Yellow Medicine County
Minnesota officials say a hawk in the western part of the state has tested positive for bird flu.
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.”
Police in southwestern Minnesota were involved in a pursuit of two suspects in an assault case that ended just before the South Dakota border. According to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office, Devin Donald Hexum, 21, and Derek Michael Hexum, 19, were being pursued by police for over 45 minutes.
The National Weather Service’s office in Sioux Falls, S. D., posted a video of the tornado that damaged rural farms Monday in western Minnesota.
A tornado has damaged at least three farms in rural Minnesota, but no injuries are reported. Yellow Medicine County Sheriff Bill Flaten said in a statement the tornado was reported about 4 p.m. Monday southeast of St. Leo.
The National Weather Service says it has received a report of a tornado sighting in western Minnesota.
Police said a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF freight train collided Friday afternoon in Yellow Medicine County. The Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s office responded to a 911 call that a FedEx delivery truck and BNSF train crashed around 2 p.m. Friday at the rail crossing with Yellow Medicine County Road 39.
A man thought to have been missing in western Minnesota was found dead Monday in a grain bin, according to the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities were called at about 4:40 p.m. to the 3100 block of 480th Street in Yellow Medicine County on a report of a missing person.
A 16-year-old girl from Sacred Heart, Minn., died Friday after a two-car crash in Yellow Medicine County, authorities say.
A farm-duty ATV flipped over in Yellow Medicine County Saturday, sending three of its passengers to the hospital, authorities said.
An 84-year-old man’s life was saved in a dramatic rescue in western Minnesota.