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Kandiyohi County

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Semi Driver Charged For Passing School Bus, Nearly Hitting Girl

A 48-year-old semi-truck driver is accused of illegally passing a school bus in a May incident where he nearly hit a girl getting on the bus in Kandiyohi County, according to court documents.

08/14/2014

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Boy, 15, Allegedly Leads Police On High-Speed Chase In Kandiyohi Co.

A 15-year-old boy allegedly led police on a high-speed chase early Friday morning in Kandiyohi County, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office. According to officials, around 2:45 a.m. a deputy was completing a traffic stop at Highway 71 and Highway 9 when a 1994 Ford Explorer passed them going southbound on Hwy 71 at over 80 mph.

08/08/2014

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DNR: Zebra Mussels, Milfoil Found In Kandiyohi Co. Lakes

The Department of Natural Resources says invasive species were reported in two Kandiyohi County lakes last month. In mid-July, the DNR confirmed that there was Eurasian watermilfoil in Games Lake, about 7 miles east of Sunburg, Minn. That confirmation came after a lakeshore owner reported the infestation to authorities.

08/04/2014

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Sheriff: Mom Skips Court-Ordered Parental Exchange, On The Run

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a woman who violated a court order to return her 4-year-old son to his father. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, 44, was supposed to make a parental exchange in Appleton, Wis. on Saturday but not show up with her son, Alex Gomm – who’s also known as Johan Winterfeldt.

07/16/2014

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Family Of Girl Nearly Hit By Semi Speaks Out

The young girl nearly hit by a semi truck that illegally passed a school bus late last week said she’s still shaken up from the incident. Sixth grader Alexis Schwartz said she’s trying to keep her mind off last Friday’s incident. “The semi came out of nowhere, almost like, just scared the heck out of me,” she said.

06/04/2014

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Kandiyohi Co. Man Killed In ATV Accident

A 76-year-old Lake Lillian man is dead after the ATV he was driving flipped on top of him Tuesday night, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s office. The accident happened just after 8 p.m. on the 12000 block of Big Kandi Drive.

04/23/2014

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1 Killed, 4 Injured In Kandiyohi Crash

Authorities are investigating a crash between a pick-up truck and a semi Sunday night in Kandiyohi County that killed one person and injured several others, including two children.

04/14/2014

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Finding Minnesota: The Candy In Kandiyohi County

As we travel around Minnesota, it’s nice to find some sweet little surprises. For example, you could say Mr. B Chocolates in Willmar puts the “candy” in Kandiyohi County.

02/09/2014

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2 Teens Indicted In Brutal Death Of 79-Year-Old Willmar Woman

Two Willmar teens have been indicted in the death of a 79-year-old woman, according to a Kandiyohi County court. Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier, 19, and Robert Innocencio Warwick, 18, were each indicted with two charges — first-degree premeditated murder, and first-degree murder while committing burglary.

09/19/2013

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Parishioners Remember Long Time Church Member Killed In Her Home

Pastor Greg Enterline has been pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar for three years, and had gotten to know Lila Warwick pretty well.

08/02/2013

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3 Teens Arrested In 79-Year-Old Willmar Woman’s Death

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a 79-year-old woman earlier this week. Authorities believe the homicide took place amid a burglary attempt.

08/01/2013

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Willmar Police Investigating Why Grandmother, 79, Was Killed

Authorities in Willmar are investigating a homicide after a 79-year-old woman was found dead in her home Monday night. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 block of Highway 12 East at about 5:09 p.m.

07/30/2013

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Kandiyohi County Crash Kills Madison Couple

A couple from far western Minnesota was killed Thursday after the van they were in hit a semi near New London, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

12/28/2012

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School Mourns Death Of Coach, Teacher

The Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District, located west of St. Cloud in central Minnesota, says Rich Vos was killed this morning on his bike when he was hit by a semi.

10/16/2012

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Man, 82, Sentenced To 30 Years For Murder Of Teacher

An 82-year-old Paynesville man has been sentenced to over 30 years in prison for shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.

09/04/2012

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