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Dispelling talk, Willmar, Minn., makes it clear: Police Department is not going away

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WILLMAR -- Members of the Willmar City Council made it clear Monday that they do not plan to disband the Willmar Police Department.

They really never did, but it came up during a budget brainstorming discussion, and word spread from there.


Then Councilman Doug Reese started getting phone calls and letters.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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