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Records published May 17, 2022

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No-wake zone restriction issued for Kandiyohi County lakes

WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien on Monday issued a no-wake restriction within 500 feet of shore for the following Kandiyohi County lakes: Big Kandiyohi, Diamond, Foot, George, Green and Nest.

"With the increased boating, there is a potential to cause damage along the shorelines," Holien said in a news release. "With the recent rain falls and anticipated rain, we will continue to monitor and (possibly add) additional no-wake restrictions."

Theft

WILLMAR — A theft was reported at 11:37 a.m. Monday in the 3300 block of First Street South in Willmar. The theft is reported to have occurred May 14.

Property damage

WILLMAR — Property damage was reported at a business in the 1800 block of Technology Drive Northeast in Willmar at 7:53 p.m. Sunday. The exact value of the damage was not reported.

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Traffic complaints

WILLMAR — A vehicle was reported driving northbound in the southbound lane of U.S. Highway 71 near the intersection of 37th Avenue Northeast at 12:48 a.m. Monday. The vehicle was not able to be located by law enforcement.

KANDIYOHI — Two vehicles were reportedly drag racing on Kandiyohi County Road 8 near the intersection of 60th Avenue Northeast in Kandiyohi at 8:19 p.m. Sunday, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office media report.

Latest crime and courts:
A man has begun serving a 21-month prison sentence for a domestic assault conviction in Swift County. Prison terms are expected in similar Clay County and Stearns County cases under the terms of a plea agreement.

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