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DNR investigating report of zebra mussel on Green Lake
Alzheimer’s coalition settles on projects to implement
Dayton asks for earlier release of MNsure policy rates
8 Minnesota counties declared disaster areas
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November 27, 2009
Bemidji man held locally for church beating
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree assault, aggravated robbery and theft for allegedly beating and robbing a 73-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran...
news / local
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
Woman faces charges for taking pills to jail in her sock
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Spicer woman faces a fifth-degree drug possession charge, plus a gross misdemeanor for introducing contraband to a prohibited location, for allegedly bringing pills into the Kandiyohi County Jail in her sock. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 for Angela...
news / local
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
July 28, 2009
Swift County will buy wayside rest stop
BENSON -- Swift County will take over ownership of a wayside rest that's currently owned by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The commissioners voted last week to purchase the Pomme De Terre Wayside Rest for $1 from the state. The site includes a restroom and about...
news / region
July 28, 2009 - 12:00am
June 3, 2009
Fewer state prisoners means less revenue for county
WILLMAR -- Starting in July, the state will be boarding fewer prisoners in the Kandiyohi County Jail.
news / local / state
June 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
State could take over short-term prisoners now housed by counties
WILLMAR -- Gov. Tim Pawlenty said he wants the state to take over housing "short-term" prisoners from counties. Doing so would save the state and counties money, said Pawlenty during an interview Tuesday with the West Central Tribune. Since 2004, as a cost-saving move for the state,...
news / local
February 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
Stevens Co. commissioner subject of recall effort over jail project
MORRIS - A group of Stevens County residents frustrated by their inability to get three commissioners to delay a building and renovation project apparently will attempt to stall the process themselves, and attempt to recall one of the commissioners. The group is initiating a recall...
news / region
February 11, 2009 - 9:00am
October 10, 2008
Commissioner touts community service program as county's 'best kept secret'
WILLMAR -- Adult and juvenile criminal offenders are providing nearly a half-million dollars in community service work each year in Kandiyohi County. If their work was paid in real dollars, the county's $1.1 million Corrections Department would be cut nearly in half. Community service...
local / community
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am