Kandiyohi county Sheriff’s Office
Some tornadoes have touched down in west-central Minnesota. The National Weather Service says a storm chaser reported a brief tornado touchdown near Hawick in Kandiyohi County about 6 p.m. Thursday. Another tornado touched down earlier near Norway Lake, also in Kandiyohi County. The sheriff’s office reports no damage.
A bicyclist died Tuesday afternoon in a collision with a vehicle in Kandiyohi County.
A motorcyclist died late Sunday morning after losing control and crashing on a west central Minnesota road, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 11:20 a.m. to a intersection of County Road 4 and County Road 26 in Harrison Township on a report of a motorcycle crash.
A St. Cloud man was arrested early Saturday after he led police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, around 1:50 a.m. officers attempted to stop a 2006 Saturn as it entered the city of Spicer for driving at speeds greater than 70 mph on southbound Highway 23.
A black bear was spotted in Kandiyohi County pawing at a bird feeder on Decision Hills Bible Camp Road in Spicer.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is concerned after a middle school student walking back from school in New London, Minnesota, was offered a ride by a stranger.
The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy is on paid administrative leave after it received a complaint of assaulting another officer. Authorities said they received a complaint that on Feb. 17, Deputy Taylor Fenrich assaulted another officer.
One person is dead after a rollover crash in western Minnesota Saturday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities were called to the crash at about 3:35 p.m. on Highway 12 east of Kandiyohi near Willmar.
A 44-year-old woman who violated a court-ordered parental exchange in Wisconsin is in custody after being arrested in Ohio, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. Amy Winterfeldt was supposed to bring her 4-year-old son to his father in Appleton, Wis. on July 12, but never showed up.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who violated a court order to return her 4-year-old son to his father. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, 44, was supposed to make a parental exchange in Appleton, Wis. on Saturday but not show up with her son, Alex Gomm – who’s also known as Johan Winterfeldt.
A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after the ATV he was driving flipped on top of him Tuesday night, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office. The accident happened just after 8 p.m. on the 12000 block of Big Kandi Drive.
Authorities are investigating a crash between a pick-up truck and a semi Sunday night in Kandiyohi County that killed one person and injured several others, including two children.
Authorities in west-central Minnesota say a 2-year-old child was flown to a Twin Cities hospital after being pulled from a pool. The Kandiyohi County sheriff’s office was called to a near-drowning in a pool near New London around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The child was flown by helicopter to a metro hospital. The child’s condition is unknown.
A 66-year-old man from Montevideo died Sunday after an accident involving a personal watercraft in western Minnesota, authorities said. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the accident at about 3:26 p.m. Sunday on the north side of Norway Lake.
A 53-year-old Owatonna man was killed Sunday afternoon in a tree cutting accident just east of New London, authorities said. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident at about 12:45 p.m. Sunday.
The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District, located west of St. Cloud in central Minnesota, says Rich Vos was killed this morning on his bike when he was hit by a semi.
A 21-year-old man from Norwood-Young America was charged with criminal vehicular homicide under the influence of alcohol on Monday, in connection with a weekend crash that killed three generations of a family.
An 8-year-old boy had to be airlifted to a hospital after getting hit by a pontoon while knee boarding on Big Kandiyohi Lake on Saturday, according to authorities.
An 8-year-old Willmar boy was struck by a boat near the south shore of Big Kandiyohi Lake on Saturday afternoon. EMS personnel arrived at the 6500 block of 147th Avenue Southeast around 4 p.m., where they attended to the boy who had a head injury.