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Feds: St. Cloud man stole veterans benefit checks sent to dead mother

Feds: St. Cloud man stole veterans benefit checks sent to dead mother

Aug 19, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (KNSI) - A St. Cloud man could spend the next decade behind bars following his indictment on federal charges for allegedly stealing veterans benefit checks for four years sent to his deceased mother, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Read More...

State fair employers have plenty of takers

State fair employers have plenty of takers

Aug 19, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota State Fair employers say they're seeing the effects of a tough economy. Job applications far exceed the number of employment opportunities Read More...

Minnesota GOP to pay $170K over federal reporting issues

Minnesota GOP to pay $170K over federal reporting issues

Aug 19, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota GOP has agreed to pay a $170,000 fine to settle a series of federal campaign finance reporting violations. Read More...

Twins hold season ticket prices for next season

Twins hold season ticket prices for next season

Aug 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Twinshave announced their season ticket prices for 2012, and they will not change from the prices charged this season. Read More...

Survey: Economy may be slowing in Midwest, Plains

Survey: Economy may be slowing in Midwest, Plains

Aug 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A Creighton University surveyof bankers suggests the economy in rural areas of 10 Midwest and Plains states is slowing down as concerns about the country's financial health grow. Read More...

Shutdown over, Dayton to 'do what I can' on jobs

Shutdown over, Dayton to 'do what I can' on jobs

Aug 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton starts a statewide jobs tour next week hoping to build a legacy as a jobs governor, with last month's government shutdown behind him. Read More...

Bachmann criticizes Obama's action on Syria

Bachmann criticizes Obama's action on Syria

Aug 19, 2011 at 9:09 am

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - White House hopeful Michele Bachmann says President Barack Obama has moved too late and with too little force in response to Syria's crackdown on dissent. Read More...

Bachmann: I'll get gas prices under $2 a gallon as President

Bachmann: I'll get gas prices under $2 a gallon as President

Aug 18, 2011 at 11:11 am

GREENVILLE, SC (CNN) - Presidential candidates are known for making promises on the campaign trail. Read More...

6 charged with illegal voting in St. Louis County

6 charged with illegal voting in St. Louis County

Aug 18, 2011 at 11:11 am

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) - Six people in St. Louis County have been charged with voting in elections while still on probation from felony convictions. Read More...

Minnesota state shutdown bumps jobless rate to 7.2 percent

Minnesota state shutdown bumps jobless rate to 7.2 percent

Aug 18, 2011 at 10:10 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's state government shutdown boosted the unemployment rate last month as the state lost a net 19,800 jobs, mostly due to the government closure. Read More...

Minnesota House GOP seeks ideas for next session

Minnesota House GOP seeks ideas for next session

Aug 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - House Republicans plan to reach out to Minnesotans at the State Fair and through public meetings to build a 2012 legislative agenda focused on making government more efficient. Read More...

Renewable energy grants awarded for Minnesota

Renewable energy grants awarded for Minnesota

Aug 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Twenty-five Minnesota farmers and rural small businesses are getting almost $300,000 in renewable energy grants. Read More...

Austin police: Boy says his cousin lit him on fire

Austin police: Boy says his cousin lit him on fire

Aug 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) - A 7-year-boy is recovering from burns after he says his 14-year-old cousin allegedly smeared hand sanitizer on his back then lit it on fire. Read More...

Minnesota's apple crop is looking good

Minnesota's apple crop is looking good

Aug 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

WINONA, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's apple crop is looking good. Read More...

Charges: Teen brought gun to Rochester school

Charges: Teen brought gun to Rochester school

Aug 18, 2011 at 9:09 am

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) - A 17-year-old Rochester boy has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly bringing a .44-caliber handgun onto the grounds of a Rochester high school and scuffling with a police officer. Read More...

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