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Highway Was Dry When Vehicles Collided In Mankato, Killing 3

The highway was dry between St. Peter and Mankato when a car crossed the center median and hit an oncoming truck, killing three and injuring three others, authorities said.

03/17/2014

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Minn. Man Killed While Trying To Save Dog In Iowa

Authorities say a Minnesota man was fatally struck by a car on Christmas as he tried to capture his wandering dog on an Iowa highway.

12/26/2013

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Weekend Traffic Alert: 11 Road Closures To Be Aware Of

Heading out this weekend? You’re going to want to double check this list of road closures and construction projects in the metro area. The following are projects that may affect travel:

08/23/2013

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Weekend Road Construction Could Cripple Metro Traffic

MnDOT’s urging drivers to plan ahead this weekend due to several road construction projects around the metro. Highway projects include work on Highway 10 between West Main Street/Greenhaven Road and Seventh Avenue.

08/16/2013

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Plenty Of Highway Closures For This Weekend

It appears we are right smack dab in the middle of our least favorite season in Minnesota — construction. As such, a number of road construction projects will tangle up traffic through the weekend.

08/15/2013

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Several Highway Closures Hamper Weekend Travel

Drivers traveling around the metro are having to give themselves plenty of time to get to their destinations. Several of the major freeways in and around the Twin Cities are off limits until Monday’s morning rush hour.

08/11/2013

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Charges: Day Care Provider Was Drinking When Girl Wandered Onto Highway

A Pine County day care provider faces charges after a 22-month-old girl in her care walked away last week and onto a nearby highway. The little girl wasn’t hurt, but the day care provider told police she had been drinking vodka and taking cough syrup the afternoon the incident occurred, court documents say.

06/17/2013

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Man Charged In Crash That Killed Woman On Eagan Highway

A 24-year-old Minneapolis man has been accused of causing a two-vehicle crash in Eagan that killed a woman, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

03/25/2013

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1 Killed In Head-On Crash In Yellow Medicine Co.

A driver has died in a crash on an icy highway in Yellow Medicine County early Monday morning, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

02/18/2013

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MnDOT Closes Interstate 94 In Western Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol are closing highways in western Minnesota due to hazardous road conditions.

02/10/2013

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Police: Wis. Man Tried To Give Baby To Passing Drivers

Milwaukee police say a man was arrested after he was seen running in traffic — trying to hand a baby to passing motorists.

05/24/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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Huge Tire Pile Concerns Andover Authorities

There are more than 11,000 cubic yards of the shredded tires waiting to be used as light weight fill to strengthen soggy soils under a shifting Hanson Boulevard in Andover.

01/31/2012

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Overturned Semi In Eden Prairie, Highway Reopened

A semi overturned at Interstate 494 and Highway 212 around 10 a.m. Thursday in Eden Prairie, according to authorities.

12/08/2011

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Southbound 169 Drops To One Lane Monday Night

Highway 169 southbound will be reduced to one lane between Valley View Road and Interstate 494 Monday at 5 p.m.

05/02/2011

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