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July 29, 2013
Minnesota 60 north of Armour Road to open by mid-August
WORTHINGTON -- A lack of rain has helped construction crews gain ground on the Minnesota 60 four-lane expansion project in the city of Worthington, but they still haven't caught up after spring rains set them back earlier this year.
July 29, 2013 - 10:39pm
July 2, 2013
2012 saw increase in traffic deaths
WORTHINGTON -- A recent report released by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety found Minnesota traffic deaths up in 2012 by seven percent, the first such increase in six years. In a continued effort to decrease the number of traffic fatalities and to reach the state's Towards...
July 2, 2013 - 11:38pm
September 24, 2012
Traffic switches for Kragness access
WORTHINGTON -- A traffic switch was slated to begin Monday night for Phase II of the Minnesota 60 construction project. Traffic accessing Kragness Avenue businesses will come from the south, and the north Kragness entrance will again be closed under the railroad bridge. Water main...
September 24, 2012 - 9:09pm
August 29, 2012
Traffic pattern switches on 60
WORTHINGTON -- Minnesota 60 traffic in Worthington across from Graham Tire to just north of the Blue Line Café will be switched late today from the eastbound/northbound to the westbound/southbound lanes. Two-way traffic will be put on the westbound/southbound Minnesota 60 lanes...
August 29, 2012 - 7:42pm
August 28, 2012
Northern Township project closes section of road for week
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - A short section of Country Club Road Northeast will be closed to traffic for the week. A news release from Beltrami County said the closed road section is south of Goldenrod Street Northeast, about three quarters of a mile north of Bemidji Avenue. Crews, hired...
news / local
August 28, 2012 - 10:28am
August 24, 2012
DOT: Second interstate bridge recommended in Winona
WINONA, Minn. (AP) — State transportation officials are recommending a new two-lane interstate bridge be built over the Mississippi River, next to the existing span in Winona which has been listed as structurally deficient. MnDOT says once the new bridge is finished, the existing...
August 24, 2012 - 12:02pm
U.S. 75 detour in Kittson Co. starts Monday
HALLOCK, Minn. -- The detour on U.S. Highway 75 between Kennedy and Hallock starts Monday as crews replace a culvert, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said Thursday. The detour in Kittson County will total 21 miles. The project is expected to be done mid-September.
news / region
August 24, 2012 - 4:09am
August 23, 2012
DOT, Bemidji contractor fined for stormwater work
BEMIDJI – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced Thursday that it penalized the Minnesota Department of Transportation and a Bemidji-based contractor for construction stormwater violations along 18 highway miles in Koochiching County. MnDOT, the state agency responsible...
news / local
August 23, 2012 - 2:52pm
Woman struck and killed in Maple Grove
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. (AP) — Police in Maple Grove are working to identify a woman struck and killed while walking in a construction zone. Authorities say the woman was hit by a vehicle about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. Investigators say their initial findings show the driver was not at fault....
August 23, 2012 - 11:17am
August 22, 2012
Construction projects impact traffic on area roads
BEMIDJI - Paving and road projects are ongoing through the area, forcing at least one closure. In Grant Valley Township and Bemidji has several road project upgrades taking place. Today, Stone Lake Road Southwest, north of Division St (County Road 14), is closed to traffic in order...
news / local
August 22, 2012 - 2:48pm
2 teens killed, 3 injured in Burnsville crash
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — Witnesses told investigators a car was speeding and swerving before it crashed in Burnsville, killing two teens and injuring three others. The Minnesota State Patrol says the driver lost control and the car rolled down an embankment and onto Interstate 35...
August 22, 2012 - 7:46am
Minnesota traffic deaths increase
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has seen 205 traffic deaths so far this year, according to Sgt. Jesse Grabow of the State Patrol. He said in a news release Tuesday that a year ago at this time, the count was 204. A total of 368 died on Minnesota roads in 2011, the lowest annual total since...
August 22, 2012 - 7:42am
January 11, 2012
Traffic deaths fall below 400 in 2011
WORTHINGTON -- According to preliminary reports from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety, traffic deaths claimed the lives of 349 people in 2011, a figure that represents a 38 percent reduction in deaths since 2001. The DPS projects the final...
January 11, 2012 - 8:58pm
December 5, 2011
Traffic stop leads to meth bust
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- A traffic stop led to a list of charges for 23-year-old Jeffrey Duane Krowiorz Friday in Spirit Lake, Iowa, according to information from the Spirit Lake Police Department. Shortly after 6 p.m., Krowiorz was stopped for a traffic violation at the intersection...
December 5, 2011 - 9:59pm
August 6, 2010
Brian Korthals/Daily Globe A Minnesota State Patrol vehicle escorts a semi-trailer convoy with wind turbine components Friday afternoon after...
August 6, 2010 - 8:40pm