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April 25, 2019
Newport Firefighters extinguish car fire
PAUL -- Newport Firefighters extinguished a car fire Tuesday evening at Highway 61 and Carver Avenue in St. Paul. There were no reported injuries....
April 25, 2019 - 10:09am
61 Marine and Sports expands again
COTTAGE GROVE — The 23-year-old marine sport and recreation wholesaler is expanding again, after the 2015 expansion that nearly doubled...
October 25, 2018 - 8:54am
December 28, 2017
Slippery snowfall creates dangerous commute, Highway 61 traffic crashes pile up
A slick Highway 61 caused at least two dozen crashes during the all-day snowfall Dec. 28. Most crashes caused only minor injuries and minor damage,...
December 28, 2017 - 4:34pm
September 14, 2017
Highway 61 rollover stalls traffic in Cottage Grove
A vehicle rollover on Highway 61 in Cottage Grove briefly slowed traffic but did not result in serious injuries. The State Patrol and Cottage...
September 14, 2017 - 2:27pm
July 3, 2017
Grass fire extinguished on Highway 61
Cottage Grove firefighters made short work of a small grass fire July 3 on the median of northbound Highway 61. The fire was reported at 11:23...
July 3, 2017 - 3:51pm
May 7, 2017
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash on Hwy. 61
An Eagan motorcyclist was killed in a head-on crash early Saturday on Highway 61 in Denmark Township. Joe Neal Hansmeier, 43, was driving a Harley...
May 7, 2017 - 7:35pm
March 29, 2017
Wakota Bridge stacking work could be delayed to 2019
Work on Interstate 494 near Newport could take place in 2019, a year later than initially anticipated.
March 29, 2017 - 3:28pm
September 22, 2016
Traffic signal improvements scheduled at St. Paul Park interchange
Improvements are scheduled this fall to help relieve congestion at the interchange of 70th Street, Summit Avenue and Highway 61 in St. Paul Park. The Washington County Department of Public Works will re-calibrate the timing of the traffic signals on the 70th Street/Summit Avenue...
September 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
May 6, 2009
Welcome sign leaves Highway 61 motorists wondering
Welcome to ... where? Newport officials noticed. A welcome sign that greets northbound motorists along Highway 61 north of the Glen Road interchange...
May 6, 2009 - 7:54am
February 18, 2009
Open house planned on Hastings bridge
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will provide an opportunity for the community to learn about the options for the future Highway 61 Mississippi River bridge in Hastings at an open house on Tuesday, March 3. The public and business owners are invited to the Hastings City...
February 18, 2009 - 1:46pm
February 3, 2009
New Highway 61 bridge will have raised median in accident-prone area
Some of the most noticeable changes that will come with the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings are beginning to come to light, and include extended median barriers, the removal of two or three buildings, changes to pedestrian walkways and the addition of drainage basins. According...
February 3, 2009 - 3:10pm
January 30, 2009
Highway 61 project on stimulus list
A pavement preservation project on Highway 61 from Trunk Highway 10 to 12th Street in Newport is on the Minnesota Department of Transportation's draft list for federal stimulus funding. Not every project on the list is likely to get funding from the economic stimulus legislation...
January 30, 2009 - 3:43pm
January 16, 2009
Icy roads cause fatal accident on Highway 61 north of bridge
Icy road conditions caused a fatal accident just north of the Highway 61 Hastings bridge at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday night. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a vehicle traveling north lost control and slid into southbound traffic, colliding with another vehicle. The state...
January 16, 2009 - 8:45am