Two people have been arrested after an alleged kidnapping on the Iron Range over the weekend. A 28-year-old Eveleth man and a 21-year-old Chisholm man were arrested on possible charges of kidnapping and second-degree assault.
With three fatalities on icy Minnesota roads already this season and more snow on the way, on Tuesday, the Minnesota State Patrol was urging drivers to take one specific safety precaution before hitting the road. The state patrol said Northeastern Minnesota had 170 vehicles go of the road and 17 crashes, last weekend alone. The common denominator: bad tires.
Two International Falls residents died in a broadside crash near Littlefork on Tuesday afternoon. The crash report says a car drifted to the right and then "flung" left into a semi-truck's lane of travel.