Update 9:40 p.m.: MACCRAY bond proposal for a single-campus proposal defeated MACCRAY voters have defeated the proposed $38.8 million bond issue to complete a single-campus system proposal. Unofficial vote total: No: 1,108 Yes: 1,003 More to come on this story. Update 9 p.m.: Vote count is in process on MACCRAY school issue
M State Graduating at the end of fall semester from Minnesota State Community and Technical College with campuses in Detroit Lakes, Fergus Falls, Moorhead and Wadena were: Granite Falls: Austin Lee Thorstad Hazel Run: Zachary Michael Kluver Madison: Cameron Wayne Kemen Paynesville: Briana Jill Soine Starbuck: Cody Mitchell Beyer St. Cloud State University
This is the records summary for Feb. 7. Jail fight WILLMAR — Two inmates were reportedly transported to the emergency room around 9:30 p.m. Sunday after an altercation at the Kandiyohi County Jail. The two suffered minor bruising, and both were cleared by a doctor. Man dies in crash south of Olivia
SPICER – A 20-year-old New London man escaped injury Monday night after the pickup he was driving went through the ice on Green Lake. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, Alec DeSchepper, was driving a 2000 Chevrolet Silverado near the inlet on the northwest corner of Green Lake when he went over an ice heave and broke through the ice. DeSchepper, who was alone in the truck, was able to escape before the vehicle became submerged.
OLIVIA — The Minnesota Municipal Power Agency, which provides power to 12 municipalities including Olivia, has added power from Black Oak Getty Wind Farm to its renewable power portfolio. Black Oak Getty Wind Farm is located in Stearns County, and has an output of 78 megawatts. The farm has 39 wind turbines and began operation in December 2016. This power joins the 44 megawatts Minnesota Municipal Power Agency receives from Oak Glen Wind Farm, eight megawatts from Hometown BioEnergy and renewable energy from other utilities.
WILLMAR — Megan Koppen has been promoted by Jennie-O Turkey Store to the position of nutritionist. In this new role, Koppen will be responsible for low-cost production via feed formulation, ingredient quality control and nutrition research. Koppen has a master's in poultry science from Texas A&M. While going to school, she also worked for Jennie-O, taking advantage of the company's tuition assistance program. Her previous job at Jennie-O was senior feed formulator.
WILLMAR — Toni Sing has joined the team at Christianson, an accounting and consulting firm in Willmar, as an estate planning department project manager. Sing has experience in investments, bank management and marketing.
PAYNESVILLE — A Richfield man escaped injury Sunday when he got lost while driving a truck on Lake Koronis and went into open water. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Anousone Keobounpheng, 39, was driving on the lake shortly after midnight when he saw open water in front of him but could not stop. His 2010 Chevrolet pickup was partially submerged but Keobounpheng was able to get out of the truck and found help from people who were fishing on the lake. The incident was reported at 12:21 a.m. about two miles south of Paynesville.
The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available to view online here . In this issue, we meet Claudette and Laverne Larson of New London, who met on Match.com. They share their story with us as we take a look at online dating/relationships. We also take a look at some spring break essentials and offer some delicious breakfast recipes for people on the go.
PAYNESVILLE – A Richfield man escaped injury Sunday when he got lost while driving a truck on Lake Koronis and went into open water. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Anousone Keobounpheng, 39, was driving on the lake shortly after midnight when he saw open water in front of him but could not stop. His 2010 Chevrolet pickup was partially submerged but Keobounpheng was able to get out of the truck and found help from people who were fishing on the lake.