Records published Sept. 5, 2020

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Two injured in crash involving semi near Fairfax

FAIRFAX — Vernon Virgil Beran, 75 and Carol Norena Beran, 76, both of Fairfax, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a crash at 11:27 a.m. Thursday at Highway 4 and 660th Avenue, north of Fairfax.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, the Berans were traveling eastbound on 660th Avenue in a 2019 Ford Escape while a 1999 Peterbilt Tractor, driven by Jerad Joshua Berghorst, 34, of New London, was headed north on Highway 4. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

The Berans were taken to New Ulm Hospital. Berghorst was not injured.

Motorcyclists injured in crash in Montevideo

MONTEVIDEO — Two were injured in a crash involving a sports utility vehicle and motorcycle at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday west of the Highway 212 and Highway 59 intersection in Montevideo.

William Joseph Quillin, 49, and Melissa Rae Quillin, 49, both of Montevideo, were riding the 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Both were wearing helmets, said the Minnesota State Patrol report.


Kathleen Marie Brandsted, 69, and Gene Lee Brandsted, 73, also of Montevideo, were not injured in the crash. They were traveling in a 2013 Chevy Equinox.

According to the state patrol the Equinox was headed westbound on Highway 212, while the motorcycle was traveling east. The two collided.

Two arrested in a traffic stop

WILLMAR — Two individuals were arrested around 1:25 a.m. Friday at County Road 8 Northeast and McDermott Avenue South in Kandiyohi after being stopped by law enforcement.

According to the report, the two were arrested due to probable cause regarding a house being broken into. The vehicle was originally pulled over for allegedly failing to drive in a single lane.

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