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(Willmar, MN) -- The Minnesota B-C-A is cancelling a missing person alert for a Willmar teen. Agents say 17-year-old Madison Hjermstad has been located safe. They didn't provide any other details. Madison left a juvenile facility in Willmar last July and had not been in contact with her family. Read more

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(Willmar MN-) A house in southwest Willmar was damaged by a clothes dryer fire Thursday night, and the residents of the home suffered smoke inhalation. Willmar Fire Chief Frank Hanson says at 8:15 p.m. they were called to a house in the 1400 Block of Vista Lane for a clothes dryer fire. When… Read more

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(Bloomington, MN) -- Hennepin County prosecutors say they will not be filing charges in a fatal stabbing early Thursday on a light-rail train in Bloomington. County Attorney Mike Freeman said because "we would be unable to disprove a claim of self-defense." Investigators say a man stabbed 45… Read more

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- Minneapolis-St.Paul International Airport is reporting a record number of passengers in 2019. A total of 39-point-six-million air travelers went through the gates at M-S-P last year. Metropolitan Airports Commission C-E-O Brian Ryks (RICKS) says "a strong economy along w… Read more

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(Spicer MN-) The 16th Annual Polar Plunge takes place tomorrow on Green Lake in Spicer. Event founder, Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt says over the years the event has raised nearly $850,000 for Special Olympics Minnesota... Read more

 

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(Minneapolis, MN) -- The Houston Rockets used a 14-5 second-half run to rally past the Minnesota Timberwolves 131-124 Friday night at Target Center. Russell Westbrook had a season-high 45 points and ten assists in the Wolves' eighth straight loss. Minnesota held N-B-A leading scorer James Ha… Read more

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[Willmar, MN]- - The Willmar Boys Basketball team come out firing tonight, and didn’t hold up, upending Redwood Valley by a final score of 75-69. Leading the charge for the Cards was junior forward Chase Dirksen, scoring 17 on 4/7 shooting, and going 9/10 from the charity line. Bryant Haas w… Read more

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[Willmar, MN]—In the first game of a doubleheader, the Willmar Cardinal girls basketball team got the better of the Apollo Eagles by a final score of 75-38. Mackenzie Jones led the way for the Cards, scoring 16 on 6/15 shooting.  Read more

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The NL-S Wildcats lost to the Chargers in Dassel-Cokato on Friday night, 68-53, after trailing 36-29 at the half.  The Chargers led by as many as nine in the first half. The Wildcats got within five early in the second half but the Chargers defense kept them in check while they built up to a… Read more

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