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'Blow ice' vexing drivers; semis skittering off highways

Thursday morning was a rough one for semitrailer truck drivers criss-crossing the state on slick roads, and Minnesota drivers are battling "blow ice," State Patrol Sgt. Jesse Grabow said.

$1 million settlement for Lilydale landslide victims' families

If approved by the St. Paul City Council, the city will pay $1 million to the families of two children who were killed and one who was injured in a landslide at Lilydale Regional Park last May.

Former MSU-Mankato coach takes legal steps to clear his name

The former football coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato is taking steps to legally clear his name after unfounded criminal charges of child pornography were dropped. The Mankato Free Press reports Todd Hoffner has filed legal documents to erase any record of the charges.

Lawmaker says Minnesota in danger zone with ND oil boom

The oil boom North Dakota is enjoying could put Minnesota in a dangerous position, which has state lawmakers saying there needs to be an increase in rail oil safety oversight.

Driver rescues 4 students, 2 in wheelchairs, from burning bus

A quick-thinking school bus driver moved everyone safely off a bus that caught fire Thursday morning in Brooklyn Park. The First Student bus was carrying special needs students, two of who were in wheelchairs. The driver, a nurse and all of the Elm Creek Elementary School students aboard got out safely.

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