POLK COUNTY

28-Year-Old Man Walking On Railroad Tracks Hit & Killed

CROOKSTON, Minn. (KVRR) — A Crookston man is dead after being hit by a BNSF train. Polk County Dispatch was notified around 2 Thursday afternoon. Authorities say the 28-year-old man was walking on the railroad tracks and did not respond to the trains horn before he was hit. It happened near 411 North Main Street in Crookston. His name is…

Hay bale starts quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota

Polk County authorities say the fire caused $30,000 in damages

ANGUS, Minn. — Fire crews responded to a quonset on fire in Angus, Minnesota. The fire was at 13407 US HWY 75 North, owned by Arlen Stroble. A deputy says a nearby burning hay bale started a the quonset on fire. The building and everything inside is a total loss, estimating about $30,000 in damages. No was was injured in…

Teen Killed In Crash With Street Sweeper

Crash Happened In Rural Polk County, MN

POLK COUNTY, Minn. – A teen is killed after crashing into a street sweeper on Highway 75 in Polk County, Minnesota. A 19-year-old woman from Ada, Minnesota was driving southbound on Highway 75 in Hubbard Township just after 9:45 Thursday night. Minnesota State Patrol says she crossed into the oncoming lane for an unknown reason. She hit a street sweeper…

Teen Biker Has Serious Injuries After Being Hit By Car Near Gully, Minnesota

Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries

POLK CO., Minn. — A 16-year-old Gonvick boy is hospitalized with serious injuries after he hit by a car while biking in eastern Polk County. The crash happening on Highway 92 and 410th Avenue near Gully, Minnesota just before 8 this morning. Warren Thompson was taken to Sanford Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car, 78-year-old James…

Man Suspected of DWI Arrested in Polk County after Crash

The man was traveling on County Road 113 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a power pole.

MENTOR, Minn.–The Polk County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on suspicion of DWI in Mentor shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The 36-year-old man was traveling on County Road 113 when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a power pole. The man was transported to a hospital in Crookston where he was treated for non-life threatening injures.   Categories:…