A 53-year-old Waste Management worker died when he was struck by a garbage truck Thursday morning, according to the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities have identified the man killed in Thursday’s rollover on Highway 50 near Hogan Avenue as Dennis Underwood, 27, of Cannon Falls, Minn.
Heavy rain, high winds and hail have slowed Minnesota farmers in the field.
Water levels have receded in Cannon Falls, and weather officials say a new round of storms isn’t expected to make things worse.
The Cannon River has fallen 8 feet from its Thursday morning crest, and the Little Cannon River is just inches from being back within its banks, according to the Cannon Falls Police Department.
Water receded in Cannon Falls on Friday, and officials were cautiously optimistic the worst was over after heavy rains sent the Cannon River and the Little Cannon River over their banks earlier in the day and prompted a voluntary evacuation of about two dozen homes.
An annual race, considered to be the Tour de France of the Midwest, is back in the Twin Cities.
President Barack Obama is coming to Minnesota next week for a speech to tout his initiatives before Congress.
In Cannon Falls, people passing by the Ferndale Market could easily assume it’s just like any other store off Highway 52. They’d be wrong.
Faced with the worst approval ratings in his presidency, Barack Obama came to Minnesota to rally his supporters.
Hitting back against an emboldened GOP, President Barack Obama launched a rare direct attack Monday on the Republican presidential field, criticizing his potential 2012 rivals for their blanket opposition to any deficit-cutting compromise involving new taxes.
One question President Barack Obama left a mystery during his town hall Monday: Why Cannon Falls?
President Barack Obama accused Congress on Monday of putting politics ahead of the country and called on voters to tell lawmakers to cut it out, as he kicked off a three-day Midwestern bus tour aimed at promoting his economic ideas and countering Republican attacks.
On Sunday afternoon, White House staff members handed out 500 tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis. People showed up in numbers, from all over the state, waiting for what they called a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
The small town of about 4,000 people is just south of the Twin Cities. The President will be there on Monday to host a town hall style meeting about the economy and jobs.