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Schammel joins


WILLMAR -- Affiliated Community Medical Center announces that Dr. Leah M. Schammel, a specialist in dermatology, will begin practicing in Willmar in August.

Schammel received her bachelor's degree in biology from St. Olaf College in Northfield and her doctor of osteopathic medicine from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Kirksville, Mo.

She recently completed her dermatology residency at Oakwood Southshore Hospital in Trenton, Mich.

Dermatologists specialize in the medical treatment and maintenance of healthy skin, hair and nails. They provide a full range of medical and surgical services.

Rohner joins Bennett Office help desk

WILLMAR -- Jeff Rohner of Willmar has joined the team at Bennett Office Technologies as a help desk expert.

Rohner graduated from Alexandria Community and Technical College with a degree in computer voice networking. He recently has done freelance computer work.

City of Willmar

Building Permits

July 11 to 15, 2011

City of Willmar, Willmar Airport, 6600 Highway 40 W., erect two 30-foot monopole towers, $15,000.

Brian Kay, 1005 High Ave. N.E., minor interior renovations, $13,759.

Darwin Forkrud, 1905 Richard Ave. S.W., construct 14-foot-by-18-foot deck with stairs, $4,000.

Marie Lingl, 2309 Gorton Ave. N.W., residential deck, $2,800.

Luz Gonsalez, 401 25th St. S.E., residential reroof, $3,300.

L. Ferguson, 1233 16th St. S.W., residential reroof, $4,500.

Tom Holmquist, 1216 Becker Ave. S.E., install 124 feet of interior drainage system, $5,084.

Harlan Johnson, 317 12th St. N.W., residential reroof, $2,877.

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.


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