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Drew Ryder, of Willmar, left Tuesday for Australia, where he and his wife will attend a memorial service for his brother and sister-in-law, who were killed in the downing of an airliner in Ukraine. He is shown in his Willmar office where he has a large map on his wall showing his home country of Australia. (Carolyn Lange/Willmar Tribune)

Willmar man’s brother killed in Ukraine plane crash

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WILLMAR, Minn. –– A Willmar couple left for Australia Tuesday where they will attend the memorial service for two family members who were among the 298 people killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down last week in Ukraine.


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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750