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Records published Aug. 6, 2022

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Theft

WILLMAR — A caller reported at 10:35 a.m. Friday that a press box in the 1400 block of 22nd Street Southwest in Willmar had been broken into and numerous items were missing.

Assault

WILLMAR — Willmar Police responded at 2:01 a.m. Friday to a report of an assault in the 600 block of Minnesota Avenue Southeast in Willmar in which one party hit the other with a bottle.

Fire

WILLMAR — Willmar Police and the Willmar Fire Department responded at 12:13 a.m. Friday to a report of a balcony fire in the 500 block of Lakeland Drive Southeast. The fire was extinguished before first responders arrived on scene.

Latest crime and courts:
Ryan William Hurd, 30, has been charged with four first-degree drug charges for allegedly selling methamphetamine. Court documents say nearly 4 pounds of the drug were seized in one search.

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The Kandiyohi County Fair closed Saturday after the annual week of events.
Following a few days of related events, the 37th annual New London to New Brighton Antique Car Run left New London on Saturday morning.
A public hearing regarding a land sale for a tiny home development and a public hearing for the rezoning of property surrounding the Uptown Willmar mall will take place during the Monday, Aug. 15, meeting of the Willmar City Council.
One hundred and twenty-five years ago, a group of men from Kandiyohi County decided the time was right to commemorate the county's pioneers. Thus, the Old Settlers Association was born. Today, the Kandiyohi County Historical Society continues that tradition by preserving and protecting the county's vast and varied history. On Aug. 20, an anniversary celebration will be held at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds to mark the society's important birthday.