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.
Relay for Life 2017 The West Central Tribune's annual Relay for Life section, is now available to view online here . In this issue, we review the annual Relay for Life event, announce this year's honorary survivors and preview the 2017 event to be held Friday, July 21, at the Willmar Middle School track.
This is the records summary for July 17. Lake Lillian man hurt in fall LAKE LILLIAN — A 54-year-old man was airlifted for medical care after falling about 25 feet while trimming trees around 4 p.m. Friday at a residence about 1 ½ miles east of Blomkest on state Highway 7. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office reported that the man was trimming trees in the yard when a branch fell and struck the ladder causing him to fall.
This is the records summary for July 15. Two escape burning house in rural Meeker County LITCHFIELD — A homeowner and guest safely escaped a house fire that broke out as they were sleeping at 1:15 a.m. Friday, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office reported. Homeowner Kellie Heggem and a guest got out of the home on the 31000 block of 710th Avenue, Kingston Township. Numerous cats were in the house, and all but one was accounted for, according to the Sheriff's Office.
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Jason Peter Bird, 41, Willmar, domestic assault, June 25, 2016 Gross misdemeanor Joseph Rene Padin, 20, Raymond, fifth-degree drug possession, Jan. 22 Naul Uriel Solorio, 32, Hazel Run, driving while impaired — refuse to submit to chemical test, Jan. 13
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Levi Sydney Sweat, 22, Willmar, receiving stolen property, Dec. 12 Erik Brent Frederickson, 36, Willmar, malicious punishment of a child, Aug. 8 Brittany Jo Hinkemeyer, 21, Willmar, second-degree burglary, Jan. 24, 2016 Brittany Jo Hinkemeyer, 21, Willmar, theft, Jan. 24, 2016
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Erik Lee Brouwer, 37, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, Sept. 7 Jasmine Raye Elizondo, 23, Minneapolis, fifth-degree drug possession, April 23, 2016 Gross misdemeanor Sarah Elizabeth Nagy, 32, White Bear Lake, driving while impaired, April 29, 2016 Pa Si, 23, St. Paul, driving while impaired, Feb. 12