Authorities Say Suspected Drunken Driver Waved At OfficerAuthorities say a suspected drunken driver who'd been headed the wrong way waved at an officer as he re-entered the highway after going into the ditch.
Officials: 2 Women Die In Hog Barn FireOfficials in southwestern Minnesota say two women died Monday morning when flames engulfed a hog barn.
Man, 19, Shot By Cop During Rock County Car ChaseA 19-year-old Luverne, Minnesota, man was shot by a police officer during a high-speed car chase Thursday evening.
Obama Declares Disaster In Flooded Minn. Counties President Obama has declared a disaster in eight Minnesota counties damaged by flooding, unleashing federal funds to help repair millions in damages. June and July storms hit more than 50 of the state's 87 counties, costing Minnesota an estimated $55 million for flood response and repairs.
State Patrol: Cyclist Hit, Killed While Pulling Children In Rock CountyA 33-year-old woman was hit by a truck and killed while pulling her two children on a bicycle on Monday in southwestern Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Damage Assessments Start In 4 Minnesota CountiesTeams from the state and federal emergency management offices are headed to four Minnesota counties to start adding up the damage from recent storms and flash flooding. The surveys were starting Tuesday and Wednesday in Jackson, Nobles, Renville and Rock counties.
Minnesota Activates Emergency Operations Center Authorities have activated the State Emergency Operations Center to help communities in southwestern and northern Minnesota respond to damage from recent severe storms. The announcement says it's just a partial activation that requires officials from various agencies to determine whether state resources are needed for the recovery effort. It says no local officials have requested state resources so far.
Obama Declares Storm Disaster After Ice StormPresident Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
2 Killed On Slippery Wisconsin HighwayTwo people died when their car slid into the path of a semi on a slippery Rock County highway.
Wis. Man Arrested On Tentative Charge Of 4th OWI Rock County authorities have arrested a Whitewater man on a tentative charge of fourth-offense drunken driving after deputies say they found him asleep in his car with the engine still running.
14-Year-Old Killed In Crash, 3 Other Kids CriticalA 14-year-old boy is dead and three other children are in critical condition after a vehicle carrying seven people went off the road in Rock County. Police say none of the kids injured in the crash were wearing a seat belt.