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Man killed in truck-train collision near Raymond

A Virginia Minnesota man was killed in a truck-train collision near Raymond last night. The Chippewa County Sheriff's Department says shortly after 6 p.m. Monday, 79-year-old Daniel Roy Schmidt was driving a semi pulling a trailer loaded with sugar beets on the Kandi-Chippewa Line Road, and as he

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-23 14:45:00

Train, semi collide near Raymond

About 6:45 p.m., law enforcement was controlling traffic on Highway 23 as it slowly moved past the crash scene just off the highway.A trailer was wrapped around the engine of a BNSF train, and a semitractor was in the ditch between the railroad tracks and state Highway 23.No further details were imm

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-10-23 01:23:28

Kandiyohi, Chippewa counties dismiss charges against Scheel

Prosecutors in Kandiyohi and Chippewa counties have filed motions dismissing the criminal charges he faced in the two counties. The charges in the two counties are unrelated to the deaths of Wilbert, 90, and Gloria Scheel, 80, on March 21 at their home in Paynesville.The 34-year-old Scheel pleaded g

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-10-22 23:18:20

Trucker hurt in Yellow Medicine County rollover

A truck driver was injured in a crash in Yellow Medicine County Monday morning. The state patrol says at 4:22 a.m. the truck driven by 76-year-old Ronald Olson of Canby was eastbound on County Road 46 and was going too fast for the stop sign at Highway 67, near Echo. The truck rolled onto it's side,

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-23 12:22:00

Renville County child protection case upheld

The Court of Appeals issued a published ruling on Monday, meaning the findings can be considered in other cases related to a child in need of protection or services.In this case, the father was frequently incarcerated and was not a custodial parent of the child. The father had legal counsel for two

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-10-23 20:36:17

Highway 71 north of the 23 Split closed for several hours Monday

A section US Highway 71 North in Willmar will be closed for up to five hours during the work day on Monday, October 22, 2018. The road will be closed between the US Highway 71 North/Highway 23 “split” and County Road 27 starting at 9:00 a.m. Traffic will be routed on County Roads 27 and 9 during the

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-22 12:22:00

2 pickup drivers killed in Renville County crash | Southern Minnesota News

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SOUTHERN MINNESOTA NEWS - 2018-10-22 10:40:45

Fire Destroys Machine Shed In Renville County

Fire officials say the shed and its belongings, including a vehicle, lawn mowers, snowblowers and livestock feed were a complete loss.

KEYC - 2018-10-22 13:11:05

Complaint: Driver Ran Stop Sign, Killed Woman

Deputies say, on November 3rd, Danny Lavern Heine was in a pickup truck hauling a gooseneck trailer on Stearns County Road 16 when he Crossed County Road 33 and hit an SUV driven by 45-year-old Char Lynn Peltz.

KNSIRADIO.COM - 2018-10-22 14:26:00

Stearns Sheriff: Paynesville shed fire causes $40,000 in damage

The shed and all its contents were lost, totaling about $40,000 in damage, according to the Monday release.

ST. CLOUD TIMES - 2018-10-22 17:17:00

Two Die in Renville County Crash

According to information from the State Patrol, a pickup driven by Trebesch was southbound on Highway 71, crossed the centerline, and collided with a northbound pickup driven Tanhoff.

KDUZ.COM - 2018-10-22 10:29:50

Shed burns near Buffalo Lake

A Friday afternoon fire destroyed a machine shed on a farm in Renville County. The sheriff's office says it was reported at 5:56 p.m. Friday on 580th Street, 9 miles northeast of Buffalo Lake. Property owner Dana Cox told authorities a John Deer Gator in the shed was on fire. When firefighters arriv

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2018-10-22 12:21:00

Two illegals apprehended locally were wanted for felony sex crimes

Both men appear to have been deported before. According to an affidavit filed by a deportation officer with the Department of Homeland Security, Chun-Cuxl (also known as Chun-Cuilx) was apprehended by border patrol agents Sept. 13, 2017. He was convicted of illegal entry in U.S. District Court in Tu


2 motorists killed when pickup trucks collide in west-central Minnesota

Joel Patrick Trebesch, 50, of Kandiyohi, Minn., was killed in the 10:40 a.m. collision on U.S. 71. The second driver, Mark Andrew Tanhoff, 50, of Renville, Minn., was also killed, according to the State Patrol.


Fatal Accident in Renville County

Two people have died and two were injured in an accident near Olivia Friday morning. A 2000 Chevy Silverado, driven by 50-year-old Joel Trebesch of Kandiyohi, was southbound on Highway 71 near Renville County Road 11. A 2010 Toyota Tundra, driven by 50-year-old Mark Tanhoff of Renville was traveling


Fatal crash reported near Olivia Friday

At least one person was killed in a crash between two pickups near Olivia Friday morning. The state patrol says it was reported at 10:37 a.m. on Highway 71, just south of the intersection with Renville County Road 11, or aout 4 miles northwest of Olivia. A Chevy pickup driven by a 50-year-old Kandiy


Renville County crash leaves 2 dead and 1 with serious injuries

RENVILLE, Minn. - Two people were killed and another suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash in Renville County Friday morning. The State Patrol said a fatal crash occurred on Highway 71 at County Road 11 just after 10:30 a.m. Two vehicles were involved. A 2000 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2010 T


2 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash in west-central MN

Joel Patrick Trebesch, 50, of Kandiyohi was driving the Silverado. Mark Andrew Tanhoff, 50, of Renville was driving the Toyota. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.


2 Pick-Up Truck Drivers Killed In Renville County Crash

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The 19-Year-Old Man Critically Injured in Farm Accident has Died

A 19-year-old man injured in a farm accident on Wednesday has since died from his injuries. Kaleb Fischer, 19, of Sleepy Eye, Minnesota, was injured on a farm in Stark Township at 11 a.m. Wednesday. He had been repairing a manure spreader when he suffered critical injuries, requiring airlifting to H