Records published July 1, 2021

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WILLMAR — Multiple people were arrested Tuesday afternoon during execution of a search warrant on the 1100 block of Grace Avenue Southwest.

As of Wednesday morning, a 60-year-old woman was in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail for felony fifth-degree possession.

A 53-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man were also arrested, according to the report, but were not listed as in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

WILLMAR — A 21-year-old woman was arrested early Wednesday morning at the intersection of 30th Street and Third Avenue Northwest.


According to the report, the woman was arrested for disorderly conduct and obstruction. As of Wednesday morning, she was not in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

WILLMAR — A 26-year-old man was arrested Tuesday night for a warrant on the 1400 block of of First Street South.


WILLMAR — A Glock 27 .40-caliber handgun was reported stolen Tuesday night from an unlocked vehicle on the 500 block of 25th Avenue Southwest.

WILLMAR — Multiple items were reported stolen Tuesday night from a safe at a residence on the 1100 block of Campbell Avenue Northwest.

According to the report, a 1952 baseball card, a bicentennial coin, silver dollars, various old coins and an antique silver spoon and fork were stolen.

WILLMAR — A person reported Wednesday morning that some people took items belonging to them and were headed to Fargo, North Dakota.

According to the report, the vehicle was located and the person’s property was returned.


WILLMAR — There was a report late Tuesday night that people were throwing fireworks into traffic off a bridge on 15th Street Southwest over the Highway 23 Bypass .


Early Wednesday morning, there was another report of people throwing fireworks off a bridge on the Highway 71 Bypass South and U.S. Highway 12 East.

15-year-old buggy driver killed in crash with vehicle in southeast Minnesota

PRESTON, Minn. — The 15-year-old driver of an Amish buggy was killed Tuesday night, June 29, after the teen's buggy was hit by a vehicle, according to the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office.

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Grand Rapids man drowns in Itasca County lake

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Authorities recovered the body of a 30-year-old Grand Rapids man Monday, June 28, after a four-day water search.

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Court of Appeals affirms Meeker County criminal sexual conduct case

ST. PAUL — A Meeker County jury’s conviction of Paul Matthew Ashfeld, 37, of Watkins, on first-degree criminal sexual conduct will stand after the Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed a court’s decision not to reverse it.

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Marshall, Minnesota, man accused of downloading child pornography

REDWOOD FALLS — A Marshall man is facing felony charges related to downloading child pornography in Redwood County.


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South Dakota resident injured in rollover crash Tuesday night in Lake Lillian Township

LAKE LILLIAN TOWNSHIP — A South Dakota resident was injured in a one-vehicle rollover crash Tuesday night on 45th Street Northeast near the Renville County Line, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

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Minnesota state courts lift mask requirement effective July 6

ST. PAUL — Those entering state courthouses next month will no longer need to wear face coverings, the Minnesota Judicial Branch announced Tuesday, June 29.

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