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Details on First Lady visit anounced

Details on First Lady visit anounced

Oct 17, 2014 at 4:04 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Details have been released about first lady Michelle Obama's plans to campaign in Minnesota next week for Democratic Governor Mark Dayton and Senator Al Franken. Read More...

McFadden calls for travel ban

McFadden calls for travel ban

Oct 16, 2014 at 2:02 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden is sounding the alarm about the country's ability to handle an Ebola outbreak. Read More...

St. Cloud State graduate remember university with estate gift

St. Cloud State graduate remember university with estate gift

Oct 16, 2014 at 2:02 pm

The St. Cloud State University Foundation was gifted $219,000 from the estate of Mary Beth Wedum, totaling her and the J.A. Wedum Foundation’s contributions to St. Cloud State at more than $880,000. Read More...

Cathedral hosting webcast about China relations

Cathedral hosting webcast about China relations

Oct 16, 2014 at 2:02 pm

Cathedral High School will host a live webcast at 6 p.m. today about United States and China relations that features President Jimmy Carter. Read More...

3 options for Tech High School

3 options for Tech High School

Oct 16, 2014 at 1:01 pm

The St. Cloud school district continues to weigh options as they consider three different sites for a new or remodeled Tech high school. Read More...

Corn harvest raises safety concerns

Corn harvest raises safety concerns

Oct 16, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Minnesota safety advocates are concerned about the amount of grain that will end up in storage bins and elevators this year due to a record harvest and low price point. Read More...

Dayton confers with federal officials on Ebola

Dayton confers with federal officials on Ebola

Oct 16, 2014 at 1:01 pm

Gov. Mark Dayton says he's been in contact this week with federal government officials about his request that Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport be added to advance screening sites for Ebola. Read More...

Banham is B1G Preseason Player of Year

Banham is B1G Preseason Player of Year

Oct 16, 2014 at 11:11 am

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten newcomer Maryland is the pick to win the conference in women's basketball in a vote by coaches and media. Minnesota's Rachel Banham is the Preseason Player of the Year. Read More...

State's jobless rate hits eight year low

State's jobless rate hits eight year low

Oct 16, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota has added 7,200 jobs, pushing the state's unemployment rate down to 4.1 percent. Read More...

Skateboarder death prompts warning

Skateboarder death prompts warning

Oct 16, 2014 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The death of a teenager in a skateboarding accident has St. Paul police warning of the dangers of a practice known as "skitching." Read More...

Mayo Clinic sues former executive

Mayo Clinic sues former executive

Oct 16, 2014 at 9:09 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Mayo Clinic says one of its former top executives was secretly hired by a competitor and continued to work for the Rochester-based medical practice and research group to steal trade secrets. Read More...

Audio: Fall colors hitting their peak

Audio: Fall colors hitting their peak

Oct 16, 2014 at 8:08 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) The updated fall color map produced weekly by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) this time of year indicates fall colors will be hitting their peak across central Minnesota this weekend. Read More...

Coal burning to end at Xcel plant

Coal burning to end at Xcel plant

Oct 16, 2014 at 6:06 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) Xcel Energy says it has notified Minnesota regulators of its intent to stop generating electricity with coal at its Black Dog plant in Burnsville in April 2015, due to changing environmental regulations. Read More...

Audio: Teacher convention in St. Paul

Audio: Teacher convention in St. Paul

Oct 16, 2014 at 6:06 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KNSI) Thousands of Minnesota school teachers gather in St. Paul beginning today (Thursday) for the annual Education Minnesota Professional Development Conference. Read More...

All I-94 lanes, ramps open at Monticello

All I-94 lanes, ramps open at Monticello

Oct 16, 2014 at 5:05 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) Good news for travelers who use Interstate 94 in the Monticello area. Read More...

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