Archive for New Germany

Updated: Crash reported on Highway 7 and Dairy Avenue

Several motorists reported on social media a crash on Highway 7 at about 5:32 p.m. Thursday, June 30 and Dairy Avenue. They reported hat the highway was closed from both directions. We will update this when an official report has been posted by the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP).

Update from MSP:

A three vehicle crash east of Silver Lake shut down highway 7 for a time Thursday, June 30 in the afternoon.

According to MSP, the crash involved a 44-year-old woman from Excelsior, a 27-year-old man from Eagan, and an 18-year-old man from Corona, South Dakota, however, the Patrol has not released names or details on any injuries.

The crash happened on Highway 7 at Dairy Avenue just before 5 p.m.

New Germany cable franchise extension

ORDINANCE NO. 118
CITY OF NEW GERMANY
ORDINANCE GRANTING NUVERA
COMMUNICATIONS, INC., A CABLE
FRANCHISE EXTENSION
OFFICIAL SUMMARY
June 21, 2022
The following is the official Summary of
Ordinance No. 118 the regulation of the Nuvera Cable Franchise extension in the City of New Germany.
The Ordinance:
1. Regulations allowing to construct, op‐
erate and maintain a cable system in the City of New Germany.
2. Ordinance 103 is amended by Ordinance 118 to extend the term of the Fran‐chise contract for an additional 10 years.
A PRINTED COPY OF THIS ENTIRE ORDI‐NANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AND REVIEW BY ANY PERSON AT THE OF‐FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CITY OF NEW GERMANY AT THE NEW GERMANY CITY HALL, 300 BROADWAY STREET EAST, NEW GERMANY, MINNESOTA 55367.
/s/ Twyla Menth,
City Clerk-Treasurer
Published in the Herald Journal, July 1, 2022.

One injured in Glencoe three-vehicle collision

Glencoe, MN–One person was injured in a three-vehicle collision in Glencoe Wednesday, June 30, in the  morning.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) says the crash happened just after 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 212 and Morningside Drive.

The MSP reported 73-year-old Michael Scully of Richmond was taken to Glencoe Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

The drivers of the other vehicles, 35-year-old Benjamin Lohse of Glencoe and 72-year-old Stephen Kozlowski of Hutchinson, were not injured.

Wright County in Heat Advisory Tuesday, June 14

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Advisory for the Twin Cities metro area and a Heat Advisory for much of the eastern part of Minnesota for Tuesday, June 14, including Wright County. Air temperatures are expected to be in the mid- to high 90s with heat indices of around 100 degrees are expected.

Those with health conditions who don’t have be outside are advised to stay somewhere cool. For those who have to be outside, they are advised to remain hydrated because heat-related illness can happen quickly.

Hutchinson officer injured tangling with uncooperative suspect

A Hutchinson police officer was injured after fighting with an uncooperative Hutchinson man Tuesday, according to local authorities.

At just after 11:30 a.m, Hutchinson Police responded to a report of a suspicious person who was reported to be screaming outside in the 900 Block of Jefferson Street Southeast.

Officers made contact with the man, who had an outstanding warrant and identified as 29-year-old Kyle Skyler Melchert. He was taken into custody for his McLeod County failure to appear warrant on original charges of Misdemeanor – Obstruct Legal Process and Misdemeanor – Flee Police Officer by Means Other Than a Motor Vehicle.

Melchert was uncooperative at the time of his arrest and fought with officers causing injury to one of the officers. The officer was treated for a broken ring finger on his right hand and was released.

Melchert was taken to the McLeod County Jail and has been charged with Felony 3rd Degree Assault.

Juvenile arrested/charged after knife incident in Hutchinson

Hutchinson Police arrested a juvenile after they responded to a report of a fight at the VFW park on Bradford Street Southeast Saturday afternoon, according to local authorities.

Police say multiple witness reported a juvenile male brandishing a knife, making threats, and chasing other juveniles.

Officers were able to locate the male juvenile.

He was taken into custody, transported to the McLeod County Jail, and has been charged with Felony – 2nd Degree Assault-Dangerous Weapon and Felony – Threats of Violence.