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Authorities Across Minn. Step Up 'Move Over' Enforcement

Authorities across Minnesota are stepping up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law this weekend.
Sunday marks the 14th anniversary of the death of Trooper Ted Foss of Winona. Foss was making a traffic stop on Interstate 90 when he was hit by a passing vehicle and killed on Aug. 31, 2000.

Weekend Box Office: 'As Above, So Below' and 'November Man'

Casey Messer, host of The Reelz Show, gives you a preview of what's hot at the box office this weekend. This week, we travel deep below Paris, and an ex-CIA officer looks a lot like James Bond.

"As Above, So Below"

Wright County Sheriff's Office Asks Public for Help Finding Missing Man

Photo: Courtesy of the Wright County Sheriff's Office  -

The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for any information about a man who has not been seen since Friday, Aug. 22.

Twenty-five-year-old Christopher Michael Rossing was reported missing on Tuesday.

Minnesota Pheasant Harvest Drops

Mongolian ringneck-type common pheasant  - Photo: Wikipedia.com

The number of pheasant hunters in Minnesota plunged last year along with the ringneck harvest.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says only 62,000 pheasant hunters took to the fields last fall, and they bagged only 169,000 roosters.

Some Counties Cleaning Up after Sunday Storms

On County Road 19 in Mille Lacs County where the National Weather Serivce issued a tornado warning Sunday, Aug. 24. - Photo: KSTP/ Jonathan Yuhas

A large swath of Minnesota counties stretching from the Twin Cities into northern Minnesota were under a tornado watch for much of Sunday, and some areas of western Wisconsin were also affected.

Minnesota Police: Military Gear is Misunderstood

File Photo: International MaxxPro Category 1 MRAP - Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Minnesota law enforcement agencies have nearly $10 million in military surplus equipment, including about 3,300 weapons and 40 pairs of night-vision goggles.

Changes Coming to the Heat Index

A new weather measurement tool will soon include the impact of sunlight on the heat index.

Chris Franks, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, says the new instruments will make it possible to make the strength of sunlight a factor in determining and reporting safety and comfort information.