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Harvest Bank-Kandiyohi Brings In New Loan Officer

Jeremiah Nelson has joined Harvest Bank-Kandiyohi Office as a loan officer. Nelson is a graduate of ACGC and earned a degree in finance, with honors, from St. Cloud State. He previously worked at Stearns Bank as a credit analyst. Nelson lives in the Atwater area and continues to help on his parents’ farm southwest of town.  […]

Ninja Warrior Among Us

Local resident, David Blom, competed in Saturday’s Ninja Warrior Competition in Spicer, an event put on as a fundraiser for Grace Place of Willmar.  David, a graduate of ACGC, completed the course in under a minute, placing 1st in his age category and 2nd overall. ‘ Congratulations David! Check out the video of David’s run […]

Kinsella Chiropractic Now Open

Kinsella Chiropractic Clinic of Litchfield has opened an office in Atwater.  Dr. Erin Hovey, DC, has provided her profile to help residents of Atwater know who she is and how she hopes to serve the Atwater Community.   Hello! My name is Dr. Erin Hovey, the newest member to Kinsella Chiropractic Clinic. My mission to become […]

Fire and Ambulance Squad Training

The sky was alive over Atwater on Tuesday, July 15th as the Atwater Fire Department and Ambulance received training and an inside look at the Life Link III helicopter. Atwater’s emergency personnel are trained in the procedures for setting up the landing area and communicating with the pilot for a safe landing at accident scenes. Treacherous and unknown weather or […]

Saying Goodbye to Officer Ross and K9 Callie

Via the Atwater Police Department’s Facebook page: On March 5th 2014 K9 Officer Ross Johnson and K9 Callie worked their last shift for the Atwater Police Department. Officer Johnson started with the department in 2006. He worked as a school liaison for a period of time before becoming thedepartments K9 officer. Officer Johnson and K9 […]

Loisa Rhode Celebrated 101st Birthday

Loisa was Queen for the Day   Loisa Rhode celebrated her 101st birthday on Sunday, February 9, 2014 at Sunny View in Atwater.  She would like to thank everyone that came and had cake and coffee with her.  

Quilter Keeps Connections with Atwater

Since retiring in 2010, Carol Williams, a former Atwaterite, has been focusing a little more intently on what used to be what she did for her own gifts welcoming babies as they entered the world.  She has also expanded by doing some things people have requested.  Carol is currently displaying her quilted pieces at Paws […]

Atwater Veteran Raises the Flag

Glenn Stranberg, 95, as an Armed Forces Veteran, had the chance to raise the flag at Target Field on Saturday, August 3rd before the Minnesota Twins faced the Houston Astros.  In the words of his son Kevin, “[It was a] great experience with lots of family and people from Atwater at the game.”  The Twins […]

K9 Officer helping to keep Atwater safe and drug-free

Atwater Police Department has been utilizing a K-9 unit for a number of years.  Many residents will remember Max, but not everyone knows Callie.  Callie is a 6 year old Belgian Malinois, who has been serving Atwater and Kandiyohi County since September of 2008.  She is partnered with Officer Ross Johnson, who has been working to keep her […]