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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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Motorcycle Gang Road Rage

Young father, his wife and 2-year-old are victims to motorcycle gang attack

10/02/2013

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61-Year-Old Man Injured In Pierce County Motorcycle Crash

A 61-year-old Belle Plain man is in the hospital after crashing his motorcycle Saturday afternoon, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office.

09/15/2013

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2 Injured After Motorcycle, Minivan Collide In St. Louis Co.

Two people are being treated with non-life-threatening injuries after the motorcycle they were riding on collided with a minivan Saturday near Babbitt, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s office. At 1:15 p.m., 67-year-old Susan Fetterer of Plymouth attempted to turn on to northbound Highway 21 and collided with a motorcycle. Thirty-five-year-old Dewi Webb, the motorcycle driver, and 36-year-old passenger Tiffany Webb were ejected from the bike on impact.

09/14/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed After Swerving To Avoid Deer

A motorcyclist that swerved to avoid striking a deer in the road was killed in a crash near Black River Falls Tuesday afternoon. The Wisconsin State Patrol responded to the scene at Oakridge Road about a half-mile north of State Highway 27.

09/11/2013

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State Patrol Asking For Help Locating Fatal Hit-&-Run Driver

The Minnesota State Patrol is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle – and driver – in a fatal hit-and-run crash just north of Sauk Centre on Aug. 24.

09/10/2013

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Police: Forest Lake Motorcyclist Collides With Car, Dies

A 40-year-old Forest Lake man died Friday afternoon in Oak Grove when his motorcycle collided with a car at an intersection, authorities said. The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said the incident took place at 5:08 p.m. at the intersection of Vikings Boulevard and University Avenue.

09/07/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 6 Reasons Why Tremayne Is Tommie Football’s Poster Boy

Everybody loves Tremayne Williams. Both on and off the record, his trainers, his teammates and his coach respect and revere the face of the 2013 Tommie football team. “He’s our poster boy,” coach Glenn Caruso said during two-a-days last week at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.

09/06/2013

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Plymouth Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Plymouth woman is dead after her husband lost control of his motorcycle while driving in Indiana Thursday morning, according to authorities. Lori K. Rutten, 55, and her husband Roger, 59, where driving northbound on I-65 in Lake County on a 2012 Harley Davidson motorcycle when Roger switched lanes and struck an uneven portion of the road. The motorcycle flipped, and both passengers were ejected over barrier cables, eventually landing on a grassy portion of the median.

08/31/2013

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Driver Killed, Passenger Injured In Wright Co. Motorcycle Crash

A 52-year-old Elk River man is dead after a motorcycle crash in Silver Creek Township Saturday night, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.

08/19/2013

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Motorcyclist Killed, 1 Injured In South Mpls. Crash

A 33-year-old motorcyclist is dead after crashing into a vehicle in south Minneapolis early Thursday morning, according to Minneapolis officials.

08/15/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 8-12.

The Bear is still King of the Smack Down!

08/12/2013

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Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Itasca Co. Rollover

A motorcyclist is in the hospital after colliding with a truck on Highway 38 in Deer Lake, Minn. Sunday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

08/11/2013

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