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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
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May 22, 2016
Records published May 23
Missing woman found in South Dakota WILLMAR — A 20-year-old woman, who was reported missing May 12, has been found. According to a post on the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Ofice Facebook Page, Marissa Kristine Quade was found Saturday night in Watertown, South Dakota. Last week...
May 22, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 20, 2016
Records published May 21
This is the records summary for May 21. Two injured when vehicle drives off bridge into river LAMBERTON — A vehicle drove off a bridge on Redwood County Road 6 and flipped on its roof into the Cottonwood River, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. It happened around...
May 20, 2016 - 11:51pm
May 11, 2016
Records published May 11
This is the records summary for May 11. Drug-related arrests WILLMAR — Sergeant Ross Ardoff of the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force said Tuesday in a news release that three people have been arrested pending charges stemming from a May 3 narcotics search warrant at a rural Cottonwood...
May 11, 2016 - 12:03am
April 15, 2016
St. Cloud man sentenced to seven years for crash that left couple dead
A St. Cloud man was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison for the August crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota. Tom Souvannaphong,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:09am
April 11, 2016
Records published April 11
This is the records summary for April 11. Willmar man hurt in Douglas County crash ALEXANDRIA — A Willmar man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night in Douglas County but his three passengers — all children under the age of 9 — escaped without injury. According to...
April 11, 2016 - 12:00am
April 9, 2016
Records published April 9
This is the records summary for April 9. Vandalism arrest WILLMAR — Police have arrested a man they say is connected to the criminal damage of 10 separate Willmar businesses, residences and city parks. According to a news release from Willmar Police Sergeant Chad Nelson, 22-year-old...
April 9, 2016 - 12:00am
March 30, 2016
Records published March 30
This is the records summary for March 30. Man transported to hospital after crash WILLMAR — A 40-year-old Willmar man was injured around 9...
March 30, 2016 - 12:00am
March 21, 2016
Records published March 21
This is the records summary for March 21. Suspicious activity WILLMAR — A resident reported Sunday morning that a man had kicked in the door and tried to assault the resident. The incident was reported in the 300 block of Robert Street Southeast. Crash MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo...
March 21, 2016 - 12:00am
February 29, 2016
Records published Feb. 29
This is the records summary for Feb. 29. Head-on crash near Roscoe injures two ROSCOE — A Willmar woman was injured in a head-on crash Saturday night on state Highway 23 near Roscoe after the driver of the other vehicle crossed the center line. According to the Minnesota State Patrol,...
February 29, 2016 - 12:00am
February 27, 2016
Records published Feb. 27
This is the records summary for Feb. 27. Theft RENVILLE — A mini-van was reported stolen from a residence in the 6000 block of 225 Avenue Southwest. WILLMAR — A cell phone was reported stolen at 9:23 a.m. Friday in the 1400 block of First Street South. Motorcycle accident LITCHFIELD...
February 27, 2016 - 12:00am
February 2, 2016
Schools closing ahead of winter storm
WILLMAR -- Willmar Public Schools will be closing 2 hours early today. Many other schools in the area have also announced early closings in anticipation...
February 2, 2016 - 11:57am
January 23, 2016
Records published Jan. 23
This is the records summary for Jan. 23. Crash BENSON — Rodney Jaenisch, 59, of Clara City, was seriously injured Friday morning in an accident on U.S. Highway 12 east of Benson after he fell asleep at the wheel and drove across the center line, according to the Minnesota State...
January 23, 2016 - 12:11am
January 8, 2016
Road conditions deteriorating in west central Minnesota; MnDOT advising caution
WILLMAR – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists in west central and southwest Minnesota to drive with caution due to deteriorating weather conditions and icy roads caused by blowing snow. The Minnesota State Patrol has reported a number of spinouts...
January 8, 2016 - 3:13pm
December 21, 2015
Records published Dec. 21
This is the records summary for Dec. 21. Crash MORTON — Three people were injured in a one-vehicle crash at 8 a.m. Sunday morning on state Highway 19 east of Morton. According to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol, roads were icy, and the 2007 Chrysler minivan heading east...
December 21, 2015 - 12:00am
December 18, 2015
Records published Dec. 18
This is the records summary for Dec. 18. Five taken to hospital after head-on crash east of Hawick WILLMAR — Five people were taken to the hospital following a head-on crash Wednesday evening in Kandiyohi County. None experienced life-threatening injuries, according to the Minnesota...
December 18, 2015 - 12:01am