WILLMAR — A Minnesota-based staffing, recruiting and placement agency is opening a new office in Willmar. Doherty Staffing Solutions is opening its newest location in the Apple Tree Square building on U.S. Highway 12 East. Doherty offers recruiting, staffing and direct placement services for a wide range of job opportunities. Staffing service options include trial-for-hire, direct hire and temp-to-hire, as well as on-site workforce management solutions. Walk-ins and appointments are also welcome.
WILLMAR — A business owner seminar on critical business transitions will be from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. July 10 at the MinnWest Technology Campus. The event is being sponsored by the campus and the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission. The seminar will cover several topics related to business growth, transition and acquisition opportunities. The registration link is www.evenbrite.com/o/minnwest-technology-campus-13066705118
WILLMAR — Bethesda Grand and Bethesda Club Suites received a five-star rating from Nursing Home Compare. The web-based resource from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid evaluates skilled nursing facilities based on their quality measures, staffing and health inspections. Bethesda recently brought its skilled nursing facility under one roof and is also continuing the Town Center project.
WILLMAR — Haug-Kubota in Willmar has hired Wade Fernelius as a Kubota Equipment salesman. He will be working with a wide range of customers, from homeowners to businesses to private wildlife habitat managers. The Kubota line includes riding mowers, commercial mowers, tractors and recreational and utility vehicles. Fernelius will also be handling excavators and skid loaders. Fernelius graduated from North Dakota State University in Fargo with a bachelor's in biomedical animal sciences. He lives in New London.
This is the records summary for July 2. Crash WILLMAR — Two people suffered non-life threatening injuries at 3:12 p.m. Friday in a two-vehicle crash at state Highway 23 and Kandiyohi County Road 5 in Willmar Township. Penny Kay Iverson-Nipple, 36, of Montevideo and Allan Eugene Hadlock, 61, of Maynard were both hurt in the incident. Each were wearing their seatbelt and the road conditions were dry.
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd St. N.E. in Willmar. On the agenda is discussion of a proposal to lease squad cars for the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. The board also will hear a report on building permits issued in the county. The County Commissioners meet at 9 a.m. as the Human Services Committee for an annual update on fiscal services.
Somali Independence Day will be celebrated from 1 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Litchfield Avenue and Fifth Street in downtown Willmar. A portion of Litchfield Avenue will be closed for the family friendly street festival, and all are invited for music, food and games. The event is sponsored by the Iftiin Somali Youth Center. The Somali Museum of Minnesota will have an exhibit at the festival. A singer from Minneapolis will perform, and dancers from Iftiin will perform a variety of Somali cultural dances. There will a bouncy castle and face painting for kids.
Family friendly events are held throughout the region on the Fourth of July, with food, parades, music, fireworks and baseball all intertwined with patriotic celebrations of Independence Day. Following is a quick look at some of the celebrations across the region: Spicer Located on beautiful Green Lake, the city of Spicer draws thousands of people seeking sun and fun during the Fourth of July holiday. Events start with a three-on-three "Hoops by the Lake" basketball tournament at 9 a.m. today on Saulsbury Beach.
This is the records summary for June 29. Water safety SPICER — Two teenagers were spotted at 7:44 p.m. Thursday floating in plastic inflatable tubes a few hundred feet from shore on Green Lake. Law enforcement told them it was not safe to float that far away from shore due to the heavy boat traffic and also that they should be wearing life vests. Suspicious dancer
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses Kymberlee Rae Schroeder, Willmar; Tod Alan Zurroff Jr., Willmar Edward Dale Manson, Dassel; Heidi Lynn Villwock, Dassel Meckenzie Nichole Dahle, Willmar; Daniel Joseph Tinaglia Jr., Faribault Twyla Jean Peterson, Raymond; Rueben Coronado, Raymond Bethania Gracesqui Gomez, Willmar; Alexander Ruize Sanchez, Willmar Shelby Margaret Adrian, Willmar; Mackenzie Joseph Como, Willmar Kateryna Bondar, Raymond; Oleksandr Lyla, Raymond Erin Marie Wankerl, Willmar; Jiawei Liu, Richardson, Texas