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Minnesota State Patrol
August 12, 2017
How fast do you have to go to get a ticket on MN highways?
ST. PAUL — A rule of thumb for many drivers is that's it's safe — at least for speeding tickets — to go 5 mph over the limit, and often safe to go as much as 10 mph over. At least on Minnesota highways, that's almost entirely true. Out of more than 230,000 tickets the State...
August 12, 2017 - 7:40am
Rush hour? Weekends? When are Minn. drivers most likely to get a ticket?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota roads have the most cars in the morning and evening rush hours. But that's not when the State Patrol writes the most tickets. Though troopers do plenty of speed enforcement between 7 and 9 a.m. and 3 and 6 p.m. on weekdays, drivers are most likely to get a ticket...
August 12, 2017 - 7:30am
Who gets the most speeding tickets? Men or women? Young or old?
ST. PAUL — State troopers have in recent years written tickets to drivers as young as 14 and as old as 103. But ask any trooper about high-speed drivers, State Patrol chief Matt Langer said, and "they're talking about younger drivers rather than older drivers." Drivers age 16 to...
August 12, 2017 - 7:20am
State Patrol writing 80 percent more speeding tickets than just 3 years ago
ST. PAUL — People are getting more speeding tickets in Minnesota — a lot more. State troopers wrote 44,772 tickets in 2014, or one for every...
August 12, 2017 - 7:10am
Pulled over for speeding? Here's a state trooper's perspective.
ST. PAUL — Mike Conlin was working and in a hurry, so he was speeding as he drove south on Interstate 35E. Unfortunately for Conlin, Jack Tiegs...
August 12, 2017 - 7:00am
August 7, 2017
DWI arrests down for this year's WE Fest
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — The number of drunken driving arrests was down significantly for this year's WE Fest, with no serious or fatal crashes...
August 7, 2017 - 9:22pm
July 24, 2017
Officers on leave after shooting in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR, Minn. — Two Willmar Police Department officers are on standard administrative leave after an officer-involved shooting incident...
July 24, 2017 - 10:39am
Blood runs: A little-known service from state troopers
The next time you see a state trooper zipping down the road with lights and sirens on, it may not be for the reason you think. Troopers deal...
July 24, 2017 - 8:43am
July 21, 2017
Man, 66, dies in head-on crash near Menahga, Minn.
MENAHGA, Minn. — A 66-year-old Menahga man has died and another was flown from the scene with serious injuries following a two-vehicle crash...
July 21, 2017 - 9:48pm
June 22, 2017
Man who stopped traffic on I-94 in Minnesota dies while in custody
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—The 25-year-old man who brought traffic to a standstill on Interstate 94 while high on drugs in March recently died at...
June 22, 2017 - 5:05pm
May 29, 2017
Three veterans airlifted after Memorial Day crash in van with 5 other Legion members in far northern Minnesota
WARROAD, Minn. - Three people had to be airlifted for treatment at a Grand Forks, N.D., hospital after a two-vehicle crash at the intersection...
May 29, 2017 - 7:38pm
May 25, 2017
Troopers from SD, Minnesota plan Interstate 90 Memorial Day weekend crackdown
PIERRE, S.D. – Troopers from the South Dakota Highway Patrol and Minnesota State Patrol will join together to conduct a 23-hour traffic safety,...
May 25, 2017 - 4:51pm
April 23, 2017
One-car rollover crash on I-94 sends one to hospital
MOORHEAD - A one-car rollover crash on I-94 near Moorhead sent a 19-year-old driver to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries on Saturday...
April 23, 2017 - 9:13am
April 22, 2017
Minnesota trooper declared unreliable court witness
ROSEAU, Minn.—Trooper Sylvia Maurstad is well known in northwestern Minnesota. A sergeant in the Minnesota State Patrol, Maurstad has built...
April 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
April 7, 2017
Grand Forks woman injured in rollover near Glyndon
GLYNDON, Minn. - A Grand Forks, N.D., woman was injured in a rollover crash about 8:40 p.m. Thursday, April 6, on Highway 10 near Glyndon, the...
April 7, 2017 - 8:51am