BELGRADE – Fog may be to blame for an accident Tuesday morning that injured a New London woman. According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, Brianna Schmiesing, 25, of New London, was injured when the 2010 Mercury Mariner she was driving left the road and rolled. Weather conditions were foggy at the time of the accident, which was reported at 6:48 a.m. on County Road 197, about two miles south of Belgrade.
WILLMAR — Three accountants at Conway, Deuth & Schmiesing have earned their certified public accountant designations from the Minnesota State Board of Accountancy: Brady Koehl, Mitchell Erickson and Brenda Parsley are all staff accountants and joined the company in 2016. Parsley was a summer intern with the company in 2015. She earned her bachelor's in accounting and finance from Minnesota State University. She has a focus in governmental auditing.
WILLMAR — Tyler Magedanz has accepted a position as a senior accountant with Christianson PLLP, accountants and consultants in Willmar. Magedanz has two years of experience in public accounting and has a background in agriculture. He graduated from St. John's University with a bachelor's in accounting and finance.
WILLMAR — Ryan Esse is a new agent with New York Life Insurance Company. He has completed the agent training program and is ready to assist clients in the Willmar and Spicer area with a variety of insurance and financial products. The company's new office in Willmar is located in the Greater Minnesota Family Services building at 2320 U.S. Highway 12 E. and can be reached at 320-235-4557. Esse, a native of Willmar, graduated from Minnesota State University in Moorhead with a bachelor's in actuarial science.
This is the records summary for Nov. 14. Driver hurt when vehicle hauling manure rolls over MONTEVIDEO — The driver of a semi-truck hauling manure suffered non-life-threatening injuries around 1:58 a.m. Sunday when his vehicle went into a ditch, rolled over and spilled liquid manure in Chippewa County.
MONTEVIDEO — A fire Friday morning displaced 11 residents of the Black Oak apartment complex in Montevideo. The displaced residents were transferred to nearby facilities for temporary housing. The Montevideo Police Department reported that officers responded to a report of a fire in one of the upper level apartment units at 7:02 a.m. Friday. The caller believed there were still residents in the apartment complex.
This is the records summary for Nov. 11 Accident WILLMAR — A school bus that was stopped at a railroad crossing was rear-ended Friday in a minor accident. The incident happened at around 2:51 p.m. on U.S. Highway 12 and 30 Street Northwest when a passenger car ran into the back of the bus.Two students on board were not injured.
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.