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November 3, 2017
Standoff in Benson ends peacefully
November 3, 2017 - 1:14pm
June 26, 2014
Called the “peace keeper,” this former military vehicle was used Thursday when law enforcement entered a northwest Willmar home where police believed a suspect in a morning stabbing was hiding. A 64-year-old woman was injured in the incident. The 19-year-old male suspect was not in the home. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Nineteen-year-old arrested for stabbing woman in Willmar
June 26, 2014 - 11:23pm
March 15, 2013
Hancock school custodian Aaron Solvie, right, gave a tour of the school to members of West Central SWAT before a training exercise at the school in Hancock.  Forum News Service photo
Regional SWAT trains for dangerous calls in rural areas
March 15, 2013 - 10:59pm
November 30, 2012
Nearly two-dozen officers from the Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office participate Thursday in SWAT training at a home along the 1600 block of Litchfield Avenue Southeast in Willmar. The goal of the law enforcement training was making tactical entries into the building and search rooms for drugs, weapons, suspects or hostages. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Willmar, Minn., Police Department, Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office conduct SWAT training
November 30, 2012 - 12:00am
November 29, 2012
A group of officers from the Willmar Police Department and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Department conduct a second story breaching Thursday morning during SWAT training exercises at a vacant house in east button
Video: SWAT Training
November 29, 2012 - 12:52pm
November 19, 2008
Letter: Benefits of smoke-free law
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am