Records published Sept. 15, 2021

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WILLMAR — A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday night during a domestic call on the 600 block of Mary Avenue Southeast.

As of Tuesday afternoon, the man was in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail awaiting charges related to the incident.

WILLMAR — An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday morning for driving under the influence on the 1200 block of Eighth Street Southwest.

As of Tuesday afternoon, he was not listed as in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.


NEW LONDON — A 42-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday morning during a traffic stop at the intersection of First Avenue Southwest and Oak Street South.

As of Tuesday afternoon, she was not listed as in custody in the Kandiyohi County Jail.

Disorderly conduct

WILLMAR — Law enforcement arrived Monday night at an address associated with the Kandiyohi County group home for a call regarding a physically combative male.

According to the report, the Kandiyohi County Attorney’s Office advised law enforcement not to remove the person from the home and instead submit charges to the County Attorney’s Office.

Kandiyohi County Attorney plans to appeal Willmar man's sentencing for felony drug sale after judge stays 85-month prison sentence

WILLMAR — A Willmar man will serve 228 days on electronic home monitoring after several charges were dismissed against him in multiple cases in Kandiyohi County earlier this month.

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Perham man killed in Todd County shooting; others wounded

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. — A Perham, Minnesota, man was killed and others wounded in a shooting in Todd County on Sunday, Sept. 12.

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Bloomington mosque bomber sentenced to 53 years in prison

MINNEAPOLIS — A federal judge sentenced Emily Hari to 53 years in prison for orchestrating and helping carry out the bombing of Dar Al-Farooq mosque in Bloomington, Minnesota, higher than the mandatory minimum but less than the prosecution's request for life without parole.

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Cass Lake man pleads guilty to second-degree murder

BEMIDJI, Minn. — A Cass Lake, Minnesota, man pleaded guilty Monday, Sept. 13, to committing second-degree intentional murder, according to a release from Beltrami County Attorney David Hanson.

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Judge blocks Minnesota’s new police use-of-force law, for now

ST. PAUL — A Ramsey County judge has blocked a new law that changed the standards for use of force by peace officers in Minnesota.

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Judge fines Minnesota coffee shop $98K more for violating pandemic orders

BRAINERD, Minn. — The owner of the Iron Waffle Coffee Co. is now facing $120,000 in fines for continuing to operate her business without a license after it was revoked for repeated violations of the governor’s pandemic-driven executive orders.

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