accident

Jamie Burnside, a 40-year-old Rogers man and teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, flipped his car onto its side Tuesday morning on his way school. Elk River Police were called to the intersection of School Street and Freeport St. at 8:24 a.m. on Sept. 4 on a report of a motor vehicle accident.  They arrived to [...]

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A 34-year-old Otsego woman was killed in an auto accident Saturday, June 30, in Greenfield, according to the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Department. Victoria Jean Dorkins, 34, of Otsego, died in the crash at the intersection of County Rd. 50 and Vernon Street. At 6:18 p.m., her vehicle collided with a pickup truck, driven by a [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor It’s hard to imagine, but an Otsego man who went into cardiac arrest while driving this past week was actually pretty lucky. Almond Drone, 52, attracted the attention of what turned out to be an impromptu medical team. “This has to be a God thing,” said Cheryl Jarvis, a resident of [...]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing writer For Tom Ryan and his wife, Liz, this is one year they have much to be thankful for. On Oct. 9, the Ryans were driving their Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic north on Highway 169 through Princeton when the unthinkable happened. “We were just south of Highway 95 when I felt something [...]

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by Tammy Sakry ECM Publishers Alcohol was apparently a factor in an accident that killed a Dayton woman Oct. 28 in Ramsey. According to the police report, 26-year-old Amber Boettcher was driving her 1998 Dodge Stratus eastbound on Highway 10 and then turned north on Alpine Drive, near the Elk River border, in front of [...]

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by Jim Boyle Editor A 49-year-old Nowthen woman has been arrested for DWI after her involvement Sept. 26 in a three-car crash along Freeport Avenue just north of School Street. She had been travelling southbound late Monday afternoon when she swerved into oncoming traffic, according to Elk River Police Capt. Bob Kluntz. An airbag inside [...]

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