An 85-year-old man is dead after a two-car crash in Morrison county Wednesday evening. According to the accident report, just before 9:30 p.m. a tractor pulling a disc was driving southbound on Highway 25 when a Ford, driven by Kenneth C. Brenny, of Buckman, rear-ended the disc.
In the tiny agricultural town of Pierz, they rely on their butcher shops. Many have come and gone, but one stands the test of time. Thielen Meats, voted Best of Minnesota, has been in the family for four generations.
A motorist nearly fell into a gaping hole on a southern Minnesota road after the ground beneath it gave way. The incident was caught on dash camera, and uploaded Friday to YouTube by the Department of Transportation.
An 81-year-old woman died after being broadsided in Morrison County Saturday morning. Jerry Schlag, 25, was driving northbound on Highway 25 when the woman pulled out onto the highway from westbound Fourth Avenue NE.
A 7-year-old boy waiting for a school bus Friday morning was struck and killed by a car that ran a red light in the small town of Montrose and then crashed, the Minnesota State Patrol said.
Delays are expected on Highway 25 in Belle Plaine beginning Sunday morning, as crews work to reconfigure the highway to create a temporary detour route.