Records published Oct. 6, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 33-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman were arrested Monday afternoon during a drug search warrant on the 400 block of Eighth Street Southwest.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was listed in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail on felony drug charges and assaulting a peace officer. The woman was also listed in custody on felony drug charges.

WILLMAR — A 57-year-old man was arrested Monday afternoon on the 700 block of Third Street Southeast for a warrant.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was listed in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail on felony drug and threats of violence charges.


Minnesota Court of Appeals rules Renville County's Limbo Creek will require environmental assessment worksheet

ST. PAUL — Renville County must perform an environmental assessment worksheet before it can decide whether or not to approve a petition by landowners for an improvement project for County Ditch 77, which outlets into Limbo Creek.

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Authorities find Little Falls man dead under backhoe

LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — An 82-year-old man was found dead Monday, Oct. 4, after being trapped under a backhoe at a construction site in Little Falls, Minnesota.

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‘Nobody will tell me the truth’: Man’s death pinned on cougar attack; wildlife experts say no way

DALLAS — With a mountain lion skull tucked safely under his arm, Mike Bodenchuk walked more than a mile across downtown Fort Worth to the medical examiner’s office.

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Chippewa County Sheriff Derek Olson said two people were arrested after the Sheriff's Office assisted with executing a search warrant at a home in Clara City.
Amanda Lynn Todd, 37, of Willmar, was sentenced to 180 days in Kandiyohi County Jail with 90 days to be served immediately after her hearing in court Jan. 26.
COVID-19 cases and deaths increased more slowly in the most recent Minnesota Health Department update. An average of 600 people test positive — and six die — each day in Minnesota.
Willmar businessman and philanthropist Bob Dols, who died Feb. 2, worked for decades to complete a four-lane Highway 23 from Willmar to Interstate 94. That project is nearing completion.