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77-Year-Old Dies On Brown County Farm

A 77-year-old man is dead after a skid loader apparently trapped him on a Brown County farm. Donald Richert had been working with a skid loader near a burn pit when he apparently had gotten off to move something into the pit in rural Sleepy Eye.

08/30/2013

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St. Paul Man Charged For Crash That Severely Injured 2 Girls

A 47-year-old St. Paul man was charged Friday in Washington County in connection with a Lake Elmo crash that severely injured two young women. Washington County Attorney Pete Orput said Jon Ross Wentz faces eight felonies of criminal vehicular operation causing great bodily harm involving negligence, blood alcohol and controlled substances in his system.

08/23/2013

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Man Killed In Shoreview Accident ID’d

Officials have named the man killed Tuesday afternoon in an accident in Shoreview.

08/21/2013

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Woman Rescued After Sliding 50 Feet Down Red Wing Bluff

woman is in the hospital after slipping and sliding 50 feet down a hill at Barn Bluff in Red Wing Tuesday morning, according to fire officials.

08/20/2013

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Teen Dies After Suffering Head Injury At Wis. State Fair

A Mount Horeb teen has died after suffering a head injury at the Wisconsin State Fair. A report from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner says 19-year-old John Klossner fell from the back of a pickup truck at the fair on Aug. 3.

08/13/2013

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5-Year-Old Boy, Grandpa Die In Wright Co. Tractor Accident

A 5-year-old boy and his grandfather are dead after a tractor ride in Clearwater, Minn. turned tragic, according to the authorities. Wright County officials received a call around 5:45 p.m. Friday that a tractor that had flipped over in a ditch near the intersection of County Road 104 and Huber Avenue Northwest in Clearwater. Officials arrived on scene and found the man and his grandson, both of Monticello, Minn., pinned under the tractor. Rescue and ambulance personnel worked to free the victims but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

08/04/2013

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Boy Killed In Swimming Accident In N. MN ID’d

Sheriff’s officials have released the name of a 14-year-old boy who died in a swimming accident in Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota. St. Louis County authorities say Briggs Anderson of Fergus Falls was with a church group touring Rainy Lake by houseboat when the accident happened Monday evening.

07/30/2013

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Buffalo Mourns Talented H.S. Student Killed In Crash

Incoming senior, Emma Rodelius, was going to be the yearbook’s editor-in-chief. But the photograph that so suddenly shocked the community is of a three-vehicle crash just southwest of town.

07/24/2013

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Maple Lake Girl, 16, Killed In Crash With Dump Truck

A student from Buffalo High School was killed in a three-vehicle crash involving a dump truck on Tuesday afternoon in Wright County. Authorities identified the victim as 16-year-old Emma Rodelius, of Maple Lake.

07/24/2013

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2 Killed In Maple Lake Crash ID’d

Two Maple Lake people are dead after a head-on crash Tuesday morning on Highway 55 that closed the road for much of the day, according to the State Patrol. Delano Price, 71, and 80-year-old Lois Price died in a four-car crash near Dempsey Avenue Northwest after their Grand Am, traveling westbound on Highway 55 was rear-ended by a Dodge Dakota.

07/23/2013

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Grand Rapids Woman Dies In Northern Minn. ATV Accident

A 36-year-old Grand Rapids woman died Monday in an ATV accident in northern Minnesota, authorities say.

07/23/2013

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Police: City Workers Recovering After Sewer-Cleaning Accident

Two city workers are recovering after a sewer-cleaning accident left them injured on the city’s north side.

07/11/2013

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Woman, 49, Killed In Jordan Motorcycle Accident

A 49-year-old Glencoe woman is dead after an SUV turned in front of her motorcycle Thursday morning, according to the Jordan Police Department.

07/11/2013

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Minnesota Couple Sues Over Mail Carrier Accident

A Minnesota couple has gone to federal court to recoup $2,100 in automobile repairs for an accident allegedly caused by a mail carrier in Fargo. Craig and Tamela Schmuck say the accident happened in December when a postal worker backed out of a driveway and struck their daughter’s 2010 Toyota Corolla.

07/11/2013

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Husband, Wife Killed After Motorcycle Crashes Into Truck

For the second time in less than a week, a husband and wife have been killed in a motorcycle accident in Minnesota. Authorities said the recent crash happened in Crow Wing County Road near Crosby.

07/09/2013

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Man Critically Hurt In Dakota County ATV Crash

A 26-year-old man was critically injured after crashing his all-terrain vehicle in Dakota County Thursday afternoon. Isaac James Lucking was traveling east on 180 Street near Goodwin Avenue when he lost control of the ATV.

07/05/2013

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Iowa Man, 45, Dies After Wisconsin Go-Cart Crash

Wisconsin police say an Iowa man who hit his head after losing control of his go-cart has died. The accident happened Wednesday about 5:15 p.m. at Alligator Alley Adventures Go-Kart Track in Lake Delton.

07/04/2013

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4 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Escalator Pile-Up In Duluth

A number of children and one adult were injured after being involved in a pile-up on a Wells Fargo escalator Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened at about 1 p.m. at the location along Superior Street.

06/27/2013

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Apple Valley Officer Hurt In 3-Vehicle Crash

Authorities say that an Apple Valley Police officer was involved in a three-car collision that resulted in injuries. According to the city, the crash happened just after noon at 140th Street and Galaxie Avenue.

06/26/2013

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Pine River Man Dies In Crow Wing Co. Crash

A 34-year-old Pine River man is dead after a single car crash in Crow Wing County early Sunday morning, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

06/23/2013

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Father Mourns Loss Of Child From Distracted Driving Accident

Vijay Dixit is comforted sitting in a memorial garden created in his daughter’s honor. Shreya was 19 and a student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was coming home with a friend who was driving. The driver crashed.

06/12/2013

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3 Cyclists Injured During MS 150 Ride To Duluth

Three bicyclists were injured after one went down and the other two crashed into the first biker on Saturday during the MS 150 Ride to Duluth.

06/08/2013

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MN Worker Killed In ND Construction Zone ID’d

Authorities have identified a Minnesota construction worker who died while working on a northeastern North Dakota highway. The Highway Patrol says 58-year-old Otis Gohman, of Clear Lake, Minn., died Thursday morning.

06/07/2013

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MN Worker Killed In ND Construction Zone Mishap

A Minnesota man has died after becoming trapped under the front of a concrete grinder he was operating on a northeastern North Dakota highway. The Highway Patrol did not immediately identify the 58-year-old man from Clear Lake, Minn.

06/06/2013

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Official: Student Accidentally Discharges Gun Outside Elementary School

No one was hurt after a Bethune student accidentally discharged a gun outside the school just before class got out Tuesday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said. According to Rachel Hicks of Minneapolis Public Schools, Bethune is home to first through fifth graders.

05/28/2013

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