HITTERDAL

Hitterdal Death Suspects Expected In Court

41 year-old Troy Yarbrough hasn't been heard or seen by friends or family since May 18.

Hitterdal-image HITTERDAL_SEARCH_2_6-21-18 KAYLA-WESTSCOTT JASON-JENSON HITTERDAL, Minn. – After searching a farmstead near Hitterdal for the investigation of a missing person, authorities found human remains on the property. Wahpeton Police says 41–year–old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton had not been seen since May 18th. He was last seen with 39-year-old Jason Jensen, who owns the Hitterdal property, and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott. Both have…

Remains Found During Search of Hitterdal Farm

HITTERDAL, Minn. – After searching a farmstead near Hitterdal for the investigation of a missing person, authorities found human remains on the property. Wahpeton Police says 41–year–old Troy Yarbrough of Wahpeton had not been seen since May 18th. He was last seen with 39-year-old Jason Jensen, who owns the Hitterdal property, and 35-year-old Kayla Westcott. Both have been arrested in connection…

Clay County Jail Inmate on Work Release Accused of Sexual Assault

Court documents say Cookson sexually assaulted the woman last Wednesday in Hitterdal

CLAY COUNTY, Minn. — Prosecutors say a Clay County jail inmate sexually assaulted a woman after he was allowed work release. Twenty-eight-year-old Alexander Cookson of Hawley has been in custody awaiting trial for a number of charges including malicious punishment of a child. Court documents say Cookson sexually assaulted the woman last Wednesday in Hitterdal. Clay County Attorney Bran Melton…

UPDATE: Five Area Fire Crews, Law Enforcement Respond to House Fire Near Hawley

People inside the house were able to get out before crews arrived

HAWLEY, Minn. — Multiple fire crews spent the afternoon fighting a house fire that was sparked by a grass fire near Hawley. Thick smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the house as firefighters worked to put it out. Crews from Hawley and Hitterdal were called out around 4:30 to 26586 28th Avenue South. Other crews from Lake…