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Area funerals scheduled through May 28, 2022
The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.
One resident of a southeast Willmar home was injured Saturday in a fire. An open flame near nail polish remover started the fire in an upstairs bedroom, where most of the damage occurred. The rest of the second floor had smoke damage, and the first floor had some water damage below the room with the fire.
Two vehicles collided south of Hector on Minnesota Highway 4 Friday afternoon, sending an 18-year-old woman to the hospital in Olivia.
AccruWealth associate financial adviser Ted Kroll passed his certified financial planner exam, making him eligible for certification.
Lindsey Stage has joined the Westberg Eischens accounting office in Granite Falls as a staff accountant.
A Minnesota economic redevelopment program distributed more than $40 million to a total of 14 nonprofit partners in a second round of funding. The Southwest Initiative Foundation received $1.84 million.
The Tribune publishes Records as part of its obligation to inform readers about the business of public institutions and to serve as a keeper of the local historical record. All items are written by Tribune staff members based on information contained in public documents from the state court system and from law enforcement agencies. It is the Tribune’s policy that this column contain a complete record. Requests for items to be withheld will not be granted.
Area funerals scheduled through May 29, 2022
Marriage licenses issued in Kandiyohi County