Benton County

Pedestrian Struck By 2 Cars In Benton Co.A pedestrian was killed after being hit by two cars in Benton County Wednesday evening. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, around 8:41 p.m. 51-year-old Mary B. Larcom, of Sartell, and 27-year-old Jason Rau, of St. Cloud, were driving westbound on Highway 23 near the 14th Avenue SE crossing.
Benton County Sheriff: Driver, 74, Killed After Crashing Into TreeA 74-year-old Royalton woman is dead after crashing her vehicle into a tree in Benton County Tuesday afternoon, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.
Cops: St. Cloud Man Arrested After Hammer AssaultPolice in St. Cloud say a man was arrested early Sunday morning after hitting an acquaintance in the head with a hammer.
Sheriff: Man, 32, Arrested For Chasing After 14-Year-Old Girls Benton County officials say sheriff's deputies arrested a 32-year-old man on Monday after he allegedly chased after two 14-year-old girls over the weekend.
Motorcyclist Collides With Deer In Benton Co.A motorcyclist was seriously injured Sunday night after colliding with a deer in Benton County. The sheriff's office says the crash was reported at about 7:25 p.m. on Little Rock Road Northeast, about one mile east of Highway 10.
Man Allegedly Shoots At Police Officer In St. CloudA 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.
911 Emergency Lines Back Up After OutageThe 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.
2 People Dead After Plane Crashes Into Sauk Rapids HomeTwo 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.
Plane Crashes Into Sauk Rapids Home, Starting FireEmergency 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.
Reward Increased For Info On Foley Man’s KillerAuthorities 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.
Body Of Missing Foley Man Found, Cause Of Death Yet Unknown Officials in central Minnesota say the body of a missing Foley man has been found.
Sheriff: Man's Body Found In Benton CountyAuthorities 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.