A contract worker who died after a backhoe tipped and fell on top of him has been identified.
Gov. Mark Dayton is asking lawmakers to authorize a better pension for the family of a state transportation worker who died after his backhoe was swept into the flooding Minnesota River last week.
Department of Transportation co-workers of a maintenance operator who died after his backhoe was swept into the flooding Minnesota River have established a memorial fund in his name.
The body of a Minnesota Department of Transportation worker who went missing Tuesday afternoon after his backhoe flipped has been found.
Authorities said an operator of a backhoe that fell into a creek while clearing ice jams between St. Peter and Mankato is presumed dead.