Tag: State Patrol

Highway 32 closed between Thief River Falls and St. Hilaire

ST. PAUL, Minn. – At the request of the Minnesota State Patrol, the Minnesota Department of Transportation has closed Highway 32 between Pennington County Road 7 and County Road 3 beginning at 11:00 a.m. today, July 23. The eight-mile stretch of roadway will remain closed until further notice. The area has become extremely congested with…
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July 23, 2021 0

Double Check Your Load & Slow Down in Lakes Areas this Holiday Weekend

Minnesota — Anytime now through Monday, don’t expect to be able to travel normal speeds if you’re driving through any of the lakes areas. Whether you are traveling 113 east of Waubun, Highway 34, Highway 10, or Highway 2, Law enforcement is asking that you slow down and be patient when traveling through those high…
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July 2, 2021 0

State Patrol Asks for Personal Accountability as Death on MN Roadway Increase Dramatically this Year

Minnesota — Traffic fatalities on Minnesota highways are up dramatically this year and speed appears to be a major factor in the increase. According to the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety, they have reported 198 deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year, which is up from 148 at this point last year. Jesse Grabow…
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July 1, 2021 0

Two Vehicle Accident North of Gary

Gary, MN — Norman County, MN – Yesterday, the Minnesota State Patrol responded a two vehicle accident on Hwy 32 near Gary around 3:30 in the afternoon.A Chevrolet truck was heading northbound on Highway 32 near 280th Ave just north of Gary. The Chevrolet truck was signaling to make a left hand turn when a…
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March 25, 2021 0

Fatalities Increase Despite Less Traffic on MN Roadways in 2020

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (1/7/20) Minnesota — Despite statewide shutdowns and stay-at-home orders throughout the year, the state of Minnesota still saw increases in fatalities on roadways in 2020. Preliminary reports from the Department of Public Safety indicate there were 394 traffic fatalities in 2020, up 30 from the 364 reported in 394. Despite there…
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January 7, 2021 0