BELGRADE— A 23-year-old Brooten man was injured early Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash that caused power outages in the Belgrade area. According to a news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Jordan Michael Lewis, 23, of Brooten, was driving west on County Road 19 shortly after 4:30 a.m. when his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve near County Road 200.
This is the records summary for March 18. Crash EDEN VALLEY — A 60-year-old Paynesville woman and her granddaughter were injured Friday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover on Stearns County Road 34 in Eden Lake Township. According to a report from the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Theresa Kirkpatrick, 60, of Paynesville, swerved to miss an animal crossing the road at about 2:30 p.m. The vehicle went into the ditch and rolled over, coming to rest on its roof.
GLENWOOD -- A fire last night at the Minnewaska High School has cancelled all classes today in the district. According to a statement on the school district's website, a fire occured sometime Thursday evening at the high school, which is located on state Highway 28 between Glenwood and Starbuck. No classes will be held in the district, according to information provided by the district. More information will be released as it is made available.
This is the records summary for March 17. Warrant arrest
MONTEVIDEO — CHS Inc. has purchased Western Co-op Transport Association headquartered in Montevideo. "This acquisition strengthens our position in core markets and will allow us to expand our transportation and logistics services to create additional value for our owners and customers," said Patrick Hessini, CHS vice president, transportation and distribution, in a news release announcing the acquisition Thursday. CHS is North America's leading farmer-owned cooperative and a global energy, grains and foods company.
WILLMAR — The children's theater division of The Barn Theatre will present "Dogs! A Tail-Wagging Musical" at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at theatre in downtown Willmar. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and are available at The Barn ticket office, by calling 320-235-9500 or online at The Barn Theatre. The hour-long, tail-wagging children's musical is about everybody's best friend.
SPICER — A series of "meet and greets" will be held over the next three weeks for residents and businesses within the proposed service zone of a broadband project by Consolidated Telecommunications Co. The meetings are scheduled for this coming Monday; Thursday, March 23; and April 4. All three will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Dethlefs Senior Center in Spicer. The sessions will be an opportunity for residents to meet representatives of Consolidated Telecommunications Co., ask questions and sign up for future broadband services.
RENVILLE — A 53-year-old man was airlifted Wednesday after a crash at 840th Avenue and 240th Street, just north of Renville. Joey Ross, of Renville, was transported to North Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to a news release from the Renville County Sheriff’s Office. Ross was in stable condition Wednesday evening, the Sheriff’s Office said.
This is the records summary for March 16. Arrest
WILLMAR — The funeral for Jared P. Anez, 45, of Willmar, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Willmar. Anez, a Willmar area businessman and chairman of the Willmar School Board, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church, with a time of sharing at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery in Willmar. Anez was president of Anez Consulting Inc. of Willmar, a family-owned business he began in 1997.