MONTEVIDEO — Clean Up the River Environment announces that Katie Laughlin has returned to the organization as its communications and program associate. It also promoted Erik Hatlestad to serve as program associate. Laughlin originally served as an intern with CURE. In 2010, she became the first student to graduate from the University of Minnesota - Morris' environmental studies program with an emphasis in biology.
LAKE WILSON — A field day Sept. 15 in Lake Wilson will focus on soil health. Sponsored by the Soil Health Partnership, the hands-on learning event will showcase how changing nutrient management and tillage strategies, along with cover crop adoption, can create lasting environmental and even economic benefits.
WILLMAR—Leah Daugherty and Zita Dukai-Voltz have been promoted to supervisors at LuLu Bean's Coffee House, Bakery and Diner. Daugherty previously worked in a tea shop, and Dukai-Voltz worked at a family business in Hungary.
WILLMAR—The Minnesota Multi-Housing Association is conducting three classes for property managers of multi-housing units. At the Marshall City Hall from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, the class Fundamentals for Rental Housing Management in Minnesota will be held. The course will cover the ins and outs of property management. Best Practices in Marketing for Rural Properties and How to Close the Deal will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at Bremer Bank in Willmar.
WILLMAR—A team from Christianson & Associates will explain new overtime regulations and salary threshold increase from the Department of Labor during a workshop from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Sept. 15 at the Willmar Conference Center. The new regulations will go into effect on Dec. 1 and the workshop will cover what is new and how companies can be compliant. A light breakfast will be served. Those interested can register at public.willmarareachamber.com/events and also submit a question to be answered at the event.
This is the records summary for Sept. 1 Possible explosive SPICER—Around 3 p.m. Tuesday, a man using a lawnmower in a Spicer cemetery on the 500 block of Agnes Street in Spicer told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office he had found what he believed to be an explosive of some sort in the cemetery. He said he drove over the item and it exploded, kicking up a large cloud of dust, but he didn't know what it was. Several pieces of the item were found and deputies documented the situation. Bike stolen and replaced
WILLMAR—The city of Willmar will begin a bituminous overlay paving project on Minnesota Avenue Southwest from 18th Street to First Street starting Thursday, Sept. 1. According to city officials, residents and motorists may encounter minor delays along the construction zone. Drivers are asked to slow down and be alert. The project is scheduled to be completed by Saturday, Sept. 3.
This is the records summary for Aug. 31. Man injured in crash
The Minnesota Vikings have scheduled a press conference with coach Mike Zimmer at 4 p.m. today to address the injury suffered by quarterback Teddy Bridewater. Bridgewater exited practice on Tuesday...
This is the records summary for Aug. 30. Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar