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Fire call

KANDIYOHI -- An electrical short in a plastic stock tank caused a minor fire and smoke Friday afternoon in a barn located at 10590 90th Ave. S.E. The Kandiyohi Fire Department was called at 1 p.m. and was on the scene for 45 minutes.

Fire Chief Dwight Ryks said the sheriff's office had removed the horses from the barn when firefighters arrived. Firefighters extinguished some burning hay and vented smoke from the barn.

The Lake Lillian Fire Department and the Atwater Fire Department were called to provide tanker trucks.


WILLMAR -- Willmar police officers received a report Sunday of the theft of a Nintendo from a residence in the 900 block of Second Street Southwest. The unit was valued at $179.

Criminal damage

WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi woman reported the roof and trunk lid were dented on her 1994 Oldsmobile while the car was parked Friday evening in the lot at Affiliated Community Medical Centers, according to the Willmar Police Department.