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September 18, 2015
Motorists will need to use extra caution when as many as 30,000 motorcyclists take to the roads along the Mississippi and St. Croix River valleys between the Twin Cities and Winona …

August 31, 2015
Forty-seven riders have died in motorcycle crashes so far in 2015, passing the total number of motorcycle fatalities in 2014. … Motorcycle deaths are up about 47 percent from this time …

August 27, 2015
​ROCHESTER, Minn. – State Patrol Trooper Ted Foss lost his life fifteen years ago when he was struck by a passing vehicle during a traffic stop on the shoulder of Interstate 90 in …

July 9, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Car crashes can be horrific, but they are even worse when vehicle speeds increase. … On average, 28 people lose their lives and 79 people suffer severe injuries during the …

June 10, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Minnesota law enforcement across the state saw a significant drop in seat belt violations during the most recent Click It or Ticket campaign. Law enforcement cited 32 …

June 3, 2015
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. … ST. PAUL — There is more than …

May 19, 2015
​ST. PAUL – What started on a cold day in January culminates today as 50 cadets graduate from the 56th Minnesota State Patrol Training Academy at Mariucci Arena at the University of …

May 4, 2015
​ST. PAUL – Finding victims unresponsive and performing CPR to help them breathe again. Taking chase to apprehend a suspect. Rescuing trapped people from vehicles. The law enforcement …

April 17, 2015
ST. PAUL — Up to 30,000 motorcyclists are expected to participate in the 50th annual “Spring Flood Run” Saturday, April 18, marking the unofficial start of the motorcycle riding season …

March 6, 2015
Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a late night crash on Highway 33 in Cloquet that claimed the lives of a nurse and police officer. … ​ST. PAUL — Minnesota State Patrol is …