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  1. Semi driver gets 1 year after almost hitting girl at school bus stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    An Apple Valley semitrailer truck driver who nearly hit a young girl after illegally speeding past a school bus on the shoulder of a central Minnesota highway was sentenced Wednesday to one year in Kandiyohi County jail, two years' probation and a $1,000 fine. The driver, Allen Howard Morris, pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor in connection with the May 2014 incident.

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  2. On the Porch...Read the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Marshall Independent

    ... a son of John M. Spicer, one of the promoters of the Willmar & Sioux Falls Railroad. The town of Spicer in Kandiyohi County was named after John M. Spicer, who was founder of the site. The town of Raymond was also named after one of John's sons. ...

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  3. Apple Valley truck driver who illegally passed school bus is sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | TwinCities

    The truck driver alleged to have frightened a 13-year-old girl by passing a school bus on the right in May was sentenced Wednesday to one year in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Allen Howard Morris, 48, of Apple Valley was convicted of gross misdemeanor passing a school bus on the right when its amber signals are displayed.

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  4. Semi Driver Sentenced for Illegally Passing School Bus in Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | KSTP

    Allen Morris, 48, of Apple Valley pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors for ignoring the bus' lights and stop arm on Highway 23 between New London and Paynesville. He was sentenced Wednesday in Kandiyohi County court to 245 days in jail and two years of probation.

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  5. Willmar Business Owner Accused of Abusing 3 Boys in 1980sRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KSTP

    A 67-year-old Willmar business owner was charged Friday with several counts of sexually abusing boys under the age of 13 stemming from alleged incidents that happened 26 years ago. The Kandiyohi County Attorney's office says Peter Clare Hoagland faces three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct.

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  6. Survey to help EDC tackle critical broadband issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | TwinCities

    In an effort to get a better grasp of local broadband services, the Kandiyohi County and City of Willmar Economic Development Commission is launching a survey this month to assess what's available and where the gaps lie. The first round of the survey will be small in scale and will test the waters for broader data collection as the year progresses.

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

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  8. Willmar Man Accused of Impersonating Army Ranger Pleads Guilty to Illegal Gun PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | 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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  9. Police: Willmar Man Threatened To Burn Ex, Child AliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | 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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  10. Fatal Crash Investigated in Kandiyohi CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 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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  11. Authorities Investigating Fatal Head-On Crash In Western MNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | 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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  12. Kandiyoji County authorities ID two killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  13. Group tries again for $50 million Willmar train bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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