The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is warning motorists to watch for increased deer movement. The current deer breeding season and added crop harvesting are main factors in the added traffic risk. Minnesota's deer population is estimated at more than one million.
Armed robbery suspect sought in two south metro investigations
The incidents took place at credit unions in Savage and Apple Valley.
Former Twin Cities plastic surgeon charged with sex crimes
Christopher Kovanda is accused of inappropriately touching woman under the guise of providing medical care.
Minnesota man accused of murder in Chicago is arrested in Alabama
A 26-year-old man from a small town on the Iowa border is accused of murdering a Greyhound bus employee.
Support for Shakopee Public Schools employee diagnosed with cancer
The media specialist has been transitioned to hospice care recently.
Big November snowstorms uncommon in MN, but snowfall is increasing
This week's 8.4 inches at MSP Airport was one of the biggest November storms in the Twin Cities since 1991.
New coffee shop brings taste of the North Shore to Minnetonka
Base Camp Coffee & Provisions is now open.
Minnesota nurses take vote on whether to hold second strike
The results will be determined Wednesday night.
OCD, irritable bowel syndrome added to MN's medical marijuana list
They are the two latest qualifying medical conditions for Minnesota's marijuana program.
Fundraiser created for family-owned Cô Tu' Oriental Cuisine after shooting
Support from the community will go towards medical expenses and overhead costs for the restaurant.
Police: Minnesota murder suspect arrested in Texas
Erica Roberts has been on the run since March.
Jackknifed semis close I-35 northbound near Faribault
There are icy conditions across Minnesota
Red Lake man gets 12 years for murder of his cousin
Charges state the man beat the victim with a metal cabinet and its drawers.
DNR: Deer harvest down seven percent in 2011
The Department of Natural Resources says the decline is a result of a smaller deer population and a windy opening weekend of the firearms season. Minnesota deer hunters harvested 192,300 deer during the 2011 season. That's 15,000 fewer deer than in 2010. The 2012 deer hunting season begins in September.
No surprise: Minnesota among leaders in deer-vehicle collisions
Using data from the Federal Highway Administration, State Farm calculated that the chances of a motorist colliding with a deer in Minnesota is 1 in 98. That puts the state in eighth place.
Good weather credited with better deer hunting results in Minnesota
The DNR says hunters have harvested 143,000 deer so far this season, down only 7 percent from the same point last year.
Bachmann pens op-ed: Beware of radical Islam
Rep. Michele Bachmann, under fire for allegations that the extremist Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government, defends her position Thursday in the Star Tribune. The Minnesota Republican writes: "It is my duty as a member of Congress to ask why the Obama administration has repeatedly undermined America's national security and bows to political correctness on issues related to radical Islam."
At least 4 people have died since deer hunting opener
A juvenile in central Minnesota is the latest to die in a hunting-related accident, according to the Associated Press. Two others were killed after falling from deer stands, and another hunter succumbed to natural causes. Several others have been hurt from firearms or falls from deer stands.
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