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Howard Hong, employee during 1930 Willmar bank robbery, dies at age 97

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WILLMAR -- Howard Hong was about 18 years old and was working as a teller in the downtown Bank of Willmar when members of the "Machine Gun Kelly'' gang entered the bank on the morning of July 15, 1930, robbed the bank of $70,000 and wounded three people in the process.


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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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