Finding Minnesota: Silver Lake's Toilet Bowl RacesDuring the first year, the toilet bowl races were nothing more than an old latrine strapped on a red wagon and pushed down a hill.
1 Dead After Vehicle Rear-Ends Semi In McLeod Co. One man is dead after his vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck Wednesday afternoon in McLeod County, according to Minnesota State Patrol The accident occurred on Highway 7, just three miles west of Silver Lake, Minn. Twenty-three-year-old Ryan M. Sturges, of Glencoe, died on the scene.
Body Identified As Missing Rochester WomanThe Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said that a body that was found in Silver Lake on Thursday afternoon was that of a missing Rochester woman. Police earlier this week had asked for the public’s help in finding 53-year-old Dawn Jeanette Ehret.
Snowmobiler Killed After Collision With TrainA 31-year-old man from Silver Lake was killed Saturday night when the snowmobile he was driving hit a train west of the Twin Cities.
Mpls. North Loop Ranked Among Best Hipster NeighborhoodsNo doubt to the horror of any and all hipsters who live, work or play there, Minneapolis' North Loop was named one of the best hipster neighborhoods in America by Forbes Magazine.
Girl Dies In ATV Accident Near Silver LakeA 9-year-old girl is dead after an all-terrain vehicle accident in central Minnesota.