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Minn. DEED Hosts Water Business Summit in Eagan

Minnesota Water Technology Business Summit logo - Photo: Website/Minnesota DEED

Minnesota is known for its many lakes - and lots of water.

The state is now showcasing how it's taking a lead in tackling water issues in the first ever Minnesota Water Technology Business Summit.

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Mendota Bridge Reopens Following 61 Car Pile-Up

The Mendota Bridge on Highway 55 is back open after a crash involving 61 vehicles Monday.

The collision resulted in one person being transported to the hospital for minor injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Twin Cities Businesses start Hiring for Seasonal Summer Jobs

It's that time of year where companies are starting the process of hiring for summer jobs.

5 EYEWITNESS NEWS talked with Ramsey County Parks and Recreation who has started the process of looking for seasonal help.

Minn. State Patrol Increases Seat Belt Enforcement

The Minnesota State Patrol says 75 percent of children who travel with their parents on Minnesota roads are not properly restrained and many drivers still choose not to wear seat belts.

Starting Friday extra patrols will be out on the roads checking to make sure everyone is wearing their seat belts and kids are sitting in their car seats correctly.

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Former Eagan Day Care Provider gets Jail in Baby Death<br />

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A former Eagan home day care provider was sentenced to 45 days in jail for placing a baby in an unsafe sleep position that contributed to his death.
    
Sixty-six-year-old Beverly Greenagel was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty in December to second-degree manslaughter.
    

Crews Continue Work to Repair Gas Leak in Eagan

Crews in Eagan are continuing work to repair a gas leak that started Wednesday evening at Ashbury and Birchpond Roads.

Eagan Fire Chief Mike Scott tells KSTP.com a portion of Ashbury was initially blocked while crews worked, but reopened about 7 a.m. Thursday.

Ten homes were evacuated due to the leak, but residents have since returned home.

Gophers' Wilcox a Finalist for Mike Richter Award

Adam Wilcox allowed just 30 goals in 18 Big Ten conference games this season. - Photo: KSTP/File

Minnesota goaltender Adam Wilcox is among five finalists for the inaugural Mike Richter Award, given to the top goalie in NCAA hockey.

Wilcox on Monday was named the first-ever Big Ten Player of the Year and Goaltender of the Year.