Records published March 17, 2021

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Problems in drive throughs

WILLMAR — A car fire was reported Monday afternoon in the drive-thru of Hardee’s on the 1700 block of First Street South.

WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department took a report late Monday night of a customer throwing a beverage at someone in the drive-thru of McDonald's on the 700 block of First Street South.


ATWATER — A caller needed assistance early Tuesday morning following a rollover crash on the corner of 30th Avenue and Kandiyohi County Road 4 Southeast.

According to the report, there were no injuries.



KANDIYOHI — A burglary was reported Tuesday morning on the 8000 block of Kandiyohi County Road 8 Northeast.

According to the report, a door was broken and a safe was gone.


BELGRADE — A Belgrade man reported that he had been scammed out of $300 he paid to people who had hacked his computer.

Willmar woman shot, Morton man arrested following Monday night domestic dispute in casino parking lot near Granite Falls

GRANITE FALLS — A Morton man has been arrested for shooting a woman during a domestic dispute that began around 11:15 p.m. Monday in the parking lot of Prairie's Edge Casino Resort, according to a news release from the Upper Sioux Police Department Chief Christopher Lee.

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Benson man jailed on 6 new child pornography charges, allegedly continued to view images after being charged with 13 felonies related to child porn

BENSON — Already facing 13 felony child pornography charges, a Benson man is in jail, facing six more felonies for allegedly disseminating child pornography.

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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit against Alec Smith insulin affordability program

ST. PAUL — A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a pharmaceutical group challenging Minnesota’s recently adopted insulin affordability program.


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