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  • Celebrate the Light of the World

    WILLMAR — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar, died Thursday. He was 80. Funeral arrangements are pending with Harvey Anderson Funeral Home …

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    16 Dec 16
  • Daniel Heinrich

    ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — A Woodbury real estate developer is buying the home of the man who killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989, so he can destroy it. Tim Thone says the house of Danny …

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    15 Dec 16
  • Cold and Snow

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dangerously cold temperatures gripped the Upper Midwest ahead of a storm that’s expected to bring heavy snow in coming days, while schools and officials in the Northeast braced for their own wintry …

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    15 Dec 16
  • Burglary

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that helps crack the case of a gun shop burglary in Rogers. The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms …

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    14 Dec 16
  • handcuffs

    The principal of Chanhassen High School was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of possessing child pornography. The Star Tribune reports Timothy Dorway was booked Tuesday after Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents with the Internet …

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    14 Dec 16
  • Hutchinson Police Cruiser

    Hutchinson Police issued 131 citations during the recent snow emergency. Seven vehicles were also towed, but that’s because they were parked in municipal lots with “no overnight parking.” Authorities say they don’t usually tow vehicles …

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    13 Dec 16
  • Emergency

    There are now reports that the driver of the wagon that went out of control at the Celebrate the Light of the World display north of Willmar Saturday night suffered a heart attack.   KWLM reports Fred Zwart …

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    12 Dec 16
  • Emergency

    According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Department, a horse-drawn carriage went out of control Saturday (Dec. 10) in Willmar at the “Celebrate the Light of the World” Christmas light display and injured several people. The …

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    12 Dec 16