MARSHALL — All employers and business owners must file tax forms W-2, W-3 and 1099-MISC by Jan. 31 for the 2016 tax year. These changes were made in the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act which was signed into law in December 2015.
WILLMAR — Alex Gay is the new accounting student intern at Christianson PLLP in Willmar. He will receive hands-on experience by working with Christianson staff on projects. Gay is a student at Minnesota State University in Mankato. He is set to graduate this summer with a bachelor's degree in accounting.
This is the records summary for Jan. 24. Police pursuit FAIRFAX — A man who led police on a six-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon in Renville County was arrested on drinking and driving-related charges and is expected to make a court appearance this week. According to the Renville County Sheriff's Office, at around 1:30 p.m. a deputy attempted to stop a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix for speeding and failure to signal. The driver, a 34-year-old man from Buffalo Lake, continued to drive for six miles through Martinsburg Township as deputies pursued him.
Fatal car accident KERKHOVEN—A 53-year-old Murdock man died Tuesday in a car crash just north of Kerkhoven. According to the Swift County Sheriff's Office, Robert Fischer was pronounced dead at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, where he had been transported following the crash. The one-vehicle crash happened around 12:45 p.m. Fischer drove his vehicle into a ditch on Swift County Road 35 near 80th Street, the sheriff's office said.
FAIRFAX – A man who led police on a six-mile pursuit Sunday afternoon in Renville County was arrested on drinking and driving-related charges and is expected to make a court appearance today. According to the Renville County Sheriff’s Office, at around 1:30 p.m. a deputy attempted to stop a 2004 Pontiac Grand Prix for speeding and failure to signal. The driver, Joshua Stark, 34, of Buffalo Lake, continued to drive for six miles through Martinsburg Township as deputies pursued him.
This is the marriage licenses summary for Jan. 20. Marriage licenses Jessica Valadez Molina, Willmar, and Reynaldo Guerrero, Jr., Willmar Melanie Daniela Smith, Atwater, and Shane Andrew Schueler, Atwater
This is the records summary for Jan. 20. Suspicious WILLMAR — Something suspicious was reported being seen in the water of Willmar Lake around 2:29 p.m. Thursday. Officers investigated and reported it was only an animal. Motorist assist WILLMAR — Law enforcement assisted with a jackknifed semi at 9:25 p.m. Thursday at the 15th Street/Highway 23 bypass. The truck was blocking lanes on state Highway 23, west of the 15th Street Southwest bridge. Motorist assists
WILLMAR — The speed limits on several highways in west central Minnesota will increase from 55 to 60 miles per hour. The change begins on Monday but will take effect when the new signs are posted, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Area roads affected by the change include Highway 104 from Glenwood to Sunburg, Highway 114 from Starbuck to Interstate 94 and Highway 119 from Highway 40 to U.S. Highway 12.
This is the records summary for Jan. 19. Fraud HAWICK — A Hawick woman on the 19400 block of 262nd Avenue Northeast called the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, concerned that her roommate was scammed by an individual who has obtained their Social Security number and bank account information. The Sheriff's Office advised the woman how to protect herself from fraud. Warrant arrest
WILLMAR — Rice Regional Dental Clinic at Rice Memorial Hospital will join dental professionals across the country for the American Dental Association's 15th annual "Give Kids a Smile" day. The one-day event is Feb. 3 and provides free dental services to children whose families face barriers to dental care. Services include free oral screenings by a local volunteer dentist, cleanings, fluoride varnishes, sealants, oral hygiene instruction, and family dental education.