Morning crash takes out light pole, sign

Jan 5, 2022
A single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Highway 61 and Central Point Road caused damage to a light pole and traffic sign. Lake City Police said a male was driving southbound when he lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway. There were no injuries. Bright morning sunlight could have...

Single car crash leads to arrest

Jan 5, 2022
The driver of a car that struck a guardrail north of Lake City on Jan. 1 was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence of a controlled substance. According to the state patrol, the Ford Focus was southbound on Highway 61 at around 5 p.m. that day when it left the road and struck a guard...

Two injured when motorcycle struck deer

Sep 8, 2021
Two New Prague residents were injured Sept. 5 when the motorcycle they were riding struck a deer on Highway 60 in West Albany Township, according to the Minneosta State Patrol. The motorcycle was eastbound on Highway 60 at around 1:30 p.m. when it hit the deer just east of County Road 11,...

Four injured in Hwy. 61 crash

Sep 1, 2021
A three-vehicle crash between Camp Lacupolis and Reads Landing Monday left four people injured, one seriously, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The incident took place just before 5:30 p.m. on Highway 61 near 214th Ave. A Honda CR-V and a Dodge Caravan were northbound when they made...

Crash injures two, one seriously

Jul 21, 2021
A Rochester woman had life-threatening injuries after being ejected from a motorcycle on Highway 60 on Tuesday, July 13, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The 29-year-old woman was a passenger on a motorcycle driven by a 42-year-old Eyota man. At about 10:30 p.m., the motorcycle was...

Highway 63 crash results in life threatening injuries

Aug 5, 2020
A crash on Highway 63 sent a 31-year-old Kasson woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. The accident took place at about 4:19 p.m., July 29, near the intersection of Highway 63 and 712th Street. The woman was traveling northbound in a 2003...
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Rollover on Hwy. 61 injures one

Dec 20, 2018
A rollover on Highway 61 just north of Lake City just after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18, left a Red Wing man injured. Mark Renshaw, 56, received non-life-threatening injuries in the three-vehicle crash, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety. All three cars were south-bound in a...

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