Records published May 20, 2020

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Kerkhoven man dies after May 9 accident

KERKHOVEN — A Kerkhoven man died Monday following a May 9 accident on County Road 35 north of Kerkhoven in Swift County.

According to a Swift County news release, Derek Krieger, 22, was ejected from the Ford pickup he was driving; he was the only person in the vehicle.

Krieger was a firefighter for the Kerkhoven Fire Department.

There will be a “drive-in” funeral at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 22, in a hay field north of the family farm near Kerkhoven, according to his Harvey Anderson & Johnson Funeral Home obituary.


WILLMAR — A report of a woman who was out of control around 8:45 p.m. Monday led to the arrest of a juvenile on the 800 block of Park Avenue Northwest in Willmar.


Employee theft

WILLMAR — A store reported around 11:50 a.m. Tuesday that an employee was stealing from the store on the 700 block of 19th Avenue Southeast in Willmar.

Flag pole stolen

SPICER — A resident reported around 1:10 p.m. Monday that their flag pole had been sawed off and stolen from the 14000 block of Kandiyohi County Road 5 Northwest.


WILLMAR — A man was verbally cautioned against trespassing around 9:10 a.m. Tuesday at a property on the 800 block of Litchfield Avenue Southwest in Willmar.

According to the report, he was told not to come back for one year and he left without incident.

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