Officials To Anglers: Don’t Leave Valuables In Ice HousesOfficials in Benton County are urging ice anglers not to leave valuables in fish houses after a string of apparent burglary attempts on a central Minnesota lake.
Truck Reported Missing 16 Years Ago Found In Benton Co. LakeOfficials in Benton County say they’ve found a pickup truck that was reported missing nearly 16 years ago.
1 Killed, 1 Injured In Benton Co. Accident Involving 2 SemitrailersAuthorities say a 29-year-old central Minnesota man was hit and killed by a semitrailer while he was standing outside his own rig along a highway.
Rice Trailer Park Shooting Victim ID'dThe Benton County Sheriff's Department says they are still investigating the shooting death of a 44-year-old Rice woman. Tammra Baker was found fatally wounded at the Rockwood Estates mobile home park Wednesday afternoon.
Sheriff: Woman Shot Dead At Rice Trailer ParkOne woman is dead after a shooting at a Rice mobile home park Wednesday afternoon. The Benton County Sheriff's Office says they received a report at about 1 p.m. of a woman who had been shot at Rockwood Estates at 110000 Highway 10 NW.
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.