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Weekend Crash Sends Three to Hospital, One Critically Hurt
Three people were hurt in a two vehicle crash near Foley Sunday morning. Benton County Sheriff Brad Bennett says 71-year-old Geraldine Cohen of Burnsville was headed south on County Road 66 when she came to a stop. Cohen then allegedly proceeded to cross County Road 4 and struck the passenger side o…
Foley Hires Security Guards to Patrol City
Foley will be the first Minnesota city to be patrolled by security guards, not police officers. The city council has voted to sign a six month contract with the private security firm General Security Services.
Benton County Investigating String Of Arson Wildfires
Authorities in Benton County are investigating a series of arson wildfires. Sheriff Brad Bennett says there have three such fires already this spring. The grassfires pose a threat to the public, natural resources and private property.
Foley City Council To Consider Police Options
The clock is ticking on a joint agreement between Benton County and the City of Foley that provides police services to the city. The Foley City Council will discuss the issue at their meeting tonight (Tuesday). Interim City Administrator Sarah Brunn says they're considering a combination optio…