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MPD & LCSO Weekend Incident Report

2024-05-20T09:38:04-05:00May 20th, 2024|Categories: News|

The Lyon County Sheriff’s Office reports the following incidents:  On Friday at 2:33 p.m., the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office performed a traffic stop in the 3100 block of County Road 22 near Cottonwood for a suspected drunken driver. After investigating, a 43-year-old Cottonwood woman was arrested for 3rd Degree Controlled Substance DWI.   On Saturday at 12:25 p.m., the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office responded to a domestic incident in the 1000 block of Eastbay Avenue near Balaton. A 55-year-old Balaton man was arrested for domestic assault.  The Marshall Police Department reports the following incidents:  On Friday at 1:32 a.m., a traffic [...]

Two Injured in Lincoln County Collision at Highway 75 and County Road 20

2024-05-20T08:54:14-05:00May 20th, 2024|Categories: News|

CANBY – Two people were injured after a collision on Saturday in Marble Township of Lincoln County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 3:36 Saturday afternoon, a 2015 Ford F350 was traveling southbound on Highway 75 and a 1995 Nissan truck was traveling westbound on County Road 20 when they collided in the intersection. The driver of the Nissan, 54-year-old William Jay Briggs of Canby, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Canby hospital. The report notes Briggs wasn’t wearing his seat belt. A passenger in the Ford, 46-year-old Molly Jo Verhelst of Canby, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and [...]

Marshall High School Seniors Awarded Over $204,000 in Scholarships at Annual PITF Ceremony

2024-05-17T09:51:57-05:00May 17th, 2024|Categories: News|

MARSHALL — On Wednesday night, Marshall High School staff and the Pride in the Tiger Foundation (PITF) celebrated more than 100 graduating seniors during their annual scholarship awards ceremony.  Carl Johnson, president of the PITF board of directors, announced, “Through endowed annual scholarships, we will award over $204,000 to 128 graduating seniors.”  Since its inception in 1999, the Foundation has supported Marshall students for 25 years, distributing over $2 million in scholarships to more than 2,000 graduates.  At the event, Hser Tha Htoo was honored with the 2024 Principal’s Award, presented by MHS Principal Brian Jones.  Other Scholarship Recipients:  Carr Family [...]

Man Trapped in Grain Bin Near Balaton Pronounced Dead Despite Rescue Efforts

2024-05-16T11:20:43-05:00May 16th, 2024|Categories: News|

BALATON -- On Tuesday, May 14th, 2024, at 3:17 PM, Murray County Dispatch received a report of a man trapped in a grain bin at 720 211th Street near Balaton, MN. Witnesses at the scene reported that the man was completely submerged in grain and could not be located. Emergency responders from multiple agencies, including the Murray County Sheriff's Office, Balaton Fire Department, Balaton Ambulance, Tracy Fire Department, Garvin Fire Department, North Memorial Air Care, and Marshall Fire Department, were dispatched to the site. The victim, identified as 48-year-old Bruce Andrew Larson from rural Balaton, was eventually extricated from the grain [...]

Rescue Teams Extricate Man Trapped in Murray County Grain Bin 

2024-05-15T07:13:57-05:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: News|

BALATON -- Emergency responders from several communities worked to rescue a person trapped in a grain bin in rural Murray County on Tuesday afternoon.  Dispatch received a report at 3:17 p.m. about a male trapped in a grain bin on the 700 block of 211th Street. The person was completely submerged, and those present could not locate him. The Murray County Sheriff’s Office reported that a male victim was extricated but did not disclose his identity or condition. The Murray County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Balaton Fire Department and Ambulance, Tracy Fire Department, Garvin Fire Department, North Memorial Ambulance, [...]

Judge Orders Mental Health Evaluations for Man Charged in Marshall Police Standoff 

2024-05-15T07:10:46-05:00May 15th, 2024|Categories: News|

MARSHALL — A Lyon County District Court judge has ordered evaluations to determine if Paul Kenneth Laumann, 63, is competent to proceed with court proceedings following his arrest after a police standoff. Laumann faces charges of first-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon, making terroristic threats, and reckless discharge of a firearm. He allegedly fired at officers during a standoff on April 17. At Tuesday's hearing, which was initially set to determine probable cause for the charges, defense attorney Cecil Naatz requested mental health evaluations to assess Laumann's competency and potential mental illness defense. Lyon County Attorney [...]

Minnesota Veterans Homes Week Celebrated at New Montevideo Facility

2024-05-14T07:18:35-05:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: News|

MONTEVIDEO – The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is celebrating Minnesota Veterans Homes Week from May 12-18. This annual event honors the dedicated staff caring for Veteran Residents and their families. The newly opened Montevideo Veterans Home, which welcomed its first residents earlier this year, joins in recognizing efforts to provide top-quality care and create a desirable workplace.  Employees make daily efforts to create joyful memories for Residents. During this special week, activities like staff contests, gratitude walls, special meals, dress-up days, and giveaways will enhance the warm, welcoming environment.  “These are just a few ways to say thank you [...]

Wabasso Woman and Child Injured After Collision on Hwy 68 in Redwood County 

2024-05-14T06:56:12-05:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: News|

WABASSO – Two people were injured including a child after a two-vehicle accident on Monday in Redwood County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 9:07 Monday morning, a 2001 Cadillac Escalade was traveling eastbound on Highway 68 and a 2019 Chevy Equinox was also traveling eastbound on Highway 68 behind the Cadillac when the two vehicles collided.  The driver of the Cadillac, 61-year-old Diane Lois Arends of Wabasso, was not injured.  The driver of the Chevy, 31-year-old Alonna Rose Baune of Wabasso, and her passenger, a three-year-old girl, both sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to the Redwood hospital.  [...]

Fatal Collision at Hwy 30 & 71 Intersection on Monday

2024-05-14T06:47:36-05:00May 14th, 2024|Categories: News|

JEFFERS – A Comfrey man is dead following a two-vehicle accident on Monday in Cottonwood County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 10:13 Monday morning, a 2007 Chevy Silverado was traveling westbound on Highway 30 and a 2022 Nissan Rogue was traveling southbound on Highway 71 when the vehicles collided in the intersection.   The driver of the Chevy, 81-year-old Jerry Lee Evers of Comfrey, died from injuries sustained in the accident. The report notes Evers was unbelted at the time of the crash.   The driver of the Nissan, 54-year-old Scott Bruce Burdorf of Montevideo, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and [...]

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Claims Life of Tracy Resident in Lyon County

2024-05-13T11:32:30-05:00May 13th, 2024|Categories: News|

TRACY -- A rural Tracy man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Friday. At approximately 11:05 PM on Friday, the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a motorcycle crash on Lyon County Road 11 in Monroe Township. A 2007 Harley Davidson motorcycle, ridden by Steven Meyer, 55, from rural Tracy, MN, was traveling south on Co Rd 11 when it veered off the road near the Lyon/Murray County Line Road and collided with the utility pole, causing power lines to block the road. Meyer was pronounced dead at the scene. Emergency responders from the Lyon County Sheriff’s Office, [...]

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