860 AM KNUJ/97.3 FM/SAM 107.3 and your New Ulm Hy-Vee announce this month’s Hometown Heroes: Kris Toutges and his brother Jake Toutges. Kris and Jake and other family members were on a picnic at Greenleaf Lake in Meeker County when they saw a kayaker in the water trying to reset his kayak about 300 yards from shore. Kris and Jake yelled to the man to see of he was alright and called 911. He was wearing a life jacket but could not get back in the kayak. He was eventually pulled to safety by Litchfield rescue. The man was treated at the scene. Our latest hometown heroes Kris Toutges of Hutchinson and his brother Jake Toutges. They’ll receive Hy-Vee gift cards and be honored at a luncheon this fall.
860 AM KNUJ/97.3 FM/SAM 107.3 and Hy-Vee wish to acknowledge those in your community, neighborhood or organization that give the most precious gift – time to worthwhile causes while helping those less fortunate or rescuing efforts in an emergency situation. We welcome nominations from a 10-county area. Get information at the service counter of your New Ulm Hy-Vee, knuj.net or at the KNUJ/SAM 107.3 studios in New Ulm and Sleepy Eye. Help us share the stories of Hometown Heroes throughout the KNUJ/SAM 107.3 listening area.