Snowy roads cause accidents, spinouts
MINNEAPOLIS — The falling weekend snow has caused a headache for some drivers. The Minnesota State Patrol is reporting that between 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday there were 238 crashes on Minnesota roads. Only about 30 of those crashes involved injuries and only one involved serious or fatal injuries.State patrol also said 106 cars spun off the roadways. There were also two jackknifed semi-trucks. It's important to remember to stay inside your car if you spin out or crash. It is also recommended that people keep a winter emergency kit in their cars. You can find a list of essential items here.You can also check the Minnesota Department of Transportation 511 site for updates on road conditions.
The Poorest Town in Minnesota has been Revealed
A newly released list of the poorest communities in the country has been released from the online finance site known as 24/7 Wall St. They have analyzed recent census data including the poverty rate, median household income, and unemployment rate in order to create a list of the poorest towns in each of the 50 states.
WARNING! 5 Most Dangerous Roads In Minnesota Revealed
One of the roads on the top 5 list sees an average of 229 car crashes a year!
20 Of The Absolute Worst Towns To Live In Minnesota
"Crime, especially violent crime like robbery and homicide, can greatly detract from the quality of life in any city."
This Popular Lake Mille Lacs Resort Is Now Listed As Being Up For Sale
If you are hospitality-driven, you might be interested in this piece of real estate that was JUST listed as being for sale. Izatys Resort has been listed for sale online, and for just 4 million dollars, you could own and take over the resort that sits on the Southside of Lake Mille Lacs.
First taste of winter to bring up to 6 inches of snow to Minnesota
After 50s on Friday, winter arrives on Saturday.
Massive sandwich chain opens another location in Minnesota
A popular food chain recently opened another new location in Minnesota this week. Read on to learn more. On Wednesday, December 6, 2023, the fast-growing food chain Jersey Mikes Subs celebrated the grand opening of its newest Minnesota location in Moorhead, according to an opening event announcement posted on the business's Facebook page.
Rare Cougar Sighting in Minneapolis, What the DNR Has to Say
In the wee hours of Monday morning, there was a cougar that made its way through a Minneapolis, Minnesota neighborhood. It was in the Lowry Hill neighborhood and was caught on camera by at least two people in the area. The first camera sighting was around 3:30 AM on Monday...
SE Minnesota driver involved in deadly crash in SW Minnesota
NOBLES, Minn. - A fatal crash Saturday morning in southwest Minnesota involved a driver from the southeast part of the state. The Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 6:50 am on Interstate 90 in Nobles County. An SUV driven by a 21-year-old man from Dover was westbound when it went out of control and rolled into the median near mile marker 39. The State Patrol says the highway was snow and ice-covered at the time of the crash.
New Law For Minnesota Employees Begins January 1st
Did you know about this? A new law goes into effect in Minnesota on January 1st of 2024 and if you are an employee in Minnesota that works at least eighty hours in a calendar year, this will mostly likely impact you. This law is known as the Minnesota's 'earned...
Plan On Ice Fishing In MN This Winter? Know This New Rule!
If you are planning on ice fishing in Minnesota this winter, you might want to learn about this new law that has gone into effect before you head out onto the lake. You wouldn't want to have to pay for a ticket, would you?. Big changes are coming for all...
MN man indicted on murder in girlfriends death
Matthew Brenneman is accused of killing his girlfriend Danicka Bergeson. He has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.
Man killed in landslide at Minnesota state park
MANKATO, MN (KELO) — A 19-year-old man has died following a landslide at a state park in southern Minnesota. It happened late Saturday afternoon at Minneopa State Park, near Mankato. Authorities received a call that someone was trapped underneath the collapsed earth. Emergency workers were able to recover the man’s body. The Blue Earth County […]
Slippery roads likely Saturday night but sun will come back for Sunday
WEATHER STORY: A large but moisture starved low pressure system is in the Northland Saturday. Snow is possible and accumulations should be light but potentially slippery. In fact, numerous accidents have already occurred on the Iron Range. Please travel cautiously everywhere! High winds for a few days ahead will also blow that snow around. Heaviest snow will be in Iron County and Gogebic County. Folks there face a Winter Weather Advisory. The low will leave as early as Sunday and then a sunny period will take over for most of the week ahead. Normal high and low this week are 27 and 12. We will be near that to start the week but another warm-up towards 40 will finish.
First confirmed RSV death in Minnesota
(KSTP) – State health officials have confirmed one RSV-related death in Minnesota this season. The Minnesota Department of Health has not shared any other details about the person who died, but medical professionals say the virus is something to watch for this holiday season, particularly among children. Dr, Liz...
Man dies day after shooting SPPD officer
The man who died has been identified by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension as 24-year-old Brandon Keys.
A true hero Minnesotans can be proud of
As we commemorated the attack on Pearl Harbor last Thursday, I'm sure very few Minnesotans realize the connection Minnesota has to the Day of Infamy, and the destruction of the U.S.S. Arizona. Capt. Franklin Van Valkenburgh, commander of the Arizona, was born in Minneapolis on April 5, 1888. His family moved to Milwaukee when he was a young boy. ...
Minnesota Woman Sent to Prison For Role in $1.8 Million Fraud
St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Minnesota woman has been sentenced to federal prison for a conviction connected to multiple schemes to defraud people throughout the nation. The US Attorney for Minnesota says 70-year-old Gale Joyce Ferngren of Rush City has been ordered to spend 21 months behind bars followed by two years on supervised release. She is also being required to pay $1.7 million in restitution.
The Biggest Christmas Snowstorm to Ever Hit Minnesota Was a Holiday Miracle
The prospect of having a “White Christmas” fills many with holiday cheer — especially in the northern parts of the U.S. White Christmases, or Christmas Eves and Days with more than one inch of snow on the ground, harken back to holiday songs and well-loved artist depictions of “perfect” Christmas mornings. In some states, having […]
Did You Make The List? MN’s Most Common Last Names
The team at Ancestry.com has revealed the most common last names by the state? Any guesses as to what last name is #1 in Minnesota?. Smith, Johnson, Miller, Jones, Williams, and Anderson make up most of the most common surnames all across the country. Most Common Surname By State. Alabama:...