Hutchinson, MN

South Haven Man Charged After Police Chase Friday

ST. CLOUD -- A South Haven man faces felony charges after an incident Friday night that included threats and a police chase. Thirty-two-year-old Kurtis Grossinger is charged with two counts of threats of violence and one count each of fleeing police and DWI. The Stearns County Sheriff's Office was called...
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Three hurt, one hospitalized in Lake Lillian ATV crash

(Lake Lillian MN-) A Lake Lillian man was hospitalized Saturday night after crashing an ATV with two passengers aboard. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department says they were alerted about an ATV crash in Lake Lillian Saturday night around 11:48 p.m. A 30-year-old man was driving the side-by-side ATV eastbound on Park Avenue when he got to the end of the street and crashed into a cornfield, rolling the vehicle. The driver was taken to CentraCare Rice Hospital in Willmar with non-life-threatening injuries, and police say alcohol was involved in the crash. Two passengers suffered minor injuries and were treated at the scene. No names have been released, and the crash remains under investigation.
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Sheriff says alcohol likely a factor in Kandiyohi County ATV crash that injured 3

LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said alcohol was likely a factor in an ATV crash that injured three people Saturday night.The sheriff's office said a 30-year-old man was driving a side-by-side ATV with two passengers on Park Avenue in Lake Lillian. Just before 11 p.m., the driver "ran off the end of the city street and rolled the ATV into a corn field," according to the sheriff's office.The driver was hospitalized, but is expected to be OK. His two passengers -- a 21-year-old man and a 25-year-old man -- were treated for minor injuries at the scene.Lake Lillian is about 90 miles west of the Twin Cities, just south of Willmar.

Meeker County Standoff Suspect Formally Charged

(KNSI) — The man accused of engaging police in a standoff that lasted more than a day has been formally charged. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, 31-year-old Aaron Peterson has been charged with felony second-degree assault, felony threats of violence, gross misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance, and multiple counts of gross misdemeanor unlawful possession of a firearm.

Rural Dassel Man in Court on Violence Threats/Firearms

A rural Dassel man appeared in court Friday related to making threats last week to harm his family and law enforcement during a standoff. Thirty-one-year-old Aaron Peterson appeared in Meeker County District Court. The criminal complaint included charges of Felony 2nd Degree Assault, Felony Threats of Violence, Gross Misdemeanor Possession...

Highway 15 in Kimball to Reopen Tuesday

KIMBALL -- A detour in Kimball is scheduled to be lifted this week. Highway 15 has been closed between Willow Creek Park and Highway 55 for four months. The Minnesota Department of Transportation says it will reopen to traffic by Tuesday. The $2.3-million project included a new road surface, new...

Armed Standoff Suspect makes Court Appearance

LITCHFIELD -- A rural Dassel man involved in a standoff last week made his first appearance in court. Aaron Peterson appeared in Meeker County District Court Friday to be charged with Gross Misdemeanor Possession of a controlled substance, Gross Misdemeanor Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Felony 2nd Degree Assault, and Felony Threats of Violence.

KDUZ Morning Devotion – Heavens Are Telling

Your Monday morning devotional this week is presented by Pastor Howard Anderson of Hunter’s Ridge Community Church of Hutchinson and is presented by the Hutchinson Ecumenical Ministerial Association. Today’s devotional is entitled “Heavens Are Telling“
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Three People Hurt in ATV Crash in Kandiyohi County

LAKE LILLIAN -- Three people were hurt in an ATV rollover in Kandiyohi County. The Sheriff's Office says they responded to a call just before 11:00 p.m. Saturday to a report of an ATV crash in the city of Lake Lillian. A 30-year-old Lake Lillian man was driving a side-by-side...

Head Start Program Seeking Students

The Head Start program is seeking students to register for the 2022-23 school year. Preschool children who qualify for the program need to be at least 3-years-old by September 1st, and classes in Litchfield are held in the Wagner Education Building. Becky Shogren is the operations manager for the 9...

Jeffrey L. Rasmussen

Age 72 of Hutchinson, passed away August 4th, at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services, at the church. A Memorial Service for Jeffrey Rasmussen will be held Friday, August 19th, at 11 AM, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Annandale. Burial will follow at the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred, in Jeff’s name, to the charity of the donors choice. Obituary, Tribute Wall, Video Tribute, and the Funeral Webcast are available online at; Arrangements are with Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services in Annandale.

Obituary for Daniel J. Herbst

Great lover of life, of natures beauty, and of people may you be granted life eternal, beauty immortal, and the joyful company of the communion of saints!. Daniel J. Herbst, age 82, of Chanhassen, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 28, 2022, overlooking Lake Minnewashta, with the comfort of the sacraments and surrounded with love.

Mackenzie Buckentine

Mackenzie Buckentine age 28 of rural Chaska passed away Thursday August 4, 2022. Memorial service 7:00 PM Wednesday August 10, 2022 at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. Gathering of family and friends Wednesday from 4:00 PM until time of service. Interment Zoar United Church Of Christ Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred. Arrangements with Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.