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September 22, 2011 e 8 Tri-( rNews Kimball MN Legal Notice NOTICE OF RETROREFLECTIVE Legals also are SI(;N MEETING Kingston Township board will available on-line meet October 4 at 6:00 p.m. to dis- cuss retroreflective sign place- at merit throughout Kingston Town- WWWe ship. GailSchiefelbein / clerk tricountvnews. Kingston Township kAkl Published in the rri-County IYII~ News Thursdays, Sept. 22 and 29, 2011. Legal Notice the amount of $1,000,000 for bodily REQUEST FOR QUOTATION injury and not less than $500,000 for The City of Watkins is accepting damage to personal property. The sealed quotations for snow removal City of Watkins shall be named as and hauling on city streets, alleys an additional insured. and public grounds for 2011-2012. The quotation shall be submit- The contract will run for a one-year ted on the Quote Form available period renewable for an additional at Watkins City Hall. All instruc- two years with the snow removal to tions on the Quote Form must be take effect the fall of 2011 through followed. Any requirements listed the spring of 2014. on the Quote Form not executed The contractor will be by the bidder, may be the cause for responsible for: rejection of that quote. 1. Twenty-four (24) hour avail- Quotations will be received ability of equipment and personnel; by the City of Watkins at Watkins 2. Removal and hauling of all CityHall, 111 CentralAve. S., Wat- snow on designated city streets to kins, MN 55389 until 4:00 p.m. on city-designated site (within city Thursday, October 13, 2011. Bids limits) per City Hall notification, will be publicly opened and read at 3. Removal of snow from alleys, the October 13, 2011, City Council city streets, and public parking meeting atwhich time the Council areas as designated, will consider award. Quotations shall be based on Each quote must be submit- time and equipment prices for ted in a sealed envelope plainly each piece ofequipmentproposed marked on the outside as "Quote or required, for Snow Removal." Contractor will be required to Published in the Tri-County provide a Certificate of Insurance in News Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011. Volunteer Firefighters Sought The Kimball Fire & Rescue Department has immediate openings for Volunteer Firefighters. Preference will be given to individuals that are available for daytime hours (6 a.m.-6 p.m.) Volunteerfirefighters are compensated for training, duties, standlng watch and special events. The purpose of this position is to minimize loss of life and property in the City or Kimball, Fairhavcn Township, Kin~ton TOwn~hip and Maine Prairie Township from fires, natural disasters, life-threatening situations and to assist other emergency agencies. The Kimball Fire & Rescue Department also provides public fire safety education. This position is responsible for responding to fire calls, extinguishing and controlling fres as a member of a team under the supervision of a fire officer, responding to medical emergency calls and performing rescue and first aid as needed. The applicant will also maintain fire apparatuses, equipment and facilities; attend regular meetings and assigned training sessions to maintain and upgrade frefighter skills. 0ualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent, must be 18 years of age or over, possess valid Minnesota Driver's License, and live within the Kimball Fire & Rescue District. All applications must be received by October 14, 2011. Applications are available at Kimball City Hall, 1 Main St. N., or www. cityofkimballmn.org/pages/cityjobopportunities. Applications may be dropped off at Kimball City Hall or mailed to Kimball Fire Dept., P.O. Box 238, Kimball MN 55353. All questions may be directed to Kimball City Hall at (320) 398-2725. I Call our 24/7 and support you need tolive with Alzheimefs. get connected today www.alz.og/mnnd alzheimer's % association" Minnesota-North Dakota Chapter Car thief apprehended, school lock-down, crime blotters Wrobleski sought, arrested after fied as MatthewIamesWrobleski, age One individual was transported to crime spree 37 of Willmar, and was then taken to the St. Cloud Hospital. Sept. 13, at 12:45 p.m. the Meeker the Hutchinson Hospital by Gold- 9:46 a.m. the Sheriff's Office County Sheriff's Office received a cross ambulance for minor injuries took a report of criminal damage to report of a theft of a 4-wheeler and sustained from the I(-9. He was then property on County State Aid High- a suspicious person near an address taken to the Meeker County Iail, held way 27, Kingston. on North Milky Way within the on charges of motor vehicle theft, 10:36 a.m. the Sheriff's Office City of Cosmos. A resident reported fleeing in a motor vehicle, fleeing on took a report of a tamper with prop- that his 4-whee|er, a black and red foot, and obstructing legal process by erty on County State Aid Hwy. 27, Yamaha Grizzly 600, had been sto- force. Wrobleski also had warrants Kingston. len some time between the hours outforhisarrestforfelonymotorvehi- 3:46 p.m. the Sheriff's Office of 10 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, and cletheft, Gross Misdemeanor domes- responded to a possible probation 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. He was tic assault, and a probation violation violation on 748th Avenue, South also reporting that he had seen a out of Renville and Redwood Coun- Haven. Upon arrival of the deputy, suspicious male walking through ties. Wrobleski is also a suspect and Timothy Charles Schoen, age 45, of the backyard of his residence. The themainfocusinamultilawenforce- South Haven was arrested for a pro- resident confronted the party who merit agency investigation in over bationviolation. stated he was running and training two dozen motor vehicle thefts, bur- 8:38 p.m. the Sheriff's Office for theArmy. As the resident contin- glaries and other incidents in recent responded to an alarm on MN ned to question him, the male then weeks occuring in Meeker, Renville, Highway 15, Kimball. The deputy took off running south of the resi- McLeod, and KandiyohiCounties. checked the property and build- dence into a cornfield. The victim Rockford Middle School lock-down ings; found all to be okay. provided the description of a white At 8:11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 19, 9:34 p.m. the Sheriff's Office male approx 5'10" to 6' tall, approx- the Wright County Sheriff's Office responded to assist the Eden Valley imately 220 pounds. The suspect responded to a report of a domestic Police Department with a report of was last seen wearing black sweat dispute at 6151 Boulder Ridge Dr in a shooting at a residence on Doug- pants that had a tear in the back the City of Rockford. A suspect was las Drive, Eden Valley. No one was of the pants. He was also wearing believed to be inside the home at injured by the shot. Eden Valley a blue colored plaid T-shirt with that location. Police Department is investigating. another shirt underneath it, but an Due to the close proximity of the 11:12 p.m. the Sheriff's Office unknown color. He had short dark Rockford Middle School, the deci- responded to assist the Eden Valley brown hair or black hair and was sion was made to lock down the PoliceDepartmentwithareportofa clean-shaven with blue eyes. school until the conclusion of the domestic disturbance at a residence The Meeker County Sheriff's incident. The lock down was done on Friedman Street, Eden Valley. Office and the Cosmos Police Depart- as a precautionary measure. There Saturday, Sept. 17 ment responded to the area, and had been no threat made against 3:42 p.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- searched for the suspicious male sus- any occupants of the school, patched Watkins Ambulance and pect and the missing 4-wheeler. The The suspect, John Craig Ellet- Rescue for a medical on Church Meeker Sheriff's Office also asked for son, 34, who lived at that location, Street, Watkins. One individual was the Minnesota State Patrol's Helicop- was arrested at the residence at transported to St. Cloud Hospital. ter for assistance; A short while later 1:13 p.m. for second-degree assault 5:28 p.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- the Meeker Sheriff's Office received and terroristic threats. The incident patched Watkins Ambulance, per a report of a second stolen 4 wheeler remains under investigation by the Stearns County Sheriff's Office, for a from the Cosmos American Legion. Wright County Sheriff's Office. medical on Cherry Street, Kimball. The second missing 4-wheeler was Wright County Sheriff's Office One individual was transported to described as a green 2000 Yamaha Sept. 12, Kevin Lloyd Johnson, Paynesville Hospital. 4-wheeler. 57 of Cokato, was arrested in Stock- 7:11 p.m. the Sheriff's Office The Meeker Sheriff's Office holm Township for flee police in a responded to reports of suspicious believed the suspect involved to be motor vehicle, activity at a residence on County Matthew ]ames Wrobleski, age 37, Sept. 13, Anthony Michael Libor, State Aid Highway 27, Kingston. The of Willmar. He is also the suspect in 25 of Maple Lake, was arrested deputies checked the area exten- several other thefts, burglaries, and in Buffalo on an apprehensionsively and found that the individual stolen motor vehicles incidences and detention order from the MN had left prior toarrival. in Meeker, McLeod and Renville DepartmentofCorrections. 10:30 p.m. the Sheriff's Office Counties over the last several days. Sept. 14, Jonathan Lee Axelson, observed illegal dumping in the There are currently active warrants 40 of Clearwater, was arrested in area of County State Aid Highway 2. for the arrest 0fWr0bleski. Silver CreekTownshlp on an Anoka W;tt[(illg. ]]1@ i I001(0[ 0]UFI[ I Mi ll- Law Enforcement on the ground county warrant for theft, way Department was contacted to and the State Patrol Helicopter were Sept. 15, Tamara Lane Stein- remove the found item. able to locate 4-wheeler tracks going hofer, 47 of South Haven, was through the corn and bean fields arrested in Clearwater on an appre- 10:26 a.m. the Sheriff's Office heading south from Cosmos into hension and detention order from dispatched Eden Valley Rescue and Renville County. The Minnesota Wright County. Watkins Ambulance to a medical at State Patrol Helicopter was able to fol- Sept. 18, James Cecil Jarmon,a residence on Brooks Street South, low the tracks in a cornfield near Buf 41 of South Haven, was arrested in Eden Valley_ One individual was falo Lake. Deputies from both Meeker South Haven for domestic assault transported to Paynesville Hospital. County and Renville County along and interferewitha911 call. 12:24 p.m. the Sheriff's Office with State Patrol units searched the There were 18 property-damagereceived a report of a motor vehi- areaforseveralhoursbutwereunable accidents, 3 personal-injury acci- cle accident on MN Highway 55 and to locate the suspect, dents, and 5 hit-and-run accidents. Central Avenue, Watkins. The infor- Wrobleski is also the suspect in There were 11 arrests for DWI, mation was passed on to the MN an earlier theft of a motor vehicle 3 underage-consumption arrests, State Patrol. from Meeker County. The vehicle and 124 tickets for miscellaneous fl:3f; p.m. the Sheriff's Office thatwastakenwasa2008BlackFord traffic violations issued this week. received a complaint regarding a Escape. That vehicle was located Meeker County Sheriff's Office possible orditlance violation at a this date in the City of Raymond Sunday. Sept. 18 residence in the Watkins Trailer where it was also reported that there 12:25 a.m. the Sheriff's Office Park, Watkins. The deputy made wasanothervehiclestolenfromthat responded to a report of a vehi- contact with the homeowner who same location. The vehicle was a cle being stolen from a residence was advised of the complaint and 2007 Ieep Commander dark red or on 722nd Avenue, Dassel. The dep- given a warning. maroon in color. The vehicle had uty witnessed the vehicle turn into 9:41 p.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- Neff Motors dealer plates, a residence on MN Highway 15,patchedWatkins Rescue andWatkins Sunday, Sept. 18, at 12:25 a.m., Kingston. The deputy located the Ambulance, per the request of Stea- the Meeker County Sheriffs Office still-running vehicle, but the driver rns County Sheriff Office, for a med- received a call from a residence at had fled on foot. The deputies, with ical at a residence on 120th Street, 30907722Ave.inKingston. thatsome- the assistance of the MN St Patrol, Kimball. One individual was trans- one had just stolen their 1996 Chevy Wright County Sheriff Deputies ported to the St Cloud Hospital. Pick up truck and that it was headed and Wright County Sheriff K9 unit, Thursday, Sept. 15 south on 722nd Ave. Approximately searched, located and arrested Mat- 3:53 a.m. the Sheriff's Office five minutes later, a Meeker County thew James Wrobleski, age 37, of received a request to do a welfare Sheriffs deputy observed the sto- Willmar, for pending local charges check on an individual at a resi- len vehicle traveling south on High- as well as two warrants from Ren- dence in the Watkins Trailer Park. A way 15 just south of Kingston. The viUe County, for Felony Motor Vehi deputy made contact with the indi- deputy attempted to stop the vehi- ele Theft and Gross Misdemeanor vidual and everything was okay. cle, however the vehicle did not stop. Domestic Assault; and one warrant 9:16 a.m. the Sheriff's Office The suspect then drove into a yard from Redwood County for Proba- responded to and dispatched Dassel at the address of 27908 MN Hwy 15, tion Violation. Also dispatched to Rescue, Gold Cross Ambulance and and drove behind the residence and the scene was Gold Cross Ambu- Life Link III to a medical at a resi- into a swamp area. He then left the lance. (See full story above.) d~tle0 On 724th Av0riu0, Da 01. Lifo vehicle and ran on foot out into the 7:04 a.m. the Sheriff's Office took Link transported one individual to swamp area. Other Meeker County a report of a theft that occurred on Hennepin County Medical Center. Sheriff's deputies arrived on scene 722ndAvenue, Dassel 12:11 p.m. the Sheriff's Office along with Wright County deputies, a 7:39 a.m. the Sheriff's Office took dispatched Watkins Fire to a report Wright County K-9 handler, and State a report of a tamper with a motor of a brush fire in Stearns County Troopers. The Meeker County Sher- vehicle on County State Aid High- on County Road 2 and 170th Street, iff's Deputies with the assistance of way27, Kingston. Watkins. Watkins Fire extinguished the Wright County K-9 located the 9:08 a.m. the Sheriff's Office dis- the fire and there was no damage suspect hiding in the swamp approx- patched Watkins Ambulance, per reported. imately 50 yards northeast of the sto- Stearns County Sheriff's Office, for a len vehicle. The suspect was identi- medical on Hazel Avenue, Kimball. Crime/To page 9