This is the records summary for Dec. 16. Vehicle theft NEW LONDON — A woman on the 20 block of Ash Street Southeast in New London started her vehicle to warm it up Wednesday, went out to check on it and found that it had been stolen. The theft was reported at 8:40 p.m. to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. Assault
GLENWOOD – Glenwood was one of four Greater Minnesota communities selected to share in a $2.87 million grant to fund construction of rental workforce housing. The grants, which were issued by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, are designed to support housing projects in communities where businesses are struggling to recruit and retain workers because of local housing shortages.
This is the records summary for Dec. 14. Arrest after stolen property report WILLMAR — At 4:13 p.m. Monday, after a stolen property report on the 4700 block of U.S. Highway 71 Northeast in Willmar, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office arrested a 21-year-old man. The man was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail, pending a receiving stolen property charge. Traffic stop citations
WILLMAR — There were 66 building permits issued in Willmar during the month of November, bringing the year-to-date total to 788. The projects were valued at $8,963,150, with the city collecting $72,196 in permit fees. Since January, there have been $72,139,773 worth of projects permitted, with city fees totaling $612,225. In November there were 18 gas furnace or boiler replacement permits issued, four water furnace replacements and one new house. Significant commercial permits include the following:
WILLMAR — Allison Warne has joined Hair Designs as a stylist. She specializes in colors, cuts, formal styles, perms, pedicures and manicures. Warne is a Ridgewater College graduate and has 14 years of experience. She can be reached at 320-235-5963. Hair Designs is located at 1809 S. First St. in Willmar.
WILLMAR — Miguel Esparza Gonzalez has been promoted to the position of computing technical specialist at Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. In his new position he will be working on the company's computers, printers and communications issues. Previously, Esparza worked for human resources at the Benson Avenue Plant. He earned his technical certificate in computer support technology from Ridgewater College.
WILLMAR — Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar has promoted Mohamed Hassan to egg production/hatchery cost accountant. He previously worked as a staff accountant in live production. A graduate of St. Cloud State University, Hassan has a bachelor's degree in accounting and just recently graduated from the Willmar Lakes Area Vision 2040 Leadership class.
WILLMAR — Gina Carlson has been promoted to supervisor-farm support for the Kandiyohi Support Crew with Jennie-O Turkey Store in Willmar. She will be supervising the crews that wash and disinfect the barns. Carlson has worked for Jennie-O since 2014, first as a live production procurement clerk.
WILLMAR — Kyle Wallentine, a financial adviser for Ameriprise Financial in Willmar, has become a Retirement Income Certified Professional, a professional designation from the American College of Financial Services. The requirements included coursework and examinations covering retirement income planning, retirement risks, Social Security, annuity products, long-term care and health insurance. Wallentine can be reached at 320-235-5600. His office is located at 776 Business 71 N., #4, in Willmar.
BIRD ISLAND — Glesener's Inc. of Bird Island has been purchased by MBW Company of New Ulm. MBW took over operations Dec. 1. Glesener's was established in 1992 and provided assisted living, hourly and adult day services in Bird Island for those living with brain injury. MBW Company is 100 percent employee-owned, which is what Mark Glesener, owner of Glesener's, wanted for his organization when he retired. MBW since 1978 has provided services to people with physical, cognitive, intellectual and mental health needs.