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League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
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State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
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All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
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Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
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'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
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Pine to Palm
October 24, 2015
Rocori quiets Cards in section final
With weather and a stout Rocori defense stacked against it, the Willmar Cardinals football team needed just a couple of things fall their way. But...
October 24, 2015 - 12:50pm
October 22, 2015
After upsetting Otters, Willmar takes on Rocori in 8-4A football final
For the first time since 1988, the Willmar football team will play for a section championship. Sam Kerfeld’s five-yard touchdown run in overtime capped Willmar’s comeback from a two-touchdown deficit in the final six minutes of regulation and the Cardinals upset top-seed Fergus...
October 22, 2015 - 3:15pm
October 5, 2015
Soccer: Lakers girls win in seventh shutout of the season
The Detroit Lakes girls soccer team picked up their ninth victory of the season, and the seventh by shutout in a 1-0 win at Willmar Saturday afternoon. The Willmar pitch is a small field that created a physical environment for the players. The Lakers battled through five injuries...
October 5, 2015 - 3:09pm
January 6, 2015
Man arrested Sunday for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A 32-year-old Willmar man is in custody for allegedly breaking into a Willmar residence Sunday evening, pouring gasoline throughout...
January 6, 2015 - 7:57am
December 4, 2014
Former Willmar high school teacher faces criminal sexual conduct charges
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A former teacher and coach at Willmar Senior High School faces charges of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having an inappropriate...
December 4, 2014 - 8:42am
October 21, 2014
OSHA begins inspection of Willmar Jennie-O plant
WILLMAR, Minn. -- An investigator from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration began work Monday at the Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar where more than two dozen employees became ill Friday evening. The first goal of OSHA’s inspection is to gather...
October 21, 2014 - 8:25am
October 20, 2014
Turkey processing returns to normal operations after workers sickened
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A Jennie-O Turkey Store processing plant in Willmar has returned to normal operations after a medical situation Friday night...
October 20, 2014 - 7:52am
June 26, 2014
Officers enter home in Willmar to apprehend stabbing suspect
WILLMAR, Minn. — Law enforcement officers have entered the home in Willmar to apprehend a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a woman this morning at the home. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, a 64-year-old woman was stabbed just after 8 a.m. this morning and ran...
June 26, 2014 - 12:13pm
June 13, 2014
Judge denies change of venue for Warwick murder trial
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A judge has denied a defense request to move the trial for a teen accused of murdering his grandmother. District Judge...
June 13, 2014 - 8:13am
May 6, 2014
Man who assaulted Willmar officers skips court date
WILLMAR, Minn. — An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a 23-year-old Kandiyohi man who failed to appear for sentencing on two felony charges related to assaulting three Willmar police officers in December. Cody Lee Friese was to be sentenced Monday morning by District Judge...
May 6, 2014 - 10:30am
April 9, 2014
Willmar teen expected to get life sentence
Sentencing was scheduled for 9 a.m. today (Wednesday) for a Willmar teen who pleaded guilty last week to first-degree premeditated murder in the slaying of an elderly woman last summer. Brock Junkermeier, 19, is expected to be sentenced to life in prison without the possibility...
April 9, 2014 - 10:47am
January 27, 2014
Minnesota teenager sentenced to juvenile center for role in murder of 79-year-old grandmother
WILLMAR, Minn. — The 16-year-old Willmar teen involved in the murder of Lila Warwick was sentenced this morning to programs at the Prairie Lakes Youth Programs in Willmar. Devon Jenkins was ordered to complete both the secure and non-secure programs at Prairie Lakes, serve probation...
January 27, 2014 - 1:30pm
January 7, 2014
Victim identified in two-vehicle crash near Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. - The man killed in a two-vehicle crash Saturday just east of Willmar was Steven Joseph Szalma, 38, of Kandiyohi. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office released the man's name Monday in a news release. Szalma was the driver of one of the vehicles. The sheriff's office...
January 7, 2014 - 8:37am
December 21, 2013
Attorney seeks to suppress statement in Willmar murder case
WILLMAR, Minn. - The attorney for a teen charged in his grandmother’s killing wants a portion of the teen’s statements to law enforcement officers disallowed in his trial. Attorney Daniel Mohs argued Friday that the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents who questioned Robert...
December 21, 2013 - 10:30am
3 Willmar officers injured during arrest
WILLMAR, Minn. – Three Willmar police officers were treated for injuries suffered while arresting a 23-year-old man Thursday. A news release from police Capt. Jim Felt said officers went to a Willmar residence about 2:40 p.m. seeking a man wanted in Yellow Medicine County for...
December 21, 2013 - 9:30am