On (5/2/16) Monday afternoon at 4:13 pm , the Eagle Bend Fire Department and the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to a structure fire at 35306 CO 1. A wooden storage building had caught fire and was totally engulfed when the fire department arrived. The building was a total loss and a small amount personal property was lost. No one was injured in the fire and no other buildings were damaged. It was believed the fire was started by a nearby burning barrel.
Last night ( Monday 05/02/16), at approximately 6:37 pm Todd County Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle on US 71 near County Road 88, in Hartford Township for speeding. The suspect led deputies on a 26 mile pursuit in Todd County. During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle entered two separate fields causing damage to crops and also was in the area of Christ the King Cemetery by Browerville. Todd County Deputies and Long Prairie Police Officers performed a PIT maneuver on the suspect vehicle on two occasions. The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle entered the ditch on US 71 near 270th Street in Long Prairie Township. Arrested was 20 year old Derek Lent, of Richmond MN ,for Felony Fleeing of a Police Officer, Criminal Damage to Property. Formal Charges are pending By the Todd County attorney’s office. . The MN State Patrol also assisted in the incident.
On Tuesday night 4-26-16 at 7:03 pm Todd County Sheriffs Office received a report of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of County Rd 11 and County Rd 38. Danyell Marcyes of Long Prairie was traveling west bound in her 2002 Dodge Ram when she entered into the intersection striking Maxine Perish of Sauk Centre traveling south bound in her 1998 Toyota Camry, ending up in the SW ditch of the intersection. Both vehicle sustained extensive damage. Perish was transported by Ambulance for possible injuries sustained in the crash. Both parties were wearing their seat belts. Todd County Sheriffs Office was assisted by Long Prairie Fire and Rescue and Long Prairie Ambulance.
On Tuesday morning (4-19) at 3:01 am Tim Arnold , , of Long Prairie was northbound on County Road 21 in Ward Township when a deer came from the ditch area causing severe damage to the front end of the 2015 Chrysler Town and Country mini van that he was driving. There were no injuries and the vehicle needed to be towed from the scene.
On Sunday morning(4-17) at 6:15 am Edwin Pexsa of Alexandria called the The Todd County Sheriff’s Office to report that he had struck a deer on Co Rd 38 near the intersection of 135th Ave. Pexsa was not injured but his 1999 Corvette sustained damage.
The 9th annual Cinco de Mayo Festival will take place on Friday May 6th at the Long Prairie high school commons from 5 pm to 8 pm. There will be a free authentic Mexican meal, music and activities for children. Come and see the Long Prairie fire trucks and ambulance and visit with representative..
The Long Prairie Grey Eagle spring choir concert will be held on Monday May 5th at 7:30 pm at the Long Prairie Grey Eagle High School Auditorium. Everyone is welcome!..
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