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December 28, 2014
Records published Dec. 28
This is the records summary for Dec. 29. Vehicle break-in SPICER — The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office received a report at 11:13 p.m. Saturday that a vehicle had partially broken through the ice on Green Lake, west of County Road 4 and off the access on Indian Beach Road....
December 28, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 19, 2014
Warning issued on telephone scam pretending to be law enforcement officer
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office issued a warning today about a telephone scam in which the caller pretends to be a law enforcement officer. The sheriff’s office received report the scam on Dec. 11., according to a Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office news release. ...
news / local
December 19, 2014 - 10:18am
December 18, 2014
County approves aquatic invasive species plan
WILLMAR — With $256,000 in state funding on the line, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners approved a plan for continued efforts to tackle aquatic invasive species, such as zebra mussels. The Legislature approved funds for counties to address the problem, and a required...
news / local
December 18, 2014 - 10:27pm
December 16, 2014
Kandiyohi County Board names Commissioner Jim Butterfield chairman of the board, again
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners will not have a new chairman next year. Commissioner Jim Butterfield, who served as chairman this year, will fill the post again next year. In a unanimous vote Tuesday by his fellow commissioners, Butterfield was elected as...
December 16, 2014 - 10:51pm
Kandiyohi County approves trailer park tax abatement
WILLMAR — A Hutchinson developer will receive tax abatement from Kandiyohi County, but the amount will be less than what he had requested for his project to redevelop the former Regency East mobile home park in Willmar. At its meeting Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners...
December 16, 2014 - 10:48pm
Records published Dec. 17
This is the records summary for Dec. 17. District Court Kandiyohi County WILLMAR — Sharika Latoya Webb, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of felony financial transaction card fraud stemming from an incident in which $530 was charged on a stolen debit card. As...
December 16, 2014 - 10:39pm
December 15, 2014
EDC endorses strategic plan
WILLMAR — The board of the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission has approved a strategic plan for 2015, with goals that range from increasing countywide business development to enhancing the county’s broadband infrastructure. Members of the joint...
December 15, 2014 - 10:51pm
December 14, 2014
Warm weather leads to unsafe ice conditions; Sheriff's Office urges extreme caution
WILLMAR - After an early start to winter, many folks are welcoming the warm weather, but a March-like spate of above-freezing temperatures has...
news / local
December 14, 2014 - 3:56pm
December 9, 2014
Records published Dec. 10
This is the records summary for Dec. 10. Narcotics arrest HAWICK — Two people face pending charges of fifth-degree drug possession and possession of drug paraphernalia after a narcotics search warrant was conducted Tuesday morning. Officers from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s...
December 9, 2014 - 11:12pm
Convictions published Dec. 9
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Luis Fernando Escobar Chilel, 25, Willmar, first-degree criminal sexual conduct, March 1 Gross misdemeanor Stephanie...
December 9, 2014 - 11:10pm
Kandiyohi County puts zoning for private veterans cemetery on hold
BELGRADE — No one doubts the good intentions of Marlyn Marquardt to create a privately owned cemetery in northern Kandiyohi County where veterans such as himself and their families can be buried. But during a lengthy public hearing Monday, the county’s Planning Commission quizzed...
December 9, 2014 - 9:55pm
December 8, 2014
Willmar Public Schools' portion of property taxes to drop in 2015
WILLMAR — The Willmar School Board has set a 2015 levy for the district that is nearly $700,000 less than this year’s levy. The board adopted the 2015 levy after holding the annual Truth in Taxation hearing to explain the levy to the public. Only a handful of people, mostly school...
December 8, 2014 - 10:48pm
December 7, 2014
Records published Dec. 8
This is the records summary for Dec. 8. Fatal accident on Highway 12 west of Grove City WILLMAR — The Minnesota State Patrol was investigating a fatal accident on U.S. Highway 12, about two miles west of Grove City reported at 6:22 p.m. Sunday. No other details were available...
December 7, 2014 - 9:11pm
December 4, 2014
Kandiyohi County budget and levy get review
WILLMAR — The $64 million budget and $29.8 million net levy proposed for Kandiyohi County for 2015 was presented during a truth in taxation hearing Thursday at the Health and Human Services building. The budget reflects an increase of $517,000 over 2014. Additional expenses...
December 4, 2014 - 10:15pm
Records published Dec. 5
This is the records summary for Dec. 5. Theft WILLMAR — Theft of a wallet containing $175 cash was reported at 11:04 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast. WILLMAR — Theft of a debit card and $150 cash was reported at 9:39 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block...
December 4, 2014 - 10:03pm