RENVILLE—A Crosby man was airlifted after a late-night rollover crash on Renville County Road 21 just northeast of Renville. At 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, Thomas Venne, 78, had been driving a 2005 International truck south on the county road, according to the Renville County Sheriff's Office. His truck and trailer drove into the southbound ditch, rolling onto the passenger's side.
This is the records summary for Oct. 18. Escape from custody WILLMAR — A 26-year-old woman was arrested just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday for escaping from custody. Kandiyohi County sheriff's deputies, as well as officers from the Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County jail assisted with apprehending the woman and bringing her back to jail. Possible gunshot heard
BLOMKEST—A community meeting has been scheduled regarding the move of a Level Three predatory offender from Willmar to Blomkest. Lee Rolland Rudolph will move to Blomkest Nov. 1, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office announced in a Monday news release. The Sheriff's Office has scheduled a community notification meeting for 6 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Blomkest Community Center at 103 Main Street. Representatives from the Sheriff's Office and Minnesota Department of Corrections will be there to answer questions and provide information about the move.
LITCHFIELD — Marc Vaillancourt has been hired as the new executive director of the Meeker Memorial Foundation of Meeker Memorial Hospital. Vaillancourt, a certified fundraising executive, has been active in not-for-profit leadership and fundraising for more than 12 years. For the last seven years, he worked as a major gifts officer at two large health care systems in St. Cloud and Minneapolis where he has helped secure more than $7.5 million in philanthropic resources.
LITCHFIELD—A 47-year-old Watkins woman and a 79-year-old Litchfield man were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after separate crashes Friday. The first crash happened just after 1 p.m. Friday, East of Eden Valley in Forest Prairie Township. Lisa Colon had been driving West on State Highway 55. When a vehicle in front of her slowed to turn onto Meeker County Road 34, Colon swerved and crashed into the ditch.
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NEW LONDON—Over the past two weeks, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received at least two reports of a "Peeping Tom" looking through the windows of a Redwood Street apartment building. On Sunday night, deputies responded to a third report, apprehending and arresting a 26-year-old man they believe was behind all three "peeping" incidents. They had arrived to the 300 block of Redwood St. to find the man actively looking into windows of the building, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.
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This is the records summary for Oct. 17. Arrests WILLMAR — A 49-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a traffic stop at 11:30 p.m. Friday at Highway 71 Northeast and 60th Avenue Northeast. The charges are pending the results of urine tests. WILLMAR — An 18-year-old man was cited for driving after revocation and arrested on an outstanding warrant at 5:33 p.m. Saturday after a traffic stop at Trott Avenue Southwest and Eighth Street Southwest. Theft
ATWATER — Four people were arrested Thursday morning after a narcotic search warrant was served at a residence southwest of Atwater. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team, the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force agents and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension executed the warrant in the 17000 block of First Avenue East, according to a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office news release.