A strong winter storm began making its way across the upper Midwest Tuesday, creating treacherous travel conditions and spurring warnings urging people to stay off the roads.
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Dangerously cold temperatures blamed for at least nine deaths have wreaked havoc across a wide swath of the U.S., freezing a water tower in Iowa, halting ferry service in New York and leading officials to open warming centers even in the Deep South.Read More »
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities say all highway on-ramps in downtown Milwaukee have reopened following a sudden downpour that dumped more than two inches of rain in less than an hour. According to the city’s department of public works, downtown Milwaukee ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin authorities say road conditions are deteriorating throughout the state, and residents should stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and the State Patrol say they’re monitoring highways in case conditions ...Read More »
By CHRIS WILLIAMS and TODD RICHMOND Associated Press Writers OWATONNA, Minn. (AP) — Cindy Dorsey has lived near the Straight River in southern Minnesota for 15 years and never laid a sandbag before Friday. But the river’s swift rise from ...Read More »
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — The St. Croix River is no longer expected to reach flood stage in Stillwater. According to an updated forecast from the National Weather Service, the St. Croix is now expected to crest at 86.3 feet early ...Read More »
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — The Stillwater lift bridge remains open, but the St. Croix River keeps rising and officials may need to close the bridge eventually. Minnesota Department of Transportation spokesman Kevin Gutknecht said the department is evaluating the situation ...Read More »