Archive for Montrose

Funeral notice: Charles R. ‘Chuck’ Bergin, 88, of Montrose

MONTROSE,  MN – Charles R. “Chuck” Bergin, 88, of Montrose, passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, at the Estates of Delano.  Memorial services will take place Saturday, Feb. 23 at 1 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Chapel in Delano. Inurnment will be in the Riverside Cemetery in Grantsburg, WI at a later date. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, prior to the services. Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Names of victims released from fatal McLeod County accident

McLEOD COUNTY – On Monday Dec. 17, at approximately 10:56 p.m., the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle accident in the area of CR 7 and Yacht Ave, northeast of Stewart.

Vehicle one was a 2004 Ford Explorer, owned by Tiffany Dralle, age 25, from Gibbon, and driven by Wayne Bernier, Jr, age 32, from Gaylord, was westbound on CR 7 while vehicle two, a 2010 Dodge Nitro, owned and driven by Bruce Lentz, age 60, from Stewart, was eastbound when the two vehicles collided.

Bernier, Lentz, and Bernier’s passenger, Dralle, were all pronounced dead at the scene, and taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office. Lentz and Bernier were wearing their seatbelts. Dralle was not wearing a seatbelt, and was ejected from the vehicle.

There were no witnesses or other occupants in the vehicles at the time of the accident. Also assisting were MN State Patrol, Stewart Fire, and the Buffalo Lake Ambulance.

This case is still under investigation.

Winstock Last Minute Monday Offer – No Processing Fees

SPONSORED POST - Winstock is giving you an early Christmas present!  You don’t have to wait until Christmas either!

When you purchase your Winstock ’19 tickets online between 8 a.m. on Monday, December 17 and 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 20 you won’t have to pay any processing fees! Now is the time to finish your Christmas shopping or treat yourself and save even more money when you buy multiple tickets!

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RESERVED SEATING IS ALMOST SOLD OUT – THEY MIGHT BE GONE BEFORE THURSDAY, DEC. 20 SO DON’T WAIT!

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EARLY BIRD REMINDER
The early-bird deadline is March 15, 2019. Buy your tickets now to get the best price! Also, don’t forget to include camping so you and your friends get to have the full Winstock experience!

New this year – Please visit our FAQ page on our website for answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the festival. If you don’t find your answers there, please email winstock@winstockfestival.com or call 320.485.4287.

More Information

For additional announcements, promotions, sponsor and ticket information, and everything Winstock, go to WinstockFestival.com and sign up for Winstock Email News. Be sure to follow the festival on Twitter @WinstockMN, FacebookInstagram, and Snapchat. Official hashtag – #Winstock19

Last Minute Monday Offers – CLICK TO LEARN MORE

In efforts to take a little bit of the stress out of your Christmas shopping this year, some local businesses have decided to offer you a “Last Minute Monday” deal today so you can finish checking off those that are still on your Christmas list!

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Data breach reported in Wright County

WRIGHT COUNTY, MN – The following news release was issued Wednesday by Wright County officials:

A Wright County employee was found to have transferred private data to his home without authorization and in violation of county policy.

Based upon the investigation conducted by the county, no evidence has been found that indicates there was any sale or distribution of the private data. The data was recovered and returned to the county by law enforcement.

Since government agencies are held to a high standard for data protection, Wright County officials notified individuals because they felt citizens had a right to know this transpired – even though the data is back in the county’s possession.

Employees are required to complete multiple trainings about protecting citizen data annually, and the county has several policies in place.  This unfortunate decision by one individual to not follow policy has triggered this notification effort.

While the policy investigation is complete, a criminal investigation related to this employee’s actions is ongoing.

A company that specializes in data notification has been hired by Wright County to handle notifications and requests. Citizens are asked to use these resources to request further information:

Toll free information line: 866-680-3212.

Email: info@wrightcountydataincident.com

Address for information:

Wright County Data Incident-6354

PO BOX 44

Minneapolis, MN 55440-0044

Individuals who did not get a letter from the county did not have data accessed in this incident.

Dr. Allen and Dr. Nissen to be honored at Hutchinson Health Dec. 11

SPONSORED POST — Two retiring physicians will be honored at Hutchinson Health at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. The public is welcome to join Hutchinson Health staff in the hospital foyer as the portraits of Dr. Jim Allen and Dr. Dean Nissen are added to Hutchinson Health’s gallery of celebrated physicians.

Dr. Allen practiced at Hutchinson Health full time for 25 years before transitioning to a part-time position at the end of 2014. His recent work has been with patients in Urgent Care and the Travel Clinic.

Dr. Nissen retired from full-time work June 1 after 33 years as a family practice physician at Hutchinson Health. Now, he occasionally sees patients in Urgent Care.