LITCHFIELD — Wendy Menk has moved into a new role at the Litchfield office of United FCS. She will now be working as a customer service representative, providing service to customers along with administrative support to the retail delivery team. Menk has worked for United FCS for three years as a financial analyst. A graduate of the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Menk has a bachelor's in business management. She has more than 20 years of experience in the Farm Credit System, working for Farm Credit Leasing and AgriBank.
This is the records summary for June 19, 2017 Crashes RICHMOND — A driver and passenger on a motorcycle were hurt when they attempted to turn left in front of a 2011 Ford Taurus and lost control on Trunk Highway 23 at Stearns County Road 43 in Richmond at 3:14 p.m. on Saturday. Daniel Bernard Yarke, 54 was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson. He lost control as he attempted a left turn and laid down the motorcycle and slid into the oncoming Taurus, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
WILLMAR — Schwieters Chevrolet in Willmar is planning to build a new dealership along the south side of Willmar Avenue adjacent to Lakeland Drive Southeast. The dealership will be relocating to the new site from its present location on First Street South. "It is going to give us better opportunity," Schwieters Managing Partner Bill Zastrow said.
This is the records summary for June 17, 2017 Thefts WILLMAR — Willmar Police are investigating two separate theft reports made Thursday and Friday. An iPad mini in a black case valued at $250 was taken from a locker at the YMCA on the 1000 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast on Thursday evening. A mobile phone, make and value not listed, was stolen from a patron at the American Legion on the 100 block of First Street Southeast in Willmar at 11:29 a.m. on Friday. Vehicle theft
This is the records summary for June 16, 2017. Burglary SPICER — A burglary was reported at the 12000 block of 13th Street North in Spicer at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday. The caller said sometime between May 21st and June 9 someone entered the attached garage of the home and took an 18-volt cordless drill, 18-volt circular saw and a 6-gallon air compressor. Animal care
This is the records summary for June 15, 2017. Vehicle goes through barrier WILLMAR — A vehicle went through a construction barrier Wednesday morning at the site where the new Willmar Surgery Center is under construction, on the west end of the ACMC campus. No injuries were reported in the incident, which happened shortly before 12:30 p.m.
ST. PAUL — Parker Smith of Willmar was named the 2017 Outstanding Eagle Scout of the Northern Star Council.
NEW LONDON — The Little Theatre presents "Red, White and Tuna," at 7 p.m. today through Saturday and June 22-24. The comedy by Ed Howard, Joe Sears and Jaston Williams is directed by April Clark. It contains strong language and mild adult themes. Tickets are $15 and are available at The Giving Tree Children's Boutique in New London, Whitney Music in Willmar and at the door if seating is still available.
This is the records summary for June 14. Hit and run crash WILLMAR — An 18-year-old Willmar man suffered minor injuries Monday when his bicycle was hit by a silver or gray SUV which left the scene. The crash was reported at 3:10 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second Street and Kandiyohi Avenue Southwest, near Rice Park. Jesus Flores, 18, of Willmar, was thrown to the ground and injured when the vehicle struck his bicycle as he crossed Kandiyohi Avenue. The SUV was traveling west on Kandiyohi Avenue.
WILLMAR — Farmers who had crops damaged by wind and hail over the weekend can get free advice on replanting, crop recovery and crop insurance during a meeting Thursday afternoon in Pennock. The University of Minnesota Extension and the USDA Farm Service Agency of Kandiyohi County will host the informational meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Pennock Community Center, 305 Dakota Ave. N.W., in Pennock. Dr. Seth Naeve, an extension soybean specialist, will discuss research data about soybean recovery and the planting of soybeans in June following hail.