Chippewa County

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Officials: Passers-By Use Snorkel To Help Man Pinned In Car Crash

Two good Samaritans traveling through central Minnesota over the weekend used a snorkel to great effect, but not underwater. The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office says the two used the piece of swimming equipment to help a man pinned inside of a car breathe until emergency crews could get him out.

08/11/2014

accident, crash, road, skid marks, generic

1 Hurt After Car Rolls Down Ravine In Chippewa County

A man was badly hurt Saturday afternoon after being pinned in a car that rolled down into a ravine in western Minnesota, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office.

08/10/2014

(credit: Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension)

Armed Suspect May Be En Route To Twin Cities

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said that an armed burglary suspect may be heading to the Twin Cities. Eric “Buck” Hall is a convicted felon who was released from prison on June 10.

06/16/2014

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State Patrol: Chippewa County Crash Kills Marshall Woman

A 60-year-old woman from southwestern Minnesota was killed Thursday night in a head-on collision with a semi-truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 8:55 p.m. Thursday on Highway 23, just north of Highway 7 in Chippewa County.

12/06/2013

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Christmas Day Fatal Crash Victim ID’d

The Eagan woman who died on Christmas Day in a head-on crash in Chippewa County has been identified as 62-year-old Janet Scoblic, according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.

12/29/2012

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Police: Wis. Man Drunkenly Passes Bus, Gets 11th OWI

A 58-year-old man from Altoona, Wis., was arrested Friday afternoon for operating a vehicle while intoxicated after separate incidents involving a school bus, striking a mailbox and involvement in a hit-and-run, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

03/24/2012

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Body Of Xcel Worker Missing In River Found

The body of a missing Xcel Energy worker was found Friday, three days after he disappeared into the Minnesota River.

08/12/2011

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Crews Search For Xcel Worker Who Fell Into Dam

Search and rescue efforts are underway after a man, who was working at a dam site near Granite Falls, went into the water.

08/11/2011

(credit: Chippewa County Sheriff's Office)

Inquiry Into Fatal Wis. Boat Crash May Take Months

Investigating a high-speed boat collision that killed four people, including three groomsmen celebrating a weekend wedding, could take several months, authorities said Monday.

07/25/2011

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2 Bodies Recovered After Wisconsin Boat Crash

Search crews have found the bodies of two Minnesota men missing in the Chippewa River in western Wisconsin.

07/24/2011

water, generic, drowning, lake, river, ocean

Tubing Accident Kills 1 In Chippewa County

A 29-year-old Eau Claire resident is dead after a tubing accident on Lake Holcombe in Chippewa County.

06/26/2011

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