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BWCA wildfire now 80 percent contained

BWCA wildfire now 80 percent contained

Oct 10, 2011 at 1:01 pm

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Firefighters in northern Minnesota are making progress on a wildfire that started in August in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. It is now 80 percent contained, up from 78 percent on Sunday. Read More...

Pawlenty gets his face on Minnesota Capitol wall

Pawlenty gets his face on Minnesota Capitol wall

Oct 10, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Tim Pawlenty's face is about to take its place on Minnesota's Capitol walls. Read More...

St. Cloud pedestrian killed in New Ulm crash

St. Cloud pedestrian killed in New Ulm crash

Oct 10, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud woman died late Sunday after authorities say she tried to cross a New Ulm road and was hit by a car, the Minnesota State Patrol reported. Read More...

Fire: St. Cloud home blaze may be arson

Fire: St. Cloud home blaze may be arson

Oct 10, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud arson investigators were looking into a weekend house fire that may have been intentionally set, according to a St. Cloud police spokesperson. Read More...

Cops: St. Cloud domestic violence suspect found hiding under bed

Cops: St. Cloud domestic violence suspect found hiding under bed

Oct 10, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man faces domestic assault charges after his live-in girlfriend told police he attacked her early Saturday, according to St. Cloud police. Read More...

Study: Child care in Minnesota among nation's most expensive

Study: Child care in Minnesota among nation's most expensive

Oct 10, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A new national study ranks Minnesota among the least affordable for child care, with a $9,900 annual average cost for a center-based day care. Read More...

Paynesville man, 81, jailed in Kandiyohi County fatal shooting

Paynesville man, 81, jailed in Kandiyohi County fatal shooting

Oct 10, 2011 at 9:09 am

WILLMAR, Minn. (KNSI) - An 81-year-old Paynesville man was arrested in the death of a Kandiyohi County man from an apparent gunshot Saturday. Read More...

Foley water boil order rescinded; safe for use, state finds

Foley water boil order rescinded; safe for use, state finds

Oct 9, 2011 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Foley water was deemed safe to drink and a boil order was rescinded Sunday, two days after E. Coli contamination was detected in the city's water supply. Read More...

E. Coli contamination found in Foley water; boiling order issued

E. Coli contamination found in Foley water; boiling order issued

Oct 7, 2011 at 5:05 pm

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Residents of Foley were warned to avoid drinking tap water over the weekend after E. Coli contamination was detected in the city's water supply Friday, the city announced. Read More...

Attorney: Minnesota farmer 'snapped' and destroyed pelicans

Attorney: Minnesota farmer 'snapped' and destroyed pelicans

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The attorney for a Minnesota farmer accused of destroying thousands of protected pelican chicks and eggs says the defendant "flipped out" because the birds were damaging his land. Read More...

St. Cloud State protesters join Minneapolis Wall Street demonstration

St. Cloud State protesters join Minneapolis Wall Street demonstration

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI, AP) - St. Cloud State students were expected to be among the hundreds of Minnesota activists who converged on the Hennepin County Government Center plaza Friday in solidarity with the demonstrations against Wall Street. Read More...

Fire danger, winds extend red flag warning; prompt campfire restrictions

Fire danger, winds extend red flag warning; prompt campfire restrictions

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) - Hot, dry weather coupled with heavy winds Friday prompted extended warnings for fire danger potential as well as campfire restrictions across Minnesota for the weekend. Read More...

Dayton orders Guard to Greenbush area wildfire

Dayton orders Guard to Greenbush area wildfire

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

GREENBUSH, Minn. (AP) - Crews plan to hit a growing wildfire in remote northwestern Minnesota hard Friday. Read More...

State GOPers join marriage amendment opposition

State GOPers join marriage amendment opposition

Oct 7, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A handful of Minnesota Republicans will help try to defeat an amendment that would ban gay marriage in the state constitution. Read More...

GOP panel backs Minnesota cash-flow borrowing plan

GOP panel backs Minnesota cash-flow borrowing plan

Oct 6, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - A panel of Republican lawmakers has given Gov. Mark Dayton's budget chief its stamp of approval for the state to borrow from a line of credit if necessary to meet cash flow needs in a shaky economy. Read More...

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