Patrol: Man Arrested For DWI After Driving Electric Bike Into PickupA man was arrested for DWI in central Minnesota last month after driving his electric bike head-on into a pickup with a snowplow blade.
District: Fundraiser Candy Bars Had MealwormsA central Minnesota school district says that some of the candy bars students were selling for fundraisers contained mealworms.
Parents Of Fallen Soldier Keep His Bike Safety Dream Alive What started as the dream of a fallen soldier is becoming a reality. After a friend died while biking along County Road 31 near New London, Ryane Clark wanted to make the area safer.
Carnival Company Takes $5K Deposit, No Shows For New London Water DaysTown carnivals are a big part of summertime fun for many Minnesota communities. But in New London, a carnival that was booked and paid for never showed up. E.A.R. Carnivals also does business as Minnesota Magic Midway.
Sheriff: Body Found In Big Lake Swimming AreaSherburne County officials say a man’s body was found Monday morning in a swimming area near Big Lake beach.
Fallen New London Soldier’s Push For Safety HonoredAfter more than a decade of hard work and road blocks, the parents of a fallen soldier are about to see his dream come true. Even before he became a soldier, Ryane Clark was pushing the DNR to build a parking lot near his home as part of his Eagle Scout project. The lot would help keep bikers and drivers safe from County Road 31 near New London.
Semi Driver Charged For Passing School Bus, Nearly Hitting GirlA 48-year-old semi-truck driver is accused of illegally passing a school bus in a May incident where he nearly hit a girl getting on the bus in Kandiyohi County, according to court documents.
Family Of Girl Nearly Hit By Semi Speaks OutThe young girl nearly hit by a semi truck that illegally passed a school bus late last week said she's still shaken up from the incident. Sixth grader Alexis Schwartz said she's trying to keep her mind off last Friday's incident. "The semi came out of nowhere, almost like, just scared the heck out of me," she said.
Semi Driver Who Nearly Hit Student Contacts Authorities The semi-truck driver who almost hit a sixth grader while illegally passing a school bus last week made contact with law enforcement officials just hours after authorities asked the public to help find out who was behind the wheel.
Goin’ To The Lake: Frank & Chris Visit Willmar Lakes Area (Day 2) Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer continued their adventures in the Willmar Lakes Area Friday, enjoying the gorgeous 80-degree weather. It was part of our Goin’ To The Lake: All Summer Long event, in which the familiar faces of WCCO-TV and WCCO Radio will hit the road every week to explore and celebrate lake country.
Child, 2, Pulled From Pool In West-Central Minn.Authorities in west-central Minnesota say a 2-year-old child was flown to a Twin Cities hospital after being pulled from a pool. The Kandiyohi County sheriff's office was called to a near-drowning in a pool near New London around 4:15 p.m. Friday. The child was flown by helicopter to a metro hospital. The child's condition is unknown.
Owatonna Man Killed In Tree Cutting AccidentA 53-year-old Owatonna man was killed Sunday afternoon in a tree cutting accident just east of New London, authorities said. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident at about 12:45 p.m. Sunday.