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November 6, 2012
Officer: Driver who hit, killed teen tried to flee in St. Paul, Minn.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- A police officer and the boyfriend of a teenage girl struck and killed in St. Paul say the accused driver tried to flee from the scene, but couldn't because his vehicle was so badly damaged. Fifty-one-year-old Carlos Colorado is charged in Ramsey County District...
November 6, 2012 - 8:48am
November 5, 2012
UDPATE: Meeker County officials ID woman killed in crash north of Grove City
GROVE CITY -- Meeker County officials have identified Andrea Lee Diaz, 22, of Willmar, as the woman killed in a one-vehicle rollover crash around 3 a.m. Sunday about 7 miles north of Grove City. According to Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Diaz was ejected from the 2002 Lincoln...
November 5, 2012 - 11:01am
November 2, 2012
Four more felony charges filed in August triple fatal crash; hearing delayed for now
WILLMAR -- Four more felony charges of criminal vehicular operation were filed Thursday against Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, the 21-year-old Cokato man already facing multiple criminal counts for the triple fatal motor vehicle crash Aug. 17 east of Willmar. The additional charges were...
November 2, 2012 - 12:00am
October 24, 2012
Granite Falls, Minn., man killed in Highway 212 crash
GRANITE FALLS -- An 80-year-old Granite Falls man died as a result of injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 1:20 p.m. Tuesday along U.S. Highway 212 west of Granite Falls. According to the State Patrol, Roger O. Tjosvold was driving a 2010 Chrysler van and turned left...
October 24, 2012 - 8:50am
October 16, 2012
UPDATE: Belgrade, Minn., man killed in semi-bicycle crash south of Belgrade
BELGRADE -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the bicyclist killed in a crash early this morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Belgrade. The...
October 16, 2012 - 10:47am
Bicyclist killed near Belgrade, Minn.
BELGRADE -- The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal accident involving a semi and a bicycle early this morning on U.S. Highway 71 south of Belgrade. The male driver of the bicycle was killed, according to information provided on the State Patrol's media information website....
October 16, 2012 - 8:38am
September 18, 2012
Victim identified in fatal fire in rural Paynesville, Minn.
PAYNESVILLE -- The victim of a rural Paynesville house fire on Monday morning has been identified as Scott Allen Vogelpohl, age 47. He was the owner of the mobile home destroyed in the blaze, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office reported on Monday afternoon. A passing motorist reported...
September 18, 2012 - 12:00am
September 17, 2012
Winthrop, Minn., boy dies from injuries
WINTHROP -- A 13-year-old boy from Winthrop has died from injuries suffered Saturday when the bicycle he was riding collided with a semi. According to the State Patrol, Jacob Weber was riding his bicycle with a group of juveniles around 2:30 p.m. Saturday on state Highway 15 in Sibley...
September 17, 2012 - 8:12pm
Victim identified in fatal, Paynesville township mobile home fire
PAYNESVILLE -- The victim of a rural Paynesville house fire this morning has been identified as Scott Vogelpohl, age 47. He was the owner of the mobile home destroyed in the blaze, the Stearns County Sheriff's Office announced this afternoon. A passing motorist reported the fire...
September 17, 2012 - 4:14pm
September 1, 2012
Sheriff says no danger to public safety after man, woman found dead in Benson, Minn., area home
BENSON -- The man and woman found deceased Wednesday at a residence north of Benson were identified on Friday afternoon as Holly Ann Hagen, 45, and Mark Richard Hamilton, 53. The two resided at the residence on the 400 block of Minnesota Highway 29 north of Benson where their bodies...
September 1, 2012 - 12:00am
August 31, 2012
Swift County releases names of man and woman found dead in home north of Benson
BENSON -- The man and woman found deceased at a residence north of Benson on Wednesday were identified this afternoon as Holly Ann Hagen, 45, and Mark Richard Hamilton, 53, according to information from the Swift County Sheriff's Department. Their bodies were found at a residence...
August 31, 2012 - 5:24pm
August 24, 2012
BCA tests: Wickenhauser was over limit, more charges filed in triple fatal crash
WILLMAR -- Blood tests by the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension show that Paul Anthony Wickenhauser was over the legal alcohol limit for...
August 24, 2012 - 10:51am
August 23, 2012
Man charged for vehicular homicide in crash near Willmar, Minn., posts bail
WILLMAR -- The 21-year-old Cokato man facing criminal vehicular homicide and injury charges for the fiery crash that killed three people Friday...
August 23, 2012 - 12:00am
August 22, 2012
Bail set at $300K for man in crash that left 3 dead near Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Paul Anthony Wickenhauser, 21, of Cokato made his first court appearance Tuesday on four felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide...
August 22, 2012 - 12:00am
August 21, 2012
Wickenhauser appears on charges for triple fatal crash, bail set at $300,000
WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set at $300,000 for the 21-year-old Cokato man facing four felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide and...
August 21, 2012 - 12:17pm