Records published Oct. 12, 2022

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WILLMAR — A report of one student assaulting another was made at 12:09 p.m. Tuesday at Willmar Senior High School.

WILLMAR — A parent of a Willmar Middle School student reported at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday their child had been pushed against a locker and threatened by another student.


WILLMAR — A caller reported around 3 p.m. Monday that a door had been kicked in on a newly acquired property in the 5300 block of 15th Avenue Southwest. According to the report, it’s believed the break-in occurred over the weekend.


WILLMAR — A fight was reported at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday in the 500 block of Eighth Street Southwest.



WILLMAR — A caller reported at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday that people were camping on a family member’s property near the intersection of the U.S. Highway 71 bypass and 15th Avenue Southeast.

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The driver was uninjured Saturday when he smelled smoke as he was leaving Paynesville and saw flames coming out of it.

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