Authorities are investigating after a man was hit by a train and badly hurt on Nicollet Island in Minneapolis early Saturday morning. Police responded to the 200 block of Island Avenue East, which is near DeLaSalle High School, at about 12:06 a.m. on a report that a man had been hit by a train.
Consider trying something new this year by vacationing in an off-the-beaten path-locale where fun abounds but the crowds do not.
We are fortunate to have a lot of natural features that make Minneapolis a special place to live and work. But, you have to admit, it’s rather odd to find a 48-acre island in the middle of a river, right next to a downtown area.