Beet spill

PENNOCK — Traffic flow was hampered Saturday afternoon on a highway south of Pennock after a truck spilled a load of sugar beets onto the roadway.

The mishap was reported at around 2:30 p.m. in the 8000 block of 15th Avenue Southwest. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was on the scene to help direct traffic while the beets were being removed.

Theft

WILLMAR — An apple tree was stripped of its fruit in a theft reported Saturday to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

The owner, a resident of Kings Drive in the Long Lake neighborhood north of Willmar, estimated that four dozen to five dozen apples were taken off the tree.