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A group of guinea hens, photographed Feb. 15, wintered over in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Guinea fowl pose tricky problem for Willmar police

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WILLMAR -- Willmar police officers were out-run, out-flown and out-maneuvered this past week in their attempts to capture four guinea fowl that had been living --- uninvited -- in a southwest Willmar neighborhood since last winter.


The goal was a catch-and-release plan, said Chief David Wyffels. The hope was that the guineas would be caught and relocated to an area farm.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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