Records published Feb. 25, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 46-year-old man was arrested for a Washington County warrant Tuesday afternoon after law enforcement responded to a disorderly conduct call on the 400 block of Sixth Street Southwest.


WILLMAR — A catalytic converter was reported as stolen Wednesday morning from a delivery truck on the 1700 block of First Street South.


RAYMOND — A T-bone crash was reported Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of 15th Avenue and 105th Street Southwest. No injuries are listed on the report.

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Eric Holien and Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt review turbulent year of 2020

WILLMAR — A pandemic, an officer injured, cracking a cold case, a rise in domestic calls, a contentious election and navigating civil unrest are some of the things law enforcement in Kandiyohi County faced in the past year.


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Road rage incident leads to assault Tuesday in Willmar, multiple arrests made

WILLMAR — Multiple people were arrested Tuesday afternoon following a road rage incident near the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Lakeland Drive Southeast, according to a Willmar Police Department news release.

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Feds convene grand jury for civil investigation into former officer Derek Chauvin

MINNEAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors in Minneapolis have convened a grand jury and called police witnesses to testify over the past week in connection to a civil rights investigation into Derek Chauvin, signaling a renewed push in the Justice Department's case as the former police officer prepares for trial in state court in the killing of George Floyd, according to sources familiar with the secret proceedings.

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Appeals court rules wrongful death suit in Minnesota girl's drowning can go forward

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Portions of a lawsuit related to a girl’s death in a state park pond will go forward against the city of Moorhead and the state of Minnesota, according to documents filed this week in Clay County District Court.

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Northern Minnesota snowmobile crash claims 6-year-old girl’s life

FEDERAL DAM, Minn. — A 6-year-old girl was pronounced deceased at the scene Monday, Feb. 22, following a snowmobile crash in Gould Township in rural Federal Dam.


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