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

    Saturday Dec 13 | 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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  2. Fmr. Willmar Teacher, 34, Accused Of Having Sex With StudentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | 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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  3. Ex-Willmar teacher accused of sexual misconductRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | 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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  4. Authorities ID Victims Of Train Vs Car CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  5. Minnesota men killed in train crash identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  6. Paynesville men killed in train crash identifiedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | 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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  7. 2 Killed In Train-Vehicle Crash IdentifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | 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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  8. 2 dead in train crash in central MinnesotaRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | 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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  9. 2 Dead After Vehicle-Train Crash In Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Sheriff: Minnesota woman dies while fixing truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WKBT

    Kandiyohi County authorities say a 52-year-old woman has died after being pinned under a pickup truck while doing repairs. WCCO-TV reports the county sheriff's office said Sunday it responded to a garage Saturday evening between Willmar and Pennock.

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  13. Woman Dies After Being Trapped Under PickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Officials in Kandiyohi County said a 52-year-old woman died Saturday after a pickup truck, which had been jacked up for repairs, collapsed on her. The ...

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  14. Minnesota woman dies while fixing truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    Kandiyohi County authorities say a 52-year-old woman has died after being pinned under a pickup truck while doing repairs. WCCO-TV reports the county sheriff's office said Sunday that it responded to a garage Saturday evening between Willmar and Pennock.

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  15. Man accused of faking military membership makes second court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The 54-year-old Willmar man alleged to have impersonated a highly decorated, non-commissioned officer in the United States Army at several local events made another court appearance Wednesday on unrelated gun charges. Richard Arthur Rahn pleaded not guilty and waived an omnibus hearing Wednesday on felony gun possession charges stemming from two separate incidents occurring in Kandiyohi County.

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  16. Authorities: Drunk Texan chased at 120 mph, nabbed in central MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... said. Authorities arrested Sergio H. Benavides, of the south Texas town of Edcouch, and booked him in the Kandiyohi County jail shortly before 5 a.m., the Sheriff's Office said. Along with fleeing police, drunken driving and speeding, Benavides also ...

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  17. Man suspected of posing as Army Ranger goes to court over gun chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who allegedly has been impersonating a highly decorated, non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army at several local events made his first appearance Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court on unrelated gun charges. Richard Arthur Rahn is being charged with felony felon in possession of a firearm and felony obstructing the legal process stemming from a search conducted Tuesday by Willmar law enforcement officers.

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  18. 55-year-old Willmar man masquerading as an Army hero may trade uniform for prison garbRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... people began feeling like something was amiss. Now 55-year-old Richard Arthur Rahn is behind bars in Kandiyohi County, charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. Local authorities are forwarding their investigation to a federal ...

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  19. Alleged impersonator of Army officer makes first court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    The 54-year-old Willmar man who allegedly has been impersonating a highly decorated, non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Army at several local events made his first appearance Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court on unrelated gun charges. Richard Arthur Rahn is being charged with felony felon in possession of a firearm and felony obstructing the legal process stemming from a search conducted Tuesday by Willmar law enforcement officers.

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  20. Minn. man suspected of impersonating military officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Stars and Stripes

    A 54-year-old Willmar man who reportedly has been impersonating a decorated Army officer at various events is in custody on an unrelated charge. Richard Arthur Rahn is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending felony charges of being a felon in possession of a firearm, and authorities are investigating the allegations that he has been impersonating a military officer, according to a news release from Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt.

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