Minnesota State Patrol

Teenager Killed in Otter Tail County Crash

It happened on Highway 210 near Vining around 6 this morning.

The Minnesota State Patrol says a 16-year-old boy was killed in a foggy crash in Otter Tail County. The victim was in a car that was hit by a semi. It happened on Highway 210 near Vining around 6 this morning. The name of the victim hasn’t been released. The state patrol says the semi was driven by 34 year-old…

Officer Hurt During Traffic Stop

White Earth Police Department

A White Earth Police officer was hurt after his vehicle was hit during a traffic stop. Minnesota State Patrol says it happened around 9 o’clock last night on Highway 59 in Waubun. 63-year-old Karen Jones of White Earth lost control on the icy road and spun into the officer’s vehicle. The officer has non-life threatening injuries. Jones and her passenger…

White Earth Police Officer’s Vehicle Hit on Icy Highway

White Earth Police officer is injured after his vehicle gets hit along an icy highway

  A White Earth Police officer was hurt after his vehicle was hit during a traffic stop. Minnesota State patrol says it happened around 9 o’clock last night on Highway 59 in Waubun. Sixty-three-year-old Karen Jones, of White Earth, lost control on the icy road and spun into the officer’s vehicle. The officer has non-life threatening injuries. Jones and her…

Minnesota State Patrol Arrests Son of Hennepin County Sheriff

Ryan Stanek, 24, is in trouble with the law again after the Minnesota State Patrol arrests him for DWI

The son of Hennepin County Sheriff Rich Stanek has landed in his father’s jail once again. Ryan Stanek, 24, was arrested for DWI by the Minnesota State Patrol and booked into the Hennepin County Jail early Saturday evening. This isn’t the first time Stanek’s son has been in trouble with the law. Last May, he rear-ended and severely damaged a…

Vergas Man Injured in Crash in Becker County

The Minnesota State Patrol says the roads were slick when the crash happened

A Vergas man was injured after the vehicle he was driving was t-boned by a semi in Becker County. The accident happened at the intersection of Highway 59 and County Road 17. The state patrol says a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Marshall Rach came into the intersection and was hit by a semi driving southbound on Highway 59. Rach suffered…