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Records published June 17, 2022

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Graffiti reported at Willmar park

WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department took a report of graffiti found on playground equipment around 6:17 a.m. Thursday at Willmar's Southfield Park on 28th Avenue Southwest. Willmar Public Works started cleaning it up by 8:38 a.m. Photos of the graffiti were taken and filed.

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A 50-year-old Red Wing woman has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder related to leaving her new born infant boy in the Lake Pepin as part of a plea deal.

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