According to Willmar police, sometime between 9 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m. Friday, someone entered Bethel Lutheran Church and stole the entire church safe, a heavy, gray safe about 2½ feet cubed. The church's cemetery records were in the safe. The 125 years of records are not recorded anywhere else. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Willmar police investigating burglaries; safe taken from Bethel Church, pastors make plea for return of records
WILLMAR -- Willmar police are investigating a series of burglaries, including the burglary of Bethel Lutheran Church in downtown Willmar, and are asking the public for any information they may have regarding the crimes.
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