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Asian carp DNA found in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Asian carp DNA found in Mississippi River in Minneapolis

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says invasive Asian carp may be present in the Twin Cities stretch of the Mississippi River. Read More...

Bachmann: World better off without Gadhafi

Bachmann: World better off without Gadhafi

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Republican presidential primary contender Michele Bachmann says the world is better off without Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. But she stands by her position that the U.S. military shouldn't have gotten involved. Read More...

Dayton aims for efficiency, savings from state

Dayton aims for efficiency, savings from state

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton's administration is rolling out a series of changes to the way state government operates with goals of efficiency and cost-saving. Read More...

Settlement nears in harassment of Muslim students

Settlement nears in harassment of Muslim students

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The superintendent of the St. Cloud schools says his district is close to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education that would end an investigation into the alleged harassment of Muslim students. Read More...

Minnesota jobless rate down in September

Minnesota jobless rate down in September

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's unemployment rate dropped to 6.9 percent in September, a small improvement from the previous month, according to figures released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Read More...

Several arrests made in OccupyMN protest in Minneapolis

Several arrests made in OccupyMN protest in Minneapolis

Oct 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Police say six people have been arrested for blocking traffic outside the U.S. Bancorp building in downtown Minneapolis during a protest by OccupyMN. Read More...

Minnesota Somali terror suspects guilty

Minnesota Somali terror suspects guilty

Oct 20, 2011 at 1:01 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minnesota women were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia as part of what prosecutors called a "deadly pipeline" sending money and fighters from the U.S. to al-Shabab. Read More...

Meteorologists: Expect wetter, colder winter in Minnesota this year

Meteorologists: Expect wetter, colder winter in Minnesota this year

Oct 20, 2011 at 11:11 am

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) - Government forecasters say this winter looks to be cold and wet across the northern tier of states, and the drought will worsen in the South, where conditions are expected to be warmer and drier than usual. Read More...

St. Cloud's Kellen wins Minnesota Transit Professional of the Year award

St. Cloud's Kellen wins Minnesota Transit Professional of the Year award

Oct 20, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Long-time St. Cloud Metro bus administrator Tony Kellen was honored as the 2011 Minnesota Transit Professional of the Year last week. Read More...

St. Cloud school settlement nears in harassment of Muslim students

St. Cloud school settlement nears in harassment of Muslim students

Oct 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - The superintendent of the St. Cloud schools says his district is close to a settlement with the U.S. Department of Education that would end an investigation into the alleged harassment of Muslim students. Read More...

Salmonella illnesses prompt Minnesota organic eggs recall

Salmonella illnesses prompt Minnesota organic eggs recall

Oct 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota agriculture and health official have linked six cases of salmonella sickness to contaminated organic eggs. Read More...

Arwood reports $10,000 haul in bid to unseat Klobuchar

Arwood reports $10,000 haul in bid to unseat Klobuchar

Oct 20, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Arwood reports raising just over $10,500 in the most recent fundraising quarter for his bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Amy Klobuchar in 2012. Read More...

Hunters kill 54 moose in annual Minnesota hunt

Hunters kill 54 moose in annual Minnesota hunt

Oct 20, 2011 at 9:09 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Fewer permits were issued for Minnesota's moose hunt this season, but the hunters who got the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to kill a moose had a higher success rate than previous years. Read More...

Gadhafi killed as his hometown falls; Libya celebrates

Gadhafi killed as his hometown falls; Libya celebrates

Oct 20, 2011 at 9:09 am

SIRTE, Libya (AP) — Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi died today as his hometown fell to the one-time rebels who ousted him, ending the last vestiges of control for the man once hailed as the "king of kings of Africa." Read More...

Minnesota man accused of stealing pigs in Iowa

Minnesota man accused of stealing pigs in Iowa

Oct 20, 2011 at 9:09 am

OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota man has been arrested in the theft of several hundred feeder pigs from producers in Mitchell County in northern Iowa. Read More...

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