The Willmar Police Department is searching the water and the area near the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds for two 10-year-old boys who have been missing since Tuesday night.
Idris Hussein and Ahmed Hashi were last seen near the dock on the northeast entrance of the fairgrounds. Hussein was last seen wearing white boots, white long pants and a vest. A clothing item possibly belonging to one of the boys was found in the water.
Police are asking residents to check their yards and the area near their homes in the event the boys are scared and hiding. Anyone with information is asked to call the Willmar Police Department at 320-235-2244.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Thunderstorms may disrupt July Fourth activities in parts of the central and eastern United States.
Strong thunderstorms will fire across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley to end the weekend.
Severe weather is threatening the north-central United States this weekend, including some areas that were hit by violent storms on Wednesday.
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