McLeod County Sheriff’s Office
A 25-year-old Prior Lake woman is accused of texting while driving in an April crash that killed a bicyclist in McLeod County, according to charges filed Tuesday.
An 81-year-old Hutchinson man died Sunday morning in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 7 just east of Hutchinson, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities responded to the crash at about 9:53 a.m. on Highway 7 in McLeod County.
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.
The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 52-year-old man who has been missing since Oct. 4.
Two months after Christopher Rossing disappeared after leaving a Howard Lake bar, the man charged in his case faced a courtroom packed with Rossing’s friends and family.
The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of what may be human remains in a park near Hutchinson.
The Minnesota State Patrol is on the scene of a fatal crash west of the Twin Cities Tuesday morning. Authorities were called to the area of Highway 7 and Highway 22, which is just east of Hutchinson, at about 5:33 a .m. on a report of a head-on crash involving two vehicles.
Authorities found a man dead outside Monday morning in central Minnesota, officials say, as another blast of arctic air hung over the state.
Authorities said a man was taken to a hospital after being shot by police in Hutchinson Friday morning. Police responded to a report of a suspicious man sleeping in the entryway of the Fairlane Apartments on the 400 block of High Street NE at about 8:10 a.m.
A Minnesota business that’s brought Christmas cheer to families for years is in jeopardy. Bob Kendall’s five-year-old reindeer bull, Claus, was shot and killed two weeks ago. Claus was the head of Kendall’s reindeer clan, and would spend the holiday season in huge outdoor Christmas displays alongside the family’s other animals. “Claus was…very sincere, and he’s very loving and he always will come up to you because he always wants his apple,” Kendall said. He recalls the fateful day he found Claus.
Authorities said a swimmer has been reported missing after an adult male tried to get across Hook Lake Wednesday morning. The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office was called to the lake, which is about three miles north of Hutchinson, at about 11:33 a.m.
Authorities said two teenage girls west of the Twin Cities were hurt Thursday night when their car hit a horse. The Minnesota State Patrol responded to the crash at about 11:26 p.m. Thursday on Highway 22 in McLeod County near Glencoe.
At least three people have been killed in a small airplane crash just north of Glencoe on Wednesday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.