The West Central Tribune would like to take this time to wish everyone a very Happy New Year as we enter into 2017. In observance of the New Year's holiday, the Tribune will not publish on Monday, Jan. 2. Offices will be closed on Monday due to the New Year's holiday; regular publication of the paper will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Happy New Year everyone!
This is the records summary for Dec. 31 Damage WILLMAR — There was criminal damage to property reported at U.S. Highway 71 and 120th Avenue Southwest in Willmar at 4:28 p.m. Thursday. A vehicle window was broken and a CD player was stolen. Car Theft WILLMAR — A 2004 Chevy Impala was reported stolen at the 400 block of Becker Avenue Southwest in Willmar at 7:23 p.m. Friday. The caller said the car was parked around 1 p.m. and it was taken sometime while the caller was at work. Littering
Osborn Solsrud, Debra "Deb" Deb tragically passed away on December 27, 2016 in a small plane crash in Florida at the age of 51. Deb wishes to be best known for her humor, love of adventure and compassion. Deb was born on August 4, 1965 to Guy and Louise (nee Sterling) Osborn in Minneapolis, MN.
This is the records summary for Dec. 30. Crash REDWOOD FALLS — A semi truck collided with a Volkswagen Beetle at 12:38 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of state Highway 19 and U.S. Highway 71 in Renville County. According to the State Patrol, the driver of the Beetle, Salomon Paredes, 35, of Minneapolis, and his passenger, Ramiro Cantoran-Quiroz, 28, of Woodbury, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the semi, Andrew Spanjer, 38, of Lake View, Iowa, had no apparent injuries from the crash.
This is the records summary for Dec. 28. Rollover WILLMAR — A small car rolled onto its hood at 5:16 p.m. Sunday at U.S. Highway 12 East and 45th Street Southeast in Willmar. The driver reported hurt ribs. Assisting law enforcement were the Willmar Ambulance, Willmar and Kandiyohi fire departments and Kandiyohi First Responders. Calves block road
LITCHFIELD — Ashley Kieke has accepted a tax accountant position with United FCS and will be based in the Litchfield office. As a tax accountant Kieke will provide accounting services including tax planning, tax preparation, farm records and consulting. A graduate of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Kieke has a bachelor's degree in accounting. She is also a certified public accountant and worked for an accounting firm in the Twin Cities. Kieke and her husband farm near Kimball.
MELROSE — Heartland Security, of Melrose, a provider of security for residential and commercial customers in southwest Minnesota, has acquired Tri Comm Security Services, which served the St. Cloud area. The acquisition will increase Heartland Security's reach in the St. Cloud area. Heartland has hired additional technicians to meet the additional customer service demand. Heartland also serves southern Minnesota, northern Iowa and eastern South Dakota.
WILLMAR — Dr. Eric Hernandez, a neurologist and sleep medicine physician, has joined the medical team at ACMC Health in Willmar. He will start seeing patients in January and is now accepting new patients. Hernandez has a special interest in sleep medicine and sees patients with all kinds of sleep problems. In addition to seeing patients at the ACMC Willmar clinic, Hernandez will also be performing sleep studies at the Willmar Sleep Center located at Rice Memorial Hospital.
This is the records summary for Dec. 27. One injured in New London crash NEW LONDON — A St. Cloud woman was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash with a Willmar family of five on state Highway 23 in New London. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 76-year-old Rachel Helmstetter was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar with non-life-threatening injuries.
A St. Cloud woman was injured Saturday in a two-vehicle crash with a Willmar family of five on Highway 23 in New London.