The BOLD School Boards meets at 7 pm tonight at the Lake Lillian City Center. Along with personnel and various reports, vendor approval for insurance will take place, a bid from Kemp’s for providing milk is set to be approved, and the unpaid meal charges policy will be approved. Prices for meals will be set as well.
The Alexandria council meets at 7 pm tonight on the council chambers on Broadway Avenue. The 2018 financial statement will be presented, along with reports from the community development director, the city engineer, attorney and administrator, and a number of reports.
The next time you head out fishing, you might be one of many who dream of a state record fish. A couple of records were set in recent month, including a 13 pound, 9 ounce whitefish caught by Billy King of Oklahoma ice fishing on Lake of the Woods April 6th . King earlier had caught his personal best Walleye from the same spot. And Ethan Rasset, a record holder for a golden redhorse already, outdid himself with a 4 pound, 13 ounce golden redhorse, caught on the Otter Tail River back in March. Rasset’s old record was 4 pounds, 8 ounces. Good luck the next time you’re out fishing!
An accident around 3:30 pm Friday afternoon injured 3 people, one seriously. A semi driven by Mark Wagner of Bird Island was headed east on county road 4 south of Danube and did not yield, hitting a car driven by 18 year old Haley Winslow of Franklin. Winslow suffered non-life threatening injuries and was flown to North Memorial Hospital in the Twin Cities. A passenger, 22 year old Madison Vagle of Redwood Falls was seriously hurt and flown to North Memorial as well. Anger, 62, suffered non-life threatening injuries.
61 year old Dennis Tongen of Montevideo suffered severe burns when his feed truck hit a power line west of Maynard around midday last Friday. Tongen was treated in Montevideo then taken to the Hennepin Co. Medical center.
21 year old Tyler Walter of Howard Lake was injured after making a u-turn on Highway 12 east of Cokato. He was hit by 21 year old Ron Anderson of Litchfield. Anderson was treated in Hutchinson and Walter in Buffalo. Both suffered non-life threatening injuries.
New Willmar Fests royalty was crowned Saturday afternoon, with Abby Valladarez named Queen of Festivals. Brielle Thorpe is the new Aqua Princess and Maddie Stoeberl the new international princess. They were crowned at the Willmar education and arts center by outgoing royalty.
Last Saturday evening just before 6 pm the Montevideo Police, along with the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Department, Sheriff’s Deputies from Yellow Medicine and Lac Qui Parle County, the State Patrol and Clara City Police responded to a home invasion/burglary call on Lynnsee Lane. The suspects, described as two white men wearing black hooded sweatshirts, had injured the home owner and fled before police arrived. A witness said a black Dodge Stratus style car left the area in a hurry. The incident is being investigated and police urge you to report anything suspicious or out of the ordinary, or if you have any knowledge or info that could help the investigation.