This is the records summary for Nov. 10. Turkey barn destroyed in fire ST. MARTIN — A barn fire early Thursday morning near St. Martin killed about 6,000 turkeys. According to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, the fire was reported at 1:21 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin Farm Inc. in the 28000 block of County Road 12. By the time emergency crews arrived, a 1,000-foot barn was engulfed in flames. One section was totally destroyed but the other half of the barn sustained minimal damage.
This is the records summary for Nov. 9. Vandalism WILLMAR — A caller at 11:16 a.m. Wednesday reported vandalism at a storage unit at the 4600 block of U.S. Highway 71 in Willmar. The incident report said tools were taken from the unit.
GRANITE FALLS — The Bush Foundation is awarding the Granite Falls community $1.8 million in honor of its native son Archibald "Archie" Bush. The award was announced Tuesday evening at the annual grant awards ceremony and donor appreciation event for the Granite Falls Area Community Foundation, which will direct the majority of the gift.
APPLETON — Pioneer Public Television welcomes Deb Monahan to serve as chief financial officer for the PBS station which serves more than 1 million households in parts of five states in the upper Midwest. Monahan was born on a farm near Watson and has lived in Montevideo with her husband, Bill, for the past 32 years. Prior to joining Pioneer, Monahan served as the business manager for the Montevideo School District.
WILLMAR — Carolyn Halverson, senior accountant at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing, completed coursework and passed the exam to become a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. A graduate of Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall with a bachelor's degree in accounting, Halverson has worked for CDS since 2015. She focuses on tax planning and preparation, estates and trust, QuickBooks and bookkeeping. She lives in Willmar.
WILLMAR — Stephanie Peterson has joined the West Central Tribune as a multimedia consultant. She will work with new and existing clients to help meet their multimedia advertising and marketing needs. Peterson earned a bachelor's degree from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion in addiction studies and previously worked as a chemical dependency counselor. She is also a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. She and her family live in Willmar.
This is the records summary for Nov. 7. Burglaries WILLMAR — A possible burglary was reported Monday at an address in the 100 block of Benson Avenue Southeast. The front door to the building was found smashed. Willmar police are investigating. Kandiyohi County marriage licenses John Joseph Whalen, Willmar, and Mary Grace Clarion Guardaquivil, Lala, Philippines.
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 Tiffany Kaye Reyna, 35, Hawick, theft — wrongfully obtain assistance, May 28, 2015 Stacie Lee Johnson, 48, Hibbing, first-degree assault, June 7, 2016 Gross misdemeanor Jose Luis Pena-Naranjo, 47, Atwater, driving while impaired, June 22 Misdemeanor
This is the records summary for Nov. 6, 2017. Rollover crash injures one LITCHFIELD — A single-vehicle rollover Sunday morning on U.S. Highway 12 west of Grove City sent the driver to the hospital. The Minnesota State Patrol said a 1999 Dodge Dakota driven by Thomas Scott Wright, 59, of Atwater, was westbound on Highway 12 when it crossed the eastbound lane, went into the ditch and rolled over. Wright was taken to Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield for treatment of injuries.
REDWOOD FALLS - A hunter was accidentally shot while hunting near Tracy during the firearms deer opener Saturday. The Redwood County Sheriff's Office said the victim, who was not identified, was wounded in the leg when another hunter fired in his direction while shooting at a deer. The individual was brought to the Tracy Hospital for treatment of injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. All those involved were wearing blaze orange as required by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Sheriff's Office said.