WILLMAR — There were 54 building permits issued by the city of Willmar in March, with a total estimated valuation of projects of $4,320,810. The city collected $38,117 in permit fees. There was one new home permit and several residential reroof or new furnace permits. Significant permits include the following: • State of Minnesota, 920 Fourth St. S.W., install new windows and siding, $20,000. • State of Minnesota, 614 Business 71 N., major remodel to existing armory, $2,920,000.
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Department of Education awards its School Finance Award each year to recognize schools that meet statutory deadlines for submitting their audited financial data. The following school districts and public charter schools in the West Central Tribune's coverage area received the award: New London-Spicer; Willmar; Dawson-Boyd; Litchfield; Paynesville; Hancock; Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Prinsburg; Minnewaska; Yellow Medicine East; Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa; Lac qui Parle Valley; Renville County West; Redwood Valley;
This is the records summary for May 2. Two hurt in Meeker County crash PAYNESVILLE — Two people were treated at the Paynesville Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries they suffered in a two-vehicle crash on Minnesota Highway 4 at Meeker County Road 3 in Union Grove Township at 7:43 a.m. on Monday.
This is the records summary for May 1. Two women arrested on suspicion of arson KANDIYOHI — Two women are in custody at the Kandiyohi County Jail on suspicion of arson. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to a 911 call from a home in the 10000 block of 30th Avenue Northeast at about 8:30 p.m. Friday. While they were en route to the home, another call to county dispatch said a 23-year-old woman had suffered a possible broken ankle.
This is the records summary for April 29. Release revoked in felony DWI case WILLMAR — Christopher Phillip Johnson, 38, of Atwater was in court Friday for a violation of the conditions of his release from jail on two felony charges of driving while impaired: one for operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol and one for refusing to submit to testing.
This is the records summary for April 28. House fire leads to arson charge WILLMAR — Kyle Clarence Rhoda, 48, of Raymond, was charged with setting fire to his own home, which was destroyed last week in a blaze in the 14000 block of 45th Avenue Southwest in rural Raymond. Rhoda made a first court appearance Thursday on one count of arson in the first degree.
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Demetrius Allan Martin, 35, Minneapolis, offering a forged check, Jan. 22, 2015 Derek Allen Mattson, 26, Willmar, fifth-degree drug sale, Nov. 18, 2015 Gilbert Lee Torres Jr., 32, St. Cloud, fourth-degree assault of a peace officer, June 24 Gross misdemeanor Terrence Lee Stage, 61, Redwood Falls, driving while impaired, July 31
WILLMAR — The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra presents two Young Artist's Concerts this weekend featuring Jared Campbell. Campbell will be playing the "First Movement of the Piano Concerto in A Minor" by Edvard Grieg. He is a senior at Paynesville High School and studies piano with Dr. Paul Wirth. In 2015, he won third place at the Minnesota Junior Young Artist piano competition and in 2016, he made it to the final round of six contestants in the Open division of the Minnesota State Fair talent contest.
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College presents "King Ed," a comedy by M. James, at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the theater on the Willmar campus. General admission seating is $5 and are available at the door or by calling 320-222-7605 for reservations. The play is set in a dystopian kingdom, where the people are struck by a crippling plague. The king, played by Gabriel Ryland, sends for help but is unable to accept the repercussions of his past.
This is the records summary for April 27. Alleged vandal located KANDIYOHI — An individual was picked up by law enforcement around 1 p.m. Wednesday in Kandiyohi after allegedly shooting up cars and buildings with a long gun, which could have been a higher caliber, according to the incident report. The individual was located at a residence at the 4000 block of 60th Street Northeast.