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ROSEAU, Minn. -- A three-wheeled motorcycle flipped after the axle broke, leaving a Strathcona, Minn., man seriously injured near here.
SLAYTON, Minn. — Residents in southwestern Minnesota are stacking sandbags and bracing for more rain after torrential downpours washed out roads and flooded basements. On Tuesday, Lyon, Redwood and Murray counties were dealing with headaches after an estimated 8 to 10 inches of rain fell overnight in some places.
MILWAUKEE -- Today’s Minnesota Twins matinee game against the Milwaukee Brewers will only be available to watch on Facebook. The online-only game on July 3 is of 25 streaming broadcasts scheduled as part of league’s partnership with Facebook, mlb.com reports. The 3:10 p.m. matchup from Miller Park in Milwaukee can be found on Facebook by searching “MLB Live” and follow that to the “ MLB Live” show page.
FOSSTON, Minn.—A Polk County deputy located a "small herd" of 10 to 14 cows running down U.S. Highway 2 in northwest Minnesota east of Fosston Monday. Local law enforcement and the Fosston Fire Department attempted to stop the cattle as they continued to run around the east side of town for more than two hours. Most of the cattle have been caught and brought back to their owner, Mike Halland, without incident, but as of Monday evening, some of the cows were still unaccounted for.
FERGUS FALLS, Minn.—Zebra mussels were found in Jewett Lake in Otter Tail County and Floyd Lake in Becker County, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. According to a DNR news release, watershed district staff alerted the DNR of an adult zebra mussel attached to a native clam in Floyd Lake. DNR invasive species specialists found several adult zebra mussels in three areas of the lake. Swimmers reported finding two of the invasive species on Jewett Lake. DNR specialists also found three areas with zebra mussels on that lake.
ST. PAUL -- The Fourth of July is statistically one of the worst holidays of the year for drunk driving in Minnesota, figures for the past five years show. Law enforcement has made an average of 3.9 arrests per hour for driving while intoxicated, 2013-2017 statistics from the Minnesota Department Public Safety show. Labor Day and St. Patrick’s Day follow at 3.8 per hour.
GLYNDON, Minn. – A popular swimming area at Buffalo River State Park in northwest Minnesota east of Moorhead is closed as officers investigate the drowning of a juvenile. Emergency responders were called to the swimming area around 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, on a report of a person there who was unconscious and not breathing.
DULUTH -- Families crossing the American border illegally will be kept together, but President Donald Trump promises to remain tough on immigration. In front of 9,000 people in Duluth, the Republican president said American businesses need immigrants.
DULUTH -- Hundreds of people were in the dark in what was described as excruciating heat in a section of skywalk as they waited in line Wednesday afternoon to see President Donald Trump at Amsoil Arena. The passage has no air conditioning and some estimated the temperature inside at more than 100 degrees. The line of Trump supporters ran from Amsoil Arena across the Northwest Passage and Interstate 35 into the Duluth Transit Center and then out into the Duluth Transportation Center ramp. A power outage exacerbated the sweltering conditions
MELROSE, Minn. -- A teenager suspected of setting fire to a historic church in Melrose confessed to the crime in early June, ending more than two years of investigations into the 2016 fire that destroyed the church as well as a German-made wood altar that was installed there in 1899.