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Fire departments respond to barn and hay fire northwest of Blomkest
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Hearings postponed again in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
Vikings RB Murray has surgery on ankle
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Warriors' Kerr not resting case on sitting stars
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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American wines are gaining in popularity
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February 4, 2017
Records published Feb. 4
This is the records summary for Feb. 4. Property damage WILLMAR — A woman reported that someone had poured oil into her gas tank in the 1100 block of Sixth Street Southeast. The damage was reported Friday afternoon. WILLMAR — A resident in the 700 block of Third Street...
February 4, 2017 - 5:22am
November 28, 2016
Records published Nov. 28
This is the record summary for Nov. 28. Arrests WILLMAR — A 23-year-old man was arrested shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday after a traffic stop at Benson Avenue Southwest and 10th Street. He was arrested on suspicion of second-degree driving while under the influence, testing...
November 28, 2016 - 6:09am
Records published June 28
Drugs seizedGRANITE FALLS -- A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday after a search at a Granite Falls home turned up 1¾ pounds of methamphetamine, according to Sgt. Ross Ardoff of the CEE-VI Drug and Task Force. Agents with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the CEE-VI...
June 28, 2016 - 9:49am
February 26, 2016
Records published Feb. 26
This is the records summary for Feb. 26. Arrests WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office arrested four people on drunken driving-related traffic stops late Wednesday and early Thursday. A sheriff’s deputy stopped a 21-year-old driver just before midnight Wednesday at...
February 26, 2016 - 12:00am
January 5, 2016
Records published Jan. 5
Here are the records for Jan. 5: Arrests WILLMAR — A 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving at 1:05 a.m. Monday at U.S. Highway 12 and 41st Street Northeast. KANDIYOHI — A 35-year-old woman was arrested at 3:37 a.m. Monday on an outstanding warrant after...
January 5, 2016 - 12:00am
December 14, 2015
Records published Dec. 14
This is the records summary for Dec. 14. Arrests RAYMOND — A 37-year-old man was arrested Friday night on Minnesota Highway 23 in Raymond for driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made around 10 p.m. when police were called to investigate a vehicle that had gone off the road....
December 14, 2015 - 12:33am
December 9, 2015
Law enforcement make 22 warrant arrests on North Dakota reservation
FORT TOTTEN, N.D.--Law enforcement officers have made 22 arrests in a large-scale warrant operation on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation and in the Devils Lake area after the tribal council has expressed worry about a drug epidemic. During Operation No Sanctuary, the U.S. Marshals...
December 9, 2015 - 11:25pm
December 1, 2015
Suspects found in rash of vehicle thefts in Raymond
RAYMOND - A 10-year-old boy and an 18-year-old male are suspects in a rash of car break-ins in Raymond. According to a news release from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog, the Sheriff’s Office received a call shortly after midnight Tuesday that a vehicle on First Avenue South...
December 1, 2015 - 1:38pm
October 6, 2015
Editorial by Dave Granlund
October 6, 2015 - 12:00am
September 24, 2015
DWI fatalities, arrests continue downward trend
ST. PAUL — Drunken driving arrests and fatalities are continuing a five-year downward trend, said the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Thursday. The recently released Minnesota Impaired Driving Facts 2014 report shows impaired-related traffic fatalities dropped to 91 in 2014,...
September 24, 2015 - 10:55pm
May 25, 2015
Records published May 26
Here is the records summary for May 26: Theft PENNOCK — A gun and speakers were reported stolen Saturday in the 7000 block of 156 Avenue Northwest. A 9mm Smith & Wesson Shield handgun and a Dodge Ram subwoofer box with two, 10-inch kicker subwoofers were taken in the...
May 25, 2015 - 11:07pm
April 23, 2015
Two Dassel men arrested Wednesday for criminal sexual conduct
DASSEL – The Meeker County Sheriff’s office arrested two Dassel men Wednesday alleged to have sexually assaulted a juvenile female. The suspects, a 22-year-old man and a 48-year-old man, each face a pending charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Both suspects...
April 23, 2015 - 4:21pm
Records published March 24
The following contains the records summary for March 24. Arrests SPICER — A 44-year-old man was arrested for domestic assault and interfering with emergency communication at 11:26 p.m. Sunday in the 100 block of Lakeview Drive. WILLMAR — A 46-year-old man was arrested...
March 23, 2015 - 10:46pm
February 18, 2015
Records published Feb. 19
The following is the records summary for Feb. 19. Arrests RAYMOND — A 22-year-old man was arrested at 2:42 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 23 and Kandi-Chippewa Line Road Southwest. He faces pending charges of driving while impaired, driving after suspension...
February 18, 2015 - 11:18pm
February 17, 2015
Records published Feb. 18
The following is the records summary for Feb. 18. Vehicle falls through ice Monday on Long Lake WILLMAR — A vehicle reportedly fell through ice Monday night on Long Lake north of Willmar. No one was reportedly injured, but the vehicle became completely submerged in the water. It...
February 17, 2015 - 11:22pm