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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.
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.
LAKE LILLIAN, Minn. -- 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 Highw...

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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, ...
RAYMOND, Minn. -- The last light of the day was fading when Daniel Kiecker of Lake Lillian came to the rescue of a 9-year-old girl lost for about two hours Saturday in a corn field north of Raymond.

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