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1 Injured In Sherburne County Motorcycle Crash

Highway 169 South was shut down briefly Monday after a motorcycle drove off the road near the Elk River Landfill.

08/03/2015

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Motorcycle Road Guard Law To Go Into Effect On Aug. 4

A new law that will help make Minnesota roads a little safer is soon going into effect. On Aug. 4, certified motorcycle “road guards” will be able to stop and control traffic for group-rides of 20 motorcyclists or more.

07/31/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed In Isanti County Crash

A motorcyclist was killed after crashing into another vehicle in Isanti, Minnesota Sunday afternoon. The crash happened along Highway 47 near 261st Street at about 4:15 p.m.

07/27/2015

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1 Injured In Pierce Co. Motorcycle Accident

An Eagan man was hospitalized Saturday after his motorcycle crashed in Pierce County. According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, Mark O’Gorman, 62, was traveling northbound on County Road QQ near 550th Avenue in Oak Grove Township.

07/13/2015

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Wis. State Patrol: Motorcyclist Succumbs To Crash Injuries

A western Wisconsin man died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash last Thursday in Rusk County, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol. Michael Powers, 65, went off the road while taking a curve on STH-40 near Scheel Road just before 8 a.m. on June 18.

06/24/2015

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2 On Motorcycle Dead After Head-On Crash In Jackson County

Two people are dead after their motorcycle crashed into a car in Jackson County Monday evening. According to the accident report, shortly after 6:30 p.m. 67-year-old Richard L. Hedeen and 66-year-old Francois L. Hedeen, both of Davenport, Iowa, were traveling westbound on Interstate 90 when Richard lost control of the motorcycle.

06/23/2015

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Video May Help Police Nab Motorcyclist Who Killed Man In Hit-And-Run

The victim of a hit-and-run accident was laid to rest Tuesday. Now his family and Minneapolis police hope help from the public will lead to the person responsible. Louis Charging Bear, 56, was hit by a motorcycle as he crossed Cedar Avenue at 27th Street in Minneapolis on the night of June 5. Investigators released video Tuesday of the man riding that motorcycle 11 days ago.

06/16/2015

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Patrol: Motorcyclist Dies After Broadsiding Pickup

The State Patrol said a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southeastern Minnesota after trying to pass a pickup truck and slamming into it.

06/14/2015

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Man Killed In Motorcycle Hit-And-Run In Minneapolis

A pedestrian was seriously injured Friday night in a hit-and-run involving a motorcycle in Minneapolis. Police says a man was stuck by a motorcyclist at about 10:38 p.m. at the intersection of Cedar Avenue and 27th Street East.

06/06/2015

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Patrol: 2 Killed When Motorcycle, Car Collide In Isanti Co.

The State Patrol says two people died Saturday night in a head-on collision in Isanti County.

05/17/2015

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Motorcyclist Killed After Colliding With Van In Faribault Co.

The State Patrol says a motorcyclist died Sunday morning in southern Minnesota after colliding with a minivan.

05/10/2015

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In Less Than A Week, 5 Motorcyclists Have Died On Minn. Roads

State officials say five motorcyclists have died on Minnesota roads in less than a week, bringing the year’s fatality total up to six.

04/20/2015

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Minnesota Reports 1st Motorcycle Fatality Of 2015

Public safety officials say a 53-year-old man who crashed his motorcycle in Sherburne County over the weekend is Minnesota’s first motorcycle fatality of 2015.

03/16/2015

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Polaris Recalls 1,500 Of Its Newest Vehicle

Minnesota-based Polaris is recalling about 1,500 of its new creation: the Slingshot. According to the company, the 2015 models manufactured between Aug. 26 and Dec. 16 of last year, as well as the Slingshot SL motorcycles manufactured from Aug. 18 to Dec. 15 are being recalled.

01/29/2015

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Nearly 60 Counts Against Wis. Couple For Alleged Bilking

A Wisconsin couple is facing almost 60 felony counts between the two of them.

01/09/2015

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Mpls. Woman Killed In Minnetrista Motorcycle Accident

A 21-year-old Minneapolis woman has died after a motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon in Minnetrista, Minn. According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office, Samantha Ann Bakker was killed at about 3:10 p.m. on County Road 26 at the intersection of North Branch Road.

09/16/2014

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1 Injured In Motorcycle Crash In Pierce Co.

A Hastings man was injured in a motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon in Trimbelle Township, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department. Matthew Tutehohl, 38, was flown to Regions Hospital Saturday with undetermined injuries. The accident occurred around 1:30 p.m .on County Road O near 480th Avenue.

09/06/2014

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Teen May Face Charges After Fatal Crash In Montrose

A 17-year-old girl may face criminal charges after a fatal head-on crash in Montrose, Minn. Thursday morning. The crash happened at about 9:39 a.m. on Highway 12 near Zephyr Avenue, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/15/2014

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1 Dead In Motorcycle-Truck Crash In Anoka County

A 30-year-old Linwood, Minn. man is dead after colliding with a truck in Linwood Township Sunday afternoon, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. On Sunday at 4:22 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the accident at the intersection of Fawn Lake Drive and Julliard Street.

08/11/2014

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Local Car Company Debuts Newest Vehicle, The Slingshot

A Minnesota company is making a world debut for its newest vehicle. Polaris has a new spin on the motorcycle and it’s probably unlike anything you’ve seen before. It’s called the Slingshot and it’s on debut at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

07/28/2014

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Motorcyle Runs Off Road, Leaves 1 Dead In Wabasha Co.

One man is dead after driving off a roadway in southeastern Minnesota Friday evening. According to police, 55-year-old Joseph Simek, of Lonsdale, was traveling eastbound on Highway 60 a little before 9 p.m. on Friday.

07/19/2014

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Motorcyclist Arrested For Reckless Driving, Clocked At 146 MPH

A 23-year-old man was arrested last week after police say he was swerving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed — at one point, hitting 146 mph — while on a motorcycle.

06/16/2014

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42-Year-Old Man Dies After Losing Control On Motorcycle

Another motorcyclist has been killed after a crash just before 10 p.m. Thursday night. The crash happened on Interstate 94 at Dowling Avenue in Minneapolis.

06/06/2014

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2 Killed After Van U-Turns In Front Of Motorcycle

A 43-year-old woman was killed after the motorcycle on which she was riding crashed into a van west of Cambridge, Minn. Thursday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened along Highway 95.

05/30/2014

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2 Dead In Alexandria Motorcycle Crash

Two people are dead after a motorcycle accident on Fairgrounds Road in Alexandria, Minn. The accident happened Saturday, north of Willow Drive.

05/18/2014

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