NEW LONDON — Candace Eck is bringing her acupuncture, massage and wellness practice to Rejuvenate Salon and Spa in New London. She has 15 years of experience, along with training and education in dietary therapy, facial rejuvenation-cosmetic acupuncture and specialized weight loss treatments.
WILLMAR — Paul Nelson has been promoted by Jennie-O Turkey Store to the position of supervisor of packaging-third shift at the Benson Avenue Plant in Willmar. A Jennie-O employee since 2012, Nelson previously worked in the Willmar Avenue Plant as the lead and relief supervisor in shipping.
This is the records summary for March 14. Crash into building WILLMAR — A teen driver from Willmar reportedly crashed into the New 2 You Thrift Store on the 1400 block of First Street South in Willmar. The crash happened around 5:50 p.m. Sunday. According to police reports, the teen hit the store front, breaking windows and siding. He was not hurt. The building owner responded to the scene and secured a window with plywood. Warrant arrest
WILLMAR - Due to the Willmar High school Girls basketball team making the state tournament, the choir and band concerts scheduled for Tuesday, March 14, have been moved to Thursday, March 23. The choir concert will be at 6 p.m. and the band concert at 7:30 p.m., both at Willmar Senior High School. The Prairie Winds Community Band will still be performing at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 14, at WEAC. All of these concerts are free.
ST. JOSEPH — A semi driver was injured after his vehicle skidded on icy, went through a bridge guardrail and rolled into the Sauk River. According to the State Patrol, the accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on I-94 in St. Joseph Township when a 2014 Freightliner, driven by Charles Edward Matthewson, 32, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was traveling east when it hit a patch of ice, lost control and went through the bridge guard rail. The vehicle continued down the embankment, rolling the semi and the empty tanker trailer on its driver side into the Sauk River.
DANUBE — A three-year-old boy was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Danube. According to the State Patrol, a 2004 Ford F150 truck, driven by Francisco Tadeo Ciprian, 36, pulled out from Fourth Street onto U.S. Highway 212 and struck a 2011 GMC Acadia driven by David Duane Grund, 51, that was going west on Highway 212. A passenger in the truck, Francisco Adriel Cerda, 3, was taken to RC Hospital in Olivia with non-life-threatening injuries. Neither of the drivers or the three passengers in the Acadia were injured.
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman was injured in a two-car crash Sunday afternoon on U.S. Highway 12 and Benson Avenue. Roads were icy at the time of the accident, which was reported at 3:36 p.m. According to the State Patrol a 2007 Chevy Impala driven by Liban Abshir Dhore, 28, of Willmar, was going west on Highway 12 when he lost control of the vehicle, crossed the centerline and struck a 2013 Dodge van driven by Nimo Abdulahi Mohamed, 35, that was traveling east on Highway 12. Mohamed was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
This is the records summary for March 13. Property damage WILLMAR — A vehicle was egged on the 100 block of Trott Avenue Southeast, a woman reported to the Willmar Police Department around 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The woman told police she believed the damage happened between 5 p.m. Friday and 1 a.m. Saturday. Warrant arrest WILLMAR — At 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Willmar Police arrested a 27-year-old man at the 1600 block of 7th Avenue Southeast on a warrant. The man was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail.
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the boardroom on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The board plans to discuss its three-year board agenda and the 2017-18 school year calendar. An application will be considered for a grant that would help the district pay for classroom interventionists in math and reading. The board meeting will be shown on local public access cable 188 at noon and 9 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and at 12:30 and 9:30 p.m. on Friday.
MINNEAPOLIS — Registration is now open for AIS Detectors, a new volunteer network and science-based training program launched by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center in partnership with University of Minnesota Extension.