Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 04/04/21, 00:29 am, Domestic, 399th St, Union Grove Twp: Arrest. 04/04/21, 01:49 am, 399th St, Paynesville: ARREST: Douglas John Schwandt, 57, Domestic Assault-Misdemeanor-Commits Act to Cause Fear of Immediate Bodily Harm or Death. 04/04/21, 08:23 am, Disturbance, 3rd St S, City of Watkins: Clear. 04/04/21, 09:42 am, Traffic Stop, MN…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

April 4, Sondra Grace Keezer, 24 of White Earth, was arrested in Clear- water on Nicollet County warrants for contributing to the delinquency of a minor and theft. April 4, Rachel Marie Sopkowiak, 35 of Maple Lake, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of third-degree DWI. April 1, Dakota Charles Bruns, 30 of Buffalo,…

No planting in road right-of-way

Stearns County Highway Department wants to remind farmers that planting crops within road right-of-way is illegal. State law prohibits plowing, tilling, and/or planting in the right-of-way, driving lanes, shoulders, ditches, and sight corners at intersections. We want to prevent any situation where crops block motorists’ vision, create erosion concerns, or other safety issues.

Excessive speeds continue to plague Minnesota roadways

Minnesota roadways have quickly shifted from driving lanes to racing lanes as drivers across the state have been using the posted speed limit signs as a mere suggestion. And that is a major cause for concern among those in the traffic safety field. Preliminary numbers from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety show 395 Minnesotans…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 03/28/21, 08:44 am, Traffic Stop, US Hwy 12, Darwin Twp: Citation Issued. 03/28/21, 11:53 am, Unsecure Building, 350th St, Kingston Twp: Arrest. 03/28/21, 12:36 pm, MN Hwy 55, Kimball, ARREST: Brad Michael Cargill, 42: Warrant Arrest. 03/28/21, 13:59 pm, Burglary, 650th Av, Darwin Twp: Report Taken. 03/28/21, 17:23 pm, Harassment,…

Wright County Sheriff’s Office

March 29, Alicia Joleen Lee, 27 of Clearwater, was arrested in Clearwater on the charge of domestic assault. March 28, Dustin Troy Parker, 31 of Clearwater, was arrested in Silver Creek Township on the charge of third-degree DWI. March 28, Samantha-Jo Kathleen Welter, 32 of Buffalo, was arrested in Buffalo on the charge of violation…

Persons in Rockford death investigation identified

At about 8:27 p.m. Friday, March 19, the Wright County Sheriff’s Office responded to 4031 Woodhill Court in the city of Rockford. Neighbors had reported a vehicle in the driveway that had been running for more than an hour. When they went to check on the homeowners, they were able to see through the window…

Prevent conflicts with bears with these spring tips

With bears emerging from hibernation in the coming weeks, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds homeowners to check their property for food sources that could attract bears. “To avoid season-long problems, take the time now to remove or secure anything that could attract a bear,” said Eric Nelson, wildlife damage program supervisor for the…

Anhydrous safety should be top concern this Spring

The MDA offers safety tips for those maintaining equipment and applying and transporting NH3 Many farmers and applicators will soon be applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) ahead of the planting season. Even with a rush against time and the weather, safety should never be compromised. Recent accidents involving anhydrous ammonia have proven how dangerous and deadly…

Meeker County Sheriff’s Office

Date, Time, Call, Location: Disposition 03/21/21, 07:23 am, Suspicious Person, CSAH 30, Manannah Twp: Clear. 03/21/21, 10:00 am, Public Assist, US Hwy 12, Dassel Twp: Clear. 03/21/21, 13:31 pm, Trespass, CSAH 4, Dassel Twp: Clear. 03/21/21, 15:11 pm, Traffic Stop, Tri County Rd: Citation Issued. 03/21/21, 17:11 pm, Animal Complaint – Dog, MN Hwy 55,…

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