A Montevideo Police officer is back to work after getting hit last week by a driver who admitted to being high on marijuana. Officer Kelly Robinson was off duty and was returning home from buying a camper for his family when a vehicle did not yield and pulled out in front of him.
Montevideo police rescued eight puppies Tuesday and cited two people for animal abuse. Police responded to a report of animal abuse and found eight pit bull puppies crowded into one small kennel — all in poor health.
Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
The National Weather Service says a trained spotter reported a tornado touchdown just after 4:30 p.m. Saturday near Montevideo. Law enforcement reported part of a roof blow off a building at a farmstead about seven miles north of Montevideo.
The girl whose parents worked to pass legislation legalizing medical marijuana in Minnesota has died at age 8. Katelyn Pauling had epilepsy and a nervous system disorder.
A 21-year-old man is accused of strangling a 64-year-old to death in western Minnesota in 2013, according to recently filed charges.. The victim, Thomas Dickson, was found dead just before Christmas at his apartment in Montevideo. His death was immediately ruled “suspicious.”
A 27-year-old Montevideo man is accused of drinking at a bar earlier this month while leaving a small child inside a vehicle sleeping with the car running, according to police. Montevideo police said Christopher Jasperson was charged with child endangerment in connection with the case.
Two Minnesota brothers are dead after their two-seater aircraft crashed near the Montevideo Airport, according to the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office. On Sunday at 3:47 p.m., the Chippewa County dispatch received a 911 reporting an airplane crash¬ on the northern edge of Montevideo.
Twenty-five-year-old Buford Rogers is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after pleading guilty to one count of possessing a firearm illegally and one count of possessing an unregistered destructive device.
Acting on a perceived threat to blow up a west-central Minnesota police station, dozens of FBI agents and other law enforcement officers converged on a Montevideo trailer park last year and arrested a man who belonged to a tiny local militia. Authorities found a cache of weapons in the May 3 search — including Molotov cocktails, suspected pipe bombs and firearms — and the FBI said at the time that it had thwarted a terror attack in its planning stages.
The death of a 64-year-old Montevideo man has officially been ruled a homicide by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner on Saturday. Thomas Dickson was found dead Monday evening in his apartment on the 100 block of west Canyon Avenue. His death was initially described by police as “suspicious.” Police say the public is not at risk. Anyone with information is asked to contact Montevideo Police at 320-269-8808.
On Christmas Day, authorities investigated the death of a 64-year-old man in west-central Minnesota. The Montevideo Police Department said it and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating the suspicious death of Thomas Dickson.
A federal magistrate is recommending that statements made by a western Minnesota man be allowed at his trial on weapons charges. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeanne Graham recommended Thursday that the judge deny Buford “Bucky” Rogers’ request to suppress Rogers’ statements and evidence gathered in a raid on his father’s mobile home outside Montevideo.
More details have been released in the case of what the FBI is calling a “foiled terror plot” in western Minnesota. Authorities say 24-year-old Buford Rogers was planning to bomb the Montevideo police station, attack a communications tower.
Police in a western Minnesota town want to know who is responsible for setting off a series of chemical bombs. Over the past two days, Montevideo police have found eight of the so-called “MacGyver bombs” on 5th and 7th streets.
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.
People in a western Minnesota town want to know who stole a pontoon that was used for senior citizens and people with disabilities.
A western Minnesota man arrested earlier this month in what the FBI called a thwarted terror plot has been indicted, but not on any terror-related charges. A federal grand jury indicted Buford Rogers, 24, Tuesday on four counts, including possessing Molotov cocktails and a pipe bomb, but not terrorism.
A detention hearing is scheduled for a man arrested in what the FBI is calling a thwarted terror plot in western Minnesota.
Jeff Rogers places his American flag upside down to show what he calls the “tyranny of government.” He says his son Buford – or “Bucky” as he’s known – is part of the Black Snake Militia, and they just want freedom.
Something brought the FBI and a bomb squad to a mobile home park in western Minnesota today.
Authorities say an 18-year-old from Watson was killed and three others suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in western Minnesota.
Recent snowfall has increased the risk of flooding to normal on parts of the Upper Minnesota and Mississippi River basins.
The man suspected in the stabbing death of a Montevideo woman back in January has been indicted on murder charges in Chippewa County Court.
Storms sweeping across central and southern Minnesota have dumped heavy rain and hail but caused no major damage.