This is the records summary for Nov. 10. Protester at the polls WILLMAR — On Tuesday, police received two reports of protesters outside Vinje Lutheran Church on the 1100 block of Willmar Avenue Southwest. Vinje was a polling place in Tuesday's election. The first was reported around 5 p.m. A man was standing outside the polling place with an anti-abortion sign. The man had reportedly been asked to leave, but was refusing to.
Newcomers unseated incumbents this year in at least four county board races in west central Minnesota. Voters in the area elected candidates to county board spots in seven counties. There were competitive races in most west central Minnesota counties. The following list was compiled with data from the Minnesota Secretary of State's website. The bolded candidates are those elected in contested races on Tuesday. Chippewa County District 3 Tim Christensen, 539 Dave Nordaune, incumbent, 700
This is the records summary for Nov. 9. Jail assault WILLMAR — An assault was reported just before 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Kandiyohi County Jail in Willmar. Criminal damage to property RAYMOND — A woman on the 300 block of Cofield Street South in Raymond called the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office to report the tires had been slashed on all of her vehicles. She reported the criminal damage to property just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. Intoxicated cyclist
WILLMAR – As of 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, only one precinct in Kandiyohi County had posted any results for the 2016 election, according to the Secretary of State web site. Apparently,...
Update 3:15 a.m.: Electoral college status: Clinton 215, Trump 287 Update 1 a.m.: Electoral college status: Clinton 215, Trump 247 Update Midnight.: Electoral college status: Clinton 215, Trump 244 Update...
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WILLMAR — There were 77 building permits approved in Willmar during the month of October, with a total estimated value of $23,176,784. Permit fees totaled $196,288. Year to date there has been 725 permits, with a total valuation of $63,196,623 and $540,400 in fees collected. Included in the October permits were three new home construction permits. Additional building permits for significant projects include the following: Willmar Public Schools, 1001 Lakeland Dr. S.E. construction of new elementary school, $18,868,623
WILLMAR — Mitch Hjelle, of Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing in Willmar, has earned his certified public accountant designation from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy. Hjelle came to Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing in 2008 as a staff accountant and was promoted to senior accountant in 2015. He graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a bachelor's in accounting. He also is a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. Hjelle focuses on tax preparation, QuickBooks, bookkeeping, sales and use tax and nonprofit audition. Hjelle resides in Willmar.
VILLARD — Harold and Rosemarie Kraft of Villard, operators of Canary Beach Resort, were named the Operators of the Year by the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association. The award was presented during the association's fall conference in October. Canary Beach is located about 22 miles south of Alexandria. The Krafts built a new lodge, two-level vacation homes, added campsites and expanded the property. They plan to replace a few cabins with new vacation homes next year.
WILLMAR — Stylist Jodi Drever is now seeing clients at Salon Nouveau, where she specializes in cuts, colors, blow-outs and facial waxing. She will take appointments and walk-ins. A graduate of the Ridgewater College cosmetology program, Drever has also earned her manager's license. Drever has six years of experience, working at Fantastic Sams, Salon Alexis and Day Spa and as a senior stylist at JCPenney Salon.