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Demolition Crews Get To Work On Old Hastings Bridge

Demolition began on the Hastings Bridge this Wednesday, as motorists in the Twin Cities bid farewell to “Old Blue.” Crews started tearing down the landmark bridge at 7 a.m. The demolition crews will begin by removing the decking on the downtown side.

06/05/2013

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New Hastings Bridge Opening To Traffic

This morning drivers who use Highway 61 to get to and from Wisconsin are going to notice a big change. The new Hastings Bridge is opening. The bridge over the Mississippi has been under construction for three years.

06/04/2013

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Driver Killed In Single Vehicle Crash In East Metro

A 35-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Sunday night on Highway 61 in the east Twin Cities metro, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/25/2013

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Boy, 15, Critical After Chisago County Crash

A 15-year-old boy is in critical condition and four others suffered minor injuries after a multi-vehicle crash in Chisago County on Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

01/04/2013

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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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Crews Put Hastings Bridge Into Place

The bridge spanning the Mississippi River on Highway 61 in Hastings was put into place over the weekend.

09/24/2012

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Highway 61 Closure At Hastings Bridge Postponed

The closure of Highway 61 at the Hastings Bridge over the Mississippi River had been postponed. According to the Department of Transportation, crews and now going to float-in the main span of the bridge during the week of September 17.

09/10/2012

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Crash On Mayfly-Covered Hastings Bridge

Investigators are looking into a head-on crash that happened on the Hastings Bridge late Sunday evening.

07/16/2012

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Patrol: Deadly One-Car Accident In St. Paul

A motorist died Friday evening after veering off Highway 61 in Afton, Minn., Friday night and hitting a large tree, the Minnesota State Patrol says.

07/14/2012

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1 Dead, 2 Seriously Hurt In Sandstone Crash

A deadly crash between a car and van killed one person and seriously injured two others Friday evening, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office.

07/09/2012

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Winona Police Investigate Dead Body By Road

Police in Winona said a dead body was found lying in a grassy area along Highway 61 Tuesday morning.

07/03/2012

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Flooding Prompts State Of Emergency In Duluth

Duluth Mayor Don Ness has declared a state of emergency due to the serious flooding in his northeastern Minnesota city. More than five inches of rain in less than 24 hours caused the major flooding, according to city officials.

06/20/2012

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Police: Motorcyclist Loses Control, Dies On Highway 61

A motorcyclist died in Washington County along Highway 61 at 240th Street.

05/19/2012

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies In Forest Lake After Losing Control Of Bike

A motorcyclist died Friday evening after losing control while traveling at high speeds in Forest Lake, the State Patrol says.

05/18/2012

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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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