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Nelson trial date still not set
No trial date has been set in the first-degree murder case against Darek Jon Nelson, of Montevideo. A second mental health evaluation has been requested by Nelson's attorney. Nelson is charged with the Jan. 13 murder of Vinessa Lozano.

Plane crashes
On Tuesday afternoon, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's Office re­ceived a 911 call reporting an airplane crashed in a corn field west of Hanley Falls. The caller reported that an airplane had been crop dusting and appeared to have hit a high voltage power line guy-wire and knocked down one of the power lines. The pilot, Bryce Orwick, of Clara City, was transported to the Granite Falls Hospital where he was treated.