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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, 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.  


Latest News 

Capsized Canoe

A mother and son are safe after spending hours floating in Leech Lake after their canoe capsized Monday.The Cass County Sheriff's Office reports that the canoe capsized Monday on Leech Lake, with authorities being informed of the missing duo just before 3 p.m.Deputies were informed that a 56-year-old Monticello woman and her 28-year-old son, who lives in Minneapolis, left their resort to go canoeing around 8:30 a.m. but failed to return.It wasn't until 7:15 p.m. that their canoe was located on the north shore of Leech Lake near Hardwood Point, and a short time later the mother and son were spotted by a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter in "a very remote wooded area."Authorities learned that life jackets likely saved their lives, as they were able to float in the water for several hours before reaching shore. They were treated by North Ambulance at the scene and transported back to their resort. Of the 14 fatal boating accidents in Minnesota last year (2018), 13 of them included victims who were not wearing a life jacket, according to the DNR.





Car Rollover

MINNEAPOLIS – Officials in Morrison County b say a 22-year-old woman was seriously injured after a car rolled Monday night, leaving her trapped underneath in a swamp. The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says the crash happened around 7 p.m. on Iris Road, west of 190th Avenue, near Little Falls. Kailey Sherman, of Royalton, was a passenger in the car, which was traveling south on the road. Officials say the car left the roadway, hit a mailbox and rolled into a swamp. Emergency crews had to free Sherman from the vehicle. A helicopter brought her to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment. Officials did not specify if the driver, a 22-year-old man from Royalton, was hurt.


Sexual Assault

A semi driver has been arrested on I-94 Tuesday after a female passenger reported being sexually assaulted by him. The alleged crime was reported at 10:23 a.m., when the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office dispatch received texts messages from the passenger in a semi, saying she'd been subjected to a sexual assault by the driver. She told them the semi was traveling westbound on I-94 and gave a description of the vehicle. A state trooper found the semi traveling near Downer, and pulled it over. The female was found inside and was taken to a local hospital by Clay County deputies. The driver was taken into custody and brought to Clay County Jail without incident. Further investigation determined that the alleged assault took place in Stearns County, with the investigation having been turned over to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office.




Woman Killed in Traffic now Identified

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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