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Minnesota Firearms Hunters Register 102,000 Deer

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Minnesota hunters have registered 102,000 deer through the second weekend of the main firearms deer season.
    
The Department of Natural Resources says that's down 31,000 through the same period last year. Adding in special hunts and archery, the DNR says the total harvest so far this season is 115,000 deer, down 32,500 from the same point last season.

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Stranded on a Snowy Highway? Here's What to Do

Stranded on the median, Angel Abendano, left, and Santiago Cuevas wait for assistance after losing control of their vehicle on the Pennyrile Parkway Monday, Nov. 17, 2014 after the first snow storm of the season dropped upwards of 5 inches of snow and ice - Photo: AP/The Gleaner, Mike Lawrence

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:
    
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- Pull off the highway and make yourself visible to rescuers. Turn on hazard lights and tie a bright cloth to your antenna or door handle.
    

Mother, Young Daughter Killed in Laketown Township Crash

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A Minnesota family is grieving after an accident over the weekend took the life of a mother and her young daughter.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office was called to a two-vehicle crash on County Road 10 near 102nd Street in Laketown Township around 3:39 p.m. Saturday.

DNR Warns Against Venturing Out on Ice

Ice on Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis. - Photo: KSTP/Jim O'Connell

Minnesotans may be seeing ice on lakes, ponds and rivers along with the below freezing temps, but DNR conservation officers warn it is too early to venture out.

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Warning for Drivers: November is Peak Season for Deer Crashes

Motorists on Minnesota roads should be extra careful when driving this month.

November is the peak month for deer-vehicle collisions, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. From 2011 to 2013, there were 7,010 crashes involving deer reported, with 18 fatalities and 68 serious injuries.

6 Killed in Multiple Crashes on Icy Minn. Roads

Six people were killed in several crashes on icy highways across Minnesota this weekend, according to reports.

St. Paul Police Federation Issues Statement on Mayor Hodges Photo Story

St. Paul Police Federation - KSTP File Photo

St. Paul Police Federation issued a statement Friday in support of the Minneapolis Police Federation in the wake of the Mayor Hodges photo story.