Crash on Hwy. 68 involves injuries

UPDATED at 4 p.m. , Thursday, August 26

A crash on Hwy. 68 just east of Ghent at 8:55 p.m., Wednesday (August 25) brought numerous rescue personel to the scene.

According to the Minnesota State Highway Patrol, a Minneota man was injured in the accident. He is 63-year-old Marcus J. Bruns. His injuries were listed as non-life threatening.

Two other persons were also involved in the three-car crash. They are 59-year-old Sally D. Vogt of Canby, who had no injury, and 29-year-old Jamie L. Becker of Albany, MN.

According to the Minnesota Highway Patrol, Brun's vehicle side swiped the semi-truck, driven by Becker, causing it to lose a tire. Then he lost his steering and crossed into the lane of Vogt, side swiping her car.

The patrol didn't indicate the extent of the injuries to Bruns but they did say Becker was treated and released. They also didn't say if charges would be filed in the incident.

The Minneota Fire and Rescue Department was on the scene to help with the accident.


Three hospitalized after crash

Crash at Highways 23 and 59


Intersection of State Highway 23 and US Highway 59 was the site of an accident that injured three people, and sent them to the hospital.

It alsoccreated a bad traffic situation at the intersection in Marshall.

A 1995 Peterbuilt semi driven by Isidro Hernandez of Renville and a 2004 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Kristi Buysse of Marshall were involved in the crash.

The Marshall police department says both drivers an an unidentified passenger in the semi truck were taken by ambulance to Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center.

The Peterbilt semi sustaned moderate damage while the Chevy pickup had severe damage.

No other details on the accident have been made available at this time.

Princess Kay crown goes to Hugo farm girl

•Minneota's Brittany Moorse was one of the final 12 candidates.

Katie Miron (right), a 19-year-old college student from Hugo, was crowned the 57th Princess Kay of the Milky Way in an evening ceremony at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds August 25.

katie miron - princess kay of the milky way 2010Among the final 12 candidates for the honor was Lyon County Dairy Princess Brittany Moorse (below) of Minneota.

As Princess Kay, Miron, who represents Washington County, will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for Minnesota’s nearly 4,700 dairy farmers.

She is the daughter of Fran and Mary Ann Miron of Hugo, and attends the University of Minnesota, studying agricultural education.

This marks the second time two people from the same family have been named Princess Kay: Miron’s sister, Ann, was crowned Princess Kay in 2007.

Twelve county dairy princesses competed for the Princess Kay of the Milky Way title.


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