This is the records summary for Aug. 10 Hit-and-run crash WILLMAR—The Willmar Police Department is investigating a Monday crash, during which a vehicle hit a 21-year-old pedestrian on a bike. The crash happened at the intersection of First Street South and Litchfield Avenue, sometime before 5:30 p.m. Monday. The bicyclist did not suffer any major injuries in the crash. The incident was reported by staff at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar. They said the bicyclist was at the hospital, getting X-rays after the crash.
This is the records summary for Aug. 9. Authorities still seek driver who fled injury-accident LAKE LILLIAN—The driver in a one-vehicle accident Saturday night south of Lake Lillian that injured a woman and her three young children is still being sought by authorities. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, officers responded to a report of an accident at around 10:49 p.m. Saturday.
WILLMAR -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently awarded Rice Memorial Hospital four stars in the CMS overall hospital quality star ratings. The rating methodology uses 62 quality...
WILLMAR—A single-vehicle rollover crash on U.S. Highway 12 in east Willmar Sunday evening disrupted traffic and interupted electricity in some areas. A car was traveling west on Highway 12 when it began leaving the northside of the roadway, just north of the highway's intersection with Anthony Street S.E. The vehicle then missed one power pole, struck a second power pole and ended up landing near an adjacent power pole in the 500 block of Highway 12. The condition of the vehicle's driver was not available at press time.
Fire destroys semi, damages building LITCHFIELD—A fire was reported Thursday afternoon in Meeker County that destroyed a semi and damaged a commercial building where the vehicle was being stored. The fire was reported by an employee at 3:39 p.m. at a business in the 23000 block of Minnesota Highway 22 south of Litchfield, the Meeker County Sheriff's Office reported.
This is the records summary for Aug. 5. Burglary SPICER—A burglary was reported just before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 9000 block of Highway 23 Northeast in Spicer. A Jagermeister machine and a Browning .22 rifle were reported as stolen, and the entry doors to a building were damaged. Driving complaint
A puppet show based on "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss was held Thursday at at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. The special event was part of the final week of...
The official poster art for this year's Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! was unveiled Thursday at The Barn Theatre in Willmar. Sandra Schlagel was on hand to display her quilt, ahead...
This is the records summary for Aug. 4. Indecent exposure WILLMAR—A woman on the 300 block of 23rd Street Southeast reported indecent exposure to police Tuesday. In her call to the Willmar Police Department around 7:15 p.m., she said her neighbor was outside on his deck, had exposed himself and was yelling at her. Arrest
WILLMAR — Lakeland Drive Northeast has reopened to traffic from Litchfield Avenue to the BNSF Railway crossing. The street had been closed for water main improvements. Both the northbound and southbound lanes reopened Wednesday evening, according to a news release from the city of Willmar. Motorists are advised of gravel trench areas, however. The contractor for the improvements is Duininck Inc. of Prinsburg. Milling and paving is scheduled to be completed by Aug. 31.