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  1. Man Accused of Impersonating Army Ranger Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KAAL-TV Austin

    A Willmar man accused of impersonating a U.S. Army Ranger at military events around the county has pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Fifty-three-year-old Richard Rahn pleaded guilty Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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  2. Willmar Man Accused of Impersonating Army Ranger Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KSTP

    A Willmar man accused of impersonated a U.S. Army Ranger at military events around the county has pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Fifty-three-year-old Richard Rahn pleaded guilty Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court to two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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  3. Police: Willmar Man Threatened To Burn Ex, Child AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | CBS Local

    ... the scene and extinguished the fire. Police said the damage to the home was "extensive." Rojas was taken to Kandiyohi County Jail. Investigators say he could be charged with burglary, arson, terroristic threats and domestic assault.

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  4. Fatal Crash Investigated in Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | KSTP

    A Cadillac Seville was heading east when it crossed the center line of the highway, colliding head on with a semi-truck, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

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  5. Authorities Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash In Western MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | CBS Local

    ... State Patrol received a report of a head-on crash at about 6:47 a.m. on Highway 12 at 120th St. NW in Kandiyohi County. Authorities said the crash involves two vehicles and at least two people, and at least one fatality has been reported at the ...

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  6. Kandiyoji County authorities ID two killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | TwinCities

    The two people killed Sunday evening about 9 p.m. in a one-vehicle rollover crash west of Paynesville have been identified, according to a release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office. The driver of the vehicle, Zachary John Pistulka, 20, of rural Atwater, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead after being transported by ambulance to Paynesville Area Hospital.

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  7. Group tries again for $50 million Willmar train bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | TwinCities

    ... in September, so they'll be submitting another application in 2015. The partners -- Willmar City Council, Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners, Minnesota Department of Transportation, and Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development ...

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  8. 2 Killed In Kandiyohi Co. RolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... largest network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol are investigating after a single-vehicle crash killed two people Sunday ...

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  9. 2 Killed in Kandiyohi County Rollover CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KSTP

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office responded to the crash at 8:54 p.m. Sunday. It happened on 240th Avenue Northeast near Tri-County Road in Roseville Township.

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  10. Willmar investigation into sex allegations vs. teacher/coach took two yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... on his hockey team, that started when she was a ninth-grader and continued after she became an adult. The Kandiyohi County Attorney's office declined to answer questions about why, according to a police report, the investigation took two years, ...

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  11. Fmr. Willmar Teacher, 34, Accused Of Having Sex With StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... of having a 5-year sexual relationship with a student starting when she was 15 years old, according to the Kandiyohi County Attorney's Office. Chad Jeffrey Akerson, a former Willmar teacher, now faces felony counts of first-, second- and ...

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  12. Ex-Willmar teacher accused of sexual misconductRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Marshall Independent

    A former teacher and coach at Willmar Senior High School is accused of sexual misconduct involving a student several years ago. Chad Jeffrey Akerson, 34, was charged Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court with felony counts of first-, second- and third-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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  13. Authorities ID Victims Of Train Vs Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Authorities are identifying the two victims of a deadly train versus car crash near Paynesville. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Saturday afternoon.

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  14. Minnesota men killed in train crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | TwinCities

    The Kandiyohi County sheriff's office said Sunday that 52-year-old driver Charles Wayne and his 23-year-old passenger, Nathan Bahner, died in the crash Saturday.

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  15. Paynesville men killed in train crash identifiedRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Marshall Independent

    The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said Sunday that 52-year-old driver Charles Wayne and his 23-year-old passenger, Nathan Bahner, died in the crash Saturday. Both men were from Paynesville and died at the scene.

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  16. 2 Killed In Train-Vehicle Crash IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... to get the [] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The victims in a fatal crash between a passenger vehicle and train in Kandiyohi County Saturday have been identified. At 3:16 p.m. on the day of the incident, the vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street at ...

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  17. 2 dead in train crash in central MinnesotaRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Marshall Independent

    The Kandiyohi County sheriff's office says the vehicle collided with a Canadian Pacific train about 3 p.m. Saturday at an intersection just west of Paynesville.

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  18. 2 Dead After Vehicle-Train Crash In Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... (WCCO) - Two people are dead after a crash between a train and a passenger vehicle Saturday afternoon in Kandiyohi County. The vehicle was traveling north on 182nd Street, near Paynesville, Minnesota, when it was hit by a Canadian Pacific Train. The ...

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  19. Five fatalities on Minnesota roads this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Valley News Live

    ... a rollover crash killed 49-year-old Terry Wiederich of Gary, South Dakota. He was driving on Highway 71 in Kandiyohi County when he lost control a rolled his car. Just before that accident, 47-year-old Patrick Thomes of Clearwater died from injuries ...

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  20. State briefs: Canine officers hired for police, sheriff's forces in WillmarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Star Tribune

    A pair of police dogs will come to the Willmar Police Department and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office early next year thanks to a private donation from two local businesses. The dogs will be the first for the police department since Willmar canine officer Cato retired in late 2012; the sheriff's office saw both of its dogs retire in the past two years, said Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt.

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