MARSHALL — The Southwest Minnesota State University Planetarium in Marshall will present shows on the eclipse at 7 p.m. Aug. 16, 17, 18 and 19. The shows will cover many details of the eclipse, including eye safety. Special eclipse viewing glasses will be available for $3 each at the planetarium shows. Admission is $5. Tickets are sold at the door only.
This is the records summary for August 11, 2017. Marriages Bethanie Ann Waldemarsen, St. Louis Park; Matthew Jacob Dembosky, St. Louis Park Kyle Patrick Smith, Wilmington, Delaware; Kimberlee Joy Wright, Willmar Miranda Jean Nelson, Willmar; Joseph Lee Ahrenholz, Prinsburg Anthony Thomas Jackel, Willmar; Brooke Ann Rambow, Clara City Candace Marie Hensley, Willmar; Camron Lee Pieske, Willmar Nathaniel Don Barber, New London; Amber Jean Ellen Ruchti, New London Crash
This is the marriage license summary for August 11, 2017. Marriages Bethanie Ann Waldemarsen, St. Louis Park; Matthew Jacob Dembosky, St. Louis Park Kyle Patrick Smith, Wilmington, Delaware; Kimberlee Joy Wright, Willmar Miranda Jean Nelson, Willmar; Joseph Lee Ahrenholz, Prinsburg Anthony Thomas Jackel, Willmar; Brooke Ann Rambow, Clara City Candace Marie Hensley, Willmar; Camron Lee Pieske, Willmar Nathaniel Don Barber, New London; Amber Jean Ellen Ruchti, New London
This is the records summary for Aug. 10. Theft SPICER — A sapphire and diamond ring and cash were reported stolen from a purse inside a car in the 300 block of Lake Avenue South. The theft was reported shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday. WILLMAR — A garage door was opened, and tools and other property were taken, according to an initial police report. The theft was reported shortly after noon Wednesday in the 400 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast.
This is the records summary for Aug. 9, 2017. Thefts WILLMAR — A small amount of cash was taken in a theft from a vehicle parked overnight on Mary Avenue Southeast. The owner's wallet and ID also were found lying on the curb about 20 feet away. The theft was reported Tuesday to Willmar Police. Someone else reported to police Tuesday that their vehicle had been gone through but nothing appeared to be missing. The vehicle was parked overnight in the 2300 block of Eighth Avenue Southeast.
BENSON—A 60-year-old man from Danvers died in a single-vehicle crash Friday afternoon near Clontarf. The Swift County Sheriff's Office identified him as Ricky Aust. The Sheriff's Office said Aust was alone in his vehicle when it went out of control and came to rest in the westbound ditch of Swift County Road 22, about one mile east of Clontarf. The driver was ejected from the vehicle and taken to the Swift County-Benson Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
WILLMAR — Jesse Swenson has been become a partner at the Floor to Ceiling Store in Willmar, a locally owned and operated decoration store. Swenson has worked for the company for 22 years, assisting in the warehouse, as an installer and in inventory management. His wife, Tammy, has also worked for the store for 20 years as a decorator. Floor to Ceiling has been owned by Mike Brown and Steve Johnson for over 30 years.
WILLMAR — Dr. Jose Ignacio Ruades Ninfea, an oncologist/hematologist, has joined the Willmar Regional Cancer Center, and will begin seeing patients later this month. He will also be a visiting physician specialist for Meeker Memorial Specialty Clinics. Ruades first worked as an internal medicine physician before specializing in hematology and oncology. Ruades, who speaks fluent Spanish, English and German, will be joining his wife, Dr. Joanne Monterroso, at the cancer center.
WILLMAR — The laboratory at Rice Memorial Hospital has been awarded accreditation by the College of American Pathologists. It earned this distinction based on the results of a recent onsite inspection. Rice is one of nearly 7,000 such accredited laboratories in the country. The college examined the lab's records, quality control procedures, staff qualifications, safety program, equipment, facility and the overall management of the laboratory.
WILLMAR — Joseph Dunlavy has been promoted to associate scientist — process authority by Jennie-O Turkey Store for the food safety division of research and development. He will be working on thermal processing and food safety. Dunlavy is a graduate of the University of Minnesota in Morris with a degree in biology. He started working for Jennie-O as a research scientist in October 2016.