A page on the fundraising website Go Fund Me brought in $125 in the first four hours.
A Wright County man has been reported missing by family, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office. Police said Christopher Michael Rossing, 25, has not been seen or heard from since the afternoon of Friday, Aug. 22.
The number of traffic-related deaths this year in Minnesota surpassed 100 this weekend, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. A single-car crash Saturday in Alexandria took the lives of driver Howard Ogaard and passenger Beverly Palmer, who became the 99th and 100th traffic-related deaths of 2014.
Authorities have identified the man who died Tuesday when a cement truck and van collided in Independence, Minn.
A new memorial to fallen firefighters is at the Capitol Tuesday after making a solemn journey.