A third semi-truck slid into a frozen lake Friday afternoon. The Star Tribune reports the 18-wheeler crashed on I-494 near Rockford Road in Plymouth. No one was injured. This is the third time in a week that a semi had to be recovered from icy water. A semi traveling on Hwy. 14 near Waseca slid onto Clear Lake Wednesday afternoon. Last week, a semi pulling a Target trailer plunged into a pond along I-94 near Monticello.
Klobuchar says Congress should pass law to protect abortion rights
Her comments came as the Supreme Court appears poised to weaken — or gut — Roe v. Wade
Police ask for public's help finding Mpls. woman missing a week
The 36-year-old hasn't been seen or heard from recently.
Hello, winter: List of the coldest wind chills in MN Monday morning
The state went from a relatively mild start of the season, to downright frigid wind chills.
1 CWD-positive deer in Brainerd Lakes area, so surveillance will continue
The CWD monitoring measures were supposed to end after this year.
MN program will train, hire 1,000 nursing assistants for long-term care
The facilities are facing a severe staffing shortage.
Minnesota State Fair reestablishes a police department
The fair had been contracting with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office.
Minnetonka to consider removing middle school mask requirement
The school board has been impressed by vaccination rates among middle school students.
Friday winter storm could hit Twin Cities, southern Minnesota
Meteorologist Sven Sundgaard is already monitoring the forecast.
Teen student arrested for threats toward MN middle school
The Sauk Rapids middle school and high school were closed Monday.
Rally for trans child outed during Hastings school board race draws big crowd
Hastings has been in the spotlight since the child's family was featured in a CNN story.
Minneapolis police chief Medaria Arradondo to retire next month
He's overseen the MPD since mid-2017, following the killing of Justine Ruszczyk Damond
Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Monday, December 6
The latest from the state health department.
Monticello man unhurt after ATV plunges into icy water
A man was riding a four-wheeler from his fish house back to shore when he hit a patch of open water on Norway Lake, north of Underwood. The man pulled himself out and got to shore without injury.
More ATVs plunge into icy water; no one hurt
A conservation officer is among the latest to escape icy water without injury after his ATV broke through thin ice. Two other men survived a close call on Tuesday when their ATV tipped into open water on another lake. And they're far from the only ones to go under recently.
Don't drink the water in Lino Lakes
A drop in water pressure caused the Minnesota Department of Health to issue a Do Not Drink order for the water in Lino Lakes. Low pressure makes the water vulnerable to bacteria. Nearly two dozen restaurants face closing unless they can arrange a substitute water supply.
Third teen dies of injuries as result of Hudson crash
The Wisconsin State Patrol says a third teenager from New Richmond, Wis., has died from injuries following a crash between an SUV and semi-truck last week on I-94 near Hudson. Authorities say Zachary D. Zajec, 17, died Monday of head, chest and other injuries from the July 30 crash. Two other boys, ages 16 and 17, also died when the Dodge Durango Zajec was driving rear-ended the semi.
Shoreview cancels Turtleman Triathlon because of low water levels
Race officials scrapped the popular race this year because of low water on Turtle Lake. The water level in 2010 forced competitors to wade through mud during the swimming portion of the race, and organizers say the event can't risk another blow to its reputation. They changed it to a duathlon in 2011 but participation plunged.
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