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Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar

WILLMAR - Hundreds of people braved the cold winds Saturday evening to gather in downtown Willmar for the annual Holidaze parade, designed to usher in the 2017 holiday season. The parade featured floats from different groups, businesses and organizations across the area. The evening celebration also

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-19 23:22:00

Rally helps survivor 'Break the Silence' about sexual assault in Willmar

WILLMAR - It's a moving moment when you hear 40 people chanting "We believe her" and you know they're chanting for you. A rally in support of victims of sexual assault brought more than a few tears from Willmar native Emily Schlecht. Schlecht told her story at a Break the Silence rally in front of t

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-20 11:47:00

Willmar council unanimously OKs Rice Hospital lease to newly formed Carris Health

WILLMAR - Rice Memorial Hospital will officially be part of Carris Health, a subsidiary of CentraCare Health, as the Willmar City Council unanimously approved the lease and affiliation agreement with the nonprofit healthcare provider. Rice, along with Willmar Medical Services and Affiliated Communit

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-11-21 04:23:27

'Celebrate the Light' - the final show: Willmar family will end 10-year run of popular Christmas display

WILLMAR - Although the sun is shining, the temperature is in the teens and it's hard to even look at Chad Koosman's bare hands as he holds a segment of the five miles - yes, five miles - of extension cords that criss-cross his rural Willmar yard. When the cords are plugged in, they will bring power


Willmar council could decide Monday on Rice Hospital lease

WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council could make a decision Monday on the Rice Memorial Hospital lease and affiliation agreement with Carris Health during the regular meeting. The meeting, which this week will be held in the multipurpose room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services building,


Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, along with the Willmar Police Department, will be serving extra DWI enforcement for Thanksgiving - historically one of the year's deadliest holidays on our roads. This stepped-up enforcement will focus on Thanksgiving Eve and run throughout the Christmas holida


Kandiyohi County Board to decide Tuesday on proposed sales tax

WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Board is expected to take action this coming week on a proposed half-cent countywide sales tax to fund designated local highway projects. The board meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the board room at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building, 2200 23rd St. N.E.


Litchfield Police Report 11/17/17-11/19/17

1:04 A.M. Litchfield Police received a report of two juvenile runaways from a 260th Street facility. Upon officer's arrival, the juveniles were located and returned. 10:02 A.M. Litchfield Police was called to an East US Hwy 12 business for a welfare check. Everything was found to be okay. 4:56 P.M.

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2017-11-20 14:29:00

Crash shuts down I-95 SB near Jupiter

A crash has shut down all southbound lanes of I-95 near mile marker 89 Friday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The wreck is just north of the border between Martin and Palm Beach counties. A crash has shut down all southbound lanes of I-95 near mile marker 89 Friday afternoon, the Florid

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-20 15:30:04

UPDATE: 'No-swim' advisory ends for Jupiter park

County health officials have lifted a no-swimming advisory that was issued last week for Dubois Park, the Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department reported Sunday. The advisory had been in effect since Tuesday, when the Florida Department of Health's Palm Beach County office reported high l

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2017-11-19 22:10:12

BREAKING: Shooting at Gardens Mall the result of 'drug rip-offs'

A dispute over alleged "drug rip-offs" led to a shooting Friday at The Gardens Mall, according to a Palm Beach Gardens police arrest report. Dimitri Andrew Virginia of Riviera Beach faces three felony charges and remained in the Palm Beach County Jail on Monday morning in lieu of $20,000 bail. The i

PALM BEACH INTERACTIVE - 2017-11-20 17:41:30

Video: Florida plane crash caught on camera

A plane crash is caught on camera in Pinellas County. (Pinellas County Sheriff's Office) Two deputies in Florida watched as a small plane crashed right in front of them. Their dashboard cameras recorded the plane, seconds before it went down. The crash happened Sunday morning as two Pinellas County

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-20 09:00:08

Deputies investigate plane crash in Pinellas County

Deputies from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office are investigating a plane crash, Sunday morning. The crash occurred on Keene Rd. in unincorporated Clearwater around 10:23 a.m. According to PCSO, the pilot and passenger were not injured. Deputies from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office are in

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-19 12:07:36

Teen arrested in connection to murder of man found in burning car

An 18-year-old woman was arrested Saturday for her alleged involvement in the death of 27-year-old Darren Butler, who was found in a burning car at a North Lauderdale park, the Broward Sheriff's Office said. Rougiena Deriveire is now facing a charge of first-degree murder. Butler's body was discover

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-20 17:30:22

Police search for possible murder suspect, saying 'He could be anywhere'

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has identified 22-year-old Lejuan Marquis Hall as a murder suspect, saying he shot a person five times. Police in Jacksonville are searching for a man they say shot a victim five times before fleeing the scene. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office identified the suspec

CBS12.COM - 2017-11-20 12:21:12

Crews battle massive blaze in Michigan

Updated: 12:21 AM EST Nov 21, 2017 A massive inferno erupted in Orion Township, Michigan, Monday night. Early reports suggest the cause of the fire could be gas related, according to the Detroit News. Witnesses told CBS Detroit flames could be seen "150-200 feet in the air." Fire crews were even

WPBF NEWS 25 - 2017-11-21 05:21:00

Police Searching For Missing Baltimore Woman

BALTIMORE (WJZ)- City police officers are searching for a missing 48-year-old woman who was last seen early Sunday morning. Detectives say Anita Thurman was last seen in the 4900 block of Gunther Avenue at about 2 a.m. She was last seen wearing a green jacket, a black and white t-shirt, blue jeans a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 21:53:08

Sixth gang member arrested after murder of Maryland woman

(WMAR) - A sixth person has been charged in the death of a Maryland woman who was found buried in a secret grave. Jenni Rivera Lopez was driven June 24 to a remote spot on or near the grounds of a youth camp on the outskirts of Annapolis. Police said she was beaten to death and buried there. Police

ABC2 NEWS - 2017-11-20 16:28:39

After Clearing Area Around Crime Scene Where Detective Was Killed, Police Re-Expand It

BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) - There was a quick turnaround Monday in the Harlem Park neighborhood where Baltimore Police detective Sean Suiter was killed last week. After initially clearing the area around the crime scene where the 43-year-old was shot, which had been locked down since the shooting happened

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-20 12:58:13

Police To Break Down Perimeter In Neighborhood Where Officer Was Killed

BALTIMORE (WJZ) - The Baltimore Police Department will be releasing the crime scene and breaking down its perimeter in the Harlem Park community where one of their officers was fatally shot Wednesday evening. Police say they will release the scene Monday morning, as the search continues for the pers

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 23:31:23