McLeod County

Charges: Driver Was Texting In McLeod County Crash That Killed BicyclistA 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.
Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Norwood Young AmericaPolice are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Norwood Young America early Friday morning. According to the Carver County Sheriff's Department, officers responded to a call around 2:40 a.m. of a shooting at a Kwik Trip, located on the corner of Highway 5 and Highway 212.
Fatal 3-Car Crash Closes Highway 7 In McLeod Co.A three-car accident has caused parts of Highway 7 to close in McLead County early Tuesday morning. According to Minnesota State Patrol, a fatal crash at Dairy Avenue has shut down Highway 7 in both directions in the Lester Prairie area.
1 Dead After Vehicle Rear-Ends Semi In McLeod Co. One man is dead after his vehicle rear-ended a semi-truck Wednesday afternoon in McLeod County, according to Minnesota State Patrol The accident occurred on Highway 7, just three miles west of Silver Lake, Minn. Twenty-three-year-old Ryan M. Sturges, of Glencoe, died on the scene.
Partial Remains Found In McLeod CountyAuthorities said they found partial human remains in McLeod County on Wednesday afternoon. At about 12:30 p.m. that day, the sheriff's office responded to a suspicious item that was found in a park near County Road 7 near Hutchinson, Minn.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Food Truck Over the last few years, we've gotten used to seeing food trucks pop up all over the Twin Cities. There are usually dozens in downtown Minneapolis over the lunch hour, and we wanted to find the best.
Death Of Motorist, Now Identified, May Be Cold-RelatedThe death of a motorist whose car got stuck in the snow in McLeod County may be weather related. The sheriff's department says it received a report Monday of a man who had been missing since Sunday night.
Man Found Dead Outside During Deep Freeze Authorities found a man dead outside Monday morning in central Minnesota, officials say, as another blast of arctic air hung over the state.
Finding Minnesota: Minn. Farm Is Pretty In PinkIf you ever need directions, Google maps will come in handy, but there are certain destinations that you really can't miss. For example, the pink farm along Highway 212 in McLeod County.
Searchers Recover Body Of Swimmer From Hook LakeA 69-year-old Fairmont man appears to have died Wednesday while trying to swim across a lake in McLeod County.
Dayton Declares State Of Emergency In 26 CountiesGov. Mark Dayton has declared a state of emergency in 26 counties after storms and flash flooding last month. The executive order will allow the state to call for federal disaster assistance in the areas hit hardest by storms.
Reports: Storms Drop Trees, Power Lines SW Of MetroThe severe storms that swept through McLeod County Thursday night dropped trees and power lines, according to reports.