Records published Dec. 15, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 32-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning during execution of a search warrant on the 1500 block of Becker Avenue Southeast.

The report does not list the reason for his arrest.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was not listed as in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

ST. CLOUD — A 32-year-old woman was picked up by law enforcement Tuesday afternoon at the Stearns County Courthouse for a Kandiyohi County warrant.


The report does not list the reason for the warrant.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the woman was not listed as in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

Disorderly conduct

WILLMAR — Disorderly conduct charges have been sent to the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s Office after a person yelled at city employees Tuesday morning for cutting down a tree, which shook the ground and woke him up, near the intersection of Third Street and Rice Avenue Southwest.


HAWICK — Construction tools and other items were reported stolen Tuesday morning from the 24000 block of Minnesota Highway 23 Northeast.

Derek Chauvin to change plea in civil rights case in George Floyd death

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin plans to change his not-guilty plea on federal charges that he abused his position of power to violate the civil rights of George Floyd, according to a court filing added to the case docket Monday, Dec. 13.

Read more about the story here.

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Minneapolis artist Gregory Rose in a visit to Willmar shared how art can be a way to confront trauma, build community and look different at the world.
A Netherlands-based business is looking to build a hemp processing facility in Kandiyohi County or the region. There could also be an opportunity for farmers to plant a hemp crop this season for the company.