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Friday, June 24, 2022

KDOM’s FILL THE RADIO FOOD DRIVE Last Day is TODAY!!! We have had such a blast seeing everyone and humbled at the generosity from our community to come together and make a difference. At this time we have exceeded our goal of 1,000 pounds of food/money in our drive BUT we want more!!!! Stop over to the Station and drop off your donations and get registered for a KDOM Prize Pack… Don’t Forget $50 donation or more or a 25 pound or more donation gets you a cool KDOM t-shirt. BUSINESSES, Individuals, or Organizations help us help our LOCAL Food Pantry.  Help Be the Difference in our Community. Look for the BIG YELLOW Radio at the KDOM Studios… You really can’t MISS US!!!


Don’t forget to stop down to the Windom Public Library today from 9-5 to give your well wishes to Retiring Librarian Dawn Aamot. After 34 ½ years Dawn’s last day is today! Refreshments are being served by the Friends of the Windom Library.

Redwood County Sheriff’s Office reported on June 22nd, at approximately 8:30pm a Narcotics Search Warrant was Served in the Lower Sioux Community. The Brown-Lyon-Redwood-Renville (BLRR) Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at a residence on the Lower Sioux Community. During the course of the investigation three (3) people were arrested for controlled substance crimes including methamphetamine, heroin, fentanyl in addition to a firearms violations. The investigation is ongoing. The BLRR DTF was assisted by the Lower Sioux Police Department, Redwood County Sheriff’s Office and the Redwood Falls Police Dept.


MT Lake Police Department reported 13 calls last week. On June 19th at 4:42 pm Officer handled a Parking Ordinance Violation, at 7:14 pm a 28 year old male from St James was cited for driving after revocation, and at 11:29pm an officer checked on a report of loud banging sounds in the 1400 block. After investigating nothing was located.

On June 18th at 12:18pm an officer took a report of a dog bite, and at 11:27pm an officer checked on a suspicious vehicle parked near the boat landing and near City Equipment. Everything was okay.

On June 17th at 12:07pm an Officer assisted MN Highway Patrol at the intersection of 15th and 3rd Ave in Mt Lake with a traffic stop and arrest of a male from St James. At 6:13pm an officer was contacted about a disturbance at store. After investigation the officer learned it was misunderstood behavior by a special needs individual. At 7:15pm an officer assisted Cottonwood County Sheriffs Office and MN Highway Patrol with a possible rolling domestic. Occupants on 60 East 44 were screaming and yelling on the side of the road at 520th Ave.  At 8:41pm Officers took a driving complaint that a person was driving erratic at the end of the 700 Block of Mt Lake Road. The male driver was spinning his car around. Officers were unable to locate.

On June 16th at 11:46pm an officer checked on a suspicious vehicle at Lawcon Park. Turns out the party was just fishing.

On June 13th at 5:07 pm officers took a report of a Cat Bite. At 8:31pm  an officer made an arrest for Domestic Assault and 2nd Degree Assault. At 11:56 pm an officer responded to a verbal domestic situation.


Cottonwood County Board of Commissioners Meeting was held on Tuesday. The Board approved Resolution regarding the issuance, sale, and delivery of General Obligations Water Revenue Bonds provided from Fryberger Bond Counsel and for the Notice of Public/Private Sale of Tax Forfeited Lands and For Quincey-Resolution Approving Tax Abatement for Certain Property Pursuant to Minnesota Stat 469.1813. All hiring and transferring for employees were approved, and Warrants in the amount of $74,365.72 were approved.


Don’t forget Local Celebrations happening this weekend are: LOOK FOR US in YOUR PARADES!!! YOU JUST MAY WIN A PRIZE PACK!!!

St James Railroad Days continues through this weekend

Springfield Riverside Days continues through this weekend

Lamberton 150th Anniversary Celebration continues through this weekend

Westbrook Fun Day’s Saturday and Sunday.

And Blue Heron Days in Heron Lake on Saturday.