The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the 368 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads in 2011 represents a fourth consecutive annual drop in road fatalities and the lowest death count on record since 1944 when 356 were killed. The 368 deaths mark a 44 percent decrease from 10 years ago.
Eric Perkins, Miss Minnesota, Paul Fletcher create new podcast
The podcast is released Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and is available wherever you find podcasts.
MSP Airport debuts mock aircraft to help ease flying anxiety
The pre-flight experiences cover the TSA screening procedure, exploring a terminal, boarding a plane and meeting a pilot, and preparing for takeoff.
These Minnesota kids will be competing at National Spelling Bee
The upcoming event in Maryland will be the first fully in-person Scripps National Spelling Bee since 2019.
New data shows how omicron has impacted kids in Minnesota
The new data shows breakthrough data during the omicron period, which began Dec. 19, 2021.
Albert Lea shooting suspect arrested after 3 weeks on the run
He is accused of shooting a man in the upper thigh on May 1.
Motorcyclist, 59, killed after losing control on right curve
The Harley Davidson rider was thrown from his bike.
Minnesota's 2022 legislative session: What's happening?
A list of items agreed upon and yet to reach any bipartisan agreement in the latest legislative session.
Water main break floods 40-45 homes in St. Louis Park
The city says the rupture happened on Minnetonka Boulevard.
Charges: 6-year-old Eli Hart shot up to 9 times by his mother
The 28-year-old is facing 2nd-degree murder charges.
Former WCCO Radio host Dave Lee moves into podcasts
His new podcast, called 'My First Concert,' launched last week.
Tow boat collides with Mississippi River lock and dam in Alma, WI
The crash remains under investigation by the United States Coast Guard.
Police: Man in minivan approached kids, claimed he was former principal
Investigators say children were approached by a man in a white minivan who falsely claimed he'd been a local school principal.
Gridlock gone? Minneapolis No. 1 in traffic decrease
Traffic congestion dropped 30 percent last year from 2010 in the 100 largest U.S. metropolitan areas, and the biggest decrease was in Minneapolis, according to a new study. The number of road projects in the city dropped from 283 in 2010 to 258 in 2011, one official said.
Annual traffic deaths in Minnesota fall below 400 for first time since 1944
The state has the second-lowest fatality rate in the nation, with just 349 deaths due to traffic crashes in 2011, according to early data from the Department of Public Safety. Officials say seat-belt use is at a record high while DWI arrests are falling.
Experts put 900 heads together on question of how to reduce traffic fatalities
Traffic deaths in Minnesota reached their lowest level since World War II last year. But there's always room for improvement, as the name of the "Toward Zero Deaths" conference indicates. The event in Bloomington brings together the departments of transportation, public safety, and health.
Speed is fueling big rise in traffic deaths in Minnesota this year
Deaths are way up in Minnesota at this point in 2021 compared to 2020.
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