Club Banner: Champion, Little Crow; Reserve, Mamre Merrymakers Club Booth: Champion, Active Acres; Reserve, Shooting Stars Club Community Pride: Champion, St. John's Roadrunners Club Potted Flowers: Champion, St. John's Roadrunners; Reserve, Little Crow Club Scarecrow: Champion, St. John's Roadrunners Club Scrapbook: Champion, St. John's Roadrunners; Reserve, Fahlun Go-Getters Club Sign: Champion, Mamre Merrymakers; Reserve, Kandi Countrysiders Share-The-Fun: Champion, Active Acres; Reserve, Fahlun Go-Getters
This is the records summary for Aug. 19. Suspicious van ATWATER—Around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, a man told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office that a woman in a blue Dodge Caravan had pulled up to a dock on Tadd Lake in Atwater and proceeded to take pictures of his son and nephew while they were fishing. His son and nephew reportedly began to feel uncomfortable, so they left.
KERKHOVEN — The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints have been selected to represent Minnesota at the 75th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 2016. Donations may be sent...
Barnyard Animals: Austin Bengtson, Spicer; Andrew Hatlestad, New London; Courtney Knisley, Sunburg; Kayla Kutzke, Lake Lillian; Chloe Lien, New London; Madison Radtke, Sunburg; Daniel Schueler, Spicer; MaQuelah Schueler, Willmar; Mercedes Schueler, Willmar; Willmar; Morgan Paulson, Atwater; Waverley Rogers, Spicer; Brandon Knisley, New London; Dacotah Rohner-Erickson, Pennock; Daniel Williamson, Spicer General Livestock Judging Team: 1st KMS 956 points; 2nd Willmar 924 points; 3rd-MACCRAY 501 points
Talent Contest Pre-Teen Division: 1st Aubrey Schueler and Soren Newberg, Piano Duet, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"; 2nd Catherine Lundberg & Logan Woods, Dance "Jail House Rock"; 3rd Sarah Marcus, Vocal Solo "All This Time" Teen Division: 1st Jacob Meyer, Piano Solo, "Pirates of the Caribbean"; 2nd Megan Woods, Tap Dance, "Happy"; 3rd Brenna Richter & Jordan Tetzloff, Vocal/Guitar Duet, "Crazy"
Friday Tractor, Truck and Semi Pull Truck Classes Stock Gas 5,800 1st Tyler Grewe, 2001 Ford F-150, 247' 10.8" 2nd Sam King, 1990 Chevy Suburban, 246' 1.2" 3rd Austin Thooft, 1967 Chevy, 35' 3.36" Street Legal Gas 5,800 pounds 1st Tim Ahrenholz, 1992 Chevy, 296' 11.04" 2nd Jacob Steichen, 1992 Chevy, 242' 1.32" Street Legal Gas 6,500 pounds 1st Tim Ahrenholz, 1978 Chevy, 296' 10.2" Street Legal Diesel 8,000 pounds 1st Joe Weseman, 2004 Dodge, 314' 3.12"
Best Kept Stall Lauren Krieger and family, Kerkhoven One day holstein show Junior champion female: 1st Dellka Farms Reserve champion female: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock Senior champion female/reserve: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock; 2nd Jan and Jolene Zuidema, Blomkest Grand champion female/reserve: 1st Carlson Dairy, Pennock; 2nd Jan and Jolene Zuidema, Blomkest
Baking Sweepstakes in Baking: Diane Patten, Clara City Best of Show in Baking: Lynda Behm, Atwater Yeast bread: Merit award, Diane Patten, Clara City Bread Machine: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Non yeast breads: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Foam type cakes: Merit award, Lynda Behm, Atwater Cakes - not iced: Merit award, Deb Bremseth, Willmar Cookies: Merit award, Rita Jacobson, Kandiyohi Bars: Merit award, Jan Damhof, Blomkest Pies: Merit award, Diane Patten, Clara City
This is the records summary for Aug. 18. Paraphernalia recovered WILLMAR—Just before 9 p.m. Tuesday, a man told the Willmar Police Department he found a syringe and Q-tips inside a hand dryer on the 200 block of Hawaii Street Northeast. The man requested an officer pick up the suspicious items. Assault
WILLMAR—What appears to be a severe blue-green algae bloom was reported Wednesday occurring on the west side of Diamond Lake in Kandiyohi County, according to a Minnesota Pollution Control Agency spokesperson. Recent high temperatures coupled with rainfall rashing excess nutrients into the water may be combining to create harmful blue-green algae in lakes. This type of algae can harm pets, livestock and even people, according to the MPCA.