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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
December 5, 2015
Records published Dec. 5
This is the records summary for Dec. 5. Man injured in equipment accident at Murdock cooperative BENSON — A rural DeGraff man was injured Thursday after accidentally being pinned between two pieces of equipment at Glacial Plains Cooperative in Murdock. The Swift County Sheriff’s...
December 5, 2015 - 12:16am
November 19, 2015
Speed limits to increase on some area highways
WILLMAR, Minn. – The speed limit will be increasing from 55 mph to 60 mph next week on several west central Minnesota highways.The Minnesota Department of Transportation is scheduled to install new speed limit signs Monday and Tuesday, weather permitting. The areas with increased...
November 19, 2015 - 4:42pm
October 26, 2015
Records published Oct. 26
This is the records summary for Oct. 26. Driver injured after swerving for deer GLENWOOD — A motorist was injured when his car went off the road Saturday night on Minnesota Highway 29, north of Highway 55 near Glenwood. The Minnesota State Patrol said Anthony M. Fletcher, 20,...
October 26, 2015 - 12:34am
October 23, 2015
Search for missing Starbuck teen continues; authorities request public's help
ALEXANDRIA -- A missing teen might still be in the four-county area, according to Douglas County Sheriff Troy Wolbersen.
October 23, 2015 - 12:51pm
October 21, 2015
Records published Oct. 21
This is the records summary for Oct. 21. Buffalo Lake collision injures one BUFFALO LAKE — A Crystal man was injured Tuesday evening when the Jeep he was driving broadsided an eastbound semitrailer on U.S. Highway 212 in Buffalo Lake. James C. Murphy, 36, was transported to Glencoe...
October 21, 2015 - 12:32am
October 5, 2015
Convoy, deployment ceremony planned Thursday for Willmar's Guard unit
WILLMAR — Members of the 682nd Engineering Battalion based in Willmar will be leaving later this month for a nine-month deployment to Kuwa...
October 5, 2015 - 12:36am
Records published Oct. 5
This is the records summary for Oct. 5. Crash MURDOCK — Alton R. King, 70, of Olivia, suffered what was described as a non-life-threatening injury in a two-car crash Saturday morning on U.S. Highway 12 near Murdock, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. A 1998 Buick LeSabre...
October 5, 2015 - 12:12am
October 1, 2015
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
Art and life are one in the same for Tamara Isfeld, but here’s the rub. “I will never live long enough to do all the different types of...
October 1, 2015 - 9:10am