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Cartoon by Ed Fischer
March 17, 2015
Records published March 18
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe...
March 17, 2015 - 11:07pm
March 16, 2015
Records published March 17
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railyard...
March 16, 2015 - 11:46pm
February 23, 2015
Blomkest fish fry
Eric Bjonfald, left, and Dan Brink fry up fish and fries with other volunteers in a makeshift tent adjacent to the fire hall at the evening session...
February 23, 2015 - 12:13am
February 10, 2015
Ice, winds knock out power in Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest area
CLARA CITY – Ice and windy conditions are blamed for a power outage that affected customers in the Xcel Energy service territory including Clara City, Raymond, Prinsburg and Blomkest on Tuesday morning. The outage affected 905 customers in the area, from 7:16 to 10:17 a.m., according...
February 10, 2015 - 3:18pm
June 19, 2014
Antique Power Collectors cancel show, set Sunday social gathering instead
BLOMKEST — The West Central Antique Power Collectors, due to heavy rain, have cancelled their power show originally scheduled for Saturday and Sunday and have instead scheduled a social gathering from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the show site located one-half mile east of Blomkest on...
June 19, 2014 - 10:41pm
Antique Power show at Blomkest cancelled due to wet conditions
BLOMKEST — Waterlogged ground conditions have forced the cancellation this weekend of the 18th annual West Central Antique Power Collectors summer show. Organizers called off the show on Thursday. It was scheduled to be held Saturday and Sunday in Blomkest.
June 19, 2014 - 3:40pm
May 23, 2014
County’s vintage Snogo finds new home near Blomkest
WILLMAR –– A vintage highway snow blower that could have been destined for the scrap metal pile was instead driven down the road Thursday...
May 23, 2014 - 3:00am
February 21, 2014
Tribune delivery delayed in some towns due to blizzard conditions
Delivery of the West Central Tribune this morning has been delayed in some areas due to the blizzard conditions. Tribune subscribers will have late delivery this morning in the towns of Bird Island, Olivia, Hector, Cosmos, Blomkest, Lake Lillian, Renville and Prinsburg. The...
February 21, 2014 - 9:10am
July 12, 2013
Blomkest gets groovy
July 12, 2013 - 10:57am
April 24, 2013
Records for April 25
This is the records summary for April 25. Burglary BLOMKEST — Miscellaneous tools, fuel and batteries were taken from a location in the 17000 block of U.S. Highway 71 South following a burglary. Entry was gained by cutting a hole in the side of the shed. The incident was investigated...
April 24, 2013 - 9:56pm
June 25, 2012
Antique Power Show
June 25, 2012 - 12:00am
March 24, 2012
One dies after morning crash near Blomkest
BLOMKEST -- One driver died after a two-vehicle head-on crash Friday morning which left the other driver in critical condition. The crash occurred in foggy conditions shortly after 6:30 a.m. near Blomkest. Both drivers were taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, where Brian...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
March 23, 2012
Update 9:49 p.m.: Willmar man dies after morning crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- Authorities have released the identity of the person who died after a two-vehicle crash at about 6:40 a.m. near Blomkest Brian C. Larson, 42 , of Willmar, died, according to information from the Minnesota State Patrol. Injured in the crash was John A. Folk, 19, of Olivia....
March 23, 2012 - 9:51pm
Update 1:45 p.m.: One dies after morning crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- One person has died after a two-vehicle crash at about 6:40 a.m. near Blomkest. The identity of the person who died has not yet been released. Injured in the crash was John A. Folk, 19, of Olivia. He was listed in critical condition at Rice Memorial Hospital of Willmar,...
March 23, 2012 - 1:40pm
Two hurt this morning in two-vehicle crash near Blomkest, Minn.
BLOMKEST -- Two people were injured and transported to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar following a two-vehicle crash near Blomkest this morning. Conditions were foggy at the time. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office was notified at 6:39 a.m. and emergency services were dispatched...
March 23, 2012 - 8:44am