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ACCURACY TEST WELCH
June 1, 2013
Two injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
Two people sustained injuries after being ejected from a motorcycle Sunday evening, Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Jacob Adelmann, 29, Dundas, Minn., was driving the cycle northbound on Highway 35 in Oak Grove Township just before 6 p.m. He was driving too fast, the...
June 1, 2013 - 12:00am
May 31, 2013
Car-deer crashes pick up in June
Motorists are advised to be on the lookout for deer this time of year as does search for places to give birth and young deer separate from their...
May 31, 2013 - 10:54am
May 29, 2013
One injured in ATV rollover
A 65-year-old Pine Island man was injured Friday afternoon when the ATV he was riding on rolled. Paul Gustine was driving the vehicle in the parking lot for Pine Island Public School's bus garage at about 2:45 p.m. The ATV rolled as Gustine was attempting to turn. He was injured...
May 29, 2013 - 12:00am
May 28, 2013
Five hospitalized after rear-end crash at Hager City
A Cannon Falls, Minn., woman and her three passengers -- including a six-year-old girl -- were taken to Red Wing Mayo Medical Center Monday afternoon, May 27th, after her Honda sport utility vehicle was rear-ended while waiting to turn across traffic on Hwy. 63 near Hager City. Pierce...
May 28, 2013 - 9:39am
May 22, 2013
One injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 21-year-old Eau Claire, Wis., woman was injured Saturday morning when her motorcycle crashed in Union Township, Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Cristin A. Fenter was driving westbound on U.S. Highway 10 near 330th Avenue when her 2005 Suzuki went off the roadway while...
May 22, 2013 - 10:37am
Man injured driving ATV
A 33-year-old rural Kenyon man was injured Saturday evening when the ATV he was riding on rolled, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Lance Kispert was making a wide turn near the driveway of 51343 20th Ave., just after 7 p.m. when the vehicle rolled. Kispert was airlifted...
May 22, 2013 - 10:36am
May 20, 2013
River Falls man dead after party bus accident
A 23-year-old River Falls man died late Saturday night in Ellsworth after he fell from the rear door of moving bus as came into the village on...
May 20, 2013 - 8:55am
May 8, 2013
UPDATED: One injured in motorcycle crash Tuesday evening
A Beldenville man who crashed his motorcycle after hitting a deer was airlifted from the Trimbelle Recreation Area in the town of Trimbelee mid-evening Tuesday. Walter Sorensen, 67, of W7642 CTH J, was transported to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale, Minn. about 8:30...
May 8, 2013 - 7:48am
March 10, 2013
Hager City woman dies in two-car accident Saturday
On Saturday, March 9, at 3:24 p.m., the Pierce County Sheriff's Department was notified of a two-vehicle accident on Hwy 63 near 220th Avenue in the town of Trenton. After the initial investigation, it was determined a southbound vehicle driven by Kalea Stewart, 22, of rural Ellsworth...
March 10, 2013 - 12:06pm
March 2, 2013
One injured in snowmobile crash
A man was injured Monday evening when his snowmobile crashed in Ellsworth Township, the Pierce County Sheriff's Department reported. Joshua W. Brookshaw, 37, rural Ellsworth, had been traveling on snowmobile trails between 450th Avenue and 530th Street at about 11:30 p.m. when he...
March 2, 2013 - 11:00am
February 18, 2013
UPDATE: Victim of Trenton township car fire indentified
The body found in a burned-out car Saturday morning has been identified as that of Jeffrey Dennis Matthews, 46, N3571 840th St., Hager City. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department released the name Monday morning. The body was found Saturday morning, Feb. 16, after authorities received...
February 18, 2013 - 11:48am
February 16, 2013
Plane makes emergency landing at Red Wing airport
BAY CITY - A single engine plane had to land without its gear late Friday evening at the Red Wing Airport. The plane, piloted by Steve Hiltner, 30 of Rosemont, Minn. was attempting to land when the landing gear had reportedly failed. The plane skidded down the runway coming to a...
February 16, 2013 - 10:08pm
February 13, 2013
ATV goes through Lake Pepin ice
An ATV went through the ice on Lake Pepin early Tuesday morning, the Goodhue County Sheriff's Office reported. Michael Warner, 59, Hastings, was driving an ATV pulling a sled with ice fishing gear on the lake when he drove on thin ice and then into open water off of Methodist Point...
February 13, 2013 - 10:00am
January 30, 2013
1/30/2013: Woman injured after being struck by car
A 42-year-old woman was injured Friday night when she was struck by a vehicle. Kelly Bradley, 582 S. Tyler Road, was walking in the parking lot of Eagle Ridge Apartments, South Tyler Road, at about 11:45 p.m. A vehicle began backing up and struck her. Bradley suffered unknown...
January 30, 2013 - 12:00pm
January 19, 2013
Cars, memories lost in fire
Steven Freij has had a passion for collecting cars ever since he was old enough to drive. The Wacouta Township resident always said when he turned 75 years old he would start reducing his collection, but a fire early Friday morning beat him to it. "I sure didn't think I was gonna...
January 19, 2013 - 9:00am