Authorities say it’s not clear why a Fergus Falls City Council member led police on a chase that ended when he crashed into a squad car and died. The State Patrol says the incident began when 62-year-old Timothy Rundquist fled a state trooper who had stopped him for speeding around 5 p.m. Monday near Elbow Lake.
Authorities say a man was stabbed multiple times at a campground near Elbow Lake and was taken to the hospital for his injuries. A 31-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of felony assault.
A 38-year-old man had to be taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after an assault at a northwestern Minnesota campground and one person is in custody in connection with the incident, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.
Republican state Sen. Torrey Westrom plans to announce his bid for the U.S. House on Thursday. Westrom has scheduled appearances in Moorhead and his hometown of Elbow Lake.
Authorities in Grant County, which is in northwestern Minnesota near Fergus Falls, are advising no travel in the area due to poor bad road conditions and poor visibility.
A 58-year-old Dalton, Minn. man died after his pickup truck left the road near Elbow Lake, Wis. Tuesday evening.
Minnesota Rep. Torrey Westrom says he hopes his temporary role as House speaker will help motivate others who “have a challenge in their life.”