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  • Search effort

     McLeod County authorities say a swimmer was reported missing and crews are now searching after an adult male tried to get across Hook Lake North of Hutchinson this (Wednesday) morning.  The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A Maple Lake teen is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Wright County’s Chathan Township early Tuesday evening. 16-year-old Emma Rodelius died at the scene. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office says a car driven by …

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    24 Jul 13
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    24 Jul 13
  • Fatal Crash

    A man and woman from Maple Lake are dead after a four-vehicle crash on Highway 55 in Wright County Tuesday morning. The State Patrol says 71-year-old Delano Price and 80-year-old Lois Price died in the …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Renville County

    The Renville County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to adopt a $10 wheelage tax as allowed by the Legislature and will be imposed through 2018. The West Central Tribune reports the estimated $175,000 it …

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    24 Jul 13
  • Wright County Sheriff

    On July 22, 2013 at 5:31 PM, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office was requested by the Big Lake Police Department to be on the look out for a 1999 Chevrolet Suburban that was involved in a robbery …

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    23 Jul 13
  • Accident

    A 64-year-old rural Watkins man was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a tractor rollover incident Monday along 675th Avenue.  According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, David Kuechle was …

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    23 Jul 13
  • crops

    According to the United States Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service July 19th report, precipitation totals since April 1st for Hutchinson were 3.8 inches above the norm and 1.3 inches above the norm the last month. Precipitation totals …

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    23 Jul 13