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Weekend Drivers Could Be Impacted By Closures On I-35E, Highway 169

Drivers all around the metro area may encounter some delays and detours this weekend, and for St. Paul drivers, for the next couple of months. Beginning 10 p.m. Friday, both directions of I-35E will shut down between I-94 in St. Paul and Little Canada, Minn.

03/07/2014

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Champlin Man Rescued From Flaming Car

A Champlin man is being treated for burns after his car ran off the road and then burst into flames Thursday morning. The accident happened in Maple Grove on Highway 169 just north of 494 shortly after 5 a.m. Officers had minutes to get 58-year-old Douglas Aure out of his car before it was fully engulfed in flames.

01/30/2014

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State Patrol: 1 Hurt In Car Fire On Highway 169

Authorities are on the scene of a car fire on Highway 169 in Brooklyn Park that sent one person to the hospital. Hennepin County Dispatch officials said emergency crews responded to the scene at about 5:20 a.m. on Highway 169 near Interstate 94.

01/30/2014

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Authorities ID Man Killed In Shakopee Accident

Authorities said a 48-year-old Shakopee man died Friday when his car lost control on an icy highway and plunged over the Bloomington Ferry Bridge, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/07/2013

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1 Dead After Car Goes Off Bloomington Ferry Bridge

One person was killed after losing control and plunging off the Bloomington Ferry Bridge Friday morning. According to the State Patrol, the Buick LeSabre lost control on an icy patch of road while traveling southbound on Highway 169.

12/06/2013

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State Patrol: 1 Killed After Car Plunges Over Bloomington Ferry Bridge

One person was found dead Friday morning after a car went off the road on Highway 169 and plunged over the Bloomington Ferry Bridge, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/06/2013

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State Patrol: Richfield Man Killed In Shakopee Head-On Crash

A 30-year-old man from Richfield died Saturday morning when the car he was driving hit a semi-truck head-on just south and west of the Twin Cities, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/23/2013

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How A Helicopter Could Disrupt Minn. Commutes

For some Minnesota motorists, helicopters could get in the way of the commute this week. The Minnesota Department of Transportation is warning of possible delays along Highway 169 near Belle Plaine because of a power transmission line project.

08/12/2013

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Driver Killed In Mille Lacs Co. Rollover

A driver is dead after being ejected from a car in a Mille Lacs County rollover Tuesday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/06/2013

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No Charges Expected In Officer-Involved Shooting

Authorities in Crow Wing County say they do not plan to file charges against the officer involved in a high-speed chase that ended with the suspect being shot. The July 4 incident started after officers responded to a domestic assault call.

07/30/2013

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Off-Duty Belle Plaine Cop Sentenced For DWI

The Belle Plaine police officer accused of driving under the influence in November 2012 while off-duty pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one gross misdemeanor count of DWI. Bryan Pasek’s second DWI charge and his speeding ticket for driving 96 mph in a 55 zone on Highway 169 at Park Boulevard were dismissed. Pasek had registered a 0.17 BAC at the time.

07/24/2013

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Good Question: Why Are Construction Zones So Lengthy?

She’s still three years away from getting her driver’s license, but Katie Milton already has a good idea of just how slow she can go. And it got her wondering why so much of the road is affected, when just a small portion is being worked on.

07/17/2013

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Officer-Involved Shooting After High-Speed Chase

A Grand Rapids police officer is on administrative leave after shooting at a suspect vehicle during a high-speed chase, according to authorities. The incident started around 5:35 p.m. on July 4, while officers were responding to a domestic assault.

07/08/2013

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Road Closures As Twin Cities Resurfacing Projects Begin

A number of roads will be closing later this week as construction crews begin working on resurfacing projects around the Twin Cities. MnDOT says that the first of eight week’s worth of delays and detours will affect motorists using Highway 169.

06/03/2013

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Elk River Woman Killed In Highway 169 Crash

Authorities said a 63-year-old Elk River woman was killed in a crash involving a motorcycle Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn Park. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the victim Monday as Louise J. Moyer.

06/03/2013

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Patrol: 1 Dead After Motorcycle Crash On Hwy 169

One person is dead Saturday afternoon in a crash involving a motorcycle and a truck on Highway 169 near 63rd Avenue in the northwest metro. The Minnesota State Patrol says at 12:55 p.m., 30-year-old Jeffrey Cornelius of Blaine was driving a Ford Super Duty truck and stopped in traffic on the highway, causing 72-year-old LeRoy Moyer of Elk River to swerve to prevent his Harley Davidson motorcycle from colliding with the truck.

06/01/2013

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Construction Season Begins, Headaches To Follow

When the weather warms up, you know two things are on the horizon: Mosquitos and construction. Both are on target to begin soon.

04/29/2013

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Cops: Man Arrested After Champlin Wendy’s Robbery

One man is in custody after an armed robbery Friday night at a Wendy’s restaurant just off Highway 169 in Champlin.

04/27/2013

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Driver Killed After Leaving Vehicle On Highway 169

The Minnesota State Patrol says a driver was struck and killed after leaving their vehicle on Highway 169 in Bloomington Wednesday morning.

03/13/2013

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Highway 169 Reopens After Being Closed Due To Flooding

It’s not spring yet but some people south of the metro are already dealing with an unwelcome sign of spring: Flooding.

03/10/2013

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Snow, Rain, Flooding Continues Through Sunday

Snow and rain will continue to fall throughout Minnesota well into Sunday with the possibility of a big snow storm beginning Sunday night in the extreme southwestern part of the state.

03/09/2013

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Flooding Closes Hwy 169 SB Between Mankato, St. Peter

Steady rain on Saturday has forced MnDOT to close a 10-mile stretch Highway 169 south from St. Peter to Mankato until Sunday.

03/09/2013

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Man Killed In Head-On Crash With Semi In Nicollet County

Authorities say a 63-year-old North Mankato man was killed in a crash Monday when his car was hit by a semi in Nicollet County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/11/2012

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Crash Closes Highway 169 In Eden Prairie

A major highway has been closed after a serious accident caused a significant backup in Eden Prairie, Minn.

08/29/2012

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Authorities: Bomb Found During Traffic Stop In Milaca

The Mille Lacs County Sheriff’s Office says an explosive device was found during a traffic stop Tuesday morning.

07/17/2012

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