Republican Mike McFadden was not kidding around Tuesday night with an overwhelming primary election victory in his GOP bid for U.S. Senate. He rolled over opponent Jim Abeler of Anoka County with 71 percent of the votes. Abeler was a distant second with 15 percent of the votes. The victory squarely pits McFadden against DFL [...]
A Chaska man who was driving a golf cart that collided with a motorcycle driven by Dr. Eric Lefebvre has been charged in Wright County District Court with careless driving, according to a complaint released by the Wright County Attorney’s Office. Lefebvre, 51, Buffalo, was pronounced dead at the scene of the July 19 accident. [...]
The Minnesota State Patrol has a clear message for motorists who zip through constructions zone at higher than posted speeds: Get ready for a $300 ticket. Motorists who speed through a work zone will now be fined $300 under a new state law that became effective Friday, Aug. 1. The new law is designed to [...]
MnDOT reports that the earlier accident on westbound Interstate 94 has been cleared. Traffic is heavy. Expect very long delays for the next 30 minutes. MnDOT provided an online update today at 1:24 p.m.
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE Collins Brothers Towing, Elk River; Andy’s Towing of Central Minnesota, St. Cloud and Burdas Heavy Duty Towing, Rogers and Monticello, are still working to resolve the rollover and remove the semi from the westbound I-94 construction zone, reports Kirk Allen, MnDOT District 3 project supervisor. (Photo Courtesy MnDOT Traffic)