Brown County Sheriff Warns People To Use Caution After Ice Fishing House Falls Through IceAn ice fishing house fell through the ice on Lake Hanska on Thursday. No one was inside at the time, and the owner has been accounted for.
1 Killed, 1 Seriously Hurt In Minnesota Farming AccidentsA 53-year-old man died Wednesday after a farming accident near New Ulm, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
Police: Boy Who Died In Playground Accident Was Strangled On Swing SetPolice in southwestern Minnesota say they now know how a 9-year-old boy was killed in a playground accident late Wednesday afternoon.
Police: Boy, 9, Dies In Comfrey Playground AccidentAuthorities say a 9-year-old boy died Wednesday night in a playground accident in southwestern Minnesota.
Sleepy Eye Man, 73, Dies From Injuries Days Falling Into Debris FireThe Hennepin County Medical Examiner's office says a Brown County man died Thursday from injuries he suffered in a fire more than a week earlier.
Sheriff: Boy Injured In Brown Co. UTV Accident A boy is in the hospital after being trapped under a UTV in Brown County Tuesday evening.
Sheriff: Man, 64, Dies In Sleepy Eye House FireAuthorities have identified a 64-year-old man who died in a house fire in Sleepy Eye on Sunday.
State Patrol: Iowa Teen Killed In Brown Co. CrashA 14-year-old girl is dead after a crash on a Brown County road late Thursday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says a Chevy Malibu and a Ford Edge collided on Highway 4 and County Road 29 at about 4:49 p.m.
School Open For Students To Grieve Crash VictimsSleepy Eye High School will be open to students, despite a day off from classes. School district administrators will open the school from 10 a.m. to noon Monday for students to gather and deal with the deaths of four young people killed in a Friday night car crash.
4 Killed, 4 Injured In Crash On Hwy. 14 Near Sleepy EyeFour people are dead after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 14 near Sleepy Eye. The State Patrol says Saturday morning that the victims are all male. Two were 17 years old, one was 18, and one was 20 years old. Their names and other details were expected to be released at a Saturday news conference.
Woman, 50, Dies From Injuries In New Ulm FireAuthorities said a 50-year-old woman who was rescued from a fire in southern Minnesota on Thursday later died from her injuries. The Brown County Sheriff' Office was called to a fire at about 9:28 p.m. Thursday on the 100 block of Center Street in New Ulm.
Sheriff: 2 Dead From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In Brown CountyAuthorities said the bodies of two people were found Friday inside a rural farmhouse in Brown County, and carbon monoxide is suspected in their deaths. The Brown County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on 410th Avenue at about 1:40 p.m. Friday in the southwestern Minnesota town of Springfield.
2 Good Samaritans Rescue Man From Burning Car Near New UlmA 74-year-old man had to rescued from a burning car near New Ulm on Sunday after his car left the road, went into a ditch and caught fire, according to the Brown County Sheriff’s Office.
Phone Scammer Claiming To Be A Cop In Brown CountyIf you live in Brown County and get call from the sheriff’s office asking for donations, don’t give out any money: the call is a scam, according to police.