The Minnesota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 169 for construction this weekend.
A full closure of Highway 169 is scheduled for the weekend of Feb. 17-20, MNDoT said.
Eastbound lanes of Interstate 694 in the west metro were shut down because of a crash early Thursday morning.
A busy section of freeway in the metro area will shut down for the weekend beginning at 10:00 p.m. Friday. Interstate 494 from Highway 212 to Highway 100 will be off limits in both directions to drivers. It will re-open at 5 a.m. Monday.
St. Louis Park Police Chief John Luse said officers responded to a report of a possible shooting at 2:14 p.m. Thursday on the 9300 block of Cedar Lake Road.
One person was airlifted and two others were taken by ambulance from a crash in Brooklyn Park, Minn. during the Thursday morning rush hour.
According to a police report, the woman was in possession of a handgun and the officer shot her. She died on scene. Traffic in the westbound lane was stopped for hours while police investigated.
One person was killed in a rear-end crash in Jordan, Minn. on Monday night.
A man is in critical condition after a high-speed crash Thursday night on Highway 169.
Motorists should expect delays as not one but two major highways are planned to close overnight.
Drivers in the Twin Cities metro area now have a new and safer stretch of highway to travel on.
Authorities identified a 21-year-old man who died Thursday after being hit by a car while he was attempting to crawl across Highway 169 in Mille Lacs County.
An Onamia man died Thursday night after he crawled onto Highway 169 and was struck by a passing car, police said.
A person is dead after a wrong-way driver hit their car head on in Mille Lacs County.
Shakopee police are investigating after a fatal motorcycle accident Saturday on Highway 169.
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