Car Plunges Into Eagan Pond, Driver Suffers Minor InjuriesA driver was not seriously hurt after his vehicle lost control and plunged into a holding pond near Eagan Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the accident at about 12:10 p.m. on northbound Highway 77 at Highway 13.
Drunk Driver Who Killed Fulbright Scholar SentencedA Bloomington man pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed a Richfield woman. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Neftali Paolo Ramirez admitted to drinking before the fatal crash in Burnsville on March 8.
Police Hope Ring Will Help Identify Remains Found Near Albert LeaAuthorities hope pictures of a ring may help solve the mystery of a man's identity. A 10-carat gold ring with a large red stone was found with human remains near Albert Lea on Monday. It was described as resembling a class ring.
Police Investigating Suspicious Death In Albert LeaInvestigators are trying to identify human remains found off the shoulder of Interstate 90 in southern Minnesota. A landowner in Freeborn County called 911 Monday to report the discovery. The remains were found near a fence along the south side of I-90 near Highway 13.
Charges: Man Was Drinking Prior To Fatal Burnsville CrashA 25-year-old man has been charged with criminal vehicular homicide in the crash that killed a 34-year-old Richfield woman last weekend. According to Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom, Neftali Ramirez admitted to authorities that he had been drinking prior to the March 8 crash.
Patrol: 1 Dead After Driver Slams Into Stopped Car In Dakota Co.The State Patrol says a driver died early Sunday morning in the south metro after their car was broadsided while stopped at a highway intersection.
TC Construction Projects At Highest Level Since 2007If you've driven through the Twin Cities lately, you've probably noticed some major construction projects -- and we're not talking road construction. Some large-scale buildings are in the works. Twin Cities Premium Outlets near Highway 13 and Highway 77 in Eagan is one of the projects. It's set to open in August, and has provided jobs to 400 construction workers.
Patrol: Chaska Man Dies After Head-On Crash On Highway 13A 71-year-old Chaska man died Tuesday after suffering injuries in a head-on collision on Highway 13 in the south metro. The State Patrol says the crash happened just after 4: 30 p.m. in Burnsville.
Highway 13 In Mendota Closes In Both DirectionsMotorists are being advised to seek alternate routes while Highway 13 in Mendota closes for emergency repairs Tuesday. The highway will be closed at 11 a.m. both ways between 2nd Street and Lexington Avenue. The closure is necessary so crews can repair a slope that was damaged during the recent rain.
Bear Vanishes After Numerous Sightings In The South Metro The first reports of a north woods visitor came just prior to the Memorial Day weekend. On Friday morning, the phone line to Savage police began ringing as folks like Jessica Sepeda called in, saying they’d seen a bear.
Bear Stops Traffic In SavageA young bear disrupted traffic Friday morning in Savage before disappearing into the woods, according to police. Authorities first received reports of the bear at about 5 a.m. when it attempted to cross Highway 13 near McColl Drive. Traffic stopped in both directions to allow the bear to pass.
Car Hits School Bus In Burnsville, Minor InjuriesAuthorities said a driver suffered minor injuries after a car got into an accident with a school bus Wednesday morning in the south Twin Cities metro. The crash happened at about 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 13 and County Road 11 in Burnsville.