Kensington News

07/06/2018 03:30 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota girl, 10, improving after being hit in face by lawnmower blade Source: Cox Media Group 

A 10-year-old Minnesota girl continues to improve after she was hit with a piece of a lawnmower blade last month. "It kind of felt like I got hit by a dodgeball," said Skylar Hedstrom, who wound up with a 4-inch scar running from her forehead down the right side of her nose after the June 9 incident, The Pioneer Press of St. Paul, Minnesota, reported.

06/07/2018 06:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Superbug infections rising among injection drug users 

This Feb. 2, 2017 file photo, shows used needles littering the ground along train tracks in Philadelphia's largest open air drug market in the Kensington section of the city. A government study released on Thursday, June 7, 2018, found that heroin addicts and other injection drug users were 16 times more likely than other people to develop the staph infection MRSA.

05/21/2018 05:49 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Wis. Senate Hopefuls Support Stricter Abortion Bans 

TV is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here for WCCO-TV news stories Send us your breaking news tips here Contact WCCO-TV anchors and reporters Check out Good Question Send us your weather and news photos Get information on [] Bail Set For 2 Charged In Firefighter's Death Outside Forada Bar Troy Traut of Alexandria and Jacob Larson of Kensington are charged with first-degree manslaughter and fifth-degree assault.

05/19/2018 02:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Two charged in central Minnesota bar attack 

Manslaughter charges have been filed against two men in connection with the May 5 assault of Steven "Beaver" Hlinsky of Forada, the Douglas County Attorney's Office announced Friday, May 18. Troy Nathan Traut, 33, of Alexandria, and Jacob Elmo Larson, 33, of Kensington, are in custody, and each have been charged with one count of first-degree manslaughter and two counts of fifth-degree assault in connection with the death of Hlinsky, the news release said. Hlinsky, a Forada farmer and firefighter, was found on the sidewalk outside the Muddy Boot Bar and Grill in Forada in the early-morning hours of May 5, bleeding from the nose and ear.