Trooper Stephen C. Willert, of Rochester, was headed to Northfield in response to a call about an armed robbery with shots fired just after 3 a.m. Monday, the Red Wing Republican Eagle reports. He was on Highway 57 roughly 60 miles southeast of the Twin Cities when he struck and killed two horses that were on the road. He was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.
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.
Police: 2 people shot, 1 fatally over the weekend in La Crosse
Officers arrived to the scene and found one person suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Wisconsin couple fight, kill bear that broke into their home
The incident happened last week in north-central Wisconsin.
USS Minneapolis-St. Paul officially launched in Duluth ceremony
It's the first U.S. Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
Man accused of assaulting Minneapolis police horse
Authorities tell KSTP-TV a mounted patrol was clearing people from a block when 21-year-old Mack Stingley slapped the horse. When officers asked Stingley to leave the horse alone, he allegedly punched the animal in the face.
Large, wild cat attacks horse in Aitkin Co.
Last week, a 900-pound quarter horse, Molly, belonging to Lori Hart of rural Aitkin County, was mauled by a cat that a veterinarian confirmed was either a mountain lion or a cougar, the Brainerd Dispatch reports. Molly is recovering, but the attack left the horse with a nasty wound to its back right leg.
25 cases of fatal horse disease confirmed in Wisconsin
State officials are advising horse owners to call a veterinarian if they see any signs of the disease -- such as drooping eyelids, loss of appetite or aimless wandering and circling.
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