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Rescuers save more than a dozen from Mille Lacs Lake ice island

Rescuers save more than a dozen from Mille Lacs Lake ice island

Dec 22, 2011 at 8:08 am

AITKIN, Minn. (AP) — A group of people fishing on the ice of Mille Lacs Lake in Aitkin County found themselves stranded when a huge piece of ice broke away. Read More...

House GOP agree to two-month payroll tax cut renewal

House GOP agree to two-month payroll tax cut renewal

Dec 22, 2011 at 5:05 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Their isolation complete, House Republicans on Thursday caved to demands by President Barack Obama, congressional Democrats and fellow Republicans for a short-term renewal of payroll tax cuts for all workers. Read More...

White Castle begins testing beer, wine sales

White Castle begins testing beer, wine sales

Dec 21, 2011 at 12:12 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The White Castle hamburger chain is sipping on the idea of selling alcoholic beverages at its restaurants. Read More...

Teen driver, passenger injured in Benton County possible DUI crash

Teen driver, passenger injured in Benton County possible DUI crash

Dec 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

WATAB TOWNSHIP, Minn. (KNSI) - Alcohol is suspected as a factor in a Benton County crash that seriously injured a 17-year-old driver and a passenger in Watab Township Tuesday night, according to the Benton County Sheriff. Read More...

Romney says Gingrich can't take campaign heat

Romney says Gingrich can't take campaign heat

Dec 21, 2011 at 11:11 am

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) - Mitt Romney says if Newt Gingrich can't take the heat generated by attack ads during the GOP presidential primary, he'll wilt during a one-on-one contest against President Barack Obama. Read More...

Wheelchair-bound woman hit in St. Cloud crosswalk crash

Wheelchair-bound woman hit in St. Cloud crosswalk crash

Dec 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A wheelchair-bound St. Cloud woman was recovering after she was hit by a van while manuevering her motorized chair over a crosswalk at a St. Cloud intersection Tuesday, according to a St. Cloud police spokesman. Read More...

Zebra mussels spread in Lake Minnetonka

Zebra mussels spread in Lake Minnetonka

Dec 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

DEEPHAVEN, Minn. (AP) - Researchers have found the invasive zebra mussels are spreading in a popular recreational lake in eastern Minnesota. Read More...

GOP lawmakers fire Minnesota environmental panel head

GOP lawmakers fire Minnesota environmental panel head

Dec 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Republican state lawmakers have fired the director of a state panel that directs spending of lottery proceeds on environmental and natural resources projects. Read More...

Feds to drop Great Lakes wolf from endangered species list

Feds to drop Great Lakes wolf from endangered species list

Dec 21, 2011 at 10:10 am

ATLANTA, Mich. (AP) - The Obama administration is taking gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region off the federal endangered species list. Read More...

UFC's Lesnar resolves Canadian hunting charges

UFC's Lesnar resolves Canadian hunting charges

Dec 21, 2011 at 9:09 am

MEDICINE HAT, Alberta (AP) - Former UFC heavyweight champion and professional wrestler Brock Lesnar has resolved hunting charges against him in Canada. Read More...

Officer's shooter was being discharged from Guard

Officer's shooter was being discharged from Guard

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - The man accused of shooting a Lake City police officer was a Wisconsin National Guard member who was in the process of being discharged. Read More...

Report: Duluth superintendent lacks Minnesota license

Report: Duluth superintendent lacks Minnesota license

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - State Department of Education records show Duluth's school superintendent has been working in Minnesota without a license required for his job. Read More...

Groups replace stolen donations to Minneapolis food shelf

Groups replace stolen donations to Minneapolis food shelf

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It looks like families will get their holiday meals after all, after more than 1,500 pounds of donations bound for a Minneapolis food pantry were stolen. Read More...

Man suspected of shooting Minnesota officer identified

Man suspected of shooting Minnesota officer identified

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

LAKE CITY, Minn. (AP) - Authorities have ruled the death of the man suspected of shooting and critically wounding a Minnesota police officer a suicide. Read More...

Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Minnesota GOP senators to pick new leader next week

Dec 21, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Republican senators will meet in St. Paul next week to choose a new majority leader after the sudden resignation of Sen. Amy Koch over allegations of an inappropriate relationship with an employee. Read More...

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