abc
QUICK LINKS:

1 Injured in Mt. Iron Snowmobile Accident

Created: 01/11/2014 2:57 PM WDIO.com

A man from Iron, Minn. was injured in a snowmobile accident on Saturday in Mt. Iron.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office said the accident happened near the Campground Road and Highway 169 at about 11:30 a.m.

Deputies said 39-year-old Norman Konecny, from Iron, was headed south on his snowmobile in the ditch off of the Campground Road. He hit a rock and was thrown from the snowmobile, and the snowmobile flipped on top of him, according to authorities.

Konecny was brought to Essentia Health Hospital in Virginia with non-life-threatening injuries.

Front Page

  • Pride Parade is Twin Ports' Biggest Yet

    As hundreds gathered to watch the Duluth Superior Pride Festival's annual parade Sunday, many of those marching said it was moving to see such a wide base of support. 

  • 1 Injured in Crow Wing County Crash

    A Brainerd man was injured when he lost control of his car and crashed on Highway 210 near Riverton Sunday. The Minnesota State Patrol said the accident happened just after 10 a.m. The man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

  • Storms Light Up Skies Over Lake Superior

    Storms moving across Lake Superior lit up the skies in Duluth on Sunday. WDIO Photographer Jamie Merideth captured the sight from West Skyline Parkway around 8:40 p.m.

  • Minnesota State Fair Sets All-Time Attendance Record Saturday

    The Minnesota State Fair experienced a record-breaking day on Saturday. Fair officials said 252,092 people attended, breaking the all-time record for the highest attended single day in the fair's history. As of Saturday, people visited the fairgrounds nearly 1.5 million times this year.

  • St. Paul Police Defend Officers in Stun-Gun Video

    The St. Paul police union is defending three officers caught on camera using a stun gun on a man who was sitting in a downtown skyway. The man said he did nothing wrong. Police say he refused "numerous lawful orders for an extended period of time."

 
Advertisement