State Patrol: 2 Seriously Hurt In I-494 Crash Near Minnesota RiverMultiple people were injured in a crash early Saturday morning on Interstate 494 in Bloomington, likely due to icy conditions.
Drivers Beware: Snow Is Coming For The Evening CommuteLight snow is expected to fall Monday on much of central Minnesota – and just in time for the evening commute.
Winter Crashes Overwhelm Auto ShopsIcy roads and this winter's dangerous driving conditions are creating a new problem. With the huge number of crashes this winter, auto repair shops are swamped. Many repair shops are now telling customers they will have to wait four to six weeks before they can even start working on their car or truck.
Polar Vortex Might Not Bring Snow, But Does Create Black Ice While the polar vortex brings a gut-punch of cold, it also brings with it something far less obvious: black ice. While seeing snow often cues drivers to slow down, what likely isn’t seen in extreme cold is ice, which can even form from condensation caused by car exhaust.