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Woman charged with allegedly stealing $39K from Lutheran Social Service


WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Litchfield woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a single felony theft charge for allegedly stealing $39,516.99 intended to help students pay school expenses.

Jessica Beth Kruger is charged in Kandiyohi County District Court with stealing the money from Lutheran Social Service in Willmar. Kruger was released on her personal recognizance. Her next appearance is Jan. 11.

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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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