The Minnesota State Patrol says alcohol played a factor in a fatal head-on crash Saturday afternoon. Twenty-five-year-old Cory Ingeman, of Karlstad, crossed the center lane in his pickup truck, colliding head-on with a van on Highway 1 in Marshall County at about 12:42 p.m.
Authorities said there have been no injuries but residents in some far northwestern Minnesota towns have been evacuated after an oil line explosion Monday morning.
A man is in jail after Wisconsin authorities arrested him in connection with the Wednesday hit-and-run death of an 84-year-old woman.
A 74-year-old rural Warren man has drowned after falling through the ice on a private pond in Monroe County.