WILLMAR - Effective Wednesday morning, the railroad crossing on Kandiyohi County Road 1, east of Raymond and just north of Minnesota Highway 23, will be closed while Burlington Northern Santa Fe crews conduct maintenance work. The road is scheduled to reopen Friday afternoon. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.
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This is the records summary for June 20. Vehicles break-ins WILLMAR — There were several reports of vehicles broken into overnight Monday in Willmar. The incidents were called into law enforcement Tuesday.
WILLMAR — Chelley Giese has been promoted to live production accounting specialist at Jennie-O Turkey Store. In her new position she will work with both the feed mills and commercial production. Giese has worked at Jennie-O as the accounting specialist for live haul, in ingredient purchasing and in the accounts payable area.
WILLMAR — Joel Otto has been promoted by Jennie-O Turkey Store to the position of dark meat cleaning supervisor. Otto started at Jennie-O as a farm manager and then as a production reporting clerk position. Most recently, Otto was a supervisor trainee at the Willmar Avenue plant.
MURDOCK — Josh Chisholm has joined Citizens Alliance Bank in Murdock as a agriculture lending officer. He will develop and maintain business customer relationships in the area in his new position. In his banking career, which began in 2005, Chisholm has focused on agricultural lending and has worked with the Small Business Administration, Farm Service Agency and Farmer Mac loan programs. A graduate of Alexandria Technical and Community College, Chisholm earned his degree in finance and credit. He and his wife have raised five children.
This is the records summary for June 19. Theft KANDIYOHI — A resident of Kandiyohi reported Monday that between $700 and $900 was missing from her residence. Property discovered at recycler WILLMAR — A man reported that he spotted two car frames and other miscellaneous metal belonging to him in a scrap pile at a local metal recycler Friday.
This is the records summary for June 18. Crash injures one GLENWOOD — A Glenwood man was injured in a single-vehicle crash on Minnesota Highway 28 east of Glenwood. The Minnesota State Patrol said Joseph Robert Nay, 24, apparently fell asleep at the wheel and his Ford Explorer, which was westbound, crossed the center line, went into the ditch and rolled. The crash was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Saturday.
WILLMAR – Bids to purchase surplus land will be opened Tuesday at the upcoming meeting of the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners. The commissioners meet at 10 a.m. in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building. Five parcels of surplus land owned by the county are up for sale, with sealed bids from prospective buyers to be opened at the start of the meeting.
This is the records summary for June 16. Balcony rescue WILLMAR – Willmar police were called Thursday night to the aid of a man who was stranded on a third-floor balcony after accidentally being locked out of his apartment with two children, ages 1 and 3, inside. A friend called the Police Department at around 11:30 p.m. to help resolve the situation.