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WILLMAR -- Abby Martins was recently hired as a billing clerk at Rice Home Medical in Willmar. Rice Home Medical is a medical equipment company that sells and rents medical equipment and supplies to be used in the home.

Martins lives in Willmar with her 9-month-old daughter, Greta. She previously worked at the Madison Lutheran Home as a CAN/TMA. She is a 2006 graduate of Ridgewater College with a degree as a medical assistant.

COSMOS -- Michael Leonard was recently hired at the SW/WC Service Cooperative at Marshall as an autism special education teacher at the Cosmos Learning Center. He will teach students with autism and other cognitive disabilities the vocational, communication, behavioral and social skills they will need to succeed.

He previously worked as a community integration paraprofessional at Fall Mountain Regional High School in Langdon, N.H. He has a bachelor's degree in secondary social science education from the University of Maine at Farmington, and a master's degree in K-12 special education from Franklin Pierce University.

Jeremy D. Frank of HomeTown Bank of Olivia has received a diploma from the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The school, sponsored by 18 state bankers associations, was established in 1945 to provide advanced study and research in banking, economics and leadership for bankers. Instruction takes place during two-week resident sessions for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer sessions. The curriculum focuses on management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial service professionals.

Aug. 24 to 28, 2009

Eunice Noding, 624 Richland Ave. S.W., residential reroof, $6,000.

Chapin Bros. Properties, 2405 Trott Ave. S.W., construct 4,610-square-foot addition, $445,000.

Elard and Donna Gilbertson, 616 Third St. S.E., residential reroof, $3,000.

Adam Knight, 1707 15th St. N.W., new home and garage, $277,992.

Fladeboe Properties, 305 23rd St. S.E., residential reroof, $5,900.

Blake Klinger, 1015 Seventh St. S.W., 8-by-15 deck, $850.

Eric and Shelly Haugen, 2307 Richland Dr. S.W., open wall and install beam, $250.

Joanne Koep, 701 Bonham Boulevard S.W., install interior drainage system, $3,800.

Carl and Lynn Shuldes, 1301 29th St. N.W., residential reroof, $6,600.

George and Peggy Johnson, 2607 10th St. S.W., reroof twin home, $5,000.

Harold McAdams, 315 Becker Ave. S.E., residential reroof, $1,195.

Ronald Harper Trust, 1025 First St. S., demo home, $0.

Joyce Froegel, 2605 10th St. S.W., twin home reroof, $5,000.

Jennie-O Turkey Store, 2505 Willmar Ave. S.W., plant "FP'' reroof, $69,000.

Eunice Noding, 624 Richland Ave. S.W., finish attached garage, $120.

Daniel Tyson, 517 Charlotte St. S.E., residential reroof, $2,000.

Roy Ouren, 3209 Third Ave. N.W., residential reroof, $3,000.

Willmar HRA, 715 Third St. S.E., install 8 wall anchors, $3,780.

Minnesota Housing Finance, manager Tom Amberg, 517 Sixth St. S.W., replace front steps, $420.

All information is from the City of Willmar Building Inspection Report. The value of the project is rounded to the nearest dollar. Building removals have no dollar value.