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February 19, 2013
Highway 2 reopens, driving conditions remain difficult in northwestern MN
BEMIDJI - Motorists are urged Tuesday to drive with care in northwestern Minnesota as conditions on some highways continue to be difficult due to weather conditions. U.S. Highway 2 from Crookston to East Grand Forks was reopened this morning after being shut down early Monday morning....
February 19, 2013 - 8:21am
February 18, 2013
Highway 2 between Crookston and EGF closed, motorists warned to use caution
BEMIDJI - Motorists are being warned Monday to check road conditions before traveling in northwest Minnesota due to "difficult and hazardous driving conditions," the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a statement issued this morning. No travel is advised on some highways...
February 18, 2013 - 10:25am
Fatal head-on crash reported this morning near Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS - The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal accident on state Highway 23 south of Granite Falls. According to early reports the accident was a head-on collision that occurred around 7:30 this morning. The names of those involved have not been released. ...
February 18, 2013 - 8:36am
February 12, 2013
Snow bank height limiting visibility
BEMIDJI – Motorists and pedestrians are asked to use caution and proceed slowly at intersections, as high snow banks are limiting visibility at intersections and driveways. In areas with high snow banks, motorists should slow down and anticipate that another vehicle or pedestrian...
February 12, 2013 - 10:58am
Hundreds resume travel on I-94 after winter storm
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (AP) — Hundreds of motorists stranded for nearly a day resumed travel on Interstate 94 in western Minnesota. Cars, buses and semis packed into the parking lot of Fleet Farm and Walmart at Alexandria Sunday when state transportation officials closed the interstate...
February 12, 2013 - 8:47am
February 11, 2013
Snowmobile collision near Guthrie kills man
GUTHRIE – A 41-year-old Clearbrook man was killed Thursday after a collision with a car. The Hubbard County Sheriff’s Office said Dennis Lindenfelser was traveling north on a snowmobile trail when he failed to obey a stop sign on County Road 16. Lindenfelser’s snowmobile collided...
February 11, 2013 - 3:07pm
Some highways reopen in western Minnesota
MOORHEAD (AP) — State transportation officials are opening some western Minnesota highways that were closed due to the snow storm. Highway 10 between Moorhead and Audubon reopened Monday, as well as Highway 210 between Fergus Falls and Breckenridge. Interstate 94 between Alexandria...
February 11, 2013 - 11:53am
February 5, 2013
Oversized load spills in Chippewa County, kills motorist
MILAN, Minn. (AP) — An oversized load spilled from a semi in southwestern Minnesota and killed a passing motorist. The accident happened on Highway 59 near Milan in Chippewa County Monday. The Minnesota State Patrol says the semi clipped a railroad bridge, causing the cargo to fall...
February 5, 2013 - 9:18am
January 31, 2013
Teens asked to make safe driving ad
ST. PAUL – Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited to produce a 30-second TV public service announcement about the importance of buckling up or the dangers of distracted driving. The top commercial will air during the televised MTV Video Music Awards and the producer will be...
January 31, 2013 - 5:46pm
January 30, 2013
Kelliher man dies in multi-vehicle crash near Blackduck
BLACKDUCK – A 41-year-old Kelliher man died after a Wednesday morning crash near here. Chanin Johnson was following a snowplow Highway 72, about seven miles north of Blackduck, in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The State Patrol said Johnson lost...
January 30, 2013 - 8:24pm
January 15, 2013
Cyclists, drivers blamed for bike-vehicle crashes
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A study finds that cyclists and drivers may be almost equally at fault when bikes and motor vehicles collide, at least in Minneapolis. Bikers' actions contribute to 59 percent of the 270 bike-motor vehicle collisions that the city averages annually, compared...
January 15, 2013 - 4:45pm
January 14, 2013
UPDATED: Husband says MN woman, trapped in car for 18 hours, recovering
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The husband of a Minnesota woman who was trapped in her overturned car on an icy pond says she's expected to recover. Authorities say 67-year-old Nancy Breberg was looking for a hotel in Plymouth when she veered off the road, crashed through a fence, landed on...
January 14, 2013 - 11:28am
UPDATED: Driver improving after crash that killed woman, 2 children near Cass Lake
CASS LAKE - The Mississippi driver who survived a highway crash that killed his wife and two young children is improving at a Minnesota hospital. Twenty-eight-year-old Jeremiah Statham, of Foxworth, Miss., is hospitalized in Duluth. Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center spokeswoman...
January 14, 2013 - 9:46am
November 1, 2012
Unlicensed drivers involved in more fatal crashes
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says unlicensed drivers are more likely to be involved in a deadly crash. Lt. Eric Roeske says statistics from 2011 show unlicensed drivers are twice as likely to be involved in fatal accidents. He tells WCCO-TV that if a driver is behind...
November 1, 2012 - 8:41am
October 29, 2012
Pileup kills cab driver, closes Interstate 494 in the Twin Cities
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver who ran out of gas triggered a seven-vehicle interstate pileup which killed a cab driver. The patrol says a tanker truck and six other vehicles crashed Monday during the morning commute on Interstate 494 in the Twin...
October 29, 2012 - 9:58am