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Ringing in a new year...of campers: Stolen mess hall bell returned to Camp Cherith after 35 years
County's economy is a mixed bag
Becker County Museum to host eclipse-themed Family Day on Saturday
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
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Keeler-Johnson leaves DL for Valley City State
Natalie Roth third at Minnesota Women's Open
Two regional football teams testing out new helmet technology
Hoge to compete at Bobcat golf tournament
Norseman Motors donates 2.5K to Booster Club
Turning back the pages
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Painting past ALS: Man adapts by holding brush in mouth
Column: Growing up with Jesus
DL's Andresen family named U of M's 'Farm Family of the Year'
friends & neighbors
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota remain unchanged
Disney to end Netflix deal, sets launch of ESPN and Disney-branded streaming services
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Minnesota Resort & Campground Association launches Century Resort Recognition Program
MANNA Food Co-op seeking sponsorships
Pageant kicks off Wolf Lake Harvest Fest this Friday
Perham's 47th Pioneer Festival set Aug. 19-20
A puppet pageant, times two: Performances set this weekend in NYM and Perham
National Aviation Day is Aug. 19
A 'finger-lickin' good' festival
Gene and Linda (Zurn) Walz
Kathleen "Kathy" Sharon Gigstead
Stephen John "Packy" Pachel
Byrne Ray Hildebrand
Letter: DL nurse supports Tobacco 21 initiative
Local produce star of this potato salad
Tribune Editorial: Why our blank front page today matters
Letter: Charlottesville and Trump's true colors
Yes, it's possible: Sit down and talk with your representative
Blue jays are fascinating to watch
Jig raps are a lot of work, but they catch walleye
Bluebirds in Minnesota are easy to love
Mille Lacs reopens to walleye fishing Aug. 12
Brad Laabs column: Old-school rigging still brings in the walleye
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
Late arrival for New Year's baby: First birth of 2017 at Essentia Health-St. Mary's is Azyloh Roberts
DLHS named 'Safe Sports School'
pine to palm
Gillam snaps Renner’s streak to take Super Senior crown
Piatz picks up second Pine to Palm Mid-Am title
Ystebo cruises to Pine to Palm Senior title
Chris Swenson captures the 85th Pine to Palm championship
Swenson versus Miller for Pine to Palm championship
August 2, 2013
Three Willmar teens arrested in killing of 79-year-old woman
August 2, 2013 - 1:04pm
July 19, 2013
Two men rescue girl from Willmar lake; airlifted to Twin Cities hospital
WILLMAR — An 11-year-old Willmar girl was airlifted to Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis after she was rescued from the waters of Foot Lake Thursday afternoon. According to Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, emergency responders were called around 3:46 p.m. that a child was unaccounted...
July 19, 2013 - 1:02pm
July 10, 2013
Repeat Willmar sex offender gets 13-year sentence
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 13 years in prison, plus a 100-year conditional release period, and $3,000 in fines on a first-degree charge of criminal sexual conduct for molesting two young girls over a period of several years. The charges against Jose...
July 10, 2013 - 8:17am
June 28, 2013
Willmar police say flag burner has confessed
WILLMAR, Minn. - The Willmar police say officers have secured a confession from a 40-year-old man for burning U.S.
June 28, 2013 - 8:48am
June 21, 2013
Man charged with stealing more than $60,000 from central Minnesota church
June 21, 2013 - 9:01am
June 20, 2013
Teen faces felony charges for allegedly selling drugs at Willmar, Minn., Senior High School
WILLMAR -- Donavan Douglas James Wold, 18, of Willmar, made his first appearance Wednesday on three felony charges for allegedly selling drugs at Willmar Senior High School.
June 20, 2013 - 8:29am
June 6, 2013
Willmar man shoots self, makes up story, in county jail for assault
WILLMAR — A 27-year-old Willmar man was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and is in the county jail on assault and weapons charges. According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, officers were dispatched to the hospital...
June 6, 2013 - 2:27pm
June 4, 2013
Police investigate flag burnings in Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. - Willmar police are investigating two incidents of someone burning a U.S. flag early Saturday. Police Chief David Wyffels said there are two confirmed incidents, at Kitchen Fair on Fifth Street Southwest and the Midas Auto station on Litchfield Avenue Southwest. The...
June 4, 2013 - 8:20am
May 21, 2013
Willmar man pleads guilty to molesting two girls
WILLMAR, Minn. - A Willmar man pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting two young girls over several years. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, Jose Luis Ramos, 54, will have eight additional counts dismissed, including...
May 21, 2013 - 8:57am
October 18, 2012
Willmar clinic had drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
WILLMAR, Minn. - As many as 50 local patients received eye injections with a drug from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that has been tied to a fungal meningitis outbreak. None have become sick so far, but as a precaution, the drug has been removed from the shelves at Affiliated...
October 18, 2012 - 3:04pm
September 16, 2010
Four men in jail after Willmar home invasion, shots fired at officer
WILLMAR -- Four men are being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending charges stemming from a Wednesday afternoon home invasion incident that escalated into the men firing shots at a Willmar Police officer. According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, the...
September 16, 2010 - 9:51am
February 9, 2010
Willmar mother appeals ruling in case against son's special education teacher
WILLMAR -- A federal lawsuit against the Willmar School District isn't finished yet. An attorney for a former Willmar student has asked the entire Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments about whether the child may sue the district. A three-judge panel said in January...
February 9, 2010 - 8:34am
January 28, 2010
State appeals court overturns meth conviction for improper search in Willmar case
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has reversed a drug conviction for an Atwater man accused of manufacturing methamphetamine. The appeals court ruled the district court erred in determining that Darryl Kise's father had the authority to allow law enforcement officers to search...
January 28, 2010 - 9:27am
January 26, 2010
Minnesota man faces felony charge for explicit phone messages to neighbor
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Raymond man made his first appearance Thursday on a felony harassment charge for allegedly leaving sexually explicit phone messages on a neighbor's answering machine. Craig David Waterman also faces a misdemeanor charge of making obscene or harassing phone...
January 26, 2010 - 11:02am
January 21, 2010
Man gets stayed jail sentence, fine in Willmar-area fox urine case
WILLMAR -- Thomas Albert Wagar, 25, of Minneapolis, was sentenced Thursday to 30 days in jail, which was stayed, a $500 fine plus $90 in court...
January 21, 2010 - 12:43pm