Newsletter: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

Newsletter: Wednesday, September 20th, 2023

--The Polk County Sheriff's Office Tuesday confirmed the deceased body found Monday was that of 60-year-old Beth Super of Flensburg. Her body was found in a corn field nearby her vehicle. The sheriff's office said foul play is not suspected in the case.

--Morrison County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jason Worlie, Sheila Watercott of Stand Up for U and Stacy Maciej of Swanville First Responders spoke on KLTF yesterday on the prescription drug take back event on Monday 6-8pm at the Swanville Senior Center. All are welcome to come and drop off their unused or unwanted prescription drugs. Also you can talk to law enforcement, community members, first responders and more on drug related issues or other health issues impacting the area. Refreshments and treats will be served. This is a free event Monday night in Swanville.

--A Waite Park man faces a felony assault charge after a road rage incident on Sunday. According to the charges filed in Stearns County District Court, police were called after a woman reported another driver had pointed a gun at her and threatened to kill her. The woman said she was driving on Highway 15 in St. Cloud when a car came up behind her at a high rate of speed. The car tailgated the woman's vehicle until she tapped her brakes, prompting the car to pass her. Court records allege the driver, 24-year-old Kelvin Stacker, rolled down his window, pointed a black handgun at the victim, and said he was going to kill her. The victim got Stacker's license plate and called the police. Officers found Stacker in the area and discovered a black handgun with an extended magazine in his car. Stacker is charged with 2nd-degree assault in Stearns County.

--A police dog is recovering after being assaulted by a suspect. The Cass County Sheriff says on Sunday at about 4:45pm they got a call of an assault in progress at a home in rural Cass Lake. Deputies learned 27-year-old Kyote Windom of Cass Lake had allegedly been in the area and was assaulting people with an axe. Two adult men were hurt but did not need medical attention. Deputies began to search the area for the suspect, who was quickly located nearby. While attempting to take him into custody, Deputy Ryan Huston deployed his K9 partner, Ryker. The suspect swung a large metal pipe striking K9 Ryker twice in the head, causing significant injury. The man was taken into custody. K9 Ryker was transported to a Twin Cities area emergency veterinarian hospital and is receiving treatment, the extent of injuries is unknown at this time. Ryker is a 6-year-old German Shepard who has served with Deputy Huston and the Cass County Sheriff’s Office for 4 years.

--One person was hurt when an explosion caused a house to start on fire in Isanti County Monday morning. The Isanti County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to a home in the 34000 block of Puma Street Northwest near Wyanett around 9:20am. They arrived to find a woman with burns on her body. She was airlifted to the hospital. Her name and condition have not been released. No one else was in the home at the time. The Dalbo and Princeton fire departments and Minnesota State Patrol assisted at the scene. The incident remains under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.

--A driver from Emily was injured yesterday around 12:33pm on Highway 6 in Crow Wing County when her vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Vicky Darveaux was treated for her injuries.

--We Fest announced their singers for August 1-3, 2024 in Detroit Lakes they will be Jelly Roll, Parker McCollum and Eric Church.

--Homecoming for Little Falls Community High School is set for next week. The homecoming royalty court is made up of representatives from grades 9-12. Candidates for 2023 include: freshman June Lacina, sophomore Grace LeClair, seniors Addison Rekstad, Grace Cooper, Brooke Adamek, Summer Nagorski and Claire Kimman, junior Claire Anderson and senior Antonio Becker. Freshman Nolan Sams, sophomore Ivan Petrich, seniors Hank LeClair, Isaac Olson, Jaxon Janski, Garrett Lindberg and junior Mason Tschida. Coronation will take place Monday at 7pm in the high school auditorium. A homecoming parade begins at 2pm September 29th around the high school, middle and Lindbergh Elementary with the football game against Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at 7pm on the 29th and there than be a dance to follow in the high school commons.

--Royalton High School announced its homecoming queen and king candidates, including king candidates Cal Ollman, Ethan Block, Ryan Vannurden, Nicholas Leibold and John Bzdok. Queen candidates Claire Prokott, Brooke Wenner, Kylie Waytashek, Ella Zimny and Baley Buecker. Coronation takes place October 1st at 6pm in the Royalton High School Cafetorium. Royalton will have their homecoming game
against St. Cloud Cathedral on Friday October 6th at 7pm.

--A 40-year-old man was injured when the motorcycle he was driving left the road on a curve in Aitkin County. Cody D. Bong of Culver suffered non-life-threatening injuries when the 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle went into the ditch and he separated from it. The crash was reported at 6:39pm on Highway 210 at 110th Avenue in Clark Township. Bong, who was not wearing a helmet, was transported to
a hospital in Cloquet for treatment of his injuries.

--Minnesota’s largest corn maze opens Saturday at Stoney Brook Farms near Foley for their annual Harvest Fun Days. The dinosaur-themed 35-acre maze has 11.7 miles of pathways. It’s broken up into two different mazes with varying degrees of difficulty. Make sure your phone is charged so you can scan a QR code that will allow you to follow yourself on an interactive map. There is also a pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Kids can also hop on the giant jump pad, slide down two culvert slides, play in the giant corn pit, take the tractor train ride, race on the human hamster wheel, and more. You can also grab a bite to eat at six food trucks. The fun takes place on weekends from September 16th through October 29th.

--It's that time again for the Darling Cemetery to have their fall cleanup day on October 14th at 9am, rain or shine. Bring a rake if you have one. Meet great people and help your community.

TODAY= sunny skies, warm, high 86.
TONIGHT= clear skies, mild night, low near 60.
THURSDAY= sunny and mild, high 81, clouds increase late, low 55.
FRIDAY= partly sunny, breezy with showers possible, high 77.

TWINS= Twins shut out Reds 7-0 for their 80th win of the season however, Royce Lewis left the game with an injury. The Twins wrap up in Cincinnati today with a late morning game, pregame at 11am on Q92 WYRQ. Twins off on Thursday.
LYNX= Lynx are in a game 3 tonight at home against Connecticut where winner moves in the playoffs, loser is eliminated for season.
WRAP= get a run down on High School Sports Saturday mornings with the Saturday Morning Sports Wrap at 8:30am on KLTF.