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Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
MINNEAPOLIS—An Apple Valley, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to killing a St. Paul woman in a car crash after drinking and driving last summer in Minneapolis. Israel Delos Santos, 30, pleaded guilty Friday, Sept. 22, to one count of criminal vehicular homicide—driving with alcohol concentration above 0.08.
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification
Red Wing Fire Department responded at 8:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11, to a call from Prairie Island water treatment facility. A large chlorine tank was slowly leaking from a valve inside the building, creating a hazardous environment. St. Paul Fire Department, the nearest hazmat team, was requested and responded with hazmat units and specialized equipment to help firefighters make entry, stop the leak and ventilate the building. Firefighters were on scene for four hours. Prairie Island tribal police also assisted on the scene. No injuries were reported, authorities said.
ST. PAUL—Bob Dylan will return to the Twin Cities for the first time in three years when he headlines St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 25 with support from gospel singer Mavis Staples. Tickets are priced from $129.50 to $52.50 and go on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster.
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—This year's Minnesota State Fair was yet another record-breaker. Attendance over the 12 days this year was 1,997,320, the Fair announced Tuesday morning. That beats last year's record of 1,943,719. Along with setting the record for the year, fairgoers also broke three daily records. Here's the attendance by day: • Thursday, Aug. 24: 117,877; • Friday, Aug. 25: 125,324; • Saturday, Aug. 26: 158,525; • Sunday, Aug. 27: 197,891; • Monday, Aug. 28: 144,504 — record; • Tuesday, Aug. 29: 132,120;
Rep. Barb Haley of Red Wing has invited members of the House Capital Investment Committee to tour Mt. Frontenac, Lake City Marina and the National Eagle Center in Wabasha to learn more about proposed bonding projects and their impact on local communities. The group will tour each facility throughout the morning and afternoon Tuesday, Sept. 5.
Beginning this fall, Minnesota State College Southeast will offer a new 10-credit Certificate in Integrative Medicine & Health. This is an opportunity for health care practitioners to explore the interconnectedness of mind, body and spirit as they learn about healing through a variety of social, cultural, environmental and global perspectives, college officials said. Intensive two-credit courses are offered during the day to accommodate the needs of working adults. Each 2-credit course is taught in a total of four days of instruction — Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.
John Cheever of Rosemount showed off his 1950 Dodge pickup truck painted in a custom bright turquoise blue he mixed in his garage. Cheever was among participants in the 29th Southern Cruzers Summer Spectacular car show Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Kara Hildreth / contributor
The American Red Cross is partnering with Sport Clips Haircuts to offer a free haircut coupon to blood and platelet donors in September. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O negative and O positive, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.