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No health violations found in examination of Willmar Jennie-O plant
WILLMAR — An investigation completed last week by the Occupational Safety and Health Division reportedly did not identify any health hazards at the Jennie-O Turkey Store plant where dozens of employees fell ill in October. While the mass medical situation at the Willmar plant...
March 2, 2015 - 9:28pm
February 27, 2015
MnSCU backs Ridgewater's president after no-confidence vote from faculty
WILLMAR — Minnesota’s state college system has said it supports Ridgewater College President Douglas Allen. Allen came under fire at the end of the week when the community college’s faculty passed a vote of no confidence in his leadership Thursday evening. According to Sam...
February 27, 2015 - 9:43pm
February 11, 2015
Team effort helps to rescue injured owl
WILLMAR — It took a team effort Tuesday to rescue an injured great horned owl and get it transported to the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul for further care. The bird was found by a member of the public who brought it to a veterinary clinic in Willmar....
February 11, 2015 - 9:52pm
February 10, 2015
Proposed Willmar wye remains on track in state rail plan
WILLMAR — The return of rail passenger service to Willmar still appears to be a long way down the line, but don’t rule out the possibility that the long-discussed wye or rail bypass could happen in the not-too-distant future. As interested residents joined at the Minnesota...
February 10, 2015 - 8:53pm
Committees cannot decide on two university regent candidates
ST. PAUL — Legislators serving on higher education committees punted twice Tuesday night on their job of picking a single candidate for two University of Minnesota Board of Regents openings. They succeeded in deciding to recommend one candidate for each of the other three open...
February 10, 2015 - 8:36pm
February 8, 2015
Propane fix in the works
ST. PAUL — The low temperature in Willmar a year ago today was 11 below zero, with the high reaching 3 above. The frigid temperatures came during a near record-cold winter that drained many Minnesotans’ propane supplies, which led to a lot of talk about record-high propane...
February 8, 2015 - 9:34pm
January 21, 2015
Kandiyohi County denies tax abatement for Habitat for Humanity
WILLMAR — Habitat for Humanity of West Central Minnesota will have to pay $37,305 in overdue property taxes on their office and ReStore building in Willmar because the organization failed to file its tax-exempt application on time. The mix-up was apparently the result of a series...
January 21, 2015 - 8:20pm
January 5, 2015
Man arrested Sunday for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR — A 32-year-old Willmar man is in custody for allegedly breaking into a Willmar residence Sunday evening, pouring gasoline throughout...
January 5, 2015 - 8:16pm
December 10, 2014
Library director misused credit card
WILLMAR — While serving as director of the Plum Creek Library System in southwest Minnesota, Mark Ranum is alleged to have used the regional library system’s credit card for unauthorized personal purchases totaling $21,697.84 during a 14-month period. That’s according to an...
December 10, 2014 - 9:14pm
December 2, 2014
Case against stabbing suspect can proceed
WILLMAR — A psychologist has determined that a man who allegedly stabbed his stepgrandmother is not inhibited by mental illness. Court proceedings can proceed after being suspended in September pending a mental examination of Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 20. Cruz is accused of stabbing...
December 2, 2014 - 8:22pm
November 28, 2014
Dangerous chemical proves fatal to champion racing dog
NICOLE HOVATTER Forum News Service WILLMAR — Shelia Quinn rushed her Jack Russell Terrier, Leinie, to the vet one evening in October after he started uncontrollably shaking. She knew something was wrong, but couldn’t have predicted just how grave the outcome would be. It...
November 28, 2014 - 9:39pm
October 21, 2014
Willmar man promotes sustainability in agriculture
WILLMAR — A Willmar man has launched a multi-national effort to raise awareness of soil and water management that will continue three decades...
October 21, 2014 - 8:44pm
October 19, 2014
Willmar plant returns to normal operations after workers sickened
WILLMAR — A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night caused a number of employees to be hospitalized. Jennie-O’s processing plant No. 4 in Willmar has returned to normal operations, said Pat Solheid,...
October 19, 2014 - 8:25pm
October 13, 2014
Woman dies after being pinned under pickup
WILLMAR — A 52-year-old woman died Saturday after being pinned under a pickup truck that had been jacked up for repairs. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog identified the victim as Valery Jean Kallevig of Pennock. Kallevig had been working around a pickup that had been jacked...
October 13, 2014 - 8:49pm
August 10, 2014
Motorists asked to slow down for purple martins
WILLMAR — Minnesota roadways come with advisory signs to watch for all kinds of wildlife, from moose and deer to turtles. But only in Kandiyohi...
August 10, 2014 - 8:58pm