Michigan motorcyclist in critical condition after I-90 crash near Beaver Creek

2023-06-07T07:14:06-05:00June 7th, 2023|Categories: News|

BEAVER CREEK – A Michigan motorcyclist is in critical condition after he crashed his motorcycle Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 90 near Beaver Creek, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 3:53 Tuesday afternoon, a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling westbound on Interstate 90 near Beaver Creek in Rock County when it entered the median and rolled.   The driver of the Harley, 57-year-old Samuel John Babb of Quinnesec, MI, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls.   Assistance was provided by the Rock County Sheriff’s Office, Sanford Luverne Ambulance, Beaver Creek Fire and Rescue, [...]

Multiple people injured in one-vehicle crash Friday evening

2023-06-05T06:59:23-05:00June 5th, 2023|Categories: News|

RENVILLE – The Renville County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a one-vehicle crash at approximately 9:19 Friday evening near the intersection of County Road 15 and 220th Street, approximately 10 miles south of Renville. Upon arrival, emergency responders found five total occupants, one of which was unresponsive. The preliminary investigation indicates that the vehicle was traveling westbound on County Road 15 when the vehicle lost control in the curve, causing the vehicle to enter the south ditch where it struck a tree.  The vehicle was occupied by 18-year-old Dawson Jenniges of Tracy, Callie Burns of Wabasso, Anton Schueler of Renville, [...]

Two People Injured (One Critically) Wednesday in crash near Lucan on Hwy 68

2023-06-01T07:03:31-05:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: News|

LUCAN – Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon when their vehicle left the roadway near Lucan on Highway 68, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 5:57 Wednesday afternoon, a 2015 Dodge Durango was traveling westbound on Highway 68 in Granite Rock Township near Lucan, when the vehicle left the roadway at the intersection with Garden Avenue.  The driver of the Dodge, 30-year-old Brianna Lyn Rasmussen of Redwood Falls, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to CentraCare Redwood Hospital.  Her passenger, 26-year-old Brandon Timothy Hoffman of Sleepy Eye, sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to the CentraCare Redwood Hospital.   [...]

Marshall Police Department Incidents – 5/26 to 5/29

2023-05-30T09:23:52-05:00May 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

5/29/23 @ 2:40AM – MPD responded to a report of an assault with a knife and threats being made at the 1100 block of Birch St. The matter is under investigation.  5/29/23 @ 1:24AM – MPD received a report of two juvenile females out past curfew. The report is being sent to the county attorney for possible charges.  5/28/23 @ 7:10PM – MPD received a report of a robbery. After investigation, no information on an actual robbery was discovered.  5/28/23 @ 2:25AM – MPD responded to a report of a domestic incident at the 200 block of Hamden St. After investigation, [...]

Elkton, SD Woman Injured in Hwy 30 Crash Near Pipestone

2023-05-30T07:15:31-05:00May 30th, 2023|Categories: News|

PIPESTONE – An Elkton woman was injured when her vehicle lost control Friday morning near Pipestone, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 5:00 Friday morning, a 2007 Toyota RAV-4 was traveling eastbound on Highway 30 near Pipestone when it went off the roadway and entered the north ditch.   The driver of the Toyota, 19-year-old Kyleigh Desmet of Elkton, South Dakota, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Pipestone County Medical Center.  Assistance was provided by the Pipestone County Sheriff’s Office, Ambulance, and Fire Department. 

Highway 14 slope maintenance repair work in Balaton begins next week

2023-05-26T10:57:15-05:00May 26th, 2023|Categories: News|

WILLMAR – A Minnesota Department of Transportation project to stabilize the slope along Highway 14 in Balaton begins next week. A small slide at the south end of Lake Yankton will be repaired and the slope stabilized using riprap and erosion control measures. Work could begin as early as Tuesday, May 30 and will take approximately five days to complete, weather permitting. One lane of Highway 14 will be closed and a flagging operation in place while crews are working, from sunup to sundown. Drivers can expect short delays. Both lanes will be open during nonworking hours. A & C Excavating [...]

Two people injured in head-on collision on Hwy 59 Thursday

2023-05-26T07:29:07-05:00May 26th, 2023|Categories: News|

MARSHALL – Two people were injured in a collision on Highway 59 in Lyon County Thursday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. At approximately 1:16 Thursday afternoon, a 1997 Dodge Dakota was traveling southbound on Highway 59 in Lyon County and a 2002 Buick Rendezvous was traveling northbound on Highway 59 when the vehicles collided.   The driver of the Dodge, 49-year-old Michael Sean Mahon of Marshall, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.  The driver of the Buick, 37-year-old Lance Reed Iversen of Ivanhoe, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to the Avera Marshall [...]

United Way of SWMN Gruffalo Walk 2023 Wraps Up Thursday

2023-05-24T10:56:20-05:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: News|

Who will take the walk?  Chief of Police Jim Marshall or Fire Chief Quentin Brunsvold?  United Way of Southwest Minnesota has announced the Chief of Police vs. Fire Chief competition is coming to a close with the deadline to donate tomorrow at noon. The Chief that raises the least amount of funds will wear the Gruffalo costume as they walk down Main Street towards the Wooden Nickel. A reception to welcome the Gruffalo will be held at the Wooden Nickel Thursday from 4:00 until 6:00. Attendees will be able to register for door prizes.   Donations to support Team Police or Team Fire can be made through 12:00 pm Thursday, [...]

Visit Marshall Donates $40,000 to City of Marshall for Legion Field improvements

2023-05-24T08:12:08-05:00May 24th, 2023|Categories: News|

MARSHALL – The Marshall City Council held a meeting Tuesday at City Hall. At the start of the meeting, the Council acknowledged a donation from Visit Marshall for improvements to be made at Legion Field. The funds will be used for several projects at Legion Field including an overhaul of the grandstand structure, transitioning the current dugouts to sunken dugouts, adding a party deck, indoor batting cages, and more.   The floor plan for the third base dugout includes the sunken dugout, concession stand, restrooms, storage, and tournament HQ.  Concept art of the 3rd base dugout structure with party deck, [...]

Four-year-old boy airlifted from rural Sacred Heart ATV crash Sunday

2023-05-22T10:51:31-05:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: News|

Sacred Heart -- A rural Sacred Heart man and a four-year-old family member were involved in an ATV accident Sunday morning, according to the Renville County Sheriff's Office. At approximately 10:51 Sunday morning, dispatch received a report of an ATV crash at a residence in the 79-thousand block of County Road 9, about four miles south of Sacred Heart. When emergency responders arrived, they found a juvenile male with a deep laceration to his abdomen and an adult male with minor injuries. The boy was flown by LifeLink III helicopter from the scene to Children's Hospital in the Twin Cities with [...]

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