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KEYL/KXDL Sports will open up the High School Sports Broadcast Schedule with high school volleyball action Thursday night on 99.7FM Hot Rod Radio. Thursday night, the LPGE Thunder open their season against Little Falls. The broadcast will start around 7pm. There's a new look to our sports broadcasts this season for listeners on the internet. Now you can listen online on our website, www.keylkxdl.com. Go to the website, then click on the listen now button for the station your game is on. Next week's volleyball broadcast has Staples-Motley at LPGE on Tuesday. We'll have more conference volleyball action all season on Hot Rod Radio.  Our fall football broadcasts will begin with three season opening games next week. On Thursday night, the Upsala/Swanville Patriots open their season at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted. Thursday night's game starts at 7pm on Hot Rod Radio. Next Friday night, the LPGE Thunder open their season at 7pm at Holdingford with the broadcast on AM1400 KEYL. Also next Friday night, the Osakis Silverstreaks open up in Browerville against the Browerville-Eagle Valley Tigers with that action at 7pm next Friday on 99.7FM Hot Rod Radio.  

 

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Authorities investigate 'suspicious' death of former Viking, Concordia football player, wife: Adopte
23-Aug-2019

LONG PRAIRIE— The Todd County Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension were still searching as of last night (Aug. 22), for a 22-year-old man wanted in connection with the "suspicious" death of a rural Long Prairie man and his wife at their rural Long Prairie residence. The sheriff's office received a call about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday from a friend of Barry Bennett. He said Bennett, a retired gym teacher and coach at the Long Prairie school, hadn't returned his texts or call since Tuesday. The sheriff's department said they found Bennett and his wife Carol both 63, who died under "suspicious circumstances. In the course of the investigation, authorities identified the 22-year-old suspect as Dylan John Bennett, the couple's adopted son who was living at the home at the time. Todd County Sheriff Steve Och in a statement. "Based on information gathered during the investigation, it is determined that there is no threat to public safety at this time," Investigators believe the younger Bennett may have fled the state. Also assisting in the case is the Central Minnesota Violent Offender Task Force. Barry Bennett, played 11 seasons in the NFL, mostly for the New Orleans Saints and New York Jets and for one year with the Vikings. He played for Concordia in Moorhead under longtime Coach Jim Christopherson from 1974 to 1978. He was then drafted in the fourth round by the Saints. He was also a national champion wrestler, winning three national titles in the NAIA and NCAA Division 3 tourneys.

 

 

 

Woman Killed in Traffic now Identified
15-Aug-2019

A 61-year-old Alexandria woman was killed in a two-vehicle, head-on crash on Highway 29 south of Alexandria Wednesday, Aug. 14.She has been identified as Betty Ann Bengtson. 59 year old James Whalen, 59, Castle Rock, Colo., was driving a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee north on Highway 29 near Hiebel Road about two miles south of the Interstate 94 interchange, the Minnesota State Patrol report said. Bengtson was driving south in a 2015 Dodge Caravan. The Grand Cherokee crossed the center line, striking the Caravan and causing both vehicles to roll, the State Patrol said. Bengtson died at the scene. Her 60-year-old passenger, Debra Bengtson, also from Alexandria, suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and was taken to Alomere Health, according to the State Patrol. Both were wearing their seat belts. Whalen, who was also wearing a seat belt, was transported to Alomere Health with injuries that were not life-threatening. The two-vehicle crash happened at about 3:40 p.m. northwest of Forada.

 

Upcoming Local Events & KEYL/KXDL Events

Stihl of a Deal Giveaway

Farm Rite Equipment of Long Prairie, along with Hometown Radio KEYL and 99.7FM Hot Rod Radio present the Stihl of a Deal Giveaway. It's your chance to win a Stihl Blower (model BR 450C-E) A Stihl Chainsaw (model MS 291 18”) a Stihl cordless trimmer (model FSA 56 Kit with battery and charger) as ..

 

Farmers Market

Every Friday from 2pm - 6pm at the green space across from Centracare's Nursing Home..

 

 

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