Bird Island News


04/26/2018 02:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges 

Jeffery George Ackerson, Jr., and Sheena Marie Ackerson are facing charges related to the fire that destroyed their home in Bird Island on Jan. 15. Photo submitted by Renville County Sheriff's Department OLIVIA, Minn.-The owners of a Bird Island home destroyed by fire in January have now been charged in connection with that fire. Jeffrey George Ackerson Jr., 34, is facing felony charges of arson, insurance fraud and cruelty to animals, while his wife, Sheena Marie Ackerson, 36, has been charged with one felony count of aiding and abetting insurance fraud.


04/26/2018 02:27 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Are they arsonists? 

The owners of a south-central Minnesota home destroyed by fire in January have now been charged in connection with that fire. Jeffrey George Ackerson Jr., 34, of Bird Island is facing felony charges of arson, insurance fraud and cruelty to animals, while his wife, Sheena Marie Ackerson, 36, has been charged with one felony count of aiding and abetting insurance fraud.


04/25/2018 02:34 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Memorial Day Programs 2018 

In 1999 Congress ensured that the nation was given the opportunity to show their appreciation publicly for troops past and present. May is Military Appreciation Month because there are many days marked to note our military's achievements including: Silver Star Service Banner Day , Loyalty Day , Victory in Europe Day commemorating the end of WWII in Europe in 1945 , Children of Fallen Patriots Day, Military Spouse Appreciation Day , Armed Forces Week , Armed Forces Day , Maritime Day , and Memorial Day ends the month with a day to remember the service and sacrifice of those who gave all.


04/23/2018 03:11 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Willkommen Committee greets new MBW operations directors 

There are three new operations directors at MBW Company, Brandy Kuck, Ron Agler, and Tyler Berg, and the Willkommen Committee stopped by to meet and congratulate them! Brandy Kuck, of Hanska, was promoted internally from manager to Operations Director. Brandy started working at MBW at age 16. She also worked at MRCI for a while, and has been back at MBW for the past 12 years.