MONTEVIDEO—Mental health advocate Sue Abderholden, executive director of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota, will present a free public education program later this month on building Minnesota's mental health system called "Forty Years of Change." There will be programs Sept. 28 in Montevideo and Willmar. She will speak from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, 731 N. 11th St., Montevideo, and from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the YMCA, 1000 Lakeland Dr. S.E. in Willmar.
DARWIN TOWNSHIP -- The St. Joseph man severely injured in a motorcycle crash Sept. 3 on Meeker County Road 14 has died. Michael Lodermeier, 56, died as a result of...
WILLMAR—The Kandiyohi County Township Association Board of Directors will host its second annual "It's All About Roads" meeting with County Engineer Mel Odens. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building. The public is invited to attend.
ATWATER—An opening reception for the art show "Marjorie Nilssen: New Paintings from the Art Students League of New York" will be 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Strong Garage, 105 Fourth St. W., Atwater. An artist's talk will begin at 3 p.m. New York style cheesecake and coffee will be served. The event is sponsored by an artist career grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council.
MINNEAPOLIS -- At a plea hearing Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Danny James Heinrich admitted to kidnapping, sexually assaulting and killing Jacob Wetterling on Oct. 22, 1989. Heinrich,...
This is the records summary for Sept. 8. Crash in Kandiyohi leads to arrest KANDIYOHI—A 36-year-old man was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar and later arrested after an overnight one-vehicle rollover crash in the city of Kandiyohi.
CARROLL, Iowa - Swift County Administrator Mike Pogge-Weaver has received a conditional offer to become the city manager for Carroll, Iowa, according to a report published Wednesday by the Carroll County News. The newspaper reported that the mayor, Dr. Eric Jensen, had announced the offer. Pogge-Weaver was one of three finalists who had participated in a public forum as part of the selection process. Pogge-Weaver grew up in Fort Dodge, Iowa, and has relatives in the Lake City area, the paper reported.
ST. PAUL—Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community, Gov. Mark Dayton announced Wednesday. The governor authorized up to an estimated $259,191 in relief from the state disaster assistance contingency account for the three entities. The counties and the tribal community experienced damage to their public utilities caused by severe thunderstorms and high winds on July 16, and incurred significant debris removal costs.
"The Diary of Anne Frank," The Barn Theatre's final production of the 2015-16 season, begins tonight. Based on the book of the same name, this newly adapted theatrical version documents the life of the young Jewish diarist whose story defined a generation. The production is sure to be the most touching and inspiring of the season.
AUSTIN—Hormel Foods Corporation CEO Jeffrey Ettinger will retire from the post Oct. 30, the company said Tuesday. The board of directors approved James Snee, its president and chief operating officer, to success Ettinger. The transition will occur at the end of Hormel's fiscal year. Ettinger will remain as chairman of the board. He served as chairman, president and chief executive officer from November 2006 to October 2015 when Snee became president and Ettinger then served as chairman and CEO. He has spent 27 years with Hormel.