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Kandiyohi, Yellow Medicine countiesenact burning ban

GRANITE FALLS -- The sheriffs of Kandiyohi and Yellow Medicine counties have issued burning bans for their respective counties, effective Wednesday.

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Both Dan Hartog and Bill Flaten stated that the bans will be lifted when conditions change. Hartog cited high winds and dry conditions.

The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch and hazardous weather outlook for southwestern Minnesota counties.

Girl shot with BB gun

WILLMAR -- Police took a report of a 10-year-old girl who had been shot with a BB gun around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday. The caller reported that the incident happened around 7 p.m. Monday at Regency Estates East, 1400 Lakeland Drive N.E.

Theft

SPICER -- A gas drive-off theft was reported around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from Jahnke Foods, 375 Highway 23. The incident happened Tuesday evening and involved the theft of $35.68 in fuel.

Assault

WILLMAR -- An assault was reported around 11:55 p.m. Tuesday at the Kandiyohi County Jail, 2201 23rd ST. N.E.

Property damage

WILLMAR -- A vehicle that had been "keyed" was reported around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday along the 1600 block of Highway 12 East.

Arrest

SPICER -- A 23-year-old Spicer man was arrested for driving while impaired around 12:10 a.m. Wednesday along Green Lake Boulevard.

The arrest came after a citizen made a 911 call that someone had punched their fist through a window and needed a ride to the hospital.

Dispatch called the person back and found out that the person needing treatment had left the location in a private car.

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