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

    Saturday Nov 21 | 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.


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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 ...


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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 ...


  13. 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 ...


  14. 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 ...


  15. Tornadoes touch down in west-central Minnesota, but no one hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | TwinCities

    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.


  16. Two tornadoes hit Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... t after 6:30 p.m. The Weather Service said a storm chaser reported a brief tornado touchdown near Hawick in Kandiyohi County about 6 p.m. Thursday.


  17. Pontoon flips northwest of Willmar, fatally trapping man underwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Star Tribune

    A pontoon flipped on a small west-central Minnesota lake, fatally trapping one of the three men who were aboard authorities said. The incident occurred about 8:45 a.m. Friday on the lake known as Golden Pond, located a half-mile east of Sunburg, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office.


  18. Man Dies After Pontoon Flips on West Central Minn. LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | KSTP

    A 76-year-old Clara City man died after he was trapped under a pontoon that flipped over on a Sundburg lake, according to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. The incident happened at 8:46 a.m. Friday on the lake along Minnesota Highway 9 about a half mile east of Sunburg.


  19. Man, 76, Drowns After Pontoon OverturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Clara City, Minnesota, man drowned Friday after his pontoon boat flipped over on a small lake in Kandiyohi County. Philip Leo Thissen was boating with friends Friday morning when the pontoon tipped over, trapping him underwater for about 20 minutes. ...


  20. Minnesota poultry industry slowly coming back from bird flu lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Star Tribune

    ... the nation's largest turkey producer, and about 10 percent of its annual production was lost to the flu. In Kandiyohi County, the state's leading turkey producing county, 40 farms were stricken. Stearns County, the state's second biggest turkey ...