Despite colder weather, the DNR wants everyone to think twice before going out on the ice right now. The department says because of the recent weather changes, there are inconsistent ice conditions.
One of the top environmental issues in the legislative session that opens in January could be how best to protect Minnesota’s wetlands. The GOP takeover of the Minnesota House has changed the landscape for the environment and natural resources at the Capitol. Republican leaders have given a strong signal of their priorities by restructuring the committees that will deal with those issues.
A 62-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, man died Wednesday evening when his ATV broke through the ice.
A Wisconsin elementary school teacher is being called a hero after he rescued a pilot whose small plane crashed into a lake.
A collision between a truck and an ATV has left one man dead in western Wisconsin.
A 72-year-old man is in critical condition after he was found unresponsive in a swampy area in northern Minnesota. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says authorities got a call to check on the man in rural Orr after he hadn’t been heard from for about two days.
Authorities in Stearns County say used fireworks may have sparked a fire that destroyed a trailer and all-terrain vehicle. No one was hurt. The sheriff’s office says the fire was reported late Friday night in North Branch.
Alcohol may have been a factor in an ATV crash that injured a husband and wife in St. Louis County Friday. The accident happened 15 miles west of Cook, Minn. on Highway 5, when driver Terry Treloar and his wife and passenger Joann were riding on a side-by-side ATV.
Thursday had Amelia and Mark working for their dinner on the Iron Range, but Friday held its own adventures. The two were up in Gilbert, which is about 200 miles north of Minneapolis. Their first stop was at the Whistling Bird, which brings the taste of the Carribean to the Iron Range.
A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after the ATV he was driving flipped on top of him Tuesday night, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office. The accident happened just after 8 p.m. on the 12000 block of Big Kandi Drive.
The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says a 53-year-old man needed to be airlifted to a hospital after he was pinned underneath his ATV Wednesday morning.
A 53-year-old man died Wednesday in Dodge County when he hit a clothesline cable as he was riding an ATV, authorities said. According to Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a 911 call at about 5:03 p.m. to the 63000 block of 280th Avenue in Byron, Minn.
A 62-year-old Maple Plain man is dead after his ATV crashed into a wide load tractor trailer late Monday night near Grand Rapids in northern Minnesota, the state patrol said. According to the patrol, Brian Johnson was going southbound on Highway 65 just south of Pengilly, Minn., when he crossed over and collided with the wide load trailer that was going northbound in the other lane.
At least one person was killed Monday night in northern Minnesota after an ATV apparently hit the trailer of a semi-truck in Itasca County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A 12-year-old boy has died following an ATV accident in Alden Township, according to the Polk County’s Sheriff’s Office.