A Litchfield, Minn. man is being held on charges of second degree assault after he opened fire at a police officer in St. Cloud, Minn., according to police. Benton County Sheriff’s Office said around 6 p.m. officers responded to a call from a man stating he was planning to open fire at a storage facility he was at in St. Cloud, Minn.
The 911 emergency line is back up and running after an outage Saturday afternoon affected multiple counties in the metro area. According to officials, a routing outage is affected 911 calls that were made from landline phones. According to Century Link, the 911 line was down in Sherburne, Stearns, Wright and Benton counties.
Two people whose plane crashed into a Sauk Rapids, Minn. home Friday night have died. According to the incident report, Sauk Rapids police responded to a call about a plane crash around 8:26 p.m. in the 700 block of Garden Place. Two people were sightseeing in a small, single-engine private plane when the plane crashed into a residential home.
Emergency crews are on the scene after a plane crashed into a home in central Minnesota. The crash happened Friday evening in Sauk Rapids, near the area of 18th Street and 9th Avenue North, Benton County Dispatch said.
Authorities have increased the reward for information leading to the suspect who fatally shot a Foley man in Benton County. On March 25, the body of Jamie Wylie, 31, was found on the side of County Road 75 by the Luther Honda dealership in St. Cloud, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s office.
Officials in central Minnesota say the body of a missing Foley man has been found.
Authorities are investigating after a man’s body was found on the side of a road near St. Cloud Tuesday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dead body on the side of a road at about 2:25 p.m. on County Road 75 between Mayhew Lake Road and East St. Germain Street.
A stun gun was used to detain a Brooklyn Center man after he attempted to flee from custody during a probation violation hearing at the Benton County Court Facility on Thursday morning. Dontae Marcus Frazier, 36, had just been sentenced to 86 months in prison and was about to be taken into custody when he fled the courtroom at about 11:10 a.m. Benton County bailiffs and County Attorney Phil Miller stopped Frazier in a hallway, and a stun gun was soon used to detain him.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Foley man. According to the Benton County Sheriff’s office, Jamie Robert Wylie, 31, was reported missing on Dec. 15.
A 35-year-old man died Thursday near St. Cloud after his SUV went through a stop sign and was broadsided by on-coming traffic, the State Patrol said.
An ice fisherman is in critical condition after falling through thin ice.
Gov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
On his Benton County dairy farm, Rob Beauchamp now grows only crops, not cows. He was forced to sell off his 92-head of Holsteins when their milk output dropped significantly.
A head-on crash with a freight semi killed a Foley woman late Friday night in Benton County, according to the state patrol. Authorities are investigating the incident that killed Cynthia Zillmer, 57, of Foley, Minn., at about 11:20 p.m. Friday just outside of Gilman on Highway 25 in central Minnesota.
The St. Cloud Cathedral school community is dealing with a terrible loss after one of its students was killed in a single-vehicle crash.