Chippewa County, MN

Third Suspect in July 6th Quadruple Shooting in St. Cloud Arrested

(KNSI) — The third suspect wanted in connection to a quadruple shooting in St. Cloud last month is in custody. Twenty-eight-year-old Daquan Ledbetter was arrested in Chippewa County after a standoff Friday night. The U.S. Marshals Service tracked Ledbetter to a home in Dawson. Members of the Marshals Service, Dawson Police Department, Lac Qui Parle Sheriff’s Department, the West Central SWAT team, and the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force worked to get Ledbetter into custody after he allegedly refused to come out of the home for more than three hours. He eventually surrendered without further incident. No one was hurt.
Picture for Third Suspect in July 6th Quadruple Shooting in St. Cloud Arrested

Severe Weather Statement issued August 02 at 11:00PM CDT until August 03 at 2:00AM CDT by NWS

..THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN CHIPPEWA... REDWOOD...SOUTHEASTERN YELLOW MEDICINE AND WESTERN RENVILLE COUNTIES HAS EXPIRED... The storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. Therefore, the warning has been allowed to expire. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 200 AM CDT for.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 02 at 10:29PM CDT until August 02 at 11:00PM CDT by NWS

..A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN CHIPPEWA...REDWOOD...EASTERN YELLOW MEDICINE AND WESTERN RENVILLE COUNTIES... At 1029 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles southeast of Montevideo to Wood Lake to 8 miles north of Walnut Grove, moving east at 60 mph.

Clean-up continues from storms over the weekend across parts of Minnesota

(Undated)--Following severe weather over the weekend, the region is cleaning up from those storms which stretched from west central to southern Minnesota. In Renville County and Chippewa County, high winds toppled trees, knocked down power lines, and damaged crops on Saturday. The National Weather Service also reported hail in Olmstead,...

Chippewa County Fair Events

The Chippewa County Fair of Montevideo begins on Wednesday, July 27th going through Sunday, July 31st. Full list of events are below. 6pm = Merriam’s Midway Show Carnival Open (Wristbands 6-10pm) 7pm = 4-H Fashion Show (Free Stage) 7pm = Cloverbud Recognition (Free Stage) 7pm = Burnout Competition (Grandstand)

Special Weather Statement issued July 23 at 9:03AM CDT by NWS

..A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of south central Chippewa, north central Redwood, east central Yellow Medicine and northwestern Renville Counties through 930 AM CDT... At 903 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Granite Falls, or 17 miles southeast of Montevideo, moving east at 35 mph.