WILLMAR — Jill Hanson and Christine Forsell have joined Mike Noonan as owners of Elmquist Jewelers in Willmar. Forsell is a graduate of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Schools and began working at Elmquist in 1997. She is the store manager, appraiser and a graduate gemologist. Hanson is a graduate of BOLD High School and earned a bachelor's in graphic design from St. Cloud State University. She began working at Elmquist in 1998 and is a goldsmith, graduate gemologist and marketing manager.
WILLMAR — Thrift store Bargains & Blessings is moving to the Willmar Skylark Mall, into the old Thrifty White location. The relocation will offer more space for the expanding business. Bargains & Blessings opened a year ago. In addition to selling recycled, used goods, Bargains & Blessings donates its net proceeds to other local, nonprofit Christian ministries. In its first year the thrift store has donated $8,000 to different causes. The larger retail space will allow for larger selections and extended hours.
WILLMAR — Abdul Aimad has accepted a position at Jennie-O Turkey Store as a summer intern in the live production accounting team. He will help with live production reporting and other projects. Aimad is attending North Dakota State University in Fargo where he is earning an accounting degree. He expects to graduate in December.
SPICER — Travis Jones, a portfolio manager at Heritage Bank in Spicer, has passed the Credit Risk Certification test through the Risk Management Association. The test covers several areas of credit risk assessment, and shows Jones has a deep understanding of credit risk assessment and allows him to work more closely with clients. Jones has worked with Heritage Bank for five years.
WILLMAR — Nicole Johnson has accepted a position with the Insurance Center of Willmar. She is licensed in life, health, property and casualty insurance. She has previously worked for Motor Sports of Willmar in finance and accounting, as well as being a health and fitness instructor. Johnson has a bachelor's in agricultural sciences and has some farming background. She lives outside Willmar with her husband and one child.
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store has hired Musa Gassama as a summer intern. He will work with the IT Tech Services team, assisting with different projects and activities including technical support, product maintenance and security. Gassama is a student at St. Cloud State University, where is he working on a information technology security degree. He hopes to graduate in December.
This is the records summary for June 6. Vandalism WILLMAR — In separate incidents reported Monday to Willmar police, two vehicles had their tires slashed while parked overnight at the curb. Both incidents happened in southeast Willmar. One of the reports involved a car parked in the 800 block of Johanna Avenue Southeast. The damage apparently took place sometime after midnight Sunday. The other was reported in the 700 block of Ninth Street Southeast and was believed to have happened after 10 p.m. Sunday.
This is the records summary for June 4, 2017. Suspicious KANDIYOHI — A caller reported suspicious people in the laundry room of a building at the 100 block of 8th Street South in Kandiyohi at 3:22 p.m. Friday. One individual was arrested on 5th degree possession. Crash
This is the records summary for June 2, 2017. Criminal Damage to Property WILLMAR — A concession stand near the Grandstand in the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar at 900 block of 7th Street Northwest was damaged according to the law enforcement report. A caller reported the damage at 5:04 p.m. Thursday. There was damage to the door, ceiling, conduit and theft of eight cans of Mountain Dew. Public Assist
This is the marriage license summary for Kandiyohi County published for June 3, 2017. Marriages Tyler James Stoel, Prinsburg; Tara Lynn Watnaas, Renville Travis Jay Vander Woude, Prinsburg; Dana Marie Hillers, Kerkhoven Marilyn Jean Wind, Cass Lake; Jose Armando Padilla, Cass Lake Jennilee Marie Jarveis, Prinsburg; Andrew Lee Pearson, Atwater