A 5-year-old boy and his grandfather are dead after a tractor ride in Clearwater, Minn. turned tragic, according to the authorities. Wright County officials received a call around 5:45 p.m. Friday that a tractor that had flipped over in a ditch near the intersection of County Road 104 and Huber Avenue Northwest in Clearwater. Officials arrived on scene and found the man and his grandson, both of Monticello, Minn., pinned under the tractor. Rescue and ambulance personnel worked to free the victims but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A man faces six felony counts for allegedly robbing a bar at gunpoint while drunk and high on cocaine, and then crashing into a car during the ensuing police chase, injuring a father and his 1-year-old son.
A high-speed chase involving an armed robbery suspect and police resulted in a crash which seriously injured a father and his infant son in Monticello Monday night. Investigators believe the man who caused the crash had also been drinking.
A high speed chase involving am armed robbery suspect and police results in a crash which seriously injures a father and his infant son in Wright County Monday night. According to Minnesota State Patrol Lt. Paul VanVoohris, the chase began after a robbery at Tootsies Tavern in Big Lake at approximately 5:40 p.m. The suspect, 47-year-old Kevin Greene, fled the tavern in an 1999 Chevy Suburban and crashed into a 2002 Honda Accord with two passengers shortly afterwards in Monticello at Riverview Drive and East Broadway Street.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals says fear of harm is not a defense against losing one’s driver’s license for drunken driving. The case involved a Monticello couple who got into a drunken argument at the Fish Lake Resort in Mora that turned physical back at their family cabin. After Jennifer Axelberg took refuge in her car, Jason Axelberg punched and cracked the windshield. Fearing for her safety, she drove back to the resort where a bystander called police. He was arrested on suspicion of domestic assault while she was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. The state revoked her license for a year.
One-hundred-twenty members of the Minnesota National Guard are returning from their year-long deployment to Afghanistan, where they trained and mentored soldiers in the Afghan National Army.
A 20-year-old Monticello man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for causing a crash that killed two people near Big Lake.
There are just four weeks left in the regular season for high school football. That’s right, four more chances to win a big game or four more chances to see the clock hit zero and wonder what went wrong.
Utility officials say they’re investigating an automatic shutdown of Minnesota’s nuclear plant at Monticello.
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect Saturday morning after a driver led them on a high speed chase in the northwest metro.
A semi went off road on Interstate 94 near Monticello Friday morning and broke through the ice of a pond, sinking up to its windshield, authorities said.
Xcel Energy’s Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant is up and running again, about three weeks after an unscheduled shutdown.
Neighbors came together Sunday night using an old tradition to help a family that really needs it.
Xcel Energy’s Monticello nuclear power plant is back at full power 10 days after shutting down.
Operators of the Monticello nuclear power plant are investigating what caused a transformer to lock out, prompting the plant to automatically shut down.