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This is the records summary for Oct. 14.

Two injured in golf cart crash

BELGRADE — Two people were hurt Sunday when the golf cart they were riding apparently malfunctioned, sending the vehicle into a ditch where it rolled over.

The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said the crash happened at 3:15 p.m. Sunday along Colfax Road Northeast near Belgrade.

Timothy Schoumaker, 36, of St. Cloud, was driving the homemade golf cart when a possible mechanical malfunction occurred, the Sheriff’s Office said. Schoumaker was unable to control the cart and ended up in ditch. He and a passenger, Krista Schroendeman, 30, of St. Cloud, were ejected from the golf cart when it rolled over.

Both were taken to the Paynesville Area Health Care System by Paynesville Ambulance for treatment of their injuries. The Belgrade Fire and Rescue Department also was at the scene.

The golf cart was not equipped with seatbelts, and neither driver nor passenger was wearing a helmet, the Sheriff’s Office said.


DASSEL — A Dassel man was seriously injured Saturday in a one-car rollover in Meeker County.

The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office identified him as Steve Oman, 26. Oman apparently lost control of his car, went into the ditch, rolled over and was ejected from the vehicle, the Sheriff’s Office said. The crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday in the 71000 block of Meeker County Highway 18.

Oman was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale.

Meeker County deputies, Dassel Fire and Rescue, Allina Ambulance and a Life Link helicopter were all at the scene. The crash is under investigation by the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

BLOMKEST — A rural Blomkest man, age 66, sustained injuries to his hand when a skid steer apparently fell on top of his hand and wrist Sunday morning. The 911 call from the man’s farm was made at 7:20 a.m.

A Willmar Ambulance crew and Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office were called to assist at the scene.


SPICER — A homeowner reported an attempted break-in Sunday at a cabin on Indian Beach Road on the south side of Green Lake. Nothing appeared to be missing but there were signs that someone had tried to break into the cabin. The door jamb on an unattached shed also sustained some damage.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.