WILLMAR — Nikki Wenderski has been promoted to revenue finance analyst - retail at Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. She previously held the position of cost accountant - breeder and hatchery, along with completing an internship in 2013. In her new position she will be reporting on activities in the retail finance area, along with assisting with planning, reforecasting and providing financial analysis of financial reports. Wenderski is a graduate of St. Cloud State University and serves as campus ambassador for Jennie-O at St. Cloud State University.
WILLMAR — Kandi Dental Center, located in the Kandi Mall, is now welcoming the patients of Dr. Harlan Anderson, who is retiring. Kandi Dental is owned by Dr. Nicholas Marcus. Anderson will be practicing at Kandi Dental Center one day a week starting in January to help ease the transition. Marcus, a Willmar native, has been practicing dentistry since 2007. He competed three years in the Air Force as a dentist before returning to Willmar to start his own family-oriented practice.
WILLMAR — Interior Design Studio owner Mary Weimerskirch, along with designers Jayne Engelmann and Katie Morgan, attended the international home furnishings market Oct. 22-26 in High Point, North Carolina. The market included lines by HGTV star Joanna Gaines, Donny Osmond and Paula Deen. The trio also visited showrooms that showed new colors and trends in the home accessories industry.
OLIVIA — Sharon Chandler has joined the United FCS office in Olivia as a tax assistant. She will be providing clerical support to the tax team along with front-line customer service. Chandler has over 15 years experience in finance and accounting. She has just recently retired from her full-time career and will work with United FCS during the tax season.
LITCHFIELD — The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has named Custom Products of Litchfield a Pillar of the Industry, bestowing the award at the annual conference Nov. 16-18 in Santa Barbara, California.
BLOOMINGTON — Kevin Christoffers, a Farm Bureau Financial Services agent, was recognized by the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation as a member of the Elite Builders Club. The recognition took place during the Farm Bureau's annual meeting Nov. 17-19 in Bloomington. Christoffers has signed 62 new members this year. His offices are located in Dakota, Kandiyohi and Meeker counties.
This is the records summary for Nov. 29. 911 outage WILLMAR — 911 services were out of order for approximately an hour and a half Monday afternoon in both Kandiyohi and Meeker counties due to a telephone router issue.
UPDATED: 4 p.m. WILLMAR -- 911 services were out-of-order for approximately an hour and a half Monday afternoon in both Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties due to a telephone router issue...
This is the record summary for Nov. 28. Arrests WILLMAR — A 23-year-old man was arrested shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday after a traffic stop at Benson Avenue Southwest and 10th Street. He was arrested on suspicion of second-degree driving while under the influence, testing at .08 blood alcohol or higher within two hours of driving, open bottle, possession of 1.4 grams of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The holiday season brings many special festivities. From family gatherings to school concerts and church programs, there are many events in which people may choose to participate. Listed are several concerts, festivals and other public activities set for the coming weeks. Today-Dec. 27