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Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Sep 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

GLENWOOD, Minn. (AP) - A woman accused of beating her husband who had suffered a stroke and then blaming the attack on an intruder has been found guilty in Pope County. Read More...

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Officials tallying the cost of fighting the widespread wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota say expenses have topped $12 million. Read More...

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter. Read More...

One-third of Minnesota schools seek levy approval

One-third of Minnesota schools seek levy approval

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - About one-third of Minnesota school districts will be going to their voters this fall for approval of an operating levy, the highest number in 10 years. Read More...

ICE arrests 37 criminal immigrants in Minnesota

ICE arrests 37 criminal immigrants in Minnesota

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 37 convicted criminals in Minnesota as part of a national roundup. Read More...

St. Cloud gas leak prompts St. Germain closure, home evacuations

St. Cloud gas leak prompts St. Germain closure, home evacuations

Sep 29, 2011 at 12:12 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Portions of East St. Germain Street were briefly closed and residents of a St. Cloud mobile home park were evacuated after a work crew hit a gas line Thursday morning, a St. Cloud police spokesperson said. Read More...

Train slams semi near Rice; driver critically injured

Train slams semi near Rice; driver critically injured

Sep 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

RICE, Minn. (KNSI) - A Little Falls truck driver remained in critical condition Wednesday after his semi was slammed by a train Tuesday evening near Rice, according to Benton County sheriff's officials. Read More...

Missing Becker man, 88, found safe near Stillwater

Missing Becker man, 88, found safe near Stillwater

Sep 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

BECKER, Minn. (KNSI) - A Becker man suffering from dementia who last seen in St. Cloud Monday was found safe Tuesday, according to Sherburne County authorities. Read More...

Crews scramble to assess remaining Minneapolis tornado damage

Crews scramble to assess remaining Minneapolis tornado damage

Sep 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter. Read More...

St. Cloud Airport gets $750,000 grant to lure new air carrier

St. Cloud Airport gets $750,000 grant to lure new air carrier

Sep 28, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud has secured a $750,000 federal grant to help lure a new air carrier to town in hopes of eventually restoring daily regular flights at the St. Cloud Regional Airport, the city announced Tuesday. Read More...

Twin Cities offices have 2-month backlog for driving test

Twin Cities offices have 2-month backlog for driving test

Sep 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - There's a two-month wait to take a driving test in the Twin Cities. Read More...

Ramsey panel to hear from public on Vikings stadium tax

Ramsey panel to hear from public on Vikings stadium tax

Sep 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. (AP) - A Ramsey County panel is holding a public hearing to discuss whether county voters should get to approve a proposed half-cent sales tax increase to help build a Minnesota Vikings stadium. Read More...

Invest $1,000, get free beer for life: Cities developer offers unusual brewpub deal

Invest $1,000, get free beer for life: Cities developer offers unusual brewpub deal

Sep 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A developer who wants to open a microbrew pub in Minneapolis has a unique business plan. Read More...

Iron Range DFLers want DNR to sue over BWCA fire

Iron Range DFLers want DNR to sue over BWCA fire

Sep 28, 2011 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Iron Range lawmakers want the DNR and Minnesota attorney general to sue the U.S. Forest Service over its management of a fire burning in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. Read More...

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