Kandiyohi County Newswire

Kandiyohi County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kandiyohi County, MN.

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  1. On the porch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Marshall Independent

    ... Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Renville, Swift and Yellow Medicine. Last summer, The Kandiyohi County Historical Society received a grant in the amount of $10,000 on behalf of the WCMHA to hire a qualified consultant, Museology, ...

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  2. How one state should function: Help wanted in Willmar, beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... to the Twin Cities - just 100 miles but often 2.5 hours away on Hwy. 12. They seek broadband throughout Kandiyohi County and beyond; more and better housing at every price point; appealing parks and amenities at an affordable property-tax price, and ...

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  3. Woman killed in crash involving semi near Prinsburg, MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Valley News Live

    The Minnesota State Patrol says a Freightliner semi driven by Walt Palma, 35, of Redwood Falls was heading east on state Highway 71 around 3:30 a.m. when it collided broadside with a Buick Regal that traveling south on Kandiyohi County Road 7.

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  4. Minnesota crashes kill two Sunday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | TwinCities

    According to the State Patrol, a 2013 Freightliner semi driven by Walt Palma, 35, of Redwood Falls was going east on Minnesota 71 when it collided broadside with a 2002 Buick Regal heading south on 135th Street, also known as Kandiyohi County Road 7. The driver of the Buick Regal died at the scene of the accident. The driver's identity was not released.

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  5. Semi, Sedan Collide In Fatal Kandiyohi Co. CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | CBS Local

    ... country. Click here to get the [] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - A broadside collision between a semi and a sedan in Kandiyohi County early Sunday morning left one driver dead and another seriously injured. The State Patrol says the crash happened around 3:30 ...

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  6. Nazi Memorabilia, New Kids' Clothing Found In Heinrich's HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... to talk to the men, but they eventually left. One of the people helping David that day was Jimmy Hoffer, a Kandiyohi County resident who told WCCO he ended up buying some items from the Heinrich home - hoping to find clues to Wetterling's abduction. ...

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  7. History of the Wetterling abduction investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | St. Cloud Times

    PI's 1990 notes mention Heinrich Private investigator worked on Check out this story on sctimes.com: Private investigator Larry Peart had a three-word response to the news that Danny Heinrich had been named a person of interest in the abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Peart's reaction is filtered through the hundreds of hours he spent interviewing suspects and chasing leads related to the case, much of it done with help from retired case investigators who worked for him periodically.

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  8. On the porch ...Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    ... to the group, and he talked about the process of the legacy grant that WCMHA received in August. The Kandiyohi County Historical Society received a grant in the amount of $10,000 on behalf of the WCMHA. The purpose of the grant is to hire a ...

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  9. Memo to motorists: Stop for school buses with stop arms extendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... a semi trailer truck driver roared by a school bus that had stopped to pick up a sixth grader on Hwy. 23 in Kandiyohi County. The driver, Allen H. Morris, 48, of Apple Valley, was charged with violating two statutes on May 30 that called for him to ...

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  10. Minnesota Turkey Farmers Bracing For Possible Return Of Bird FluRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... the state that is a little more isolated, so thankfully we were fine." Many of the affected farms were in Kandiyohi County, near Willmar. Scientists suspect migrating ducks and geese spread the disease through their droppings that were later tracked ...

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  11. Anderson: Pheasants Forever still intent on helping beautiful birds thriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... Jeff Finden as the group's full-time executive director. Soon, a second PF banquet was held in Willmar, in Kandiyohi County, that also raised about $25,000. Today, when chapter members - whether in Minnesota, Montana, Michigan or elsewhere - plan a ...

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  12. Convoy, farewell ceremony for 682nd Engineering BattalionRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... 71/23 bypass. The convoy will take the bypass to U.S. Highway 12, where it will exit and travel north on Kandiyohi County Road 9 to the Willmar Senior High School, where the departure ceremony begins at 11 a.m. in the gym. The public is invited to ...

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  13. 2 Minnesota Youths Honored by DNR for Their Conservation EffortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | AmmoLand

    ... from Lake Crystal, in Blue Earth County, received the 4-H award, and Daniel Williamson from Spicer, in Kandiyohi County, received the Future Farmers of America (FFA) award during a ceremony held at the DNR Stage. The DNR Commissioner's Youth Awards ...

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  14. Smithsonian exhibit debuts in Minn.: connects communities through water and the humanitiesRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | Fillmore County Journal

    ... collectively envisioning their water future. The Minn. host sites for Water/Ways are: a New London/Spicer (Kandiyohi County) Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. June 25 - Aug. 7, 2016 a St. Peter (Nicollet County) Nicollet County Historical ...

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  15. DWI enforcement effort begins FridayRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | KWLM-AM Willmar

    Kandiyohi & Swift Counties - On a hot summer day, it's easy to throw back a few drinks while enjoying the beach or fishing on the dock, and it's easy to forget that driving home with a buzz is drunk driving. As summer winds down, the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, Willmar Police Department, Swift County Sheriff's Office and the Benson Police Department will be turning up the heat on drunk drivers starting August 21 as numerous officers will be conducting extra DWI patrols through September 7. The enforcement is part of a statewide effort with officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies working overtime with funding provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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  16. Thief steals bees, $900 worth of honey in Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    Authorities are trying to determine who stole a number of beehive boxes and about $900 worth of unprocessed honey near the west-central Minnesota town of New London. The theft happened sometime between Aug. 26 and Aug. 29 on private property just west of North U.S. Highway 71. Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt says the victim is a hobby beekeeper who tends to a number of hives in the area.

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  17. Patrol: 1 Dead, 8 Injured After Broadside Crash In Kandiyohi Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Officials say one person died and eight others were injured late Saturday night after two cars collided in Kandiyohi County. The State Patrol said the crash happened just before 11 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 12 and County Road 7, northwest ...

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  18. Fees and finances part of landfill discussionRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    ... have fees comparable to other landfills in the region, Doran said. Fees at landfills in Renville, County, Kandiyohi County and Cottonwood County are all at $50 a ton or higher. Advisory board members voted to approve setting the 2016 tipping fee at ...

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  19. Minnesota's pension funds continued to pay benefits to dozens after their deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Ferguson's case, her daughter, Kathleen Giesel, was cashing her dead mother's pension checks, according to Kandiyohi County court records. The amount totaled more than $22,000. Giesel, who could not be reached for comment, pleaded guilty to theft ...

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  20. Tornadoes Touch Down In West-Central MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... [...] The National Weather Service says a storm chaser reported a brief tornado touchdown near Hawick in Kandiyohi County about 6 p.m. Thursday. Two silos were damaged and the doors were blown off a pole barn near Taunton in Lincoln County. A barn ...

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