This is the records summary for July 15. Two escape burning house in rural Meeker County LITCHFIELD — A homeowner and guest safely escaped a house fire that broke out as they were sleeping at 1:15 a.m. Friday, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office reported. Homeowner Kellie Heggem and a guest got out of the home on the 31000 block of 710th Avenue, Kingston Township. Numerous cats were in the house, and all but one was accounted for, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Jason Peter Bird, 41, Willmar, domestic assault, June 25, 2016 Gross misdemeanor Joseph Rene Padin, 20, Raymond, fifth-degree drug possession, Jan. 22 Naul Uriel Solorio, 32, Hazel Run, driving while impaired — refuse to submit to chemical test, Jan. 13
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Levi Sydney Sweat, 22, Willmar, receiving stolen property, Dec. 12 Erik Brent Frederickson, 36, Willmar, malicious punishment of a child, Aug. 8 Brittany Jo Hinkemeyer, 21, Willmar, second-degree burglary, Jan. 24, 2016 Brittany Jo Hinkemeyer, 21, Willmar, theft, Jan. 24, 2016
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Erik Lee Brouwer, 37, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, Sept. 7 Jasmine Raye Elizondo, 23, Minneapolis, fifth-degree drug possession, April 23, 2016 Gross misdemeanor Sarah Elizabeth Nagy, 32, White Bear Lake, driving while impaired, April 29, 2016 Pa Si, 23, St. Paul, driving while impaired, Feb. 12
This is the records summary for July 14. Search warrant WILLMAR — Two people were arrested Thursday morning after law enforcement executed a search warrant at 5:36 a.m. in the 200 block of Augusta Avenue Southeast. Two men, ages 22 and 23, were arrested during the search. They have not been formally charged or appeared in court yet. Numerous officers from the Willmar Police Department, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force participated in the operation. Theft
This is the records summary for July 13. No-knock search warrant WILLMAR — Three people were arrested Wednesday morning after more than a dozen law enforcement officers executed a no-knock search warrant in the 100 block of Gay Street Southeast in Willmar. A 34-year-old man, a 25-year-old man and a 45-year-old woman were arrested. They have not yet been formally charged. Officers involved in the effort were from the Willmar Police Department, Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force.
BENSON — Starting on July 17, motorists will find intermittent lane closures and delays on state Highway 9, U.S. Highway 12 and state Highway 29 in Benson as crews mill and pave the highways. Preparatory work may begin before Monday, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said in a news release. When work begins, flaggers will direct traffic around the work zones. Drivers should expect delays. The project is expected to last through mid-August. For updates on the project, go to www.mndot.gov/d4/projects/benson/ .
This is the records summary for July 12. Vandalism WILLMAR — A caller reported at 5:22 p.m. Monday that someone had shot their picture window with a BB gun at the 1500 block of Monongalia Avenue in Willmar. Photos were taken of the damage. Assault WILLMAR — Emergency room staff at Rice Memorial Hospital reported a possible assault which took place around 7:30 p.m. Monday. The injured party said he was hit by a beer bottle somewhere on Ella Avenue.
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Eighth Judicial District will have an open judgeship, chambered in Willmar, when Judge Donald M. Spilseth retires this fall. The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Monday that applications are open. The commission will consider integrity, maturity, health (if job-related), judicial temperament, legal knowledge, ability, experience and community service.
LITCHFIELD — The Trifac Workers Compensation Fund has elected Randy Reinke as its chairman. Reinke is the president and CEO of Custom Products in Litchfield. Trifac is a self-insurance program for Minnesota manufacturers that meet certain criteria from the Minnesota Department of Revenue. Trifac members have added control over workers compensations claims, see a reduction in payments of false claims, lower premiums and loss control consultation.