Andy Gabrielson survived deadly storms for more than 10 years, but he was killed Saturday afternoon by a wrong-way driver along an Oklahoma Interstate. The 24-year-old lived in Luverne, Minnesota and stayed in Oklahoma City during the severe weather season. MSNBC reports Gabrielson frequently helped with severe weather coverage on the The Weather Channel and was also featured on NBC's "Dateline." Gabrielson leaves behind a 3-year-old daughter.
Fire departments decry drivers running over hoses, endangering crews
It happened in two separate Northland cities this week.
All Energy Solar reaches growth milestones with higher goals yet for 2022
Minnesota solar company continues to thrive through building a strong workforce
Authorities ID family found frozen to death at MN-Canada border
They're still trying to unravel how they got there and who might have helped them.
Mayo Clinic specialist: 'The omicron surge is not over'
Experts expect a rapid decline over the next month followed a period of calm.
Charges: Man in stolen Jeep leads police on 110 mph chase
He crashed into a light post near the Capitol and then fled on foot, the complaint says.
Puppy in back of stolen Audi found, reunited with owner
The 4 1/2-month-old bullmastiff had been missing more than a week.
WI's best 'hole-in-the-wall' diner is Guy Fieri-approved
Come for the "garbage pile," stay for ... even more breakfast food.
Minnesota's pre-pro women's soccer team unveils name, logo
The new name and look was unveiled after community owners voted on a winner.
21 people charged in connection to drug trafficking in northern MN
Police say the organization sold more than 10 pounds of heroin and fentanyl in northern Minnesota.
MN's 'best hole-in-the-wall diner' is, sadly, currently closed
MSN recently published its pick for best diner in each state.
MN apartment complex loses heat, nearly 150 residents evacuated
A boiler problem caused the heating issue.
Truck hauling beehives from Minnesota crashes in Montana
A driver en route to California crashed on I-94 on Monday night, wrecking the truck and spilling the hives. The Highway Patrol said the freezing weather would hopefully keep the bees at bay.
Identity revealed of MSU student killed in plane crash
Matthew Zocher was piloting from Mankato's airport en route to his family's home in Wisconsin for Thanksgiving when his aircraft went down in a wooded area. The 24-year-old aviation student at Mankato State University was the only passenger.
21-year-old charged in weekend crash that killed 3
A 21-year-old man from Cokato was charged Monday in a crash that killed three generations of a family over the weekend, WCCO reports. Michelle Hoffman, 40, her 8-year-old daughter Julia and her mother-in-law, 68-year-old Marty Stoffers, died in the crash Friday night near Willmar. Investigators believe Paul Wickenhauser, who was driving the pickup truck that struck their vehicle, had been drinking.
NDSU department head killed in Minnesota farm accident
Cole Gustafson, PhD, 56, Chair of the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, died in an accident on his parents farm in near Center City, Minn. Saturday. Gustafson's right leg apparently became pinned by a tractor tire and he died at the scene.
Driver in crash that killed Minn. coach's son had .351 BAC
The 38-year-old man arrested after a fatal crash in Starbuck, Minn., had a blood alcohol content of .351, according to a criminal complaint. The crash critically injured Southwest Minnesota State basketball coach Brad Bigler and killed his 5-month-old son.
North Dakota State mourns four students killed in crash
The four first-year students were returning to school after spending a long weekend with their families in the Twin Cities area. A university official says the loss of the 18 and 19-year-old women has the NDSU campus in "shock and disbelief."
Family members killed in motorhome crash were not wearing seatbelts
Highway patrol officials say the five members of a Minnesota family killed in a crash in Kansas were not wearing seatbelts. At least two of the other 13 people in the vehicle were wearing restraints. A 17-year-old member of the family from Jordan, Minnesota was at the wheel at the time of the crash.
Pilot killed in helicopter crash was well-known regional developer
A widely known developer and businessman from Hackensack, 56-year-old John Zacher, died after his helicopter went down in Ten Mile Lake in Cass County on Thanksgiving Day. His wife swam to shore and called 911.
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