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New London woman charged with DWI after driving into ditch


WILLMAR — A 49-year-old New London woman made her first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of driving while impaired for allegedly driving her vehicle Sunday into a ditch near Belgrade.

According to the complaint against Roxanne Kay Otterness, a snowplow driver with the Minnesota Department of Transportation stopped to help after spotting a vehicle in the ditch along County Line Road Northeast around 1:30 a.m.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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