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Chanhassen Man Dead After Rolling Snowmobile In Becker County

Authorities were called around 10:30 Saturday morning to Wilderness Bay Road

BECKER CO., Minn. — A man tragically dies after rolling his snowmobile in Becker County. Authorities were called around 10:30 Saturday morning to Wilderness Bay Road near the Becker and Hubbard county line in northeastern Becker County. They say 50-year-old Troy Eggers of Chanhassen, Minnesota was operating the machine and died at the scene. The rollover remains under investigation. Categories:…

Becker County Man Suffers Severe Injuries in Snowmobile Accident

His current condition is unknown.

HAMDEN TOWNSHIP, Minn.–A Becker County man was severely injured in a snowmobile crash on Wednesday. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a crash two miles north of Audubon at approximately 4:30 p.m. Authorities say 35-year-old Jeffrey Gillespie and his 15-year-old son were snowmobiling when Gillespie hit a snow embankment and slowed down. The snowmobile kicked up snow…

Grand Forks Man Arrested After Fleeing Police on Snowmobile

Forty-four-year-old Joel Novak was arrested for fleeing.

POLK COUNTY, Minn.–A Grand Forks man was arrested early Sunday morning after attempting to flee from a Polk County Deputy. The Deputy was near the Fisher Rest area off Highway 2 when he noticed two snowmobile riders. He tried to make contact, but they fled in different directions. The deputy located one of the snowmobiles and tried to make contact…

Menahga Man On Snowmobile Hit And Killed

46-year-old Jesse Jones was driving in the ditch of Highway 71

MENAHGA, MN — A Menahga man has died after crashing his snowmobile into a car. Minnesota State Patrol says 46-year-old Jesse Jones was driving in the ditch of Highway 71 around 7 a.m. when he tried to leave and get onto the shoulder of the highway. Jones ended up going into the northbound lane and was hit by a car. He…

Boy’s Death Could Lead To Harsher DWI Penalties In Minnesota

8-year-old Alan Geisenkoetter, Jr. Was Killed By A Drunk Snowmobiler

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The penalty for DWI offenses in Minnesota could become stricter after a boy was killed by a drunk snowmobiler. The House transportation committee approved a bill to allow for DWI convictions whether they’re on the road, trails or snow. The bill would limit someone with a DWI issued while operating a car from operating other vehicles….

Kids Get Certified in Snowmobile Safety Before Starting Their Engines

The class was for kids 12 and up

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Snowmobiling can be a fun winter sport for many but it can also get dangerous for new riders who aren’t used to the machine.  That’s why many kids strapped on their helmets for a Snowmobile Safety Class at Moorhead High School. For some families, winter isn’t just a cold and dark abyss. It’s a time when they can…

Detroit Lakes’ Ultra Snowmobile Campout and Show

The Ultra Snowmobile Club is hosting a camp out, swap meet and show on Saturday and Sunday

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Hot weather, bright sun and…snowmobiles? The Ultra Snowmobile Club is hosting a camp out, swap meet and show on Saturday and Sunday. People of all ages are invited to enjoy the weekend and the activities. There will be a snowmobile show and vendors selling equipment. Whether you need some updated gear, additional accessories or a new…

Aberdeen Man Dies in Snowmobile Accident in Ramsey County

Sauvage was with a fellow snowmobiler, who saw the accident and called 911

  RAMSEY COUNTY, N.D. — A South Dakota man is dead after a snowmobile accident in Ramsey County. Lennis Sauvage, 59, of Aberdeen, died after authorities say he drove his snowmobile under a bridge and into open water on Devils Lake on Thursday. Sauvage was with a fellow snowmobiler, who saw the accident and called 911. Rescue teams were able…

Authorities Investigating Fatal Snowmobile Accident in Clearwater County

Authorities say 59-year-old Daniel Stock died on McKenzie Lake Road Sunday

  CLEARWATER COUNTY, Minn. — A Mahnomen man is dead after a snowmobile accident Sunday in Clearwater County. The sheriff’s office says 59-year-old Daniel Stock died in the accident along the McKenzie Lake Road. Deputies were called out around 12:50 yesterday afternoon and found Stock dead at the scene. The accident remains under investigation. Categories: Local News, Minnesota News, News…

Minnesota Based Arctic Cat Sold to Rhode Island Company

The Twin Cities-based snowmobile and ATV manufacturer has been sold to Rhode Island-based Textron for $247-million

  Snowmobile and ATV manufacturer Arctic Cat has been sold. The Twin Cities-based company has been sold to Rhode Island-based Textron for $247 million. Arctic Cat employs 1,600 people and has its manufacturing plant in Thief River Falls. The company also has an engine plant in St. Cloud. Textron builds golf carts and other utility-type vehicles. Its aviation brands include Bell…