Craig Patterson says he was able to land the big marlin in about half an hour, but only with help. When it broke the surface, the ship's captain shot it three times with a Magnum, but the fish kept fighting. Once it was on deck, a baseball bat was used to finish off the marlin.
A portion of I-35W will close this weekend in the Twin Cities metro
Both directions of the interstate between Highway 62 and I-94 will be closed this weekend.