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This is the records summary for July 22. Accidents HUTCHINSON - Three people were hurt in a crash Saturday at the junction of Minnesota Highways 7 and 22 east of Hutchinson. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the drivers as Vernon G. Johnson, 53, of Savage and Cynthia M. Welker, 52, of Litchfield. Both escaped serious injury. Also injured was Heather Sanden, 25, of Grove City, a passenger in Welker's car.
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WILLMAR - An 11-year-old Willmar girl remains in a coma at Children's Hospital in Minneapolis after she was rescued from drowning Thursday afternoon in the waters of Foot Lake in Willmar. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, emergency responders were called around 3:45 p.m. Thursday that a child was unaccounted for and underwater. By the time police officers, deputies from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and Willmar Ambulance crews arrived, bystanders had found the girl, brought her to the beach and started CPR.
This is the records summary for Saturday, July 20. Graffiti WILLMAR - A storm shelter and storage shed at the Regency West mobile home park were damaged with graffiti. The incident was reported Friday to the Willmar Police Department. Sonshine WILLMAR - Traffic problems headed the list of issues reported to Willmar police as the Sonshine music festival got underway for its first full day of music Thursday at the Willmar Civic Center.
ATWATER - The railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 4 south of U.S. Highway 12 will be closed from 5 a.m. Tuesday until late Thursday, according to the Kandiyohi County Public Works Department. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be repairing the crossing, and motorists will need to find alternate routes. The railroad will be repairing crossings on township roads for the next two weeks from Willmar to the east county line. Motorists are urged to use alternative routes where necessary. - Staff reports
OLIVIA - As of Thursday, one Renville County park remains closed due to flooding. According to the Renville County Parks Department, Anderson Lake County Park will remain closed until further notice. The parks that are now open include Beaver Falls County Park, Birch Coulee County Park, Mack Lake County Park, Skalbekken County Park and Vicksburg County Park. For park closure information updates, call the Renville County Parks Department at 320-523-3793. - Staff reports
This is the records summary for July 19. Theft WILLMAR — The theft of a wallet out of a vehicle was reported around 12:20 a.m. … Archive Material - Subscription...
OLIVIA — As of Thursday morning, one Renville County park remains closed due to flooding. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading Log in or activate your account...
MARSHALL — The Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Young Farmers & Ranchers is hosting a summer leadership event July 26 in Marshall. … Archive Material - Subscription required to continue reading...
ST. PAUL - Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Wednesday to President Barack Obama requesting a major federal disaster declaration for 18 counties affected by flash flooding and severe storms June 20-26. According to Dayton's news release, the request includes that Benton, Big Stone, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, McLeod, Morrison, Pope, Sibley, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Traverse and Wilkin counties be included in the disaster declaration after preliminary damage assessments revealed $17.8 million in costs and damages.