TODD COUNTY

Man Who Shot at Pursuing Officers has Died of Injuries

The driver had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota and who shot himself after crashing his vehicle last week has died of his injuries. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Todd County sheriff’s deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop Oct. 15 near Browerville. A pursuit with speeds exceeding 100 mph…

UPDATE: Man Who Shot Himself After Firing at Pursuing Officers Passes Away

Officials fired bean bag rounds and chemical munitions into the vehicle when the driver refused to get out

UPDATE Oct. 21, 2019:  The man injured during an incident in Morrison County last week has died. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said 36-year old Joshua Ostrowski last known Minnesota address in Browerville, died of a single gunshot wound to the head. LITTLE FALLS, Minn.–State investigators say a driver who fired at pursuing law enforcement officers in central Minnesota shot…

Man Accused Of Killing His Parents In Long Prairie Returned To Minnesota From Mexico

Dylan Bennett was booked into jail pending charges of second-degree murder

TODD CO., Minn. — Dylan Bennett, the man wanted for the double murders of his parents in Long Prairie, Minnesota, is back in Todd County. Bennett was booked into jail Monday morning pending charges of second-degree murder. He was arrested Saturday at a hotel in Cancun, Mexico. Barry and Carol Bennett were found dead in their home Tuesday by deputies…

Candidates Announced For 7th Judicial District Chambered In Moorhead

Gov. Tim Walz will make the appointment

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Three candidates are being considered for District Court judge in Minnesota’s Seventh Judicial District. It is chambered in Moorhead. The finalists include Mara Rausch, currently a managing attorney in the Office of Public Defender in Moorhead. Jade Rosenfeldt, a shareholder at Vogel Law Firm. And Nathaniel Welte, an assistant county attorney for the Becker County Attorney’s…

Former Viking and Concordia College Football Player and Wife Found Dead

Todd County Sheriff Steve Och says they are looking for 22-year old Dylan Bennett, the couple's youngest son.

MINNEAPOLIS, M.N. -Two people found dead in a home in Long Prairie, Minnesota were a former NFL player and his wife. Deputies found Barry and Carol Bennett dead Wednesday afternoon at their home after a 911 call for a welfare check. Barry played in the NFL including one year with the Minnesota Vikings in 1988 and was a defensive lineman…

Princess Kay of the Milky Way Is Getting Her Moment In Butter

Minnesota State Fair Opened Thursday Morning And Ends On Labor Day

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. — Princess Kay of the Milky Way is getting her likeness sculpted into a 90-pound block of butter on the Minnesota State Fair’s opening day. 20-year-old Rebekka Paskewitz, a college student from Browerville, represented Todd County last night and was crowned the 65th Princess Kay of the Milky Way. She will serve as the official goodwill ambassador…