Brown County Sheriff’s Office
Sleepy Eye High School will be open to students, despite a day off from classes. School district administrators will open the school from 10 a.m. to noon Monday for students to gather and deal with the deaths of four young people killed in a Friday night car crash.
Four people are dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye. The State Patrol says Saturday morning that the victims are all male. Two were 17 years old, one was 18, and one was 20 years old. Their names and other details were expected to be released at a Saturday news conference.
Authorities said a 50-year-old woman who was rescued from a fire in southern Minnesota on Thursday later died from her injuries. The Brown County Sheriff’ Office was called to a fire at about 9:28 p.m. Thursday on the 100 block of Center Street in New Ulm.
Authorities said the bodies of two people were found Friday inside a rural farmhouse in Brown County, and carbon monoxide is suspected in their deaths. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on 410th Avenue at about 1:40 p.m. Friday in the southwestern Minnesota town of Springfield.
A 74-year-old man had to rescued from a burning car near New Ulm on Sunday after his car left the road, went into a ditch and caught fire, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
If you live in Brown County and get call from the sheriff’s office asking for donations, don’t give out any money: the call is a scam, according to police.