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Minnesota House leader balks at emergency stadium vote

Minnesota House leader balks at emergency stadium vote

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The top Minnesota House Republican says he doesn't want the Legislature to meet in emergency session this year to vote on a Vikings stadium package. Read More...

Minnesota House committee considers NCLB waiver plans

Minnesota House committee considers NCLB waiver plans

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota House Education Finance Committee will learn more about the state's plans to seek a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education for portions of the controversial federal No Child Left Behind law. Read More...

U of M joins cold-climate wine industry project

U of M joins cold-climate wine industry project

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - University of Minnesota researchers have joined a multi-state effort to help the cold-climate wine industry shine. Read More...

Fergus Falls 'soul collector' sentenced for attacking neighbor

Fergus Falls 'soul collector' sentenced for attacking neighbor

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. (AP) - A Fergus Falls man who called himself a "soul collector'' has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for attacking his neighbor. Read More...

Horse killed in school bus crash near Fosston

Horse killed in school bus crash near Fosston

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

FOSSTON, Minn. (AP) - A school bus has struck and killed a horse near Fosston in northern Minnesota. Read More...

Ramsey officials say they still want Vikings

Ramsey officials say they still want Vikings

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Ramsey County board members who want a new Minnesota Vikings stadium in their county say they're still in the hunt after Gov. Mark Dayton announced no state or local taxes should go to its construction. Read More...

Panel OKs $150K to plan Minnesota Capitol restoration

Panel OKs $150K to plan Minnesota Capitol restoration

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota leaders have agreed to spend up to $150,000 to begin fine-tuning plans for a proposed state Capitol restoration that could cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Read More...

Dayton: no local, state taxes for Vikes stadium

Dayton: no local, state taxes for Vikes stadium

Nov 2, 2011 at 8:08 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders say the Minnesota Vikings and their supporters should find a way to pay for a new stadium that doesn't include local or state tax increases. Read More...

Ballentine: St. Cloud burglary task force getting results; gang suppression efforts must continue

Ballentine: St. Cloud burglary task force getting results; gang suppression efforts must continue

Nov 1, 2011 at 12:12 pm

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - While the number of St. Cloud burglaries reported in 2011 continue to outpace last year's totals, a new three-officer St. Cloud police burglary task force is making headway against the epidemic, St. Cloud police chief Dennis Ballentine said. Read More...

More disclosure possible for Minnesota ballot measures

More disclosure possible for Minnesota ballot measures

Nov 1, 2011 at 11:11 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota's campaign spending regulators may still pursue greater public disclosure of spending to influence campaigns for statewide ballot measures. Read More...

National test: Minnesota kids still above average

National test: Minnesota kids still above average

Nov 1, 2011 at 10:10 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - New scores on a national test of math and reading skills show Minnesota students remain above average, but several other states are pulling ahead. Read More...

Man convicted in fatal drunken driving crash

Man convicted in fatal drunken driving crash

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

HASTINGS, Minn. (AP) - A man accused of driving drunk and causing a fatal Christmas Eve crash has been convicted in Dakota County. Read More...

Human remains found near Granite Falls

Human remains found near Granite Falls

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) - Authorities are working to identify human remains discovered in some woods in Yellow Medicine County. Read More...

St. Cloud homeowner scares off two attempted burglars

St. Cloud homeowner scares off two attempted burglars

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) – St. Cloud Police are looking for two would be burglars who fled the scene after being confronted by the homeowner. Read More...

St. Cloud Avis rent-a-car break-in leads to stolen Mustang

St. Cloud Avis rent-a-car break-in leads to stolen Mustang

Nov 1, 2011 at 9:09 am

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (KNSI) - St. Cloud police officers were called out to Avis Rent-a-car Sunday morning for a report of an overnight burglary. Read More...

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