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Car/Deer Crash

A vehicle struck a deer and burst into flames on a highway in Isanti County on Wednesday morning.  According to the Isanti County Sheriff's Office, the driver and her dog were uninjured, although the deer was killed in the collision.  Authorities thanked Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC employees for stepping in to help direct traffic and other citizens that assisted the driver before her vehicle became fully engulfed.  The incident temporarily shut down Highway 47 south of 331st Avenue in Wyanett Township.


Fatal Tractor Car Crash

Authorities say a 70-year-old man driving a tractor was killed in a crash in southern Minnesota Tuesday night. The Minnesota State Patrol said Michael Wegner was heading north on Highway 22 in Foster Township just before 8 p.m. He was traveling ahead of a California family in a van. The state patrol said the two vehicles collided, but did not say how the crash happened. Wegner died at the scene. The van's occupants -- 45-year-old woman and two teenage boys -- were taken to an Albert Lea hospital. They are all expected to be OK.



A husband, wife and their two dogs are dead after an apparent murder-suicide, officials say. The Becker County Sheriff’s Office were called to a home along County Highway 6 east of Highway 59 just after 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. When deputies arrived, they discovered the bodies of 45-year-old Steven Stearns and 49-year-old Stacy Stearns, as well as two deceased dogs. “Obviously, it’s a tragic event and we feel for the family and friends of the deceased,” said Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander. Officials say after initial autopsies, Stacy’s death has been ruled a homicide, while Steven’s has been ruled a suicide. It’s unclear what the manner of death for the couple is. The sheriff’s office says it is keeping the Stearns’ family and friends in their prayers during such a difficult time.


Bodies of a Man, Woman and Two Dogs Found In Becker County

The bodies of a man, a woman, and two dogs were found at a property in Becker County on Tuesday morning. The discovery was made just after 9 a.m. at a home in Lakeview Township, southwest of Detroit Lakes. The Becker County Sheriff's Office says police received a call requiring assistance a the property, and entered to find a male, female, and the two dogs deceased. It's not clear at this time what caused their deaths, but police say there is no threat to the wider public, describing it as an "isolated." The identities of the deceased will be released at a later date by the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.


Todd County Sheriff

On Monday (September 26th) afternoon at 3:34 pm the Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of County Rd 14 and County Rd 1. A dump driven by Patrick Plautz of Wadena was traveling northbound on County 1, stopped at the intersection, then continued through the intersection failing to yield right of way to a westbound Dodge Ram pickup driven by Heather Tepley of Browerville. There were no serious injuries reported in the crash, several people were treated and released at the scene by the Browerville Ambulance. The Eagle Bend Fire Dept. assisted with traffic control at the scene.

During the week of September 18th through September 24th, the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to 224 calls for service. The following were the types of calls: 88 traffic stops, 12 civil process, 11 suspicious activity type complaints, 9 assists to other agencies, 6 farm animals out complaints, 4 domestic / disturbance, 2 DWIs, 4 accidents, 6 alarms, 5 welfare checks, 3 thefts, 4 car/deer accidents, and 2 traffic complaints. Todd County Dispatch received 93 - 911 Calls during the week.




A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way has been crowned. Rachel Rynda from Le Sueur County is the 69th Princess Kay. She will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for nearly 2,100 Minnesota dairy farm families. Ten county dairy princesses from throughout Minnesota competed for the title with the coronation Wednesday night. Briana Maus of Freeport was one of three scholarship winners. Rynda's first official duty as Princess Kay will be to sit in a rotating cooler in the Dairy Building for nearly eight hours to have her likeness carved in a 90-pound block of butter for the first two days of the Minnesota State Fair.




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