ST. PAUL — Minnesota Farmers Union awarded Dale and Grace Fladeboe with the Lifetime Achievement Award for their years of contributions to the organization and to family agriculture.
This is the records summary for Feb. 24. Thefts WILLMAR — Wallets were reported stolen in two separate incidents on Friday. A wallet was reported stolen on the 1300 block of Fifth Street Southeast in Willmar and another was reported stolen on the 2100 block of Highway 12 East. Assault WILLMAR — Police are investigating an alleged assault against a boy by two other boys in which the victim was beaten until unconscious, according to a report made Friday by his father. The incident happened on Sunday.
WILLMAR - A detour will go into effect Monday as construction crews begin bridge work on Kandiyohi County Road 5 near the Games Lake outlet. The road will remain closed in this area for approximately eight weeks, according to Kandiyohi County Public Works. A detour route has been established on County Road 1. The location of the bridge construction is half a mile south of Minnesota Highway 9 in Colfax Township.
This is the records summary for Feb. 23. Crash WILLMAR — Two vehicles were involved in a crash at 8:52 a.m. Thursday and the intersection of Fifth Street and 19th Avenue Southeast in Willmar. According to the police incident report, a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Vivian Gutierrez was turning left onto Fifth Street Southeast from 19th Avenue and failed to yield the right of way to a Nissan driven by Jon Habedank, which was traveling westbound on 19th Avenue.
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WILLMAR — The Diamond Edge Figure Skaters present "On the Edge of Royalty" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar Civic Center. Over 50 skaters from age 3 to adult will take to the ice to highlight kings, queens and the staff that surround royalty. The show will feature familiar musical renditions and include a lights-out number, which is always an audience favorite. Solo skates will be presented by April Goff, and seniors Ashlyn Bergh and Kayla Norling. There will be three guest skaters from the St. Paul Figure Skating Club.
This is the records summary for Feb. 22. Fire WILLMAR — Willmar firefighters put out a minor truck fire Tuesday afternoon. The Fire Department was called at about 1:30 p.m. when smoke began coming from a concrete truck by the loading dock at Rice Memorial Hospital.
This is the records summary for Feb. 21 Teen escapes injury in rollover DANUBE — Icy roads may be to blame for a one-vehicle rollover late Monday night south of Danube. According to the Renville County Sheriff's Department, Kaleb Johnson, 18, of Redwood Falls, was driving a 2002 Chevy Impala north on County Road 1 when he lost control of the vehicle, which went into the ditch and rolled.
WILLMAR — Matt Itterman, senior accountant at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing in Willmar, has earned the certified valuation analyst credential from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts. The credential is only given to those with considerable professional experience in business valuation.
WILLMAR — Joel Niewbeerta of Marcus Construction in Willmar has been named a Rising Star by the Agricultural Retailers Association. Niewbeerta was recognized during the association's annual conference in November in Arizona. Niewbeerta was nominated by Marcus Construction for the honor because he exemplifies the qualities of a developing leader in the industry. About 700 retailers and representatives of the agriculture industry came to Phoenix for a three-day conference about the current topics in agriculture.