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Two Drivers Injured in Wright County Crash

Two drivers were injured in a two-vehicle crash north of Delano Tuesday afternoon. The State Patrol says 26-year-old Matthew Hendrickson of Cokato and 51-year-old Tamara Schaust of Delano were taken to HCMC in Minneapolis for treatment. The Patrol says Schaust suffered life-threatening injuries. Hendrickson suffered non-life threatening injuries. The crash...
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Sartell To Begin 19th Avenue Road Project Next Week

SARTELL -- Another major road project is Sartell is expected to begin next week. Crews will begin the improvements to 19th Avenue South from County Road 4 to 15th Street South. Mayor Ryan Fitzthum says the project was supposed to begin at the same time as the County Road 1...

Package of 5,600 fentanyl pills headed to St. Cloud intercepted, 3 arrested

ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Three people have been arrested after a package of 5,600 fentanyl pills bound for a residence in St. Cloud was intercepted.According to the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force, Minneapolis airport police intercepted the parcel, which was being shipped to the 1700 block of 7th Avenue South in St. Cloud.Officers executed a search warrant at the residence and arrested a 33-year-old for first-degree possession of a controlled substance. During the raid, officers also found a "large amount" of marijuana and arrested a 43-year-old for fifth-degree possession of a controlled substance.While at the residence, officers learned that a 31-year-old man had ordered the shipment. He also had a warrant out for his arrest in connection to a shooting on May 21.The man was arrested at a convenience store in St. Cloud on June 17. He is in Stearns County Jail for first-degree possession of a controlled substance, second-degree assault, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

Man dies after being run over by his horse outside St. Cloud's Municipal Athletic Complex

ST. CLOUD – An Isanti man was killed Sunday outside of St. Cloud's Municipal Athletic Complex after he was trampled by one of his horses, which he brought there to give free carriage rides.Police say it happened at about 2:25 p.m. during a special event held in the complex's parking lot.The 44-year-old victim was walking with his Clydesdale horses, who were pulling a carriage that held his 5-year-old son, when "he lost control and was run over by one of the horses."Police say the Clydesdales then began running, while still pulling the carriage, toward Veterans Golf Course nearby. They stopped after the carriage hit a tree and got stuck. The victim's son was not hurt.The man later died at St. Cloud Hospital.

MnDOT: Road Work Could Slow Holiday Traffic

(KNSI) – The Minnesota Department of Transportation urges Independence Day travelers to be aware of work zones as they head out for the long weekend. MnDOT says to expect delays and drive the speed limit – particularly while driving through work zones. While most work will be suspended over the July 4th holiday, work zones will remain in place for many projects.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota Wins Three Awards

(KNSI) – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota took home three awards at the parent organization’s Nationwide Leadership Council. The most prominent is the Gold Standard Award. It is given to chapters that have seen upswings in revenue and the number of participants in the program, both mentors and youth.

MnDOT launches contest to name new Moorhead-to-St. Cloud bicycle route

ST. PAUL, MINN. – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking the public to help chose a name for the newly designated Bike Route 20. The 188-mile long route connects Moorhead to St. Cloud. by way of Pelican Rapids, Fergus Falls, and Alexandria. MnDOT is looking to the public...

Dry Conditions Returning for Area South of St. Cloud

UNDATED -- While we've had plenty of rain lately from the St. Cloud metro area and northward, some parts of the state could actually use some rain. In the latest update from the U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday, 16 percent of the state is now abnormally dry compared to 11 percent a week ago. The abnormally dry area stretches from southern Stearns county, includes all of Meeker and Wright counties, the entire Twin Cities metro region, and all of south-central Minnesota.

Man dies after being run over by his horse in St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9) - A man has died after he was run over by one of his Clydesdale horses on Sunday afternoon in St. Cloud. The St. Cloud Police Department on Monday said a 44-year-old Isanti man brought his Clydesdale horses and a carriage to the parking lot of the Municipal Athletic Complex to offer rides during a special event.

Isanti man run over, killed by Clydesdale horse

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A 44-year-old man died on Sunday after his Clydesdale horses ran him over at a special event in the Municipal Athletic Complex in St. Cloud, local police say. According to the St. Could Police Department, at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, officers and EMS crews responded...

Man Dies in Horse-and-Buggy Accident

St. CLOUD -- A horse-and-buggy crash killed an Isanti man Sunday afternoon. St. Cloud police were sent to the Municipal Athletic Complex on reports of a man injured by horses. Officials say a 44-year-old man brought a team of Clydesdales and a carriage to a special event at the MAC, intending to offer rides.

Man killed after being run over by horses and carriage in central Minnesota

(Saint Cloud, MN) -- Authorities say a 44-year-old man from Isanti is dead after being run over by one of his horses during an event Sunday at the Saint Cloud Municipal Athletic Center. The man had brought his Clydesdales and a carriage to offer rides in the parking lot, but lost control of the horses while he was walking them on a lead. They continued running with the man’s five-year-old son in the carriage but were stopped when it got caught in a tree. The victim died at Saint Cloud Hospital.