Records published Oct. 1, 2020

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School bus involved in crash

WILLMAR — A Willmar Bus Service school bus was hit by two vehicles Tuesday afternoon following a driver failing to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Kandiyohi Avenue and Fifth Street Southwest.

No injuries were reported on the bus. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, there were four people on the small school bus: the driver, another adult and two children, ages 12 and 13.

According to the accident report, a 28-year-old male driving a 2014 Kia Sorrento reportedly T-boned a 1993 Toyota Corolla driven by a 25-year-old male driving after the Sorrento failed to yield for a stop, causing both vehicles to crash into the front of the bus, driven by a 75-year-old man.

No injuries were reported for the driver and passengers in the Corolla.

The driver of the Sorrento has a suspected minor injury listed on the accident report.



WILLMAR — A 50-year-old man was arrested for the theft of knives around noon Wednesday on the 3300 block of First Street South.

Child locked in car

WILLMAR — Law enforcement responded to a report of a 1-year-old child locked inside a vehicle around 11 a.m. Wednesday on the 2500 block of First Street South.

The officer was able to unlock the vehicle and reunite the child with the mother, according to law enforcement.

Details of the incident were not immediately available.


SPICER — A concession stand was reported as damaged and burgled Tuesday evening on the 200 block of South Street.


WILLMAR — The theft of gas from a vehicle was reported Wednesday morning on the 800 block of 14th Avenue Southwest.

WILLMAR — Law enforcement responded to a reported theft Tuesday evening at Wal-Mart located on the 700 block of 19th Avenue Southeast.

Stolen political signs

WILLMAR — Trump campaign signs were reported stolen Wednesday morning on the 1000 block of Hill Road Southwest.


According to the report, law enforcement has video of the theft.

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