WILLMAR—Two New London residents were arrested in the early morning hours Monday after a narcotic search warrant was executed at a New London home by the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office SWAT team. During a search of the residence, task force agents discovered approximately 2.3 pounds of methamphetamine with an estimated street value of approximately $30,000. About three-quarters of a pound of marijuana, a 9-mm semi-automatic rifle and a .308-caliber rifle were also located.
This is the records summary for May 15. Alert issued on counterfeit bills Area law enforcement agencies issued an alert this weekend to be on the lookout for counterfeit money. There have been numerous reports of bogus bills being circulated in central Minnesota. Bait shops, gas stations, convenience stores and garage sales appear to be the main targets. The fake currency has included $20 and $50 bills. Businesses or individuals who suspect they have been paid with counterfeit currency are asked to call local law enforcement.
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County District Court for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Hunter Dean Narragon, 20, Atwater, fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle, Feb. 28, 2016 Keith Arnold Lundebrek, 27, Clontarf, second-degree drug possession, April 26, 2016 Charliyn Justine Rodriguez, 20, Wadena, attempted third-degree assault, Nov. 9, 2015 Charliyn Justine Rodriguez, 20, Wadena, second-degree assault, Nov. 9, 2015
Early spring is a terrific time to move, renovate and/or divide your daylilies, hosta or other perennials. If a clump is getting to be crowded and you would like additional plants, the best time of the year to do this dividing is as soon as the sprouts show above ground. Hopefully you have your specimens identified. Hosta can be moved/divided any time during the year, but if you wait until the leaves are fully open, you won't have a very pretty hosta the first year as opposed to doing this task before the leaves have unfurled.
WILLMAR — Starting at 9 a.m. Monday, crews with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway will be doing maintenance work at the railroad crossing at Kandiyohi County Road 55 southwest of Willmar. The crossing will be closed to traffic. It is scheduled to reopen at 3 p.m. Monday. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
This is the records summary for May 13. Crashes GRANITE FALLS — No serious injuries were reported when two vehicles collided Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and U.S. Highway 212 in Granite Falls. The Minnesota State Patrol said the crash happened when the driver of a 2000 Ford Taurus that was southbound on Highway 23 attempted to turn left onto Highway 212 and was struck in the intersection by a Ford F150 truck, which was northbound on Highway 23.
WILLMAR — Landowners have a new option to protect their environmentally sensitive cropland with the introduction of the Minnesota Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. The kickoff for continuous sign-up begins Monday.
This is the records summary for May 12. Man injured in rollover RAYMOND — A male in his mid-20s was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis with serious injuries after being extracted from his vehicle following an one-vehicle rollover crash on Kandiyohi County Road 5, just north of County Road 3, east of Raymond. The name of the individual has not been released. There were no other occupants in the vehicle. The incident happened at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday.
REDWOOD FALLS — A plan that will guide Renville and Redwood counties as they promote recreational and economic opportunities in the Minnesota River Valley is now available for review. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources released the Minnesota River Valley Master Plan on Monday, and is taking public comments on it for 30 days. A public open house will also be held to receive written comments from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. June 8 in the Redwood Falls Public Library community room. The purpose of the plan is to:
This is the records summary for May 10. Willmar man airlifted after Highway 71 crash OLIVIA — A Willmar man was airlifted after a three-vehicle crash Monday morning on U.S. Highway 71 north of Olivia. Dustin Ross Lavoie, 24, of Willmar was airlifted to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale with non-life-threatening injuries, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol. He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the report.