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Driving in western WI? State Patrol will be watching from the sky

They'll be using airplanes and drones to patrol specific counties this week.

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After 4 years, I-35W construction overhaul enters its final hours

MnDOT says everything will be open by the end of the day Friday.

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Minnesota officials issue more than 17,000 speeding citations in July

Last month, 294 agencies participated in a campaign to crack down on speeding.

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School's driving warning to students after road rage killing, fatal police chase

There has been a spate of deadly incidents on Twin Cities roads.

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Gunman fatally shoots driver on Hwy. 169 in Plymouth after 'traffic altercation'

Police are searching for the driver of a light-colored SUV.

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10+ tips and tricks for an excellent road trip this summer

Lindsay Guentzel's columns aim to make life easier.

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State Patrol: 3 teens injured in crash when driver 'looked down at cellphone'

At least two of the teens were taken to HCMC with life-threatening injuries.

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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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Poor road conditions cost Minnesotans $1.8 billion annually

A recent report by TRIP found that poor road quality costs each Minnesota driver an average of $543.

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MnDOT automates winter weather alerts for highway signs

Previously, a MnDOT staff member had to pay attention to the weather and enter the alert for the appropriate areas, delaying how quickly messages got to the public.

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Speed-related crashes, deaths are a mounting problem in Minnesota

Fatal speed-related crashes are ahead of last year's pace.

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Expect icy roads where light snow falls Thursday afternoon

The frigid temps, tire friction and snow can create black ice.

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Extra enforcement across Minnesota after 'alarming' rise in speeding deaths

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has announced a statewide crackdown.

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I-90 closes in SW Minnesota, 'no travel' advisories in place as blizzard hits

Western Minnesota has bore the brunt so far, but it'll get worse in the east later Wednesday.

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Whiteout in Minnesota: Video shows why you don't want to be driving today

No travel advisories are starting to be issued across Minnesota.

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The speed limit on Minneapolis streets is now officially 20 mph

It went into effect as soon as the city finished installing its new gateway signs.

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More than a dozen arrested during street racing crackdown in Twin Cities

City streets have increasingly become used by street racers this year.

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Snow causes slick roads, crash shuts down Hwy. 169 near Elk River

It's unclear if there were any fatalities in the crash.

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Signs start going up for new 20 mph speed limits in Minneapolis, St. Paul

The speed limit will be 20 mph on city streets, unless otherwise stated.