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April 9, 2014
Lonnie Marcyes announces run for Todd County Sheriff
Todd County Sheriff’s Deputy Lonnie Marcyes recently announced his run for Todd County sheriff. The Fergus Falls college graduate has more than 11 years of experience as both a deputy and officer in Long Prairie, Staples and Eagle Bend. In addition, Maryces served as school liaison...
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
March 5, 2014
Todd County deputy’s firing was proper, arbitrator rules
He was involved in 33 crashes in 17 years of service
March 5, 2014 - 12:00am
March 4, 2014
Todd County deputy's firing was proper, arbitrator rules
Todd County was within its rights to fire Todd County Deputy Mark Grinstead last May, according to a state arbitrator who issued a ruling in...
March 4, 2014 - 3:28pm
January 15, 2014
Prescription drug drop box now available in Todd County
Prescription drug abuse is a growing problem across the country and has recently become the leading cause of accidental death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help address this issue at a local level, Todd County Health and Human Services has partnered...
January 15, 2014 - 8:51am
January 5, 2012
Todd County woman reported missing
A Todd County woman is missing and local law enforcement is asking for the public's help in finding her. Maryann Leona Biskey, 57, of rural...
January 5, 2012 - 11:56am
November 15, 2010
Two injured in Todd County crash Sunday
Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Staples Sunday morning. Wyatt Wilder-Pettit, 20, of Wadena was driving south on Todd County Road 11 north of Thorn Apple Road at about 6 a.m. when he lost control of his 2000 Chevrolet Suburban, slid into the northbound lane and...
November 15, 2010 - 11:27am
October 26, 2010
Father, son killed in Todd County crash
A father and son were killed in a crash with a semitrailer truck in Todd County Saturday. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. at the intersection of Todd County Roads 17 and 26 near Fawn Lake Township, according to the Todd County Sheriff's Office. Dennis D. Capistrant of ...
October 26, 2010 - 7:23am
October 13, 2010
Mental health patient hijacks van near West Union
A patient being moved in a van from a state-run mental health facility in Fergus Falls to the Twin Cities overpowered the driver Wednesday morning along the route in Todd County and fled alone in the vehicle, authorities said. The suspect is identified as David Beutner, 37, who was...
October 13, 2010 - 2:53pm
September 20, 2010
Toddler found after two-hour search in Todd County
A search for a missing 3-year-old boy in Todd County had a happy ending last Friday. The child was found in a field about a quarter of a mile where he was last seen. The search began at about 12:30 p.m. after Todd County sheriff's deputies responded to a residence in Leslie Township....
September 20, 2010 - 12:34pm
July 29, 2010
Reward offered concerning suspicious fire in Todd County
A reward is being offered for information about a fire that involved a vacant trailer house in Todd County last week. The Todd County Sheriff's Office was notified about the fire on July 23. It happened in Bertha Township, Section 17.
July 29, 2010 - 4:15pm
July 20, 2010
Hail storm causes widespread damage in Todd County
Wide portions of Todd County sustained hail and wind damage from a severe storm that passed through the area Saturday. Starting at about 12:45 p.m., weather spotters from Hewitt, Browerville, Long Prairie and Grey Eagle fire departments were sent out. The storm rumbled through the...
July 20, 2010 - 11:18am
June 18, 2010
Scott Dirkes files for Todd County Sheriff
Todd County General Investigator, Scott Dirkes, is seeking his first term as Todd County Sheriff in the election this fall. He's running against incumbent Sheriff Peter Mikkelson. Dirkes, a lifetime resident of Todd County, has served more than 24 years as a peace officer in the...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Mikkelson seeks re-election as Todd County Sheriff
Todd County Sheriff Peter J. Mikkelson said he will seek another term as Todd County sheriff in the upcoming election. Mikkelson is completing his first term as sheriff, which he started in 2007. Mikkelson started his career in law enforcement in 1979 with the Clarissa and Browerville...
June 17, 2010 - 12:00am
April 26, 2010
Todd County authorities arrest six suspects for burglaries, drugs
After a lengthy investigation, the Todd County Sheriff's Office arrested five suspects in connection with a string of residential burglaries and thefts in the area.
April 26, 2010 - 10:25am
April 19, 2010
Two bad crashes reported in Todd County over weekend
The Todd County Sheriff's Office responded to two separate crashes over the weekend that caused injuries. The first accident happened shortly before 8 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Brick Yard Road and Todd County Road 15 in West Birchdale Township near Sauk Centre.
April 19, 2010 - 11:10am