WILLMAR — Rade Spasojevic has joined Jennie-O Turkey Store as flock health specialist for the live production area. Before coming to Jennie-O, Spasojevic worked for DuPont, Willmar Poultry Company and Sparboe. He also worked as a consultant for companies including Rembrandt Enterprises, Maxim Production Company, MacFarlane Pheasant Farms and Loma Ranch. Spasojevic worked as a technical trainer for the United States Agency for International Development and the World Bank during the Asian H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza pandemic.
HUTCHINSON — The Southwest Initiative Foundation welcomes Teresa Peterson, Utuhu Cistinna Win, to the board of directors. Peterson, a member of the Upper Sioux Community, was elected to the board by members.
This is the records summary for June 20. Three injured in crash MADISON — Three people were taken to the hospital Sunday afternoon following a head-on crash on 220th Street in Lac qui Parle Township. The Minnesota State Patrol identified the drivers as Lyndsey Leah Moe, 22, of Montevideo, and Phillip Everet Peters, 23, also of Montevideo. Both were taken to the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital. Their injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.
WILLMAR — Bethesda has announced the promotion of Tiffany Picard to recreation director and volunteer coordinator. Picard with oversee the resident activity and volunteer programs at Bethesda, which provides a wide range of care for seniors. A graduate of St. Cloud State University, Picard has a bachelor's in social work. She lives in Litchfield with her husband and one child.
LITCHFIELD — Wendy Menk has moved into a new role at the Litchfield office of United FCS. She will now be working as a customer service representative, providing service to customers along with administrative support to the retail delivery team. Menk has worked for United FCS for three years as a financial analyst. A graduate of the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Menk has a bachelor's in business management. She has more than 20 years of experience in the Farm Credit System, working for Farm Credit Leasing and AgriBank.
This is the records summary for June 19, 2017 Crashes RICHMOND — A driver and passenger on a motorcycle were hurt when they attempted to turn left in front of a 2011 Ford Taurus and lost control on Trunk Highway 23 at Stearns County Road 43 in Richmond at 3:14 p.m. on Saturday. Daniel Bernard Yarke, 54 was driving a 2004 Harley Davidson. He lost control as he attempted a left turn and laid down the motorcycle and slid into the oncoming Taurus, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
WILLMAR — Schwieters Chevrolet in Willmar is planning to build a new dealership along the south side of Willmar Avenue adjacent to Lakeland Drive Southeast. The dealership will be relocating to the new site from its present location on First Street South. "It is going to give us better opportunity," Schwieters Managing Partner Bill Zastrow said.
This is the records summary for June 17, 2017 Thefts WILLMAR — Willmar Police are investigating two separate theft reports made Thursday and Friday. An iPad mini in a black case valued at $250 was taken from a locker at the YMCA on the 1000 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast on Thursday evening. A mobile phone, make and value not listed, was stolen from a patron at the American Legion on the 100 block of First Street Southeast in Willmar at 11:29 a.m. on Friday. Vehicle theft
This is the records summary for June 16, 2017. Burglary SPICER — A burglary was reported at the 12000 block of 13th Street North in Spicer at 2:29 p.m. Wednesday. The caller said sometime between May 21st and June 9 someone entered the attached garage of the home and took an 18-volt cordless drill, 18-volt circular saw and a 6-gallon air compressor. Animal care
This is the records summary for June 15, 2017. Vehicle goes through barrier WILLMAR — A vehicle went through a construction barrier Wednesday morning at the site where the new Willmar Surgery Center is under construction, on the west end of the ACMC campus. No injuries were reported in the incident, which happened shortly before 12:30 p.m.