1 Dead, 3 Injured In Broadside Crash In Wadena Co.One person is dead after a broadside crash in Wadena County Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, just before 7 p.m. 25-year-old Don R. Poplin, of Hewitt, was traveling north on Highway 71 near the intersection at Bottemiller Drive. At the same time 56-year-old Charles E. Denny, of Staples, was stopped in the left turn lane of south Highway 71, waiting to turn left onto Bottemiller Drive.
Patrol: 3 College Students Dead, 2 Injured After Semi And SUV CollideThree college students died Friday afternoon south of the Twin Cities metro when an SUV collided with a semi on icy roads, officials say. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road 47 near Northfield, Minn., just before 3 p.m., according to a crash report.