Kandiyohi County News

01/10/2018 11:17 AM  ~~~Source~~~
4-wheeler goes through ice on West Norway Lake 

A four-wheeler pulling an ice house broke through the ice of West Norway Lake yesterday afternoon. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office says at 3:24 p.m. they were called to the lake near Sunburg after a four wheeler tried to cross an ice heave and broke through the ice.

01/08/2018 10:15 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Inmate dies at Kandiyohi County Jail 

Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said correctional officers were conducting checks of the inmates when they discovered the man shortly before 1:30 p.m. He was not breathing so correctional officers immediately began lifesaving measures, Hartog said. The Willmar Ambulance Service also was called but paramedics were unable to revive the inmate.

01/07/2018 08:34 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man dies in house fire in southwest Minnesota 

One person has died in a house fire that broke out early Saturday morning near Lake Lillian in southwest Minnesota. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said the fire was reported at 2:50 a.m. at a house on Minnesota Highway 7 about two miles east of Lake Lillian.

01/07/2018 02:32 AM  ~~~Source~~~
All this cold, so little snow. Are you ready for the January outlook? 

Temperatures across the state ranged from a balmy 64 degrees in Rochester on Dec. 4 to a bone-cracking minus 45 in Embarrass on Dec. 31. "This is a monthly temperature spread of 109 degrees, a relatively uncommon occurrence," said a report by the Department of Natural Resources. "The progress for ice in this season was a real challenge, with a number of lakes freezing up in November and then thawing out and then refreezing again," the report read.

01/06/2018 03:31 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Man Dies In Kandiyohi County House Fire 

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