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Traffic camera shows crews responding to crash.
The Minnesota State Patrol said Mee Vue, 63, was killed when her Honda CRV crossed a grass median and hit a Ford pickup truck heading eastbound on I-94. (03/30/2015)
Minnesota Highway 100 will close this weekend between Interstate 394 and Minnesota Highway 62, starting at 9 p.m. tonight. (03/27/2015)
Missing kids
The children, ages 6 months and 2, were taken by their non-custodial mother, the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says. They may be in St. Paul. (03/27/2015)
Barway Collins disappeared after being dropped off by his school bus on March 18. (03/26/2015)
The Man Booker International Prize is awarded every two years to an author for his or her contributions to fiction on the world stage. (03/25/2015)
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Tuesday called for a "new approach" to regulate sulfates in wild rice waters, though it's not clear if it will satisfy business or environmental groups. (03/24/2015)
One restaurant and three chefs are among the nominees for the James Beard Awards, which are among the most prestigious in the food world. (03/24/2015)
The early snow melt is exposing dead grass and brush that can light easily, the Department of Natural Resources warns. Campfires are still allowed. (03/23/2015)
Jones, the former U.S. attorney for Minnesota, has been tapped by the NFL to be the league's special counsel for conduct. (03/23/2015)
Leaders of the nation's top soccer league and investors led by ex-UnitedHealth CEO Bill McGuire are expected on Wednesday to detail plans for a Twin Cities team. (03/23/2015)
Gov. Mark Dayton's plan would add $1 to state park daily vehicle permits and $5 to annual passes. The increases would help maintain the parks' vitality, officials said. (03/20/2015)
Minnesota employers added 11,800 jobs, state officials said Thursday. Job growth remains slower here than in the nation overall. (03/19/2015)
Roughly 6 percent of Minnesota's population lives within a half mile of rail routes carrying crude from North Dakota, state officials said Thursday, emphasizing the need for greater rail safety. (03/19/2015)
Conditions were right for an incredible display of the northern lights at Boulder Lake near Duluth, and photographer Derek Montgomery captured it in photos and a time-lapse video. (03/18/2015)
Lyle "Ty" Hoffman was sentenced to 25 and a half years Tuesday for killing his former partner at an Arden Hills gas station last August. (03/17/2015)