Reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year Miranda Lambert and one of the hottest artists to emerge in recent years, Cody Johnson, were announced as headliners for the 29th Winstock Country Music Festival, set for Friday-Saturday, June 16-17, 2023, at the festival grounds in Winsted, MN. Tickets and camping are now on sale.
Lambert’s eighth studio album, “Palomino,” was released in April as the highest-debuting country album of 2022. It marks the latest installment in a storied career that has spanned seven previous number-one solo albums, 10 number-one hits, and more than 70 awards.
In addition to announcing the complete lineup for Winstock 2023, organizers also unveiled the festival’s “best deal yet” for camping passes and general admission tickets.
The Minnesota State Patrol (MSP) updated its report regarding a vehicle collision at Highway 7, mile marker 150, Hale Township, McLeod County yesterday, at approximately 11:03 a.m.
MSP reported two vehicles were involved in the accident. The first was a 2020 Ford Explorer, driven by Marsha Angela Schmidt, 53, of Danube. Schmidt had a passenger in her vehicle, Marcia Jean Schmidt, 54, of Willmar.
The second vehicle was a 2013 Ford Fusion, driven by Wilmer Espinoza Herrera, 25, of Montevideo. Herrera had two passengers in his vehicle: Fanny Ramirez Perez, 21, of Montevideo, and Wilmer Osmani Espinoza-Ramirez Jr., 2, also of Montevideo.
MSP reported that the Ford Fusion was westbound on Highway 7 when it crossed the center line and collided with the Ford Explorer that was eastbound on Highway 7.
The Schmidts were transported to the Hutchinson Hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Wilmer Espinoza Herrera and Fanny Ramirez Perez were killed in the collision. Wilmer Osmani Espinoza-Ramirez Jr. was taken to HCMC and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
All involved were wearing seatbelts, and alcohol was not a factor in the crash. Pavement conditions were wet at the time of the accident.
Also responding to the scene were the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Allina Ambulance, Silver Lake Ambulance, Silver Lake Fire Department.
MnDOT announced at 1:55 p.m. today that Highway 7 is temporarily closed east of Hutchinson between Memory Circle and Major Avenue, due to a crash. Traffic is being detoured on local roads by flaggers; drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes.
Wright County Deputies responded to the area of 4th St. S. and Franklin Ave. E. in the city of Delano July 22 at approximately 2:07 a.m. for a report of an injured adult female who had reportedly been injured by a moving train. Deputies discovered Heather Sinkel (51-year-old from Webster, WI) lying on the railroad track, according to the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
She had reportedly been crossing the tracks with two others and tried to cross between two train cars that were parked on the tracks. The train reportedly began moving when Sinkel and the others were crossing between the cars, and she reportedly fell and became stuck below the moving train cars. Sinkel suffered severe injuries from the incident. Lifesaving procedures were implemented by Wright County deputies and rescue personnel from Delano Fire Department. The injured female was transported to HCMC (Hennepin County Medical Center) by Ridgeview Ambulance.