The kind of kidnapping that captivates the country — and the media — is thankfully very rare. On average 115 children under the age of 18 are abducted by strangers each year, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
We asked our expert, Trent Ranzau, who is knowledgeable in all things outdoors, to point out some of the key things to bring along on a camping trip, especially if you’re going to venture out into the Minnesota wild on your own.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says springtime is a good time for parents to talk to teens about safe driving habits.
Despite Minnesota’s snowy and icy winters, the State’s highways have been ranked as the No. 2 safest in the nation.
It’s been a dangerous winter on Minnesota lakes. On Lake Minnetonka alone, 14 vehicles and one snowmobile have gone through the ice – and three people have died.
Tabitha Markle — just 8 months old — died after her family’s car plunged into Lake Minnetonka on Friday. And since Friday, 15 other people have had to escape from six other sinking cars on Lake Minnetonka.
Fasten and focus; AAA Minneapolis hopes distracted drivers will pay attention to its new ad campaign.
The number of concussions in youth football has been declining in recent years; concussion concerns are a big part of that.
A split-second after Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith pushed back judge Steve Freeman aside during a confrontation with several Tennessee Titans, the rookie already knew he made a big mistake.
Trampolines provide fun and exercise for kids, but according to a recent study they shouldn’t be anywhere near your home.
Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond has been carted off the field with a right ankle injury and will not return.
State safety officials are urging drivers to watch for students heading back to school this week in Minnesota where school buses make at least 10,000 trips each day.
The mass shootings in Wisconsin and Colorado have a lot of Americans thinking about what they would do in a similar situation. But some of the ways we think we’d react aren’t always what will keep us safe.
A lot has changed in Minnesota since the 35W bridge went down five years ago. State lawmakers ordered emergency inspections of every bridge in Minnesota immediately afterward, and they did find some problems.