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April 18, 2013
Accident near Roberts blocks I-94 Thursday afternoon; Minnesota fatal accident also clogs traffic
An accident on westbound I-94 near Highway 65 in Roberts blocked the freeway late Thursday afternoon. The accident, involving a semi and two...
April 18, 2013 - 5:04pm
March 23, 2013
Update -- Hudson Golf Course incident was result of accident
The Hudson Police Department has determined that the incident at the Hudson Golf Course Friday, that resulted in the injury of a 35-year-old man, was an accident. Hudson Police Chief Marty Jensen reported Saturday that through the course of the investigation it has been determined...
March 23, 2013 - 2:30pm
November 28, 2012
UPDATE: Authorities identify Hudson woman killed in Minnesota accident
The Anoka County Sheriff's Office has identified the Hudson woman who died in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon as Diane Walborau Barrette. The 66-year-old Barrette lived east of Hudson with her husband, Jeffrey. She was attempting to make a U-turn on Bunker Lake Boulevard at...
November 28, 2012 - 2:48pm
October 30, 2011
Two family members hurt in Saturday rollover
Two women from Roberts were transported to Regions Hospital -- at least one by medical helicopter -- Saturday morning after their car left I-94 and overturned near mile marker 6. The State Patrol said Jeanne G. Lang, 59, suffered life-threatening injuries after a car driven by Jennifer...
October 30, 2011 - 7:11am
June 22, 2011
Man dies after fall into feed silo
Farm employee Mark Krewald, 49, Campbellsport, died after falling into a feed silo and becoming entangled in an auger. The Fond du Lac County sheriff's deputies said four co-workers were cleaning old feed out of a silo near Eden Monday, June 20, when Krewald lost his balance. He...
June 22, 2011 - 12:19pm
March 2, 2011
IGH driver hurt when semi's collide along I-94
An Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man was seriously injured early Wednesday when the semi he was driving left I-94 and struck a disabled semi-rig which was parked along the eastbound freeway lanes. Jason B. Joerjan, 23, was transported to Luther Hospital with injuries described by the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:50pm
February 26, 2011
James Penman, Somerset area chiropractor, dead following Thursday accident
The death of a Somerset man following a car crash in St. Paul Thursday evening is being blamed on a medical condition. Dr. James Penman, 67, was identified by the State Patrol as the driver of a car that ran out of control on eastbound Hwy. 36 near McKnight Road in North St. Pau...
February 26, 2011 - 3:35am
January 24, 2011
Roberts man dies following rollover
A 25-year-old Roberts man died late Thursday, the result of injuries suffered when his car overturned about 11 p.m. near the intersection of Hwy. 12 and Packer Drive. Brandon Beane, 25, 205 W. Pine St., Roberts, was transported by ambulance to a hospital where he was later pronounced...
January 24, 2011 - 8:22am
September 6, 2010
Rollover claims Somerset man Saturday evening
A 38-year-old Somerset man died Saturday evening after he lost control of his vehicle and it rolled over in a town of Star Prairie ditch. Tony S. Bushinger, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from his 2002 Chevrolet Suburban and died at the scene. His vehicle rolled and...
September 6, 2010 - 4:25pm
July 13, 2010
Construction zone crash closes I94 Monday afternoon; sends 4 to hospital
BALDWIN -- Initial investigation indicates a semi tractor-trailer unit rear ended a minivan, Jeep Cherokee and two passenger cars that were stopped due to road construction on Interstate 94 mid-afternoon Monday. The accident sent four people to the Baldwin Hospital but apparently...
July 13, 2010 - 8:20am
June 30, 2010
Fallen attorney remembered as 'Balsam Lake landmark'
An apparent accident during a demolition project claimed the life of a Balsam Lake area attorney. John E. Schneider, 59, of rural Balsam Lake was found dead at his home on Monday, June 28th. The Polk County Sheriff's department said Schneider was attempting to demolish a small...
June 30, 2010 - 8:00am
June 4, 2010
Local Red Cross chapter conducts disaster drill
June 4, 2010 - 9:37am
May 21, 2010
Updated: Fatal crash claims River Falls man, two others critical
A 24-year-old River Falls man died and his wife and an Ellsworth woman were critically injured early Friday morning in a two-vehicle accident...
May 21, 2010 - 7:59am
January 26, 2010
Farmer counts himself 'lucky' to survive corn bin entrapment
By Steve Dzubay and Judy Wiff BALDWIN -- Volunteers from five area departments, including River Falls, converged on a town of Rush River farm...
January 26, 2010 - 4:27pm
November 12, 2009
Man pleads guilty to causing great injury by drunken driving
A Hudson man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge of causing great bodily harm by driving while intoxicated. Gregory L. Sanderson, 47, entered...
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November 12, 2009 - 8:44am