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October 18, 2019
Fall harvest season is underway in Minnesota, and motorists are likely to see large farm equipment on Minnesota roads as crops are transported to markets, grain elevators and …

April 18, 2019
​ST. PAUL, Minn. – Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of the Minnesota riding season during the “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 20. The route takes riders …

March 5, 2018
​ST. PAUL — One person is hospitalized and another is in custody following an incident on Interstate-94 just east of Moorhead Monday morning. … A State Patrol Trooper responded to a one …

January 24, 2018
​ST. PAUL — With the Big Game in Minneapolis this year, an estimated one million people will come to the Twin Cities for the event and the activities in the days prior to the game. The …

September 15, 2017
Motorists are urged to use extra caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall Flood Run. …

July 27, 2017
​ST. PAUL – State law requires all vehicles to stop for school buses when the bus driver activates the flashing lights and has the crossing arm fully extended, and as of Aug. 1, drivers …

June 6, 2017
To help protect construction workers and motorists, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is reducing speed limits on I-94 in both directions from the Highway 55 to I-694 …

May 23, 2017
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting on I-35E in St. Paul. … The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5 feet …

April 14, 2017
Thousands of motorcyclists will kick off the unofficial start of Minnesota's motorcycle riding season during the "Spring Flood Run" Saturday, April 15. … Motorists will need to use extra …

June 1, 2016
There is more than one road to becoming a Minnesota State Patrol trooper, including a route that requires no prior law enforcement experience or education. The State Patrol is now …