The State Patrol decided to retire its fleet of motorcycles "due to increased training costs, a concern for trooper safety, and a lack of troopers interested in volunteering for the unit." The first bike will be sold at a live auction Saturday, April 21 and the rest will be sold the following week.
St. Paul to close road in anticipation of Mississippi River flooding
River levels are expected to rise through the week.
Former Mormon church leader convicted of sexually assaulting boy, 13
It emerged that the church leader was a registered sex offender.
Lost 1-year-old reunited with parents in Brooklyn Park
The girl was found by a concerned citizen around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
For 2nd time, Minnesota farm devastated by deadly fire
Around 1,000 goats and a litter of puppies were killed when a barn caught fire on Friday.
Fleeing suspect crashes, killing innocent driver in Brooklyn Park
The suspect fled police in Osseo and was going south on County Road 81.
Body found tangled with debris in the Mississippi River
The individual's name has not yet been released.
Around 100 kids run from carnival fight into Northtown Mall
Police say a large fight was happening on the ferris wheel before kids fled into the mall.
Former state senator Scott Jensen endorsed by GOP for governor
Jensen beat to multiple other hopefuls for the endorsement at Saturday's convention.
2 men die at the scene of shooting in north Minneapolis
Both men died at the scene.
NWS already monitoring Thursday for severe weather in MN
Monday-Wednesday should be fantastic weather in Minnesota.
Body of missing Mankato woman believed to have been found
A canoer found the body in a swamp near Eagle Lake Friday.
MN GOP endorses attorney general, secretary of state candidates
Kim Crockett was endorsed as the party's candidate for secretary of state, while Jim Schultz won the endorsement for attorney general.
St. Paul Harley-Davidson dealership sues motorcycle company over sales restrictions
The dealership claims the company's new rules on international sales will cost it millions of dollars in revenue per year and put its business in jeopardy. The lawsuit says dealers can no longer sell Harley-brand parts and accessories outside the United States.
Minn. State Patrol impounds 'unsafe' car with gas tank on front seat
The Minnesota State Patrol says it has impounded a car in Koochiching County with an unusual alternative fuel source. A trooper spokesperson says the driver of a rusted out Ford Pinto had a gas can on the front seat with a hose that ran out the passenger window, around the front and under the hood, which was "rigged up to the engine."
State sells $769M in bonds for building, road projects
The bonds were sold at a historic low interest rate of 2.82 percent. The sale now brings the state’s bond debt total just under $6 million.
Minnesota State Patrol rolls final Crown Victoria into service
The Crown Vic has been a State Patrol favorite for the past 30 years, but Ford has officially stopped making the model. Older squad cars will to be replaced with Ford's new Police Interceptor starting in May.
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