A 31-year-old Pillager man was found unconscious pinned under a truck in Lake Edward Township Wednesday evening. At approximately 4:17 p.m., the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a man being pinned under a truck in Lake Edward Township near Merrifield. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the man was working on a truck which was attached to a trailer. The truck, a 2002 Ford F150, rolled backward partially off the trailer, pinning the man between the truck and trailer. The man was reportedly unconscious and not breathing. The Nisswa Fire Department was able to remove the man and initiated CPR. The man was then airlifted to CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital, where his condition is unknown at this time.
Police in central Minnesota issued a public appeal to find a woman who had gone missing after crashing her car. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said 49 year old Jennie Lahr, was believed to have been the driver in a crash on Tuesday near Lake Koronis. Police now say Lahr has been found. "Lahr’s vehicle was found unoccupied and her current whereabouts were unknown," the sheriff's office has said. She was also been reported missing by her family. No other information has been issued about where she was found and why she left her vehicle after the accident.
Todd County Investigators Request Information in September 2021 Shooting Incident / One Shooting Victim Charged for Role in Incident Investigators with the Todd County Sheriff’s Office, Long Prairie Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) continue to seek information from the public regarding a 2021 shooting incident in Long Prairie that killed a Perham man. 33 year old Antonio Rodriguez Fortes, died of multiple gunshot wounds sustained during the incident. Two other individuals shot during the incident recovered from their injuries. One of the injured parties, 34 year old Wilfredo Enrique Muniz Toval, of Perham, was charged in March 2022 with assault with a deadly weapon and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition for his role in the incident .Around 3:30 a.m. on September 12, 2021, police responding to reports of gunshots at a residence on the 500 block of 2nd Avenue Southeast in Long Prairie located Rodriguez Fortes, deceased outside the home. Officers located the two injured parties inside the home. Multiple parties fled the scene as officers arrived. Investigators believe this was a targeted incident and there is no ongoing threat to public safety. No one is in custody for the shooting at this time. Investigators urge anyone with information about the incident to contact the Todd County Sheriff’s Office at 320-732-2158, Long Prairie Police Department at 320-732-2156 or the BCA at 651-793-7000. This remains an active and ongoing investigation. The Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Long Prairie Police Department are investigating the incident with assistance from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
A new Princess Kay of the Milky Way has been crowned. Rachel Rynda from Le Sueur County is the 69th Princess Kay. She will serve as the official goodwill ambassador for nearly 2,100 Minnesota dairy farm families. Ten county dairy princesses from throughout Minnesota competed for the title with the coronation Wednesday night. Briana Maus of Freeport was one of three scholarship winners. Rynda's first official duty as Princess Kay will be to sit in a rotating cooler in the Dairy Building for nearly eight hours to have her likeness carved in a 90-pound block of butter for the first two days of the Minnesota State Fair.
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