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Sheriff: Speed & Alcohol May Be Factor In Aitkin Co. Snowmobile Crash

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a 26-year-old Lino Lakes man was injured in a snowmobile crash Friday evening.

12/22/2014

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Second Year Of Winter Scavenger Hunt Has $50K In Prizes

Looking for an excuse to explore Minnesota this winter? Then you might want to take part in a months-long statewide scavenger hunt called “Checkpoint Minnesota.”

12/10/2014

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Missing Moorhead Man’s Snowmobile Found In West Fargo River

Officials are searching the Sheyenne River in West Fargo for a missing snowmobiler. Police in West Fargo say friends of 34-year-old Cole Schwindt reported him missing Tuesday night when he failed to meet them to go snowmobiling. Divers later found the snowmobile submerged in the river.

12/03/2014

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Early Snow Opens Minnesota’s Snowmobile Trails

Even though it’s not officially winter, it is officially snowmobile season in Minnesota.

12/01/2014

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Sheriff: Iowa Man Injured In Snowmobile Accident

Authorities in eastern Iowa say a man has been hospitalized after flipping his snowmobile while driving on grass.

09/29/2014

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Man, 34, Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A 34-year-old man from Monticello was killed when his snowmobile crashed with a pickup truck in Silver Creek Township Saturday afternoon. According to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened at about 2 p.m. on the 13700 block of County Road 75 Northwest.

02/04/2014

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Snowmobiler Talks Getting Stranded, Spending Night In Frigid Cold

Snowmobiling is a way of life for the Jenney family of Albertville, and the family cabin in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula near White Pine is the perfect setting for winter recreation. Snowfall in that part of the country comes early and often, providing for wonderful trail riding.

01/31/2014

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Sheriff: Chisago County Robbery Suspect Flees On Snowmobile

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the north Twin Cities metro after a man committed an armed robbery and fled the scene on a snowmobile. The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 7:34 p.m. Monday to Tim’s Country Cupboard in Center City on a report of an armed robbery.

01/21/2014

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Maple Grove Man Dies In Snowmobile Crash

Authorities say a Maple Grove man has died in a snowmobile crash near Burtrum in Todd County of central Minnesota.

01/19/2014

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Twin Lakes Man Hurt Racing Snowmobile In Iowa

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources says a Minnesota man was injured while racing a snowmobile on Clear Lake in northern Iowa. The DNR says 29-year-old Tyler Hall of Twin Lakes, Minn., had finished a run as part of the Jack Helgren Memorial Race near Clear Lake State Park on Saturday morning when he lost control of his snowmobile. Hall had completed his run while traveling 75 mph when his snowmobile veered off the route and hit a snow drift. He was thrown from the snowmobile and slid about 100 feet on the ice.

01/18/2014

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Bemidji Man Killed In Snowmobile Crash

A 23-year-old Bemidji man is dead after crashing his snowmobile on the east side of Lake Bemidiji Saturday, according to police.

12/30/2013

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Iraqi Interpreter Settles In To New Life In Minn.

After years of living in a war-torn country, an Iraqi man is starting a new life in Minnesota with the help of some American soldiers he met overseas. Twelve days ago, Phillip arrived in the Twin Cities. He uses the nickname that American soldiers gave him in the interest of protecting his identity.”Twelve days without any check points. Nobody asks me where I’m going, you know, all the security stuff. And you feel safe,” Khalid said. “The first three, four days [it] was exciting. First time to see snow, you know. All this nice weather, but now, I feel cold.”

12/27/2013

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Shafer Man Dies In Freak Snowmobile Accident

A 63-year-old Shafer man is dead after a snowmobile accident Saturday, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s office. The fatal accident happened late Saturday morning at a residence in Franconia Township. According to a witness, Dennis Holt was moving a snowmobile that he was not familiar with, which had a left-handed throttle.

12/21/2013

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Man, 22, Dies In Pine Co. Snowmobile Accident

A 22-year-old man is dead after hitting a tree with his snowmobile south of Rutledge Sunday afternoon, according to the Pine County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office says alcohol may have played a role in the accident.

12/16/2013

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Authorities: 2 Injured After Snowmobiles Crash In Open Field

Two men have been taken to the hospital after their snowmobiles crashed in an open field near the Brainerd Airport, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.

03/04/2013

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