Records published Aug. 26, 2019


Paynesville man injured in two-vehicle crash

ST. JOSEPH — A Paynesville man was injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon at the intersection of state Highway 23 and Interstate 94 near St. Joseph.

A Honda driven by Gavin Ryder Hofmann, 22, of Paynesville, was traveling east on Highway 23, and a Hyundai driven by Ruth Ann Lyon, 65, of Melrose, was traveling west on Highway 23 when they collided, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

The Lyon vehicle was attempting to make a left turn onto I-94 when the Hofmann vehicle struck it.

Both drivers were transported to St. Cloud Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seat belts.

Dawson man injured in Renville County ATV rollover

MORTON — An ATV driver was injured in a rollover crash Saturday afternoon northwest of Morton.


According to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Colby Hudson, 19, of Dawson, was apparently driving too fast for the conditions, lost control and rolled the ATV he was driving.

Hudson was thrown from the ATV, and his riding partners found him to be in and out of consciousness, according to the release. A private party took him to the Renville County Hospital.

The rollover occurred near the intersection of 730th Avenue and 310th Street, about 10 miles northwest of Morton in Henryville Township.

This crash remains under investigation by the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.


WILLMAR — A 28-year-old man was arrested early Sunday after a report of fights breaking out between two wedding parties at the Willmar Conference Center.


WILLMAR — A resident asked for extra patrol because someone had called saying she had won money but needed to pay taxes on it. The person was planning to come to her home.


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