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.
This is the records summary for Dec. 24. Shoplifting report leads to drug, theft arrest WILLMAR — A shoplifting report around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday from Menards led to the arrests three hours later of two men on fifth-degree drug possession, theft and receiving stolen property charges. Police were first dispatched to Menards on the theft report. An employee reported that two men entered the store, stole two home security systems, then left, hopping into a waiting blue Chevy Blazer.
This is the records summary for Dec. 23.
SPICER -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has located a runaway teenage girl who went missing from her Texas hometown. Natalie Elizabeth Klehr was located in Spicer, according to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, which had been handling the investigation. The news release did not indicate where Klehr was found, only stating that a Stearns County Deputy transported Klehr to Stearns County.
A 34-year-old Willmar man escaped unharmed from his vehicle Thursday morning after it fell through the ice on a rural Willmar lake.
This is the records summary for Dec. 22. Weapons complaint NEW LONDON — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a weapons complaint Tuesday afternoon from New London-Spicer High School. A pocket knife was reportedly recovered from a student's locker during a locker search just before 2 p.m. Overnight hit and runs WILLMAR — At least two vehicle owners on the southeast side of Willmar reported to police that their vehicles had been hit by another vehicle overnight Tuesday.