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This is the records summary for Oct. 29, 2012.

Worker dies in fall from grain elevator

OLIVIA -- A 28-year-old man fell to his death Saturday from the grain elevator in Buffalo Lake.

The Renville County Sheriff's Office said it received several 911 calls at 10:48 a.m. Saturday that a worker had fallen some 60 feet from the elevator building.

Ambulance crews attempted to resuscitate him but he died at the scene from his injuries, the Sheriff's Office said. Sheriff Scott Hable said the man was working at the elevator as a contractor for an expansion project. His name is being withheld until relatives are notified.

The Buffalo Lake Ambulance, Buffalo Lake Fire and Rescue, Buffalo Lake Police Department, Renville County Sheriff's Office and a Lifelink III helicopter all responded to the scene.

Further investigation of the accident will be conducted by the Buffalo Lake Police Department, Renville County Sheriff's Office and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


SPICER -- A Spicer resident called the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office to report that someone had gotten into the house and was in a bedroom, rummaging through a dresser.

The suspect exited through the kitchen and left the house without being caught. He was described as male, about 5 feet 5 inches tall and wearing a black jacket.

The incident happened at around 10:30 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of Fifth Avenue North in Spicer. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office is investigating.