Renville County Sheriff’s Office
There is a certain type of police officer who is more prone to injuries that others — K-9s. The University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine is trying to remedy that. They offered a new course for officers from all over the metro.
Officials in south-central Minnesota say they found the body of a woman in a makeshift campsite after responding to a report that a man had shot himself.
Crews from at least five fire departments are on the scene of a fire at a pork production plant in western Minnesota Wednesday afternoon, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.
Officials in southwestern Minnesota say a 53-year-old man died Saturday after a tractor tire fell on him in a farming accident.
A man has died in a farming accident in southern Minnesota. The Renville County Sheriff’s Department says the man died Monday afternoon when he was run over by a combine at a farm near Maynard.
A Hutchinson man is in serious condition after a rollover crash Friday afternoon in Preston Lake Township, near Buffalo Lake, Minn. The crash happened at about 4:45 p.m. on County Road 24, a half mile north of County Road 23, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the worker who was electrocuted earlier in the week as a 26-year-old St. Paul Park man. Two workers were shocked while working at a power line work site near Fairfax, Minnesota on Monday morning at about 8:45 a.m.
Two workers at a power line work site near Fairfax, Minnesota were shocked on Monday morning, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. The accident happened at about 8:45 a.m. Both workers were airlifted from the scene.
Two men were killed Friday in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of the Twin Cities, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the crash at about 3:15 p.m. Friday on County Road 16 about two miles north of County Road 11 in Osceola Township, which is 11 miles northwest of Hector.
Authorities said Saturday the case of a man missing from the Hector area since Thursday has been resolved and the man is in no danger. Casey Clark, 36, was located in central Minnesota and contacted at about noon Saturday.
A St. Paul man is dead after a head-on crash in Olivia on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The fatal accident occurred at 1 p.m. on Highway 212 near Highway 71 in Renville County. A 1999 Volkswagen Passat, driven by 55-year-old Bu Shwe, collided with a 2011 Dodge Ram, driven by Michael Traxler, age 31. Shwe was killed in the crash. Traxler, of Long Prairie, was unharmed, as was his passenger, 18-year-old Hope Nue of Granite Falls.
Two people died and at least one other person was hurt Sunday night in a two-vehicle crash in western Minnesota, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. Authorities said the crash happened at about 8:43 p.m. Sunday on Highway 71 near 780th Avenue in Renville County near Olivia.
A 22-year-old man from Hector, Minn., died last weekend after he stole a van, fled pursuing police and crashed head-on into a squad car, police said.
Authorities have identified a man who died over the weekend after falling 60 feet in a grain elevator in Buffalo Lake, according to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office.
A food shelf west of the Twin Cities is temporarily closed after a suspected arson Sunday night left the building significantly damaged, authorities say.
The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about the death of a Cosmos man who disappeared about a year ago and whose body was found, months later, in a cornfield.