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Benton County K-9 officer finds St. Cloud burglar in container

Benton County K-9 officer finds St. Cloud burglar in container

Sep 30, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud Police have a burglar in custody -- thanks to Benton County’s K-9 unit. Read More...

State worker charged in group-home drowning

State worker charged in group-home drowning

Sep 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) - A former state worker has been charged with manslaughter in the drowning of a severely disabled man at a state-owned group home in Isanti County. Read More...

50 cows killed in Stearns County barn fire

50 cows killed in Stearns County barn fire

Sep 30, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - Fifty dairy cows died in a large barn fire in Spring Hill Township early Friday, according to Stearns County sheriff's officials. Read More...

State worker arrested in group-home drowning

State worker arrested in group-home drowning

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. (AP) - A state worker faces a manslaughter charge in the drowning of a severely disabled man at a group home bathtub in Isanti County. Read More...

Northern Minnesota student arrested for alleged threat

Northern Minnesota student arrested for alleged threat

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

BLACKDUCK, Minn. (AP) - Authorities in northern Minnesota have arrested a student for allegedly making a threat. Read More...

State to release wasps to fight emerald ash borers

State to release wasps to fight emerald ash borers

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Officials are planning to release stingless wasps near St. Paul's stately Summit Avenue to combat a newly discovered infestation of emerald ash borers. Read More...

Chairman: House nearing completion on education bill

Chairman: House nearing completion on education bill

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The chairman of the U.S. House education committee says he expects it to finish its overhaul of the No Child Left Behind education bill this fall. Read More...

DNR lifting last of Minnesota campfire restrictions

DNR lifting last of Minnesota campfire restrictions

Sep 30, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Department of Natural Resources is lifting the remaining campfire restrictions in northeastern Minnesota on Friday. Read More...

Cops seek attempted burglar in Foley church break-in

Cops seek attempted burglar in Foley church break-in

Sep 29, 2011 at 11:11 am

FOLEY, Minn. (KNSI) - Benton County authorities were searching for the suspect captured on video attempting to burglarize a Foley church last week, authorities said. Read More...

Sherburne deputy helps deliver Elk River woman's baby along county road

Sherburne deputy helps deliver Elk River woman's baby along county road

Sep 29, 2011 at 11:11 am

BIG LAKE, Minn. (KNSI) - An Elk River woman is a new mom -- and she has a Sherburne County Sheriff's deputy to thank after the deputy jumped into action to help the woman deliver her baby Thursday morning. Read More...

Sauk Rapids woman killed in motorcycle collision with deer

Sauk Rapids woman killed in motorcycle collision with deer

Sep 29, 2011 at 10:10 am

AVON, Minn. (KNSI) - A Sauk Rapids woman died and another person was injured after their motorcycle collided with a deer on a Stearns County road in Avon Township Wednesday, according to the Stearns County Sheriff's Department. Read More...

Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Woman found guilty of assaulting husband

Sep 29, 2011 at 9:09 am

GLENWOOD, Minn. (AP) - A woman accused of beating her husband who had suffered a stroke and then blaming the attack on an intruder has been found guilty in Pope County. Read More...

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Cost of battling wildfire tops $12 million

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Officials tallying the cost of fighting the widespread wildfire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area of northeastern Minnesota say expenses have topped $12 million. Read More...

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Firefighters prepare for gusty day at BWCA blaze

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

ELY, Minn. (AP) - Firefighters are bracing for a gusty day Thursday as they battle a wildfire in the Boundary Waters of northeastern Minnesota. Read More...

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Tornado repairs tracked in Minneapolis

Sep 29, 2011 at 8:08 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Four months after a tornado hit north Minneapolis, blue tarps still cover some roofs. City inspectors are now trying to assess how many homes are unrepaired and what can be done to help the residents before winter. Read More...

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