WILLMAR — Spring road restrictions in Kandiyohi County will end at 12:01 a.m. Friday, the county Highway Department has announced. The restrictions, designed to minimize wear and tear on road surfaces during the spring thaw, have been in effect since February.
This is the records summary for April 12. Theft WILLMAR — Two chainsaws were reported stolen from Fireside Hearth & Home, 1001 Highway 12 E. The theft was reported at noon Tuesday. WILLMAR — The theft of ammunition and other items was reported from a storage locker in the 300 block of U.S. Highway 12 East. Missing were a box of 12-gauge shotgun shells, two boxes of .40-caliber ammunition, a 5-gallon oil can shell and a 5-gallon metal gas can. Arrest
ST. PAUL — A proposed off-highway vehicle park in Renville County is a step closer with the completion of an environmental assessment worksheet for the project. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Monday that it is accepting public comments on the worksheet prepared for the Minnesota Valley Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area project in Renville County, about 12 miles south of the communities of Sacred Heart and Renville along the Minnesota River.
This is the records summary for April 11. Missing man located LITCHFIELD — The Meeker County Sheriff's Office has located and made contact with John Rassat, who was announced missing Saturday afternoon. The news release on Monday said Rassat is safe and the missing status has been removed. The Sheriff's Office thanked everyone who helped with the search and called with information.
CLARA CITY — The U.S. Small Business Administration has chosen the co-founders of Kay's Processing LLC and Kay's Naturals Inc., of Clara City, as the Minnesota Encore Entrepreneurs of 2017. Massoud Kazemzadeh and Ann Jones Kazemzadeh will be recognized at the Minnesota Small Business Week Awards Luncheon on May 4 at the Marriott Minneapolis Northwest in Brooklyn Park. The Clara City companies produce a line of high-protein, gluten-free cereals and snacks which are sold nationwide.
WILLMAR — Bruce Jaeger, aviator and business owner, will be inducted into the Minnesota Aviation Hall of Fame on April 22. Flying since 1954, Jaeger has earned many ratings of commercial and flight instructor certificates, eventually earning his master flight instructor designation. He purchased Willmar Air Service in 1979 and created one of the most successful Mooney aircraft dealers. He sold the business in 2008. Jaeger has also organized other flight training and Mooney refurbishment businesses through the years.
WILLMAR — Stylist Jolene McArthur is coming to Salon Nouveau, 2125 First St. S., Suite A, in Willmar, where she will bring her experience as a colorist and stylist. She also educates clients on styling and hair upkeep techniques. McArthur previously was based at New Image Salon. She works Monday, Tuesday and Saturday by appointment only, and her clients can continue to contact her.
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store has promoted Jay Maxwell to director of purchasing for the Willmar corporate office. In his new position he will oversee the purchasing and vendor management for Jennie-O. While at Jennie-O, Maxwell has worked as transportation manager, commodity sales manager and export sales manager in the supply chain department.
LITCHFIELD — The Meeker County Sheriff's Office has located and made contact with John Rassat, who was announced missing Saturday afternoon. The news release on Monday said Rassat is safe and the missing status has been removed. The Sheriff's Office thanked everyone who helped with the search and called with information.
NEW LONDON — Fire crews from four area fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire west of New London. At around 2:20 p.m. a fire was reported in the 300 block 165 Avenue Northeast, just east of Hillcrest Truckstop off of U.S. Highway 71. Fire departments from New London, Spicer, Willmar and Kandiyohi have been called to the scene, as well as the Kandiyohi County Rescue Squad. Tribune photographer Briana Sanchez is on the scene. Check back for to wctrib.com for updates.