ATWATER—On Track Fitness, owned by Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City graduate Brett Busskohl, has opened in Atwater in the building that once housed Vern's T & C Store. The fitness center will provide 24/7 access, with a use of membership card, to fitness equipment ranging from free weights to cardio. Busskohl will also be available to teach people how to use the equipment and help create a fitness plan for those who want it. The center will accommodate all lifestyles and has training programs to fit those needs. Insurance plans are also accepted.
HECTOR—Hector Meats and Poultry is under new ownership after longtime owner Kevin Fluhrer retired after 40 years. Brian and Angie Ziegenhagen took over Aug. 31, with assistance from the Southwest Initiative Foundation's Business Finance Program and Microenterprise Loan Program. The Ziegenhagens will be keeping the name of the business, along with the staff. Southwest Initiative Foundation's
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This is the records summary for Sept. 10. Two injured in crash
A story published Sept. 8 regarding assault charges against Scott Aaron Schoenberg, 24, of Raymond, misstated the time of the alleged assault. Court documents allege Schoenberg tried to run his ex-girlfriend off the road around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. She was a passenger in a vehicle that was also carrying two children. The story should have said one was her daughter and one was the daughter of the driver.
WILLMAR — The construction of the passing lane on Minnesota Highway 23 north of Raymond will begin Monday. The detour will take motorists on Kandiyohi County Road 3 and U.S. Highway 71. The detour on Highway 23 south of Raymond, around Clara City, was removed Aug. 26. The Highway 23 passing lanes are a Corridors of Commerce project. The 2013 Minnesota Legislature created the Corridors of Commerce program by authorizing the sale of up to $300 million in new bonds for the construction, reconstruction and improvement of trunk highways.
WILLMAR—The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center. At the beginning of the meeting, the board will hold a public hearing on a proposed tax abatement to help fund a Kandi Mall improvement project. After the hearing, the board will consider adopting a resolution approving the plan. Willmar and Kandiyohi County have already approved the abatement.
LAKE LILLIAN -- An 18-year-old Cosmos man and a 53-year-old Lake Lillian woman were injured in a two-vehicle crash just before 10:30 a.m. Friday. Colton Joseph Minnick and Becky Ann...
REGAL -- Beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, a Canadian Pacific Railroad crew will be carrying out maintenance work on the railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 2 in the town...
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.