State Patrol: Motorcyclist Hits, Kills Black Bear On I-35 In Pine Co.A Pine County man is hospitalized after hitting a black bear on Interstate 35 near Pine City late Friday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says 48-year-old Edmund Hanson, of Brook Park, was driving on I-35 when a black bear stepped out onto the highway.
State Patrol: 1 Dead In Chisago County CrashAt least one person is death after a crash in Chisago County Thursday evening, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The crash happened at about 6 p.m. just south of Harris on Interstate 35.
State Patrol Investigates Fatal Crash In OwatonnaAt least one person was killed Saturday afternoon in a car crash in Owatonna. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 1:42 p.m. on Interstate 35 north of Hoffman Street.
Section Of I-35 Closed South Of MetroA section of southbound Interstate 35 is closed due to an injury accident Wednesday morning, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Finding Minnesota: The Shark, The Rocket & Other Oddities Along I-35Drivers do a lot of double takes along I-35 in the south metro, where a life-sized shark statue is on a hillside next to a replica submarine, rocket ship and something resembling a Martian vehicle. They’re there to draw attention to Hot Sam's, an antique shop overlooking an eclectic salvage yard that's been nicknamed an "antique theme park."
I-35 South Of Owatonna Reopens After Crash The Minnesota State Patrol says a section of I-35 south of Owatonna that was closed after a fiery crash has now reopened. The Patrol says a semi and a car were stopped in the right northbound lane Thursday afternoon due to traffic backups. Another semi crashed into the car, which then collided with the first semi. The trucks then caught on fire, sending a plume of smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.
1 Killed In 3-Car Crash on I-35 In FaribaultOne person is dead after a car hit two vehicles on Interstate 35 in Faribault, Minn. Sunday night. Mach Kuel, 39, of Coon Rapids died Sunday after the car he was traveling in hit one vehicle and side-swiped another. Police said they responded to a call about an accident around 11: 17 p.m. Sunday.
Multi-Vehicle Crash Closes I-35 Near Lakeville For HoursJust a few hours of light snow Friday was enough to set off a chain reaction pile-up on Interstate 35 south of the Twin Cities. The accident occurred on the northbound lanes of I-35 at County Road 50 near Lakeville, Minn.
Most Road Work Done, But Labor Day Travel Still TrickyIf you have travel plans for Labor Day weekend, be prepared for a little traffic. MnDOT Director of Communications Kevin Gutknecht says there won't be any construction going on, but the road work areas will still mean road closures and slower speed limits. “There are a number of work zones that folks may encounter during their holiday weekend travel,” Gutknecht said. “Work zones can still be dangerous places, so folks should slow down, take their time and proceed cautiously.”
Weekend Road Construction Could Cripple Metro TrafficMnDOT'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.
Major Weekend Closures For I-35 & I-94If you have plans this weekend, you may want to leave early. Some parts of the metro's busiest stretches of interstate are shut down. I-35W is closed northbound in heart of the metro, and I-94 is closed westbound.
State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash On I-35 In Chisago CountyThe state patrol is investigating a fatal crash that took place Wednesday night on I-35 at County Road 17.