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National Night Out in Long Prairie
27-Jul-2017

 

Make plans to attend the 3rd annual National Night Out in Long Prairie on Tuesday August 1st from 5 – 7, at Lions Park at Lake Charlotte. Food and activites include: 2 bouncy houses, a dunk tank, pony rides, a petting zoo, Kettle Korn, flavored ice cones, cotton candy, Double T express mini donuts, bottled water, root beer floats and more. Freewill offerings will be accepted for sloppy joes, potato salad and chips as well as Taqueria Chavez burritos. Vendor booths and displays from the Long Prairie Police Department, Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Todd County Posse, Safety Pup, Long Prairie Ambulance, Long Prairie Fire Department, Life Link helicopter, Petrie’s Towing, Todd County Council on Aging, Coborn’s Pharmacy, Hands of Hope Resource Center, Just for Kix, Todd County Chaplaincy, Citizens against Drugs, Todd County Energy Assistance, Todd County Veterans Services, Long Prairie Chamber of Commerce, Centracare, Child Fingerprinting, Consolidated Telecommunication Company, Todd County Child Protection, Country Cruisers Car Show, Harmony Apartments, Todd County Dairy association and much more. KEYL/KXDL will be broadcasting from the event from 5 – 7. Stop in as our community joins together for America’s Night Out against Crime.

 

 

Accident
25-Jul-2017

Earlier today at approximately 6:39am, the Todd County Sheriff's Office assisted the MN State Patrol with a truck versus buggy accident on State Highway 27, a mile west of US 71. 20 year old Eli Yoder, and 16 year old Dan Yoder, both of Long Prairie were traveling westbound in their buggy when a truck driven by Joseph Cecko of Little Falls, rear ended the buggy. The Yoder's were both transported to CentraCare Hospital in Long Prairie with severe injuries. Eli was then airlifted to St Cloud Hospital. Cecko was not injured during the collision. Long Prairie Fire Department, Long Prairie Police Department and Petries Towing also assisted with the accident.

On Monday, the Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to a Hit and Run property damage accident on Gooseberry Trail. 20 year old Amber Christiansen of Long Prairie, had a vehicle on the side of the road. 57 year old Connie Moore of Long Prairie, backed into the vehicle and left the scene. Moore did return and take care of the matter. No injuries were reported.

 

State Patrol Report
25-Jul-2017

A ONE VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I94 SENT A FERGUS FALLS WOMAN TO THE MELROSE HOSPITAL ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AT 2:35. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, A TOYOTA CAMRY TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON I94 DRIVEN BY 70 YEAR OLD ROBERT DUNCAN OF FERGUS FALLS VEERED INTO THE LEFT MEDIAN DITCH STRIKING THE CABLE BARRIER WHEN THE DRIVER FELL ASLEEP. THE PASSENGER, 61 YEAR OLD DAWN KOENNICKE OF FERGUS FALLS WAS TRANSPORTED TO MELROSE HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES. MELROSE FIRE AND AMBULANCE ASSISTED AT THE SCENE.

 

1 PERSON IS DEAD AND ANOTHER WITH LIFE THREATENING INJURIES AS A RESULT OF A 2 VEHICLE COLLISION ON HIGHWAY 71 IN MENAGHA ON FRIDAY MORNING AT 9:03. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, A 2015 HONDA CIVIC, DRIVEN BY RANDALL HINZ WAS TRAVELING SOUTHBOUND ON HIGHWAY 71, WHEN IT CROSSED THE CENTER LINE AND STRUCK A 2004 CHEVY EXPRESS VAN DRIVEN BY TIMOTHY MCKENNA OF NEW YORK MILLS IN A SIDESWIPE/HEAD ON CRASH. THE HONDA CIVIC CAME TO A REST UPRIGHT ON THE RIGHT SHOULDER. THE CHEVY EXPRESS VAN RAN OFF THE ROAD IN THE WEST DITCH AND STRUCK A TREE. RANDALL HINZ WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD, WHILE TIM MCKENNA WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL WITH LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

 

A 2 VEHICLE ACCIDENT IN DOUGLAS COUNTY ON HIGHWAY 27 SENT TWO PEOPLE TO DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT 11:30. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, A 2012 FORD SUPER DUTY PICKUP DRIVEN BY A 17 YEAR OLD FEMALE WAS EASTBOUND ON HIGHWAY 27. A 2005 DODGE CARAVAN, DRIVEN BY DALE HAAGENSTAD OF GARFIELD WAS ALSO EASTBOUND IN FRONT OF THE FORD PICKUP. THE CARAVAN SLOWED TO MAKE A LEFT TURN ONTO HIGHWAY 114 AND WAS REAR ENDED BY THE PICKUP. THE DRIVER OF THE CARAVAN 67 YEAR OLD DALE HAAGENSTAD AND HIS PASSENGER, 56 YEAR OLD MARY HAAGENSTAD WERE TRANSPORTED TO DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL WITH NON LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

 

A 20 YEAR OLD WOMAN WAS INJURED IN A 2 VEHICLE ACCIDENT AT 12:37 SUNDAY AFTERNOON ON HIGHWAY 10 WEST IN ROYALTON. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, A CHEVY CZT SEDAN DRIVEN BY 23 YEAR OLD JAMES WOOD OF AITKIN WAS STOPPED IN THE LEFT WESTBOUND LANE ON HIGHWAY 10 AT CENTRE STREET, WHILE A FORD FESTIVA, DRIVEN BY 20 YEAR OLD DAYJAH HIGHT OF LTTLE FALLS, APPROACHED IN THE SAME DIRECTION AND STRUCK THE CHEVY SEDAN. HIGHT WAS TAKEN TO ST. GABRIEL’S HOSPITAL WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES.

 

State Patrol Report
21-Jul-2017

4 FAMILY MEMBERS ESCAPED WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES YESTERDAY NEARS EVANSVILLE, WHEN A 2013 JEEP WAS WESTBOUND ON I 94 WHEN THE DRIVER, 73 YEARD OLD PATRICK SCHAFFER OF WOODBURY NOTICED SOME TIRE DEBRIS. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, SHAFFER ATTEMPTED TO AVOID THE DEBRIS AND THE JEEP RAN OFF THE ROAD LEFT INTO THE MEDIAN. AFTER HITTING A PIECE OF HIGH GROUND NEAR A CULVERT, THE VEHICLE WENT AIRBORNE, CAME DOWN AND ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES. THE VEHICLE CAME TO A REST ON ITS ROOF. SHAFFER ALONG WITH PASSENGERS 66 YEAR OLD PAMELA SHAFFER, 5 YEAR OLD GRAHAM SHAFFER AND 5 YEAR OLD GRIFFIN SHAFFER WERE TRANSPORTED TO DOUGLAS COUNTY HOSPITAL IN ALEXANDRIA.

 

1 PERSON IS DEAD AND 4 CHILDREN WERE INJURED WITH NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES AFTER A 2 VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON I 94 TUESDAY NIGHT. A 2000 FORD EXPEDITION DRIVEN BY 37 YEAR OLD MELISSA ANN ALI AND A 2012 FORD F150 PICKUP DRIVEN BY 20 YEAR OLD WYATT RICHARDS OF FARGO. ACCORDING TO THE MINNESOTA STATE PATROL, THE FORD EXPEDITION AND THE FORD F150 WERE BOTH WESTBOUND ON I 94 NEAR CLEARWATER, WHEN THE F150 REAR ENDED THE EXPEDITION. THE EXPEDITION WENT INTO THE RIGHT DITCH AND ROLLED SEVERAL TIMES PRIOR TO COMING TO REST. THE DRIVER OF THE FORD EXPEDITION, MELISSA ALI DIED AT ST CLOUD HOSPITAL. HER 4 PASSENGERS, 15 YEAR OLD ASLI ALI, 12 YEAR OLD AMINA ALI, 8 YEAR OLD MALIK ALI AND 6 YEAR OLD OMAR ALI WERE ALSO TAKEN TO ST CLOUD HOSPITAL. THE DRIVER OF THE F150, WYATT RICHARDS WAS NOT INJURED.

 

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