Benton County Sheriff’s Office
Authorities in northern Minnesota are asking for help as they are investigating a pair of burglaries from businesses near Sauk Rapids. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a burglary that took place on the early-morning hours of Oct. 13 at Mimbach Fleet Supply near Sauk Rapids.
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a motorist Saturday evening in Sauk Rapids, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident happened at 5:36 p.m. on Highway 10 near County Road 13, when a 1990 Buick Century driven by Angela Lott, 37, left the southbound lane, hitting and killing the pedestrian. Lott, from Sauk Rapids, suffered non-life threatening injuries. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.
A 32-year-old Foley man is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the neck on accident while hunting on Wednesday in Benton County, authorities said. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office was called at about 1:50 p.m. on a report of a hunting accident.
Authorities say a 79-year-old woman was killed Tuesday after she failed to stop for a stop sign and was hit by a semi near Foley.
Authorities say one person was killed and another was critically hurt in a crash in Sauk Rapids Monday afternoon, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities are searching for a missing 13-year-old boy in Benton County.
Three men were arrested on Friday following a large drug bust in Sauk Rapids, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office.
The Benton County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a semi truck and train collided on Tuesday.