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Winona Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony

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Crews ceremonially broke ground on the Winona Bridge crossing the Mississippi River.

Waseca Woman Dies after Crash with Semi

A 66-year-old woman died after the car she was driving collided with a semi on a county road in southern Minnesota Friday morning.

The incident occured on Old Highway 14 at 10:46 a.m. near the 95th Street intersection.

Sharon Weckwerth of Waseca was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Waseca County Sheriff's Office.

Weekend Box Office: Sex, Planes and Anarchy

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend.

Outreach Helps Minnesota State Park Visits Grow

Despite a record wettest June that kept Minnesotans hunkered down at home, state figures show that more people than ever are getting outdoors to take advantage of Minnesota's state parks.

St. Cloud Man Dies after 3-Vehicle Crash in Columbia Heights

A 23-year-old St. Cloud man died Monday from injuries he sustained in a 3-vehicle crash in Columbia Heights last week, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

The incident happened around 6:20 p.m. at 44th Avenue Northeast and Central Avenue Northeast on July 9.

Family Dog Dies after Southern Minn. Mayor's House Starts on Fire

A family dog of a southern Minnesota mayor died in a house fire Friday morning.

KSTP's sister station KAAL reports the fire happened around 7 a.m. in Austin.

Mayor Tom Stiehm and his wife made it out of the home safely, but a family dog died.

No further information has been released.

Trash Hauler Fined for Dumping Garbage on Customer's Driveway in Red Wing

A Minnesota trash hauler has been fined after an employee unloaded garbage on a customer's driveway.
The Red Wing City Council tells the Rochester Post-Bulletin Paul's Industrial Garage was cited Monday night for "dumping almost two tons of wet, putrescible waste." Officials say it was in retaliation for an unpaid bill.