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October 23, 2012
Otter Tail crash victim identified
BATTLE LAKE, Minn. – The man killed in a one-vehicle crash along Otter Tail Lake on Saturday afternoon has been identified. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, Ronald G. Fenno, 55, of Battle Lake, was driving a 1978 Corvette on Minnesota Highway 78 when he apparently swerved...
October 23, 2012 - 7:24am
11-year-old dies from crash injuries
FERGUS FALLS, Minn. – An 11-year-old girl injured in a crash near Spitzer Lake on Oct. 14 died Monday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Department. The girl was identified as Claire Turner, of Ashby. The Sheriff’s Office reported earlier that a female driving an...
October 23, 2012 - 7:23am
September 28, 2012
One driver cited in two-semi crash that injured one
LARIMORE, N.D. - The North Dakota Highway Patrol said Friday it cited semi-trailer driver Larry Schoepp, 55, of Northwood, N.D., for failing to yield, causing an accident Thursday that injured one person. The patrol said Randal Nienaber, 52, of Bemidji, was hauling lumber in a 1994...
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September 28, 2012 - 6:55pm
September 27, 2012
Trooper involved in injury accident near Fisher
FISHER, Minn. -- A Minnesota State Patrol trooper was one of two people injured Tuesday night when his patrol car was rear-ended by another vehicle along U.S. Highway 2, about two miles west of Fisher, Minn. The eastbound lanes of Highway 2 were closed to traffic for about two hours...
September 27, 2012 - 4:13am
September 25, 2012
BHS student airlifted to Fargo after crash
BEMIDJI – A Bemidji High School student was airlifted to the Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, N.D. after crashing her car on the way to class Tuesday morning. The student, Mariah Wolf, was listed in guarded condition Tuesday afternoon, which means she’s conscious, her vital signs...
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September 25, 2012 - 5:08pm
Victim of one-vehicle rollover identified
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. – A Ponsford man who died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover in Becker County has been identified by the Becker County Sheriff’s Office as Delmar John Basswood, 22. According to the Sheriff’s Office , the crash was reported about 10:30 a.m. Friday on Highway...
September 25, 2012 - 8:48am
September 21, 2012
Bemidji man dies in crash on Highway 2
CASS LAKE — A Bemidji man died Thursday morning after rear-ending a dump truck on U.S. Highway 2 west of Cass Lake. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Theodore Bruers, 38, of Bemidji died in an accident that took place at 9:15 a.m. Thursday morning. Bruers was driving a 2006...
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September 21, 2012 - 11:25am
Teen dies in collision in Eveleth
EVELETH, Minn. -- A 16-year-old girl has died from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Eveleth. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Hannah Wilson of Virginia, Minn., was driving a 1997 Plymouth Breeze west when crossing the four-lane U.S. Highway 53...
September 21, 2012 - 11:01am
September 17, 2012
Motorcycle crash in Cass County kills driver
EAST GULL LAKE – A 42-year-old Lake Shore, Minn., man died following a motorcycle accident near here Friday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said it received a report of the crash on County Road 70 at 7:32 p.m. Friday. A news release said officers arrived to find a motorcycle...
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September 17, 2012 - 10:43am
September 7, 2012
Richwood rollover victim identified
RICHWOOD, Minn. – The Becker County Sheriff’s Office has identified the victim of a rollover on Wednesday near Richwood as Nicholas Alan Lehmann of rural Callaway. The sheriff’s office said Wednesday that Lehmann was found dead after apparently being ejected from an SUV...
September 7, 2012 - 9:12am
Two killed, two injured in collision near International Falls
INTERNATIONAL FALLS, Minn. -- Two people from International Falls died and two Illinois residents were injured in a head-on crash Thursday on U.S. Highway 53 in northern St. Louis County. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that a Ford pickup was traveling north on Highway 53...
September 7, 2012 - 9:10am
September 6, 2012
Man killed in rollover accident near Richwood
RICHWOOD, Minn. – A man is dead after he apparently was ejected from an SUV in a rollover accident just east of Richwood, the Becker County Sheriff’s Office reported. At about 7:45 a.m. Wednesday, a passer-by reported a vehicle that was rolled over on County Highway 34 just east...
September 6, 2012 - 9:19am
September 5, 2012
Minn. student dies after her van rear-ends bus
BYRON, Minn. (AP) — Byron Public Schools are offering grief counselors to students and staff after a 17-year-old student died when her minivan rear-ended a school bus. Olmsted County Sheriff's Sgt. Tom Claymon says Deianerah Logan of Pine Island struck the back of the bus Tuesday...
September 5, 2012 - 2:48pm
Clara City woman killed in collision
PENNOCK, Minn. — A Clara City woman has been identified as the person killed in two-vehicle crash near Pennock on Monday. Julie Bedel, 41, was pronounced dead at Rice Memorial Hospital after the collision north of Pennock, according to a release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
September 5, 2012 - 9:47am
August 31, 2012
2 bikers killed in Benton County crash
GILMAN TOWNSHIP, Minn. (AP) — Two motorcycle drivers have been killed in a head-on collision in Benton County. The sheriff's department says a 52-year-old Patrick Ogg, of Foley, was trying to pass a vehicle on his motorcycle in Gilman Township Thursday afternoon when he crashed...
August 31, 2012 - 12:31pm