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Minnesota Senate puts game and fish fee hikes on hold

Minnesota Senate puts game and fish fee hikes on hold

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A proposal to raise hunting and fishing license fees has been put on hold in the Minnesota Senate. Read More...

Senate passes fireworks bill

Senate passes fireworks bill

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesotans are one step closer to legally buying and shooting off a wider range of fireworks this summer. Read More...

Minnesota hospital mixes up newborns

Minnesota hospital mixes up newborns

Apr 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm

VIRGINIA, Minn. (AP) - A hospital in northeastern Minnesota says it has changed its policies after mixing up two newborns. Read More...

Sherburne, Wright under tornado watch; nasty weather for Stearns, Benton counties

Sherburne, Wright under tornado watch; nasty weather for Stearns, Benton counties

Apr 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Sherburne and Wright counties are among 43 Minnesota counties under a tornado watch Sunday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Read More...

Tough problem: How best to evaluate teachers

Tough problem: How best to evaluate teachers

Apr 13, 2012 at 3:03 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Changes are coming in the way Minnesota teachers are evaluated. A group of teachers, administrators, parents and others has been quietly working on a new tool that will be used statewide starting in a couple of years. Read More...

Authorities oppose parole for man who killed cop

Authorities oppose parole for man who killed cop

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota are opposing parole for a man convicted of killing a Robbinsdale police officer in 1985. Read More...

Minnesota's Bachmann reports $650K banked for campaign

Minnesota's Bachmann reports $650K banked for campaign

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has turned her attention to restocking her congressional campaign account and says she brought in more than $550,000 so far in 2012. Read More...

Judge dismisses lake groups' zebra mussels lawsuit

Judge dismisses lake groups' zebra mussels lawsuit

Apr 13, 2012 at 1:01 pm

CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by several lake associations alleging the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources didn't do enough to stop the spread of zebra mussels. Read More...

Mayo Clinic team leaving for Mount Everest

Mayo Clinic team leaving for Mount Everest

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A six-member Mayo Clinic team leaves Rochester Monday for a month-long expedition to Nepal and Mount Everest. Read More...

Zeal for early Minnesota fishing opener fades

Zeal for early Minnesota fishing opener fades

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The appetite for letting Minnesota's anglers hit the lakes a week earlier for the annual walleye opener seems to be fading at the state Capitol, judging by a hearing Monday. Read More...

Warm spring brings loons back to Minnesota early

Warm spring brings loons back to Minnesota early

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Transmitter data confirm that the unusually warm spring is bringing loons back to Minnesota almost three weeks earlier than usual. Read More...

State Legislature passes veteran job preference

State Legislature passes veteran job preference

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Legislature has sent Democratic Governor Mark Dayton a bill that lets employers set a hiring preference for veterans and some of their spouses. Read More...

Newborn DeBrazza's monkey to debut at Minnesota Zoo

Newborn DeBrazza's monkey to debut at Minnesota Zoo

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

APPLE VALLEY, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Zoo introduces a newborn DeBrazza's monkey to the public Tuesday. Read More...

White Bear Lake couple identified in Italian cruise wreck

White Bear Lake couple identified in Italian cruise wreck

Apr 13, 2012 at 12:12 pm

ROME (AP) - Italian officials say they have identified the bodies of an American couple and two German nationals who perished when the Costa Concordia cruise ship capsized. Read More...

St. Cloud boy, 15, arrested in stolen car investigation

St. Cloud boy, 15, arrested in stolen car investigation

Apr 13, 2012 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police arrested a 15-year-old boy after the teen was spotted inside a stolen vehicle, according to officers. Read More...

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