This is the records summary for Nov. 6, 2017. Rollover crash injures one LITCHFIELD — A single-vehicle rollover Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 12 west of Grove City sent the driver to the hospital. The Minnesota State Patrol said a 1999 Dodge Dakota driven by Thomas Scott Wright, 59, of Atwater, was westbound on Highway 12 when it crossed the eastbound lane, went into the ditch and rolled over. Wright was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield for treatment of injuries.
REDWOOD FALLS - A hunter was accidentally shot while hunting near Tracy during the firearms deer opener Saturday. The Redwood County Sheriff's Office said the victim, who was not identified, was wounded in the leg when another hunter fired in his direction while shooting at a deer. The individual was brought to the Tracy Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. All those involved were wearing blaze orange as required by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Sheriff's Office said.
ST. PAUL — Renville County will receive $109,350 in state disaster assistance to help recover from an October thunderstorm storm that caused flood damage to local infrastructure. Redwood County will receive $31,500. Gov. Mark Dayton announced Friday that the counties will receive the aid, which will come from the State Disaster Assistance Contingency Account.
This is the records summary for Nov. 4. Three injured in crash OLIVIA — Three people were injured when a grain truck and a van collided Friday afternoon at the junction of U.S. Highway 71 and Renville County Road 11 north of Olivia. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the driver of the truck as Jason Daniel Weisser, 40, of St. Joseph, and the van's driver as Tara Kay Rodmyre, 49, of Bird Island.
OLIVIA — Three people were injured when a grain truck and a van collided Friday afternoon at the junction of U.S. Highway 71 and Renville County Road 11 north of Olivia.
BENSON - An attempt to serve an arrest warrant led to a standoff Thursday in Benson. The incident began when officers with the Benson Police Department, along with agents from the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force and Swift County Sheriff's deputies responded to a residence in Benson to serve an arrest warrant on a male suspect wanted by the Minnesota Department of Corrections. When the officers entered the residence, the suspect barricaded himself in a locked bedroom and indicated he had a firearm, the Police Department said.
Two separate ATV crashes, one in Kandiyohi County and the other in Meeker County, sent two individuals to the hospital Thursday. The Meeker County Sheriff's Office said Hunter Narragon, 20, of Atwater, was seriously injured when he apparently struck a deer and was thrown from his ATV. He was airlifted to North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale with life-threatening injuries. The crash, which was reported at 6:45 p.m. Thursday, happened near the intersection of 230th Street and 600th Avenue in Litchfield Township.
This is the records summary for Nov. 3. Grain dryer fire LAKE LILLIAN — Fire departments from Cosmos and Lake Lillian responded to a grain dryer fire Wednesday night. The fire was reported at around 8:40 p.m. at a farm in the 17000 block of 195th Street Southeast in Lake Lillian. The Cosmos Fire Department received the initial call and requested mutual assistance from the Lake Lillian Fire Department. Crews were on the scene for about two hours helping remove corn from the dryer. There were no injuries reported.
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Sarah Faith Briggs, 34, Willmar, driving while impaired, Sept. 24, 2016 Robert Russell Love Jr., 48, third-degree assault, Oct. 30, 2016 Francisco Fredrick Galvan, 36, Willmar, predatory offender-knowingly violates registration requirement or intentionally provides false information, Jan. 16
NEW LONDON — More than 75 disheveled jack-o'-lanterns carved with spooky and goofy faces could become livestock feed. Following the third annual jack-o'-lantern walk at Sibley State Park, Park Naturalist Kelsey Olson said the pumpkins are being offered to local livestock farmers. "Do you have horses, cows, pigs or other livestock that would appreciate a pumpkin treat?" Olson asked in a news release announcing the giveaway.