WILLMAR — There were 90 building permits issued in September by the city of Willmar, with a total estimated value for all projects of $8,354,247. Permit fees collected by the city totaled $64,259. Significant building permits this month include the following: David and Mary Baker, Super 8, 2655 First St. S., repair flood damage, $20,000 State of Minnesota, 611 High Ave. N.E., construct 1,369-square-foot garage, $942,000 State of Minnesota, 611 High Ave. N.E., heating, ventilation and air-conditioning installation for shop addition, $339,000
WILLMAR — Abdirisack Ali has joined the Jennie-O Turkey Store as a production supervisor trainee. Ali is a graduate of San Diego City College, where he earned an associate degree in social and behavioral sciences. He also worked with the California Conservation Corps, fighting wildfires and leading a landscaping crew to protect the environment.
A grain farm truck loaded with soybeans rolled over into a Yellow Medicine County ditch Sunday evening, trapping the driver.
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has awarded a $5.9 million contract to RTS Shearing, LLC, of Jamestown, North Dakota, to complete Phase 1 of the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville. The project involves restoring the environment by improving the waterfowl habitat and the aquatic species in the area.
This is the records summary for Oct. 10. Grove City man, Litchfield teen injured in head-on crash LITCHFIELD—A 1996 Buick Century crossed the centerline of U.S. Highway 12 and crashed into another vehicle, sending two people to the hospital Sunday morning.
This is the records summary for Oct. 8. Woman injured in crash east of New London
WILLMAR — A section of Kandiyohi County Road 92 will be closed for several hours Monday while construction crews install a culvert. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar said the culvert is being installed a quarter of a mile west of County Road 5, approximately two miles northwest of Willmar. The road will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
WILLMAR — The U.S. Highway 71 detour from Blomkest to Olivia will be removed and the road opened to traffic Monday. According to a news release from the state Department of Transportation, the concrete repair project from Blomkest to Olivia began Sept. 15. This project is part of the 2016 district wide concrete repair projects. For updated statewide road conditions and construction information, call 5-1-1 or visit www.511mn.org/ .
Updated: 5:48 p.m. 911 services are fully functioning again in Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties. Services in Meeker County were restored around 5:40 p.m., according to an email from a Meeker...
A 1996 Buick Century crossed the center line of U.S. Highway 12 and crashed into another vehicle, sending two people to the hospital Sunday morning.