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LAKE LILLIAN

Ryan Leif Erickson, 63, had been a Blomkest volunteer firefighter since the age of 18. He died in the line of duty Thursday when a large grain bin was blown over by the high winds and fell on him as he was preparing to leave his farm to monitor storms.
Emergency responders discovered a deceased man under a collapsed grain bin just before 7 p.m. Thursday in Kandiyohi County.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office announced Thursday evening that Steven Coulston, 64, was the man who died in the reported accidental shooting Tuesday evening in rural Lake Lillian. The circumstances of the death remain under investigation.
The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a report of an accidental shooting Tuesday evening. A 911 caller said a man had been shot and killed when a firearm discharged accidentally.

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The body of the 32-year-old swimmer who went missing while boating with friends in Big Kandiyohi Lake has been found.
Search and rescue efforts Sunday in Big Kandiyohi Lake by multiple agencies continued until nightfall and began again at daybreak Monday and are currently underway.
Two candidates tied in votes during the general election, and agreed to draw cards at the Watson City Council meeting on Monday to determine the winner. Nathan Jordahl picked the high card.
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. – Two people escaped injury Friday night, Dec. 7, when the vehicle they were in plunged through the ice on the north side of Lake Lillian.
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. - Emergency responders are being credited for rescuing a man Thursday morning, Nov. 29, after the ATV he was riding plunged through ice and into the frigid waters of Big Kandiyohi Lake in central Minnesota.
WILLMAR, Minn. -- When he looks at the herd of 100 Angus cows and their frisky spring calves grazing in a pasture of belly-high grass, Cullen Fischer still can't believe his lifelong dream of raising cattle is coming true.

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LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. - As the sun rose over the farm fields of central Kandiyohi County Wednesday morning, July 19, near Lake Lillian, Kyle Lang started the 45th day of his transcontinental odyssey called Running United 2017.Lang, 20, of West Sale...
WILLMAR - Two men face felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with the alleged theft of a Pepsi pop machine in April from the front of the Drex Mart General Store in Lake Lillian.Dale Gary Greiner, 51, of Cosmos, and Justin Lamoine Hacker, ...
WILLMAR -- The woman accused of setting fire to her Lake Lillian business, K & M Liquor Store, was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and ordered to pay about $30,857 of restitution on a charge of felony third-degree arson.

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