Records published May 27, 2021

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WILLMAR — A person was injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of 19th Avenue and Eighth Street Southwest.

According to the report, a vehicle failed to yield the right of way to a motorcycle when turning onto Eighth Street Southwest from 19th Avenue and the motorcycle collided with the rear fender of the car.

A passenger on the motorcycle was taken to Carris Health — Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.


NEW LONDON — A resident versus resident assault was reported Wednesday afternoon at Glen Oaks Senior Living.



WILLMAR — A burglary was reported Tuesday evening on the 800 block of 13th Street Southwest.


WILLMAR — An air compressor was reported stolen Wednesday morning on the 3600 block of 15th Avenue Southwest.

Facial recognition software 'Clearview AI' tests in Minnesota, results in few arrests and raises concerns

OLIVIA — Clearview AI has been marketing facial recognition software to law enforcement around the country. In Minnesota, some agencies are finding out the technology doesn't work the way it's marketed, raising concerns for privacy advocates.

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Paynesville man injured Monday in power line accident while tree trimming in Clarkfield

CLARKFIELD — The man injured Monday when his bucket lift came into contact with an electrical line while trimming trees in Clarkfield has been identified as Bradley Charles Kneisl, 30, of Paynesville.

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One injured in Tuesday morning crash near Hawick

HAWICK — A two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning resulted in an injury in Roseville Township, according to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.

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Second suspect arrested in Duluth homicide

DULUTH — Duluth police have arrested a second suspect who they say was involved in a secondary shooting Saturday, May 22, shortly after Juamada Keller Anderson Jr., 22, was shot and killed.

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Bemidji resident arrested after man found dead Friday

PUPOSKY, Minn. — A Bloomington, Minn., man is dead and a Bemidji, Minn., man has been arrested after an alleged homicide on Friday, May 21, according to a release from Beltrami County Sheriff Ernie Beitel.

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Otter Tail County deputy to plead guilty to being on drugs during deadly chase

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — An Otter Tail County Sheriff’s deputy will plead guilty to a misconduct charge that says he was on drugs during a deadly vehicle pursuit last year in Fergus Falls, Minn.

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Northwest Minnesota man charged with shooting own delivery truck, falsely reporting crime

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Bemidji FedEx driver was recently criminally charged after firing a weapon at his own work vehicle and then falsifying a police report about the incident.

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Woman misses sentencing for part in Breckenridge toddler's death; arrest warrant issued

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — A judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday, May 25, for a South Dakota woman who failed to show up for her sentencing after she admitted to letting her ex-boyfriend kill his own son.

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