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Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
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Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
July 21, 2016
Update: 2 campers dead in Boundary Waters storms
Two Boundary Waters campers were killed during overnight storms that ripped through northern Minnesota. Duluth has widespread tree damage. St....
July 21, 2016 - 10:24am
June 28, 2016
Records published June 28
Drugs seizedGRANITE FALLS -- A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday after a search at a Granite Falls home turned up 1¾ pounds of methamphetamine, according to Sgt. Ross Ardoff of the CEE-VI Drug and Task Force. Agents with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the CEE-VI...
June 28, 2016 - 9:49am
June 13, 2016
Willmar police officer injured when motorist runs red light
WILLMAR - A Willmar police officer was injured around 9:30 a.m. Monday after his squad car collided with another vehicle that failed to stop...
June 13, 2016 - 3:39pm
June 11, 2016
Two injured when motorcycle hits deer in Pope County
GLENWOOD -- Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a deer on Minnesota Highway 104 near Pope County Road 8 in southern Pope County. Rodney E. Stubbs, 59, and Cathy L. Stubbs, 57, both of Becker, were transported to Glacial Ridge Health System hospital...
June 11, 2016 - 5:54pm
June 6, 2016
Minnesota man suffers skull fracture, other injuries after trying to break up fight
A Roseau man is severely hurt after a fight in Roseau County this weekend. According to a GoFundMe page Jordan Brateng was trying to break up...
June 6, 2016 - 8:38am
June 1, 2016
Police: 2 injured in UCLA campus shooting
LOS ANGELES - Two people were injured during a shooting on the UCLA campus on Wednesday morning, according to the school police. Police are still investigating the shooting in the Engineering IV building, where several units are currently on the scene. LAPD bomb squad members were...
June 1, 2016 - 1:06pm
May 23, 2016
Two injured in separate incidents involving deer and motorcycles
WILLMAR — Two people were injured over the weekend in separate incidents involving motorcycles and deer. Patricia Savelkoul, 48, of Paynesville,...
May 23, 2016 - 12:33am
April 18, 2016
One person killed, another seriously hurt in separate Minnesota train accidents
A young woman and dog were struck by an eastbound train and killed shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday in the western Minnesota community of Wadena,...
April 18, 2016 - 10:52am
January 26, 2016
Icy road a factor in rollover crash that injures two in Meeker County
Two people were injured Monday night in a rollover crash in Meeker County. The Minnesota State Patrol says Nicole L. Stand, 29, of Minneapolis, was driving westbound on Highway 7 near Cosmos when she lost control of her 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe on the icy highway. The vehicle went off...
January 26, 2016 - 9:42am
January 20, 2016
State Patrol says alcohol a factor in crash that injured two near Blomkest
Two people were injured Tuesday night after their vehicle ran off Highway 71 in Blomkest and rolled, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Eliezer Rodriguez, 22, of Renville, was driving a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier northbound on Highway 71. Dakota A. Wallert, 19, of Olivia, was a...
January 20, 2016 - 10:39am
November 24, 2015
Broadside crash near New London injures three
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct the day and the location. WILLMAR -- A broadside crash late Tuesday afternoon near New London injured three people, reports the State Patrol. None of them had life-threatening injuries, according to the State Patrol, but all...
November 24, 2015 - 11:37pm
November 9, 2015
Unmarked squad cars added to State Patrol fleet to nab distracted drivers
ST. PAUL - Distracted drivers attract the full attention of the Minnesota State Patrol. Five new unmarked cars were added to the patrol fleet...
November 9, 2015 - 12:19pm
October 7, 2015
Three people injured after driver rear-ends truck while on Facebook
FARGO, North Dakota – Three people from Alabama are in the hospital after the driver rear-ended a truck on Interstate 29 around 5 a.m. Wednesday, the North Dakota Highway Patrol said. 52-year-old Billy Sides of Russelville, Ala., was driving a Mercury Mountaineer southbound...
October 7, 2015 - 4:01pm
August 10, 2015
Hector child, woman airlifted for injuries from accident
LAKE LILLIAN — A 4-year-old girl and 24-year-old woman were airlifted for injuries suffered in a one-vehicle rollover accident Monday morning east of Lake Lillian. The accident occurred just before 10 a.m. Monday along Minnesota Highway 7 near Kandiyohi County Road 74. The Minnesota...
August 10, 2015 - 10:00pm
July 28, 2015
Darwin man airlifted for injuries sustained crash
DARWIN — A 33-year-old rural Darwin man was reportedly airlifted for injuries sustained in a one-vehicle rollover crash early Tuesday morning south of Darwin. Jason Carl Schmidt was reportedly traveling southbound around 1:19 a.m. Tuesday in a 2002 Chevrolet S-10 on Meeker County...
July 28, 2015 - 11:23pm