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.
WILLMAR— On Aug. 15, the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA and Willmar Community Education and Recreation are hosting three sessions of a basic water safety course at teh Dorothy Olson...
'Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner' The Little Theatre presents "Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner" at 7 p.m. tonight through Saturday and Aug. 11-13. What do you do when you have three geriatric sisters as patients and all they want to do is sit at home and talk to one another all at the same time? You move another person in with them. At least, that's what Doc Lomax, played by Steve Gralish, does when he has a new nurse needing a place to live; a nurse with a secret, that is.
This is the records summary for Aug. 3. 911 outage WILLMAR—Authorities said 911 emergency service was briefly out of order in both Kandiyohi and Meeker counties Tuesday morning. Residents in Kandiyohi County received an automated alert from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office about the outage via email, text message and phone call just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Those in need of emergency service were directed to call 320-235-1260, the office stated in the alert.
This is the records summary for Aug. 2. Driver in chase crashes into house WILLMAR—No injuries were reported after a drunken high-speed chase early Saturday when a driver crashed into a cable box and a house near Fourth Street and Johanna Avenue Southeast in Willmar.