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Felon Heading To Turn Himself In Pulls Gun And Shoots Himself

The driver was not hurt but was taken to the Swift County Benson hospital

BENSON, Minn. — A man on his way to turn himself in at the Swift County Jail pulls out a gun and shoots himself. The sheriff’s office got a 911 call from the driver of a car that 62-year-old Bernard Drivdahl was a passenger in. The vehicle stopped about two miles east of Benson, Minnesota on Monday night and Drivdahl…

Man Facing Multiple Charges After Bomb Found in His Vehicle

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien said the device had a fuse and was larger than a pipe bomb.

WILLMAR, MN– It was just a home-made sparkler, a Benson, Minnesota man, who’s now facing multiple charges told the police, after they found a bomb in his pickup truck Monday afternoon. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien said the device had a fuse and was larger than a pipe bomb. According to the sheriff, “It had inside materials that were used…

School Van And Semi Collide In Western Minnesota

Swift County Sheriff's Office says there are "numerous injuries"

BENSON, Minn. — Authorities say “numerous injuries” are reported after a school van collided with a semi-truck in western Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened at an intersection and involved a transport van from Hancock Public School. A news release says “many responder units” were sent because of reports of numerous injuries. The sheriff says there…

Snowstorm Crash Kills Minnesota Woman

Thirty-six other crashes resulted in injuries

1/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/5 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/5 Show Caption Hide Caption MINNESOTA — The first big snowstorm of the season caused hundreds of crashes, including one that killed an elderly woman in Minnesota. Minnesota State Patrol responded to more than 400 crashes statewide, including one on…