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WILLMAR — The Willmar Police have secured a confession from a 40-year-old white male for burning U.S. flags at two downtown Willmar businesses.


According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, the man, a local resident who will not be named until he is formally charged, confessed Thursday to burning both flags at their separate locations on June 1.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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