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PHOTOS: City of Willmar auctions off unclaimed, seized property

The City of Willmar held an auction Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, which featured abandoned, unclaimed and seized property.

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Delmar Marcus of Willmar checks out a car during the City Auction at the City Storage Lot on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, in Willmar.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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WILLMAR — Folks came from all around bright and early Wednesday morning in search of a good deal as the City of Willmar and the Willmar Police Department held a City Auction on Wednesday at the City Storage Lot along Industrial Drive.

Ziemer Auction Services ran the auction, which featured televisions, car stereo speakers, bicycles and vehicles, throughout the morning hours. All items auctioned off were either abandoned, stole, lawfully seized or unclaimed and remained unclaimed.

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People crowd around to bid on items during the City Auction at the City Storage Lot in Willmar on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune
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People mingle around the City Storage Lot while waiting on items on which to bid on during the City Auction in Willmar on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022.
Macy Moore / West Central Tribune

Macy Moore is an award-winning photojournalist at the West Central Tribune in Willmar, Minnesota.
She can be reached via email: mmoore@wctrib.com or phone: 320.214.4338.
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