WILLMAR — A 60-year old male from Carthage, Missouri, has died after he was injured on a construction site job Friday afternoon near the Kandi Mall in Willmar, according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt. Felt reported the death Saturday morning. The Willmar Police Department and Willmar Ambulance were called to the construction site on the west side of Kandi Mall about 12:45 p.m. Friday after a report of a worker being injured.
This is the records summary for July 22. Workplace accident WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department and Willmar Ambulance were called to the construction site on the westside of Kandi Mall after a report of a worker being injured at about 12:45 p.m. Friday. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt a 60-year old male from Carthage, Missouri, a construction worker on the job, was injured when trusses fell on him. He was extricated by his co-workers with equipment on scene.
This is the records summary for July 21, 2017. Suspect arrested after chase in Willmar WILLMAR—A suspect is in custody following a motor vehicle chase in Willmar Thursday afternoon involving an agent with the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force. During the course of the pursuit, the suspect discarded several items from the car, according to a statement issued by the task force. The items were later recovered by drug task force agents and determined to be methamphetamine and meth paraphernalia.
MSU-Mankato Additional students named to the spring semester dean's list with a GPA of 3.5 or higher at Minnesota State University in Mankato were: Buffalo Lake: Katherine Kalenberg Litchfield: Thomas Klaphake Ridgewater College Graduating at the end of spring semester from the Hutchinson and Willmar schools were: Atwater: Abbey Fuchs, Micayla Hobson, Jeremy Imdieke, Janaya Kragenbring, Brittney Litzau, Amanda Losing, Cheyenne Nelson Belgrade: Valerie Callenius, Ruth Capp, Tyler Weller
"Dead in Deadwood" is a comedy production to be presented Friday through Sunday at Svea Lutheran Church as a fundraiser for church carpeting, as well as funding to raise awareness, aid victims and fight human trafficking. Svea Lutheran Church is a small congregation in Svea, eight miles south of Willmar. For 20 years or so, the youth have put on a fundraising dinner theater each year, and the church basement has been transformed into Egypt, Venice and a small town pie social, among other things.
This is the records summary for July 20 Kandiyohi County District Court WILLMAR — Stevie Turrubiates, 33, of Willmar, made a first court appearance Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court on five felony criminal sexual conduct charges. According to the complaint filed against him, Turrubiates allegedly had repeated sexual contact with a young girl that he was in a position of authority over, and sexually assaulting an adult woman who was impaired.
Theft NEW LONDON — An individual reported Tuesday afternoon that an unusual amount of thefts had been occurring at the Sibley State Park campground. The report indicated the thefts involved smaller items. Fire WILLMAR — A fire at the base of a power pole in the 2000 block of Gorton Avenue Northwest was reported shortly after midnight Tuesday. Fraudulent card
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store announces the hiring of four students for the summer as part of the Step-Up program. Ridwan Dahir has joined the company in the sales accounting and accounting services department. Dahir is a senior at Willmar Senior High School, graduating in June 2018. Allyssa Herrera will be helping in the supply chain area, assisting with distribution, logistics and department scheduling. She attends the Alternative Learning Center in the Willmar and expects to graduate this fall.
WILLMAR — The Foxhole Brewhouse of Willmar brought home two medals from the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Championship. The brewery won gold for its Old Snaggletooth in the old ale category. Its EKG Amber was awarded bronze in the English mild ale category. There were over 6,000 entries from around the world competing in 100 different brews. In addition to the Foxhole's successes, other Minnesota brewers won another 13 medals.
This is the records summary for July 18. One injured in Highway 212 crash DANUBE — A driver suffered non-life threatening injuries in a crash on U.S. Highway 212 east of Danube in Renville County at 12:10 p.m. Monday. Elijah Joseph Darwin, 36, of Granite Falls, was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring eastbound on Highway 212. He was unable to stop for a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado stopped for a road painting crew. The pickup was driven by Wayland Lowell Zaske, 56, of Renville, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.