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As April snow hits, driver killed in Otter Tail County crash
A platform that's close to the heart: 'Outstanding Teen' talks organ donation at driver's education classes
Shattered innocence: Becker County child abuse cases on the rise
Youth ATV Safety Training set for May 20
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
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Roth earns all-tournament honors at Summit Championship
Norman County West in danger of losing fall and winter sports
Area kids place at state free throw competition
Smith Leads Huskers at Big Ten Championships
Little Lakers Boys Basketball summer camp registration
Luecks celebrating 50 years together
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Simons welcome twin daughters
'What Patients Say, What Doctors Hear': Listening is important--on both sides of the doctor's exam table
Answering the call: Lake Park family to become long-term missionaries in Africa
Friends & Neighbors
'It was time to pass the baton': Dean's Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
MN gas prices down since last week
SJE-Rhombus receives chapter 2017 ESOP Company of the Year award
‘It was time to pass the baton’: Dean’s Country Market in Perham, NY Mills sold to Central Market owners
Midwest Workwear has new store manager
A night dressed in neon: Holmes Theatre's Motion fundraiser to feature Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome
It's Shakespeare... with an apocalyptic twist: Detroit Lakes High School's spring play views British history through a zombie-infested lens
Column: Mosquitoes sometimes more than just annoying: Insect's bite can transmit malaria, which is fatal if left untreated
Associate justice and former Vikings great Alan Page speaking April 24 in Fergus Falls
New artist exhibit opens this week at DL's Trinity Lutheran Church
Mathew R. Veronen
Richard M. Gordon
Paula Quam column: A humble hello, a heavy-hearted goodbye
Letter: War with North Korea would be a big mistake
Other Opinions: It's working, don't give up on effort to clean up Great Lakes
Letter: Doctors are on your side, elected officials should be, too
Earth Day--by the numbers
Column: Whistling past the graveyard--wood ducks make big comeback
Brad Laabs column: Enjoy hunting panfish until 'fishing opener' May 12
Brad Laabs column: Ice is gone, get ready to launch your boat
Outdoors column: Wild turkeys are a Minnesota success story
Blane Klemek column: Little bird that could: the northern saw-whet owl
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
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
January 21, 2010
Felony sex charge against 35-year-old Willmar bus driver dismissed
WILLMAR -- A criminal sexual conduct charge against a Willmar man has been dismissed because the man who reported having sex with him is not...
January 21, 2010 - 12:40pm
Willmar man pleads guilty to sexual contact with 12-year-old
WILLMAR -- A 36-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting a young...
January 21, 2010 - 12:32pm
January 15, 2010
Snowmobile charges into side of Willmar High School bus going through Cold Spring
WILLMAR -- It could have had a tragic outcome, but only a snowmobile was destroyed and a bus load of basketball players were delayed getting home Friday night. The school bus carrying the Cardinals girls home after beating St.
January 15, 2010 - 2:02pm
January 13, 2010
Willmar man enters plea to gunpoint robbery; teen involved could be tried as an adult
WILLMAR -- Angel Guzman Rodriguez, 20, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a first-degree aggravated robbery charge for robbing a downtown Willmar...
January 13, 2010 - 8:42am
Man accused in Belgrade sexual assault of senior citizen waives omnibus hearing
WILLMAR -- The Wisconsin sex offender accused of beating, sexually assaulting and robbing a 73-year-old woman at a church waived his right to...
January 13, 2010 - 8:40am
January 11, 2010
Willmar police arrest man in standoff, court appearance expected Monday
WILLMAR -- The man arrested after a five-hour standoff Thursday night is expected to make his first court appearance Monday. According to Willmar police, David Wayne Chambers, 42, of Willmar, is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of assault and terroristic threats....
January 11, 2010 - 9:12am
December 30, 2009
Alexandria man gets prison for domestic assault, ransacking home
WILLMAR -- Juanel Anthony Mikulak, 22, of Alexandria and formerly of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 27 months in prison on a felony domestic...
December 30, 2009 - 10:03am
December 29, 2009
Willmar man faces drunken driving charges after nearly hitting snow plow on city street
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on drunken driving charges for allegedly drinking and then driving...
December 29, 2009 - 12:40pm
Willmar students' marble sorters could lead to engineering careers
WILLMAR -- There are easier ways to sort a dozen marbles. But as a project in an introductory engineering class, designing and building a marble...
December 29, 2009 - 12:37pm
December 8, 2009
Atwater man sentenced for driving 110 mph while impaired
WILLMAR -- A 35-year-old Atwater man was sentenced Monday to three years of probation, $1,500 in fines and 30 days in jail on a felony charge...
December 8, 2009 - 6:30am
December 2, 2009
State appeals court rules Willmar special ed teacher did not violate law
WILLMAR -- In a split ruling, the Minnesota Court of Appeals says that a special education teacher from Willmar did not violate maltreatment rules when she took a child to a time-out room rather than to the bathroom. The child wet her pants in the time-out room. A three-judge panel...
December 2, 2009 - 9:51am
November 30, 2009
Rural Belgrade church rapist suspect's bail set at $500K
WILLMAR -- Bail was set this morning at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, raping and robbing a 73-year-old woman last week at a northern...
November 30, 2009 - 1:32pm
Litchfield man dies after vehicle plunges into King Lake
WILLMAR -- A car and driver were found in King Lake north of Willmar early this morning. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a call shortly before 2 a.m. of a vehicle in the water on 60th Avenue Northeast, east of North First Street in Dovre Township. The car, a 1998 Oldsmobile...
November 30, 2009 - 10:57am
State Patrol identifies Willlmar man killed in crash
WILLMAR - The State Patrol has identified the Willmar man killed Thursday in a broad-side accident west of Willmar in Chippewa County. Robert Prekker, 77, was killed when the 1989 Ford Pickup he was driving collided with a 2001 Steerling tandem grain truck at the intersection of...
November 30, 2009 - 10:56am
November 28, 2009
Blind man run over in Willmar still in hospital, but recovering
ST. CLOUD -- It was a nice evening, so as the sun set during the late afternoon of Nov. 16, Tom Sykora decided to walk from his Willmar apartment...
November 28, 2009 - 2:34pm