This is the records summary for Feb. 21. Crash injures Watkins man FREEPORT — Brent James Geislinger, 23, of Watkins, was injured in a one-vehicle crash around 5:57 p.m. Sunday two miles south of Freeport on Stearns County Road 11, when his Buick LeSabre rolled over in a field and caught fire. Geislinger was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment.
WATSON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is nearing completion of repairs to Lac qui Parle Dam. The final repairs involve placing large rock immediately downstream of the dam to reduce the potential for erosion. Work is expected to start no later than Feb. 27. Once these repairs are complete, the Corps will again be able to use the entire dam as designed. This will include using bays 9 — 12.
MONTEVIDEO — People interested in deer will have a chance to discuss goals and values that could define Minnesota's first-ever deer management plan at a public engagement meeting the Department of Natural Resources will host in Montevideo. It will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at T.A.C.C. Minnesota Army National Guard, 711 S. 17th St., Montevideo.
This is the records summary for Feb. 20, 2017. Five injured in Pope County crash with ambulance GLENWOOD — Five people were injured in a head-on crash with an ambulance Saturday afternoon on Minnesota Highway 28 just west of Glenwood. The Minnesota State Patrol said a 2005 Dodge Stratus was westbound on Highway 28 when it went into the ditch, the driver apparently overcorrected and went back onto the highway into the eastbound lane, hitting the ambulance head on.
GLENWOOD — Five people were injured in a head-on crash with an ambulance Saturday afternoon on Minnesota Highway 28 just west of Glenwood. The Minnesota State Patrol said a 2005 Dodge Stratus was westbound on Highway 28 when it went into the ditch, the driver apparently overcorrected and went back onto the highway into the eastbound lane, hitting the ambulance head on. The driver of the Dodge was identified as Melanie Joy Sievert, 58, of Starbuck. She was taken to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening.
OLIVIA — Four meetings over two days in separate locations will be conducted in Renville County to provide information on the new buffer law requirements and how to meet them. The Natural Resources Conservation Service and Farm Service Agency in Renville County, Renville County Water Management the and Renville County Soil and Water Conservation District will conduct the meetings Feb. 27 and 28. The Feb. 27 meetings will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Renville County Offices, Room 116, in Olivia and from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Renville Community Center in Renville.
This is the records summary for Feb. 18. Fires WILLMAR — A fire call early Friday morning to a home in Parkwood Estates on Kandiyohi County Road 5 turned out to be a false alarm. The resident apparently fell asleep with the oven on, according to a Willmar Police Department report. Police found no signs of suspicious activity. Kandiyohi County marriage licenses Roberto Ocampo, Pennock, and Rossy Isela Moreno, New London. Travis Daniel Hanson, Willmar, and Shaundel Leigh Rudolph, Willmar.
This is the records summary for Feb. 17. Theft WILLMAR — Two LG 39-inch LED TVs were stolen in a four-day span from St. Mary's Catholic Church on the 700 block of 12th Street Southwest in Willmar. A woman reported the thefts to the Willmar Police Department shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Police say it appears no forced entry was made to the building. The TVs were taken out of classrooms, likely when other events were happening at the church. Suspicious report leads to DWI arrest
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 Hector Manuel Osorio Jr. 37, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, Dec. 17, 2015 Hector Manuel Osorio Jr. 37, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, Jan. 20, 2016 Darrell Leonard Webb, 57, Willmar, stalking, June 21 Darrell Leonard Webb, 57, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, June 21 Gross misdemeanor
MONTEVIDEO — The January death of a Montevideo 11-day-old baby is now being investigated as a homicide, police said Thursday. In a news release, Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher said the baby died Jan. 18 at the Chippewa County Montevideo Hospital. The baby had been transported there by family around 10 p.m. Rescue attempts by hospital staff were unsuccessful. An autopsy at the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office in Anoka followed, and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was called in to assist with the investigation.