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Hunter dies of apparent fall in NW Minnesota

Hunter dies of apparent fall in NW Minnesota

Nov 7, 2011 at 8:08 am

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) - A hunter has died of an apparent fall from his deer stand in Beltrami County in northwestern Minnesota. Read More...

Anoka-Hennepin teachers write online textbook

Anoka-Hennepin teachers write online textbook

Nov 7, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A group of high school math teachers have saved the Anoka-Hennepin school district about $175,000 by creating their own online textbook. Read More...

Minnesota Poll: Gambling top choice for stadium money

Minnesota Poll: Gambling top choice for stadium money

Nov 7, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - If a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings is to be built, a new poll finds Minnesotans prefer using new forms of gambling revenue instead of higher taxes. Read More...

Former '60 Minutes' commentator Andy Rooney dies at 92

Former '60 Minutes' commentator Andy Rooney dies at 92

Nov 5, 2011 at 8:08 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Rooney so dreaded the day he had to end his signature "60 Minutes" commentaries about life's large and small absurdities that he kept going until he was 92 years old. Read More...

Cold Spring woman arrested in ex-husband's Sauk Rapids shooting death

Cold Spring woman arrested in ex-husband's Sauk Rapids shooting death

Nov 4, 2011 at 11:11 am

SAUK RAPIDS, Minn. (KNSI) - A Cold Spring woman was arrested in South Dakota and faces murder charges after the body of her ex-husband was found in a Sauk Rapids apartment earlier this week, Sauk Rapids police said. Read More...

Tuesday deadline looms in Verso Paper layoffs

Tuesday deadline looms in Verso Paper layoffs

Nov 4, 2011 at 11:11 am

SARTELL, Minn. (AP) - Some employees at Verso Paper have until Tuesday to decide whether to accept a retirement package or be laid off by the end of the year. Read More...

Grand jury will convene on squad car fatalities

Grand jury will convene on squad car fatalities

Nov 4, 2011 at 10:10 am

NEW ULM, Minn. (AP) - A county attorney says a grand jury will determine whether or not charges are warranted in a fatal squad car crash involving a New Ulm police officer. Read More...

Mille Lacs walleye numbers fall below expectations

Mille Lacs walleye numbers fall below expectations

Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The walleye population in Lake Mille Lacs seems to be smaller than fisheries managers expected. Read More...

ALCU-MN asks Hennepin County to rescind Occupy rules

ALCU-MN asks Hennepin County to rescind Occupy rules

Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota is asking Hennepin County to rescind new restrictions on OccupyMN protesters. Read More...

Dayton aide, tribal representatives met on stadium

Dayton aide, tribal representatives met on stadium

Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A senior adviser to Gov. Mark Dayton has met with representatives of two Minnesota Indian tribes amid talk that expanded casino gambling could help finance a Vikings stadium. Read More...

One-third of Minnesota schools ask voters for help

One-third of Minnesota schools ask voters for help

Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The economy is sputtering and unemployment remains stubbornly high in parts of Minnesota, but about one-third of state school districts are still going to their voters for some sort of help next week. Read More...

Prisons head defends parole for officer's killer

Prisons head defends parole for officer's killer

Nov 4, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's corrections commissioner is defending his decision to parole a prisoner who has served 29 years for killing an Oakdale police officer. Read More...

GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul makes St. Cloud stop Saturday

GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul makes St. Cloud stop Saturday

Nov 4, 2011 at 6:06 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - More than 3,000 supporters were expected to turn out Saturday for the first central Minnesota appearance by a 2012 presidential contender this season. Read More...

Minnesota hunters ready for deer season opener Saturday

Minnesota hunters ready for deer season opener Saturday

Nov 4, 2011 at 5:05 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota's firearms deer season opens tomorrow, and wildlife managers say it should be a good one. Read More...

Report: 2010 Minnesota grads $29,000 in debt

Report: 2010 Minnesota grads $29,000 in debt

Nov 3, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A new report finds Minnesota students are near top in the nation in yet another category, college debt. Read More...

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