McLeod County

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Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Norwood Young America

Police 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.

04/17/2015

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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.

04/01/2015

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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.

07/24/2014

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Partial Remains Found In McLeod County

Authorities 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.

07/17/2014

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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.

07/16/2014

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Death Of Motorist, Now Identified, May Be Cold-Related

The 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.

01/28/2014

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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.

01/27/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Minn. Farm Is Pretty In Pink

If 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.

09/29/2013

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Searchers Recover Body Of Swimmer From Hook Lake

A 69-year-old Fairmont man appears to have died Wednesday while trying to swim across a lake in McLeod County.

07/24/2013

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Dayton Declares State Of Emergency In 26 Counties

Gov. 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.

07/05/2013

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Reports: Storms Drop Trees, Power Lines SW Of Metro

The severe storms that swept through McLeod County Thursday night dropped trees and power lines, according to reports.

08/23/2012

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Brownton Crash Victim ID’d

A seventy-seven-year-old woman has been identified as the victim in a fatal motor vehicle crash Saturday evening. Beatrice Hazel Klinkner was gravely injured in a crash on Highway 15, south of Brownton, in McLeod County.

06/25/2012

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Minn. Storms Bring Heavy Rain, Hail But No Damage

Storms sweeping across central and southern Minnesota have dumped heavy rain and hail but caused no major damage.

04/15/2012

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McLeod County: Tornado Touchdown Confirmed

A tornado touched down in Brownton, Minn., authorities say.

04/15/2012

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Authorities Return Child’s Tombstone To Its Resting Place

Authorities in McLeod County believe they know where a misplaced tombstone belongs.

04/09/2012

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3 Victims In Glencoe Area Plane Crash Identified

Authorities have identified the three people killed in a small airplane crash just north of Glencoe on Wednesday.

03/22/2012

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Man Leads Police On Multi-County Chase

Police jolted a man with a Taser after he displayed a knife following a chase through multiple counties Saturday, authorities said.

03/17/2012

Finding Minnesota: Smelly Celebration At Garlic Fest

Of all the great summer festivals in this state, you could say this one stinks, but the food they serve tastes so good.

08/01/2010