Goodhue County

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In Less Than A Week, 5 Motorcyclists Have Died On Minn. Roads

State officials say five motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads in less than a week, bringing the year’s fatality total up to six.

04/20/2015

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Crew Pulls Plane From Icy Lake On Minnesota-Wisconsin Border

Authorities say a single-engine plane was pulled from North Lake after it went through the ice near Welch. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office says the pilot was able to escape after the nose of the plane went underwater late Friday afternoon.

03/23/2015

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2 Killed In Goodhue County Crash

Two people are dead after a multi-vehicle crash Friday night in Goodhue County. The Minnesota State Patrol says the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. just north of Zumbrota on Highway 52.

03/06/2015

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3 MnDOT Plows Hit On SE Minn. Roads Wednesday Morning

At least one person was injured Wednesday morning when three Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplows were rear ended. MnDOT officials say the accidents occurred within three hours of each other on roads in the southeastern part of the state. Visibility has been an issue on these roads due to windy conditions and light-weight snow.

02/25/2015

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State Patrol Seeking Highway 52 Hit-And-Run Witnesses

The State Patrol is looking to speak with anyone who was in the area of the fatal weekend hit-and-run on Highway 52.

02/10/2015

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Winter Storm Dumps Snow In Southern Minnesota

Southern Minnesota is digging out from a winter storm that is pushing across the Plains and Midwest.

02/01/2015

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Three Collisions Claim Five Lives Saturday

A 71-year-old man died after being struck by a semi-truck Saturday afternoon in Goodhue County.

10/11/2014

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Bicyclist Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Tractor

A 51-year-old Rochester man was air lifted to a hospital Sunday after being hit by a tractor, north of Pine Island, Minn.

09/29/2014

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Officials: 2 Killed, Trooper Injured In Cannon Falls Crash

Two people died Friday afternoon in Cannon Falls, officials say, when their car pulled out in front a State Patrol squad car. The crashed happened near the intersection of 65th Street and County Road 24 just after 2:30 p.m.

07/04/2014

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Police Still Looking For Thieves Targeting Veterans’ Graves

Police in southeastern Minnesota are looking into a rash of robberies in which thieves target cemeteries, taking brass markers that show a deceased veteran’s military service.

06/03/2014

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1 Killed In Head-On Crash In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that happened Monday morning in Goodhue County. Few details were immediately available, but the State Patrol said the crash happened at about 7:30 a.m.

05/12/2014

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Developers Formally Abandon Wind Farm Plan

Developers have formally abandoned their efforts to build a wind farm in Goodhue County of southeastern Minnesota that drew strong citizen opposition because of the threat to eagles and bats.

09/17/2013

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Police: 5-Year-Old Falls Out Of Skid Loader Bucket, Dies

A 5-year-old boy has died after falling out of the bucket of a skid loader, and then getting crushed by the machine, authorities said. The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office got a call at 6:29 p.m. on Thursday that a boy had been injured in a skid loader accident at his residence on Sunset Trail in Cannon Falls Township.

08/23/2013

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Corn Crop Hindered By Wet Weather

Ed McNamara has been farming in Goodhue County for 36 years. As the old saying goes, he’s used to seeing corn knee-high by the Fourth of July. This year, he may not see it at all. “We’ve had wet periods but we’ve always been able to get a crop in. This is the first time that we’ve ever not been able to get the whole crop in,” McNamara said.

06/10/2013

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State Trooper Hit While Assisting Vehicle In Goodhue County

A Minnesota State Patrol officer was transported St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with non-life threatening injuries Tuesday morning after being involved in a crash while assisting a vehicle in a ditch, authorities say.

03/19/2013

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Fatal Semi Accident In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol says they are on scene at a fatal crash involving a semi in Goodhue County.

12/09/2012

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1 Dead, Child Critical After Head-On Crash With Semi

One person was killed and a child was critically injured after a head-on collision involving a semi truck in Goodhue County Thursday afternoon.

07/27/2012

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Fatal SUV-Semi Crash In Goodhue County

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal two vehicle crash in Goodhue County Thursday afternoon.

07/26/2012

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Welch Slowly Recovering from Floods

People in Cannon Valley are slowly recovering after torrential rain left roads underwater, basements flooded and farm fields soaked.

06/18/2012

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Flooding Causes Partial Road Wash Out In Goodhue County

The state is saturated after another round of heavy rains. In Welch, a small town near Red Wing, a roadway washed away because of fast-rising waters.

06/18/2012

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Thursday’s Storm Topples S. Minn. Barn, Killing Cattle

Vicki and Galen Ordalen are picking up the pieces of their farm after Thursday’s storm knocked down trees and destroyed their barn.

06/15/2012

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Police: Red Wing Chase Ends With Man Jumping Into River

A 38-year-old Welch man is in jail after he led police on a chase through Red Wing early Thursday morning and jumped from a bridge into the Mississippi River.

05/17/2012

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Goodhue Wind Farm Project Dealt Setback

Opponents of expanded wind power call it the great contradiction. They say that so called “green energy” is good for the environment, but bad for birds. Each year, the spinning turbine blades will kill countless migrating birds, from bats to bald eagles.

02/23/2012

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State Considers Wind Project’s Avian Protection

State regulators will consider whether a plan to protect birds and bats from a wind farm in Goodhue County is adequate.

02/23/2012

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Man Killed In Goodhue County Crash Identified

One person is dead after a head-on crash in Goodhue County.

01/05/2012

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