Lynden Township clean-up

On Monday, Nov. 9, members of our Explorer Post and Advisor Brian Theisen attended the Lynden Township Board meeting. They were there to accept a donation for the POST’s help with Lynden Townships annual clean up day on Oct. 3. Members helped to unload items from vehicles that were bringing garbage and other items to…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 26, 2020

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 11/22/20, 08:29 am, Welfare Check, State St S, City of Eden Valley: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 11/22/20, 10:26 am, Motor Vehicle Accident, CSAH 21, Kingston Twp: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 11/22/20, 14:04 pm, Animal Complaint – Dog, US Hwy 12, City of Darwin: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 

Wright County Sheriff’s Office, Nov. 26, 2020

Nov. 22, Amara Martinez, 36 of Cokato, was arrested in Delano on a Wright County warrant for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance violation. Nov. 21, Sandra Jean Kerkow, 48 of Cokato, was arrested in Stockholm Township on the charge of interference with a 911 call. Nov. 20, Adam Michael Inderrieden, 36 of Annandale, was…

Laser lights targeted at helicopter from Murray Lake

On Wednesday, Nov. 18, there was a complaint of a Life Link helicopter having been shined with a laser light. The helicopter was over Maine Prairie Township at the time and believed the light had come from the SW corner area of Murray Lake. The area was checked but nothing was observed of that nature.…

Siren test canceled until March

Meeker County Sheriff Brian Cruze has determined the 1 p.m. monthly test of the Meeker County outdoor warning sirens will be canceled for all sirens in Meeker County on Dec. 2, Jan. 6, and Feb. 3, to avoid unnecessary strain and damage to the Outdoor Warning System (OWS). Monthly siren tests will resume March 3,…

Minnesota National Guard ramps up COVID-19 support

More than 200 Soldiers and Airmen from the Minnesota National Guard have been activated to support the state’s COVID-19 response efforts. This number was expected to increase to over 400 by the end of last week. The Guardsmen will be focused on three specific areas: supporting nasal swab community testing sites, supporting saliva community testing…

Albert receives Chief’s Award
The Kimball Fire & Rescue Department is pleased to announce our 2020 Chief’s Award: Pastor Jerry Albert. Jerry has been an invaluable member and our Chaplain since 2003. Chief Dave Traurig, past Chief Mike Schneider, retired Chief John Gohmann, presented Jerry (second from right) with the Chief’s Award and special recognition plaque. Submitted photo.
Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 11/15/20, 00:15 am, Traffic Stop, US Hwy 12, Dassel Twp: Citation Issued. 11/15/20, 09:12 am, Welfare Check, CSAH 11, Darwin Twp: Transport/Escort Given. 11/15/20, 20:09 pm, Traffic Stop, MN Hwy 7, Warning. 11/14/20, 08:26 am, Animal Complaint, 615th Av, Litchfield Twp: Handled By Officer/Deputy. 11/14/20, 10:32 am, Driving Complaint, 293rd…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

Nov. 15, Jennifer Kimberly Bruska, 38 of Kimball, was arrested in Silver Creek Township on a Wright County apprehension and detention order for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance violation. Nov. 12, Susan Ann Masterman, 37 of South Haven, was arrested in Southside Township on Wright and Hennepin County warrants for fifth-degree possession of a…

Man accidentally struck in driveway while clearing snow

At 9:52 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, the Stearns County Communications Center received a call reporting a vehicle versus pedestrian injury crash. The address provided was 24800 21st Ave. in St. Augusta. The caller indicated that a man who was out blowing snow may have been run over by a truck. St. Augusta Fire and Rescue,…

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