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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak at Ramada by Wyndham Albert Lea, MN

A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at the Ramada by Wyndham in Albert Lea, MN has sickened at least two people, possibly many more. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) says early evidence shows the Legionella infections were likely caused by the…

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Work Truck Struck and Killed Bicyclist in Crash Near Rochester

A flatbed work truck struck and killed a bicyclist in a crash near Rochester, Minn. on Tuesday morning. The crash happened when the truck collided with a bicyclist near the intersection of Country Club Road SW and 60th Avenue SW…

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Head-on Crash Kills Two on Highway 23 in Southwest Minnesota

A head-on crash killed two pick-up drivers on Highway 23 in southwest Minnesota on Tuesday. The crash happened just before 6 a.m. in Rock County on Highway 23 in Springfield Township. Jacob Mulder (26) of Branson, S.D. and Matthew Crawford…

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Bicycle Crash Injures One in Baxter

A bicycle crash injured a 66-year-old woman in Baxter, Minn. on Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened just before 3 p.m. on the 13000 block of Memorywood Drive. A pick-up truck, driven by Scott Caswell (49) of Baxter, was driving south…

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Woman Killed After Car Plows into Minneapolis Protestors

A woman died and three other people were injured after a car plowed into a group of protestors in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on Sunday evening. The incident happened just before midnight at the intersection of West Lake Street…

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Carver County Head-on Crash Kills Woman

A 58-year-old woman from Dassel, MN was killed in a head-on crash in Carver County on Sunday afternoon. The crash happened on Highway 7 near Polk Avenue in Watertown. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a Chrysler 300 was driving…

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Slew of Child Drownings in Minnesota Highlight Nationwide Spike in Pool and Spa Drownings

A slew of child drownings in Minnesota highlights a nationwide spike in pool and spa drownings as more people get in the water this summer. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) released a new report showing that drowning remains…

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Two Dead After Dump Truck Collides with Ambulance in Itasca County

Two people died and two others were seriously injured after a dump truck collided with an ambulance in Itasca County on Tuesday morning. The crash happened at the same intersection where DNR conservation officer Sarah Grell was killed in a…

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Moorhead Bicycle Crash Seriously Injures Teenage Girl

A 15-year-old girl was seriously injured after she was hit by a car while riding her bicycle in Moorhead, Minn. The crash happened on Tuesday evening at the intersection of 40th Avenue and 11th Street South. The car’s driver, David…

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Downtown Minneapolis Crash Kills One Pedestrian and Critically Injures Another

A car crash in downtown Minneapolis killed one male pedestrian and critically injured another on Monday. The Minneapolis Police Department responded to the scene on South Marquette Avenue and South 10th Street at about 5:45 p.m. Authorities say the crash…

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Woman in Wheelchair Fatally Struck by Semi in Plymouth, Highlighting Increased Fatality Rate for Wheelchair Users in Crosswalks

A woman in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a semi-truck in a Plymouth crosswalk on Monday. Shortly after 11:00 a.m., Jessica Marie Arel (39) of Loretto, was moving through the crosswalk of the southbound I-494 off-ramp at Highway 55…

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Duluth Apartment Fire Kills One at Same Building Where Fatal Fire Occurred Last Year

One person died in a Duluth apartment fire at the same building where another person died in a fire last August. Firefighters arrived at the two-story eight-unit building at 631 East Third Street in East Hillside on Sunday afternoon. Crews…