Laura Lindeman and Brad Daak, both of New London, are engaged to be married Sept. 7 on Anna Maria Island in Florida. Lindeman is the daughter of Steve and Debbie Lindeman of Park Rapids. She is a 1994 graduate of Park Rapids Area High School in Park Rapids, and a 2002 graduate of St. Cloud State University with degrees in business management and community health.
Jaime Cofer and Cody Thorson, both of Clara City, are engaged to be married Oct. 1 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. Cofer is the daughter of Sandy Cofer of Willmar and the late Joel Cofer. She is a 2006 graduate of Willmar Senior High School and a 2008 graduate of Ridgewater College with a degree in legal administrative assistant.
Aimee Lang of Willmar and Dale Clemens of Noonan, N.D, were united in marriage June 18 at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. The bride is the daughter of Benjamin and Debra Lang of Willmar. The groom is the son of Marietta Clemens of Crosby, N.D. Maid of honor was Melanie Lang, sister of bride. Bride's attendants were Kelsey Rooda, Mandy Frickel, Kayla Torgerson and Erica Torkelson, friends of bride. Flower girls were Katie Jo Townsend and Emma Clemens, nieces of groom. Best man was Doug Clemens, brother of groom.
Robyn Dahlseng and Ben Deadrick are engaged to be married Sept. 17 at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar. Dahlseng is the daughter of Curt and Rose Ann Dahlseng of Starbuck. She is a 2006 graduate of Minnewaska Area High School in Glenwood and is a professional nursing student at Ridgewater College in Willmar.
Andria Larson and Kyle Rambow, both of Plymouth, are engaged to be married Sept. 10 at Millennium Gardens in Plymouth. Larson is the daughter of Steve and Gale Larson of Anoka. She is a 2003 graduate of Anoka High School and a 2007 graduate of the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. She is employed by Target Corporation in Minneapolis. Rambow is the son of David and Simone Rambow of Cologne and the grandson of Allan and Carol Rambow of Kandiyohi. He is a 2000 graduate of Waconia High School and a 2005 graduate of Bemidji State University.
Ayana Abelisalar Ron Adams Marianne Brenckman Donna Jean Carver Willis Chase Loretta Fenske Cristie Gantinao Carol Gustavson F. Xavier Hall J.J. Hernandez Karen Kosmas Ibrahim Mohamed Karla Minnick Kathy Munsell Art Norby Shalese Sands Monica Villars Laura Welle Paula Pena Jason Dougherty
KENSINGTON, Minn. - A driver of a semitrailer suffered serious injuries in a crash with a train west of here this afternoon. The crash happened on the Canadian Pacific railroad tracks and state Highway 55 in Douglas County just east of the border with Grant County. Both Grant and Douglas County sheriff's offices and the State Patrol responded to the scene.
WILLMAR -- United Way of West Central Minnesota will host its annual Week of Action Aug. 24-28. The Week of Action gives businesses and organizations a chance to volunteer on service projects that help meet a community need. Sponsors of the Week of Action are Bremer Bank, Cash Wise Foods and Hansen Advertising. Community volunteer days will be Aug. 24 in the Benson area, Aug. 25 in the Clara City area, Aug. 26 in the Olivia, Bird Island and Renville area, Aug. 27 in the Litchfield area, and Aug.
The Willmar Cardinals tennis team is scheduled to open the season today in a non-conference match at New London-Spicer. The match is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. There are six prep baseball games, six prep softball games and two golf meets scheduled in the area as well, barring wet grounds or inclement weather.
Katie Rindahl of St. Joseph and Joseph Jackson of Rolla, Mo., are engaged to be married June 20 at Green Lake Bible Camp in Spicer. Rindahl is the daughter of Loren and Dawn Rindahl of Sunburg. She graduated from Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School in Kerkhoven in 2002 and from Concordia College in Moorhead in 2006 with degrees in psychology and religion. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg in 2007 with a master's degree in education. She is employed as a residence director by the College of St. Benedict in St.