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.
Ant's fast start can't snap Grizzlies winning streak
Memphis extended its streak to 11 games with a 116-108 victory over the Timberwolves.
Popular Italian eatery in Uptown to permanently close
The owner of Trattoria Mucci said it "just didn't work out this time."
MN popcorn shop gets Times Square billboard via 'The Late Show'
The last time Redmon's Popcorn got national attention, it shut down two days later.
Frey backtracks on dining mandate: Kids age 2-4 won’t need test
The mayor told Chad Hartman the city is already working to change its just-announced regulation.
11 staff members on leave after refusing Willmar district's COVID policy
The staff members were placed on leave after they "opted not to comply."
Man charged with stealing van with dog inside in South St. Paul
He apparently said he didn't realize there was a dog inside.
African cat found in Massachusetts is coming to Minnesota
The cat has to have its leg amputated.
Duluth becomes first non-metro city to bring back mask mandate
The omicron variant is surging across Minnesota.
Here's where COVID-19 case rates are the highest in Minnesota
The highest rates can be found mainly in southeastern Minnesota and around the Twin Cities metro area.
After staff got COVID, someone sent Al's Breakfast a letter mocking its vaxx requirement
"So sorry to hear your fully vaccinated staff is sick with Covid and you are forced to close," the letter begins.
NWS releases snowfall forecast for specific Minnesota cities
Here's how much snow is forecast for more than 50 cities in Minnesota, including the majority of the metro area.
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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