WILLMAR— On Aug. 15, the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA and Willmar Community Education and Recreation are hosting three sessions of a basic water safety course at teh Dorothy Olson...
'Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner' The Little Theatre presents "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner" at 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday and Aug. 11-13. What do you do when you have three geriatric sisters as patients and all they want to do is sit at home and talk to one another all at the same time? You move another person in with them. At least, that's what Doc Lomax, played by Steve Gralish, does when he has a new nurse needing a place to live; a nurse with a secret, that is.
This is the records summary for Aug. 3. 911 outage WILLMAR—Authorities said 911 emergency service was briefly out of order in both Kandiyohi and Meeker counties Tuesday morning. Residents in Kandiyohi County received an automated alert from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office about the outage via email, text message and phone call just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Those in need of emergency service were directed to call 320-235-1260, the office stated in the alert.
This is the records summary for Aug. 2. Driver in chase crashes into house WILLMAR—No injuries were reported after a drunken high-speed chase early Saturday when a driver crashed into a cable box and a house near Fourth Street and Johanna Avenue Southeast in Willmar.
WILLMAR—Filing opens today for four seats on the Willmar School Board. The filing period will run from today through Aug. 16 for elections in which there is no primary election. Many school district and small city elections are in that category. Election Day is Nov. 8.
This is the records summary for Aug. 1 Benson man injured in Sunburg crash SUNBURG—Dustin J. Lundberg, 31, of Benson was injured Sunday morning in a one-vehicle crash. Lundberg was taken by Sunburg Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol. Lundberg was injured when the vehicle he was driving went off Highway 9 in Sunburg shortly after 6 a.m. He was wearing a seatbelt, according to the report. Theft
SHAKOPEE — Tom Haag, a farmer from Eden Valley and past president of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, has been elected to serve on the National Corn Growers Association's corn board. Haag, who was elected last week during the association's Corn Congress in Washington, D.C., said he's eager to give Minnesota "a voice" on the National Corn Board.
This is the records summary for July 30. District Court Kandiyohi County WILLMAR—Johnny Hernandez Perez, 34, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct Friday. Perez entered an Alford plea in Kandiyohi County district court. In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit guilt but acknowledges that the prosecution's evidence could reasonably lead to a conviction. Perez is to be sentenced Sept. 18.
WILLMAR—United FCS, based in Willmar, is exploring a potential merger with the Fargo, North Dakota-based AgCountry Farm Credit Services. If finalized, the merged entity would serve nearly 18,000 customer-members throughout 65 counties in Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, totaling more than $7 billion in assets. Representatives from both associations said in a news release that a merger would expand opportunities and services for the member-owned entities, which have provided credit to agriculture and rural communities for 100 years.
This is the records summary for July 28. Eden Valley woman injured in crash