Talent Contest Pre-Teen Division: 1st Aubrey Schueler and Soren Newberg, Piano Duet, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"; 2nd Catherine Lundberg & Logan Woods, Dance "Jail House Rock"; 3rd Sarah Marcus, Vocal Solo "All This Time" Teen Division: 1st Jacob Meyer, Piano Solo, "Pirates of the Caribbean"; 2nd Megan Woods, Tap Dance, "Happy"; 3rd Brenna Richter & Jordan Tetzloff, Vocal/Guitar Duet, "Crazy"
Friday Tractor, Truck and Semi Pull Truck Classes Stock Gas 5,800 1st Tyler Grewe, 2001 Ford F-150, 247' 10.8" 2nd Sam King, 1990 Chevy Suburban, 246' 1.2" 3rd Austin Thooft, 1967 Chevy, 35' 3.36" Street Legal Gas 5,800 pounds 1st Tim Ahrenholz, 1992 Chevy, 296' 11.04" 2nd Jacob Steichen, 1992 Chevy, 242' 1.32" Street Legal Gas 6,500 pounds 1st Tim Ahrenholz, 1978 Chevy, 296' 10.2" Street Legal Diesel 8,000 pounds 1st Joe Weseman, 2004 Dodge, 314' 3.12"
Best Kept Stall Lauren Krieger and family, Kerkhoven One day holstein show Junior champion female: 1st Dellka Farms Reserve champion female: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock Senior champion female/reserve: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock; 2nd Jan and Jolene Zuidema, Blomkest Grand champion female/reserve: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock; 2nd Jan and Jolene Zuidema, Blomkest
Baking Sweepstakes in Baking: Diane Patten, Clara City Best of Show in Baking: Lynda Behm, Atwater Yeast bread: Merit award, Diane Patten, Clara City Bread Machine: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Non yeast breads: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Foam type cakes: Merit award, Lynda Behm, Atwater Cakes - not iced: Merit award, Deb Bremseth, Willmar Cookies: Merit award, Rita Jacobson, Kandiyohi Bars: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Pies: Merit award, Diane Patten, Clara City
This is the records summary for Aug. 18. Paraphernalia recovered WILLMAR—Just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, a man told the Willmar Police Department he found a syringe and Q-tips inside a hand dryer on the 200 block of Hawaii Street Northeast. The man requested an officer pick up the suspicious items. Assault
WILLMAR—What appears to be a severe blue-green algae bloom was reported Wednesday occurring on the west side of Diamond Lake in Kandiyohi County, according to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency spokesperson. Recent high temperatures coupled with rainfall rashing excess nutrients into the water may be combining to create harmful blue-green algae in lakes. This type of algae can harm pets, livestock and even people, according to the MPCA.
The second Rockin' Robbins summer concert was held Tuesday at Robbins Island in Willmar. The event was headlined by Justin Ploof and the Throwbacks. Rockin' Robbins proceeds will go to...
This is the records summary for Aug. 17. Disturbing discovery WILLMAR—A woman woke up Tuesday morning to find a statue placed on her back porch overnight, she told police just before 6 a.m. Police went to the home on the 600 block of Second Street Southeast to find a "wooden board of a police officer" on the woman's back porch. The woman said she did not know where the statue was from or who put it there, and requested extra patrol. Criminal damage to property
This is the records summary for Aug. 16. Atwater family members injured in accident
WILLMAR—The Minnesota Multi Housing Association will be conducting two seminars in September in southwestern Minnesota. A seminar on the fundamentals of rental property management in Minnesota will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Marshall City Hall. Topics will include accepting applications to be compliant with fair housing law, what should be included in the lease, security deposits, ending a tenancy and rental licensing.