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Sheriff's Log - January 4 through January 10

Thursday, January 4 8:43 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Fulda City. Fulda Ambulance was paged. Friday, January 5 1:50 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Slayton City. Murray County Ambulance was paged. 4:49 a.m. Received request for an ambulance in Shetek Township. Lake Shetek Firs

FULDA FREE PRESS - 2018-01-17 22:15:00

All-aboard: Hoops fever had Willmar fans on the move in 1929 and '39

Excitement is in the air again surrounding Willmar basketball. Long, long ago - like, before World War II - at a high school near you, basketball alone occupied center stage. No pro sports, just the Gophers, and perhaps some pro rasslin. Former sports reporter Rand Middleton took a closer look at tw

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-18 05:07:18

Mayor Calvin cuts open forum short at Willmar City Council meeting

WILLMAR - There were 13 individuals signed up to speak Monday night during the open forum portion of the Willmar City Council meeting. Only one had the opportunity to speak before Mayor Marv Calvin shut it down. Earl Blom was the first on the list to speak. He said he was unaware he only had three m

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 12:39:01

Pam Cooreman: New duties as mayor

NEW MAYOR PAM COOREMAN supports future water and sewer improvements, but she has concerns about the affordability of the projects. It didn't take newly-appointed mayor Pam Cooreman long to realize that her new job came with added responsibilities. "Your duties are more. I'm getting more phone calls

HEADLIGHTHERALD.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Hexum sentenced for theft, burglary

MARSHALL - A Balaton man convicted in a 2014 shooting near Granite Falls was sentenced for unrelated charges of theft and burglary in Lyon County District Court. Devin Donald Hexum, 25, appeared in custody Tuesday on charges in connection with burglaries at the Marshall Golf Club and Borch's Sportin

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Updated: Fire destroys Bird Island home

BIRD ISLAND - A Bird Island home was destroyed in a fire Monday following a possible explosion. No one was home at the time of the fire, however a dog died in the blaze, according to Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable. In a news release, Hable said his office received multiple 911 calls at around 4

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 17:17:48

Willmar Council considers resolution declaring Willmar a welcoming city

WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council discussed the possibility of passing a resolution that would declare the city a welcoming place for all people during its work session Monday evening. "I think it is good for our community," Councilor Fernando Alvarado said, calling Willmar a leader in the region a

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 12:36:01

ATV trail proposal moves forward with snowmobile club's help

Photo by Deb Gau Doug Anderson of the Southwest Ridgerunners snowmobile club and Lyon County Environmental Administrator Roger Schroeder talked to the Lyon County Board on Tuesday. MARSHALL - A proposal to open a system of all-terrain-vehicle trails near Russell for public use got approval from Lyon

MARSHALL INDEPENDENT - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Video: Man removes card skimmer at ATM in Colleyville gas station

COLLEYVILLE, TEXAS - A man is urging others to think twice before using an ATM after he discovered a credit card skimming device. According to the police report, the man found it inside of an ATM at a 7-Eleven gas station at 3900 Colleyville Boulevard near Highway 26 and Mid-Cities Boulevard. To h

WFAA - 2018-01-18 02:56:17

Pawn Shop Owner Sure Huge Diamond Stolen, Looks For Owner

FORT WORTH, TX - One Fort Worth pawn shop owner turned good Samaritan Tuesday when he pleaded for help reuniting a likely stolen, and certainly valuable, ring with its owner. Michael Meyer of Purple Heart Pawn said in a video on Facebook he first became suspicious that the seller was trying to pawn

PATCH - 2018-01-17 23:10:35

Billy Bob's Texas is offering free concert tickets in exchange for coat donations

With temperatures across North Texas dropping into the teens this week, Billy Bob's Texas wants to help ensure that those less fortunate stay warm during the harsh winter season. On Monday, the Fort Worth honky-tonk announced via Facebook that it is accepting donations of new or gently worn coats a

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2018-01-17 20:47:00

Pawn Shop Searches for Ring's Owner

The owner of a Fort Worth pawn shop is on the hunt for the rightful owner of a diamond ring he believes showed up in his store in the wrong hands. (Published 21 minutes ago) The owner of a Fort Worth pawn shop is on the hunt for the rightful owner of a diamond ring he believes showed up in his store

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2018-01-18 04:01:55

NTSB: High speed, low rotor speed led to helicopter crash

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Federal investigations have concluded that vibration caused by high speed and low rotor rotation speed both led to a Bell Helicopter aircraft crash that killed two people. The crash happened July 6, 2016, about 40 miles south of Dallas as the crew was flight testing a Bell 5

FIREENGINEERING.COM - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Cause of Bell helicopter crash that killed 2 pilots in Texas released in final report

FORT WORTH, Texas (Tribune News Service) - Severe vibration caused the crash of a Bell helicopter 525 Relentless that killed two pilots during testing in 2016, according to a final NTSB report published this week. Officials at the Fort Worth-based Bell Helicopter Textron say the company has made c

STARS AND STRIPES - 2018-01-17 21:20:49

Sex Trafficking Victims Reveal Their Living Hell

NORTH TEXAS (CBS11 I-TEAM) -"I remember when this came out I was in prison," Rebekah Charleston said. Rebekah Charleston - sex trafficking victim (CBS11) Charleston is talking about a 2006 I-Team investigation into a prostitution ring operating out of a very unlikely place- an upscale Denton home. S

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-17 22:00:12

Citizen kicked out of meeting

A citizen perceived to be unruly during a Wise County commissioners meeting Tuesday was removed from the room. Ken Bateman, who lives outside Rhome in Strawberry Estates, stood to speak during community forum and was interrupted by County Judge J.D. Clark. "Same issue, sir?" Clark asked, referencin

WCMESSENGER.COM - 2018-01-17 22:24:02

Driver in fatal crash identified; charges pending

The Georgia State Patrol has issued a preliminary report on the fatal crash on Yatesville Road here Wednesday morning. That reports follows in its entirety: At approximately 10:55 a.m., GSP was dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Thomaston-Yatesville Road in Lamar County. A 2004 Ford F-25

HERALD-GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Homeless man charged in vacant house blaze that injured 3 firefighters

A homeless man has been charged with arson in a vacant house fire that injured three Macon-Bibb County firefighters. George Green Little, 63, who has no home according to Bibb jail records, was arrested just after 4 p.m. Tuesday. Little is accused of setting fire to a house at the corner of Calhoun

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2018-01-17 18:34:00

Up to 1 inch of snow possible throughout the morning

Snow is likely this morning as a band of snow sweeps through Central Georgia. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Jasper, Putnam, Hancock, Warren, Jones, Baldwin, Washington, Glascock, Jefferson, Bibb, Twiggs, Wilkinson, Johnson, Macon, Peach, Houston, Bleckley, Laurens, Sumter, Dooly, Cr

WMAZ - 2018-01-17 11:23:31

Details on the fatal I-75 crash that killed two people in Bibb County

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - A fatal accident on I-75 claimed the lives of two people in Bibb County this morning. Unfortunately, the snow day wreaked havoc on highways across Middle Georgia causing several accidents along interstate roads including I-16, I-475 and I-75. But there was only one acci

41NBC.COM - 2018-01-18 00:17:22