Law enforcement are hoping to change behaviors surrounding running red lights. They say right-angle crashes are common at intersections with stoplights in the Duluth, Hermantown and Proctor area. Often, that's because a driver ran a red light.
The Department of Natural Resources estimates changes in the pheasant population via an annual roadside count taken in August. The 2017 pheasant index released Tuesday shows a 26 percent decline from last year despite a mild winter and dry summer. It's 32 percent below the 10-year average and 62 percent below the long-term average.