral shop

Coborn's partnership with JK Foods adds 3 North Dakota grocery stores, floral shop

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Coborn's Inc. is partnering with North Dakota-based JK Foods to co-own and operate that company's four North Dakota locations, the company announced Monday. Read More...

Minnesota lawmakers finalizes teacher layoff bill

Minnesota lawmakers finalizes teacher layoff bill

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota lawmakers have finalized a bill that would let schools lay off teachers based on their performance in the classroom. Read More...

St. John's Prep selects Reichert as new principal

St. John's Prep selects Reichert as new principal

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (KNSI) - St. John's Preparatory School have selected current St. John's history teacher Matthew Reichert as the school's new principal, the school announced. Read More...

St. Cloud woman killed in train track crossing accident

St. Cloud woman killed in train track crossing accident

Apr 2, 2012 at 5:05 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Authorities identified a St. Cloud woman killed after being struck while trying to cross train tracks late Sunday, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

BMO Harris facing lawsuit over Ponzi scheme

BMO Harris facing lawsuit over Ponzi scheme

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Court arguments are scheduled later this month in a lawsuit that accuses a Milwaukee bank of failing to protect investors in a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme. Read More...

Minnesota Legislature passes bill repaying school aid

Minnesota Legislature passes bill repaying school aid

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Legislature has sent Gov. Mark Dayton a bill to tap into state budget reserves in order to start repaying about $2.4 billion owed to Minnesota school districts. Read More...

Rising fuel prices haven't slowed Midwest economy

Rising fuel prices haven't slowed Midwest economy

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A survey suggests that rising fuel prices haven't slowed the economy in a nine-state region in the Midwest and Plains. Read More...

Minnesota Senate saga to cost public win, lose or draw

Minnesota Senate saga to cost public win, lose or draw

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Legal costs are mounting at taxpayer expense even before former high-ranking Senate staffer Michael Brodkorb sues over his dismissal. Read More...

Driver in Kansas crash held restricted Minnesota license

Driver in Kansas crash held restricted Minnesota license

Apr 2, 2012 at 3:03 pm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A converted semitrailer that crashed on a Kansas highway and killed five people was driven by a 17-year-old boy with a provisional license. Read More...

Fire burns St. Cloud bookstore warehouse

Fire burns St. Cloud bookstore warehouse

Apr 1, 2012 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Fire crews spent several hours Saturday night battling a blaze that burned through a south St. Cloud warehouse housing St. Cloud State University bookstore supplies, according to a St. Cloud Fire spokesman. Read More...

St. Paul desk clerk charged with recording newlyweds

St. Paul desk clerk charged with recording newlyweds

Mar 30, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A St. Paul hotel desk clerk is facing charges after he was accused of making an audio recording of a couple on their wedding night. Read More...

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