Nicollet County Sheriff’s Office
Authorities in south-central Minnesota say six people including two children were thrown overboard from a boat on the Minnesota River. The Nicollet County Sheriff’s office was notified of the accident north of Mankato around 12:45 a.m. Saturday.
A State Trooper’s car was sideswiped in Nicollet County Friday evening. According to the incident report, around 8:14 p.m. Minnesota State trooper was stopped at a crash scene on the southbound shoulder of Highway 15 in new Ulm.
A man has been arrested after Mankato authorities say he falsely reported that he had received a bomb threat regarding the city’s marathon.
Nicollet County Sheriff’s deputies say they believe they’ve found the body of a kayaker missing since June. The body is believed to be Steven Fritze, a sixth-grade teacher from Watertown, S.D., according to the Journal in New Ulm.
A four-year-old girl suffered a dog bite to the neck Saturday morning at a rural residence near Courtland in Nicollet County. According to the Nicollet County Sheriff’s office, the girl was bit on the side of her neck by a 7-year-old German Shepherd/Australian Shepherd mix while she was petting it at. She was transported to the New Ulm Medical Center, and later airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.
Authorities say a St. Peter Treatment Center patient stabbed his mother multiple times at Seven Mile Park Tuesday.