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Memorial Day 2017: Willmar, area communities plan cemetery services and more
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
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Roger Herbert Holm
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Column: Lessons from a great leader
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February 8, 2017
Police to host second seminar on policing in diverse communities
WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department will host officers from the Latino Peace Officers Association's Minnesota chapter Thursday for...
February 8, 2017 - 11:15pm
June 28, 2016
Police ask for public's help locating missing Willmar boys
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is actively searching for two missing 10-year-old Willmar boys, last seen on the dock by the northwest...
June 28, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 18, 2016
Willmar Police set to host second 'Coffee with the Cops' Thursday
WILLMAR-- After a steady turnout at its first run in April, a second "Coffee with the Cops" event has been set for Thursday at Caribou Coffee,...
May 18, 2016 - 4:13pm
May 10, 2016
Willmar police officers honored for their quick response to domestic assault, arson last year
BLOOMINGTON — Three Willmar police officers have been honored by the American Red Cross for their quick responses in a 2015 domestic assault...
May 10, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar police cite more than 100 in distracted driving campaign
WILLMAR — Perched in the back of city buses, Willmar police officers went above and beyond — quite literally — to catch distracted drivers in mid-April. The elevation from the buses gave officers increased visibility to see distracted drivers and stop them in their tracks. It...
May 2, 2016 - 9:37pm
October 26, 2015
Video: Willmar PD finds appreciation for its outreach efforts downtown
WILLMAR — Sgt. Mike Jahnke says downtown businesses and people who live downtown appreciate the Willmar Police Department’s recent effort...
October 26, 2015 - 12:47am
VIDEO: Willmar police officer to patrol the state fair for the third year
WILLMAR –– When Tim Wallace goes to work today he’ll still be wearing his Willmar Police Department uniform, but instead of patrolling...
August 26, 2015 - 11:40pm
June 20, 2015
Man flees officers in stolen vehicle at speeds over 90 mph
WILLMAR – A 27-year-old Saint Cloud man is in custody after leading law officers on a high speed chase from Spicer to Willmar in a stolen vehicle after 1 a.m. on Saturday. The suspect is in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending charges of fleeing police officers in a motor vehicle,...
June 20, 2015 - 9:14am
May 14, 2015
Willmar Police to replace cruisers with utility vehicles
WILLMAR — Willmar Police Department will begin replacing sedan squad cars this year with utility-type vehicles, and will transition the appearance...
May 14, 2015 - 11:49pm
April 7, 2015
Willmar police chief watches over heated discussions after city council meeting Monday
WILLMAR — Police Chief Jim Felt provided a “presence’’ at the table after a heated discussion broke out among three Willmar City Council members and two members of the public following the council’s abrupt adjournment Monday night. In an interview Tuesday, Felt said he...
April 7, 2015 - 10:19pm
October 31, 2014
Willmar Police apprehend 17-year-old who fled with stolen vehicle
WILLMAR - A 17-year-old boy faces possible felony charges for motor vehicle theft and fleeing police in a motor vehicle after being apprehended by Willmar Police officers Thursday night. The Willmar Police Department reported today that it received a report that a vehicle had been...
October 31, 2014 - 12:09pm
October 21, 2014
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County has been without a canine unit since Willmar Police Department’s German shepherd, Cato, retired from service in...
October 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 9, 2014
Letter: His choice for new police chief
In the past we have had some great men that have been chief of police here in Willmar, men that came up through the ranks of our local police department. We have that opportunity again to promote a man that knows Willmar and its citizens and would make another great chief for Willmar. I...
June 9, 2014 - 9:41am
May 30, 2014
Man gets stayed prison, probation, fines for assault on police
WILLMAR — Cody Lee Friese, 24, of Kandiyohi, was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison, which was stayed, three years of probation, 190 days in jail and $2,500 in fines on two felony charges related to assaulting three Willmar police officers in December. As part of his sentence...
May 30, 2014 - 12:25am
February 28, 2014
Willmar police continue investigating drug store robbery
WILLMAR — Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels said Friday that officers continue to investigate the armed robbery at around 6:40 p.m. Thursday of the Thrifty White Drug store in the Skylark Center, 1600 First St. S. Wyffels said officers are pulling videos from the bank nearby and...
February 28, 2014 - 11:38pm