Archive for Watertown

Rails to Trails gallery posted

There was fun for people of all ages at Rails to Trails in Watertown last weekend. Click here to see some of the photos:

Milk truck tips over on Highway 7

CARVER COUNTY, MN – A section of Highway 7 near Watertown was closed for  about five hours after a milk truck tipped over late July 17.

The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Ralph Runnalls, 61, of New Jersey, was driving a milk truck at 9:46 p.m. when he lost control on the roundabout at Carver County Road 10 and the truck tipped over.

He was hauling 5,000 pounds of milk, none of which spilled, according to reports.

No injuries were reported at the scene. Runnalls was issued a citation for failure to drive with due care.

BlackHawk, Zellar on stage at Rib Fest Sat.

Rib Fest is set for Saturday, July 23 at B’s on the River in Watertown, featuring performances by country group BlackHawk, and Gear Daddies lead singer Martin Zellar. More than 20 varieties of ribs will be showcased, with guests having the opportunity to purchase a “tasting kit.” Other food will also be available for purchase. General admission tickets are $10, available online, at Jacque B’s Kitchen & Cocktails in Montrose, or at B’s on the River.

Wildcats fan appreciation game Sunday

The Winsted Wildcats will take on the Watertown Red Devils Sunday, July 24 in a 1 p.m. game at Denis Campbell Field. This will be the annual fan appreciation game with a hog raffle. A kids only bicycle raffle is also planned.

McLeod Co-op looks to return money to former members

MCLEOD COUNTY, MN – The McLeod Co-op has money for former members. They are looking for current mailing addresses of members who had capital credit checks returned to them by the U.S. Postal Service in 2015-16. If you have a current mailing address for anyone listed, notify the office at (320)864-3148, or have the former member contact them directly.

Michael J. Bickman – Lester Prairie

Mike A. Cohrs – Watertown

Chris L. Fischer – Watertown

James Harmening – Howard Lake

Christopher B. Johnson – Mayer

Darryl Jones – Winsted

Donald J. Martin – Winsted

John and Val McCain – Montrose

Scott M. Olson – Montrose

Lance Pasket – Watertown

Valerie Pecharich – Lester Prairie

Benilda Schermann – Winsted

Bruce Seth – Lester Prairie

John C. Simmons – Mayer

Dean and Kim Noel Strehler – Mayer

Joy I. VanDaele – Winsted

Steven Votava – Winsted

Aaron J. Wiemiller – Winsted

Funeral notice: Earline Robinson King, 68, of Watertown

Watertown, MN – Earline Robinson King, 68, died of uterine cancer Monday, July 11, 2016, at her home in Watertown. A memorial service to celebrate Earline’s incredible life will take place Tuesday, July 19 at 4 p.m. at the Watertown Evangelical Free Church, 509 Jefferson Ave SW, Watertown. There will be a gathering of family and friends from 3 to 4 p.m. at the church, prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.