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FAA: Teen Started Helicopter At Mankato Airshow

The Federal Aviation Administration says a 17-year-old boy snuck into a Mayo Clinic helicopter at the Mankato Airshow Saturday and started it up. A spokesperson for the FAA says initial reports stated that the helicopter was started up by a young child, but the Mayo Clinic confirmed the culprit was actually a teen.

06/30/2015

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Florida Copter Crash Victims Include Former Wisconsin Marine

The sister-in-law of a former Wisconsin man killed in a helicopter crash was a proud Marine and a wonderful father.

03/12/2015

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Man Seriously Injured In Renville Co. Rollover Crash

A Hutchinson man is in serious condition after a rollover crash Friday afternoon in Preston Lake Township, near Buffalo Lake, Minn. The crash happened at about 4:45 p.m. on County Road 24, a half mile north of County Road 23, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.

08/23/2014

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Low-Flying Helicopters In Twin Cities Part Of Military Exercise

If you’re hearing or seeing helicopters around the Twin Cities metro, don’t be alarmed. The St. Paul and Minneapolis police departments say it is part of a training exercise involving military helicopters.

08/18/2014

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Reggie Wayne’s 4 Most Ridiculous Colts Training Camp Entrances

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.

07/24/2014

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Helicopter Pilot, 71, Critically Injured After Crashing Into Barn

A 71-year-old St. Cloud pilot is in critical condition after crashing a helicopter into a barn roof in Morrison County Wednesday morning.

05/28/2014

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Bicyclist Flown To Hospital After Collision With Car In Anoka Co.

A helicopter flew a bicyclist to North Memorial Medical Center Tuesday evening after the cyclist was hit by a car in Anoka County.

09/10/2013

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Bicyclist Hit By Car While On MN Cycling Tour

In the midst of his “Bicycle Around Minnesota” tour, Gerald Johnson was hit by a car outside of Paynesville, Minn., and airlifted to the hospital. While driving a her car at 9:12 a.m. Friday at the intersection of County Road 16 and 293rd Avenue — 2 miles north of Paynesville, Minn. — Josie Magnan drove through without stopping at the stop sign, according to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office.

08/16/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-12

It got real on a Korean Reality Show….Check it out on Today’s Smack Down!

02/12/2013

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Grandfather On His Way To Family Escapes Fiery Helicopter

A 68-year-old grandfather was injured Sunday in a helicopter accident in Corcoran.

12/23/2012

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Sheriff: Blood Found In Missing Woman Case Could Be ‘Anyone’s’

Sheriff’s department personnel in Chisago County are employing helicopters to aid in the search of 27-year-old Danielle Jelinek, missing since Dec. 8.

12/18/2012

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Helicopter Rescues 5 From Thomson

The U.S. Coast Guard is using resources from around the Great Lakes to help rescue flooding victims in Minnesota.

06/22/2012

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Investigators: Copter Spun Before Fatal Wyo Crash

Authorities will try again to remove a search and rescue helicopter that crashed last week in northwest Wyoming.

02/24/2012

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Xcel Using Helicopters For Power Line Work

South Dakota state officials are advising drivers who travel Interstate 90 east of Sioux Falls that they might see helicopters helping with power line repair work starting Thursday.

02/09/2012

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2 Mayo Clinic Workers, Pilot Die In Fla. Helicopter Crash

Three people were killed when a helicopter on its way to retrieve a heart for transplant crashed in northern Florida, leaving the patient to wait for another organ to become available.

12/26/2011

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Life Link III Flight Crew Saves Lives For A Living

They can treat patients with any medical emergency from inside a helicopter moving at more than 170 miles an hour. The medical technicians, flight nurses and pilots that make up Life Link Three are ready to save lives 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

12/01/2011

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Authorities: Helicopter Crashes In Cass County

A helicopter crashed in Cass County Thursday night, according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

11/24/2011

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2nd MN SEAL Killed In Chopper Crash Identified

A second Minnesota man has been identified as one of the 30 soldiers killed Saturday in America’s biggest loss since the war in Afghanistan started.

08/10/2011

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Man Escapes Injury In Iowa Helicopter Crash

A Minnesota man escaped serious injury when his helicopter clipped a power line and crashed.

08/01/2011

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Helicopter Crop-Duster Crashes In Minn. Cornfield

A helicopter pilot was able to walk away unharmed after his crop-dusting chopper crashed in a cornfield in southern Minnesota.

07/28/2011

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Wakeboarders Come To Aid Of Pilot After Chopper Crashes

Dakota County sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a helicopter down in Lake Marion in Lakeville.

05/24/2011

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Rescue Uses Chopper, Night Vision, Cell Phones

The mission of Life Link III is to try and save people, not search for them, but on Wednesday night in the far reaches of Northern Minnesota, they were asked to go on a different mission.

05/19/2011

MN Native Killed In Afghanistan

A Minnesota native was among nine Americans killed in the crash of a helicopter in Afghanistan earlier this week.

09/23/2010

Authorities Investigate Helicopter Crash

Investigators are looking into a weekend helicopter crash near Rochester that killed the pilot. Olmsted County sheriff’s officials say the crash was reported Saturday afternoon in Haverhill Township, east of Rochester. The helicopter crashed in […]

07/25/2010