01/18/2022 03:03 PM
A fatal crash on Highway 41 in Chaska temporarily closed a portion of the roadway.
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to 68 crashes between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 p.m Wednesday — 10 of which involved injuries that were not life-threatening.
The number of canceled flights began rising Dec. 24, and several airlines blamed it on crew shortages due to the spreading omicron variant of COVID-19. Over the weekend, the sickouts were compounded by winter storms that swept across the country
Temperatures and wind chills plummeted below zero during the overnight hours, causing untreated roads to freeze over and problems for drivers Wednesday morning.
According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the crash happened on Highway 52 at Briggs Drive shortly before 9 p.m.
The streets will be closed from Tuesday morning until Sunday afternoon for Winter Classic activities.
With the updated schedule, the Wild will now play those seven games in a two-week period before picking up the team's normal schedule on Feb. 24.
A dangerous winter storm brought significant snowfall, strong thunderstorms and blustery winds to the northeastern U.S. on a holiday Monday.
A Minnesota-based cooperative plans to receive power from what is expected to be the largest stand-alone wind farm in North Dakota.