WILLMAR — A 29-year-old man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a tree-cutting accident in Arctander Township. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said the man was cutting down the tree when it fell and struck him. The accident was reported shortly after 3 p.m. in the 6000 block of 150th Avenue Northwest. Ambulance and first responder personnel treated the victim at the scene. He was eventually airlifted by Life Link Air Ambulance with serious injuries, the Sheriff's Office said. The man was not identified.
This is the records summary for April 1. Vandalism WILLMAR — A trailer belonging to a local Boy Scout troop had its tires slashed late Thursday night or early Friday morning. The damage was reported Friday to Willmar police. The trailer had been parked overnight outside Calvary Lutheran Church. Rodent rescue WILLMAR — An errant muskrat was sent safely on its way after being rescued Friday morning from a well in a southeast Willmar neighborhood.
This is the records summary for March 31. Burglary DASSEL — The Meeker County Sheriff's Office recovered two stolen vehicles around 11:21 p.m. March 29 near the intersection of 7th Street and Pacific Avenue in Dassel. While investigation the vehicle thefts, two additional burglaries were discovered. Items which were stolen from a rural Dassel church and a local business in Dassel were recovered and returned to their owners. An individual was arrested for burglary and theft.
This is the records summary for March 29. Two from Willmar injured in I-694 crash BROOKLYN CENTER — Two women from Willmar were injured in a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon near Brooklyn Center.
BROOKLYN CENTER — Two women from Willmar were injured in a three-vehicle accident Monday afternoon near Brooklyn Center. According to the State Patrol, a 1999 Dodge Caravan driven by Sarah Lynette Fernandez, 41, of Willmar, was traveling east on Interstate 694 when it sideswiped a 1997 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Neil Stanley Burch, 71, of Brooklyn Park, on the ramp that heads north on Highway 252.
BENSON — The Land Stewardship Project is holding a farm transition workshop for those thinking about the long-term transition of their land. It will be conducted from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the basement of the Swift County Law Enforcement Center, 310 14th St. N. in Benson. The event is free and open to the public. To reserve a spot or for more information, contact Robin Moore at the Land Stewardship Project at 320-321-5244 or email@example.com .
WILLMAR — Gail Kodet has been promoted to retail sales coordinator at Jennie-O Turkey Store. She will be supporting the retail sales and marketing team, in addition to coordinating and scheduling customer events and visits. Kodet has worked for Jennie-O for five years as the general office clerk.
This is the records summary for March 28. Theft WILLMAR — A Willmar woman reported that her phone and credit cards had been stolen Saturday. The theft was reported Sunday afternoon. The phone was tracked to Hutchinson, according to the initial police report. SPICER — A set of Dr. Dre headphones and $600 in cash were reported stolen from the 7000 block of 150th Avenue Northeast. The theft was reported Sunday evening. Property damage
WILLMAR — The drainage authority for Joint County Ditch No. 3 Kandiyohi and Chippewa counties Laterals C and D will meet at 1 p.m. March 31 in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in Willmar. The purpose of the meeting is to review a utility permit application submitted by Meadowstar Dairy of rural Pennock to install an underground manure pipeline. The proposed pipeline will cross areas of open ditch and tile lines of Joint Ditch No. 3 KC Laterals C and D.
WILLMAR — A forum on issues affecting farmers and rural communities will be held Thursday morning at the American Legion in Willmar. Key topics expected to be discussed are health insurance, buffer rules, property taxes, ditch mowing regulations and commodity prices, according to a news release. The meeting is hosted by the Minnesota Farmers Union, which is conducting similar sessions around the state.