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DL man sentenced for animal cruelty
Murder suspect bludgeoned Otter Tail County mother, son with pipe wrench, charges say
County museum abloom with events this weekend
Commemorating the one-room schoolhouse: Museum seeks stories, photos, info on country schools for upcoming book
'The Ash Girl': DLHS's spring play offers darker take on familiar fairy tale
Raiders down Patriots late in season-opening victory
Summit to address football concerns in Minnesota
Gorden to be inducted to MHSGCA Hall of Fame
Nordick selected as new Park Rapids Activities Director, head football coach
Area golf courses waiting on Mother Nature
Unwrapping #MeToo with grace
It's almost time to light the 'Fire in February': DL preacher's plans taking shape to mobilize community to read Bible's Book of Acts
'Fire in February': DL preacher hopes to mobilize local faith community to read Bible's Book of Acts
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
friends & neighbors
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
Detroit Lakes couple forced to spend extra $2,000 on flights home after being stranded in Mexico by Sun Country
Peterson: Work mandate for food stamps imperils next farm bill
Arvig to boost workforce by 160
Ketter joins Mid-Minnesota as DL branch manager
Special music event coming to DL library April 24
What's coming up for arts and entertainment around the region
What's new in arts and entertainment around the region
Crawling with creativity: Detroit Lakes' 2nd Annual Art Crawl set for April 19-21
Stories sought for new musical set in Otter Tail County
Merle R. Meyer
George B. Scarborough
Family of slain child says multiple people called Otter Tail County social services
Letter: Help make these school projects community plans
Letter: Thumbs up to all you snowplow drivers
Letter: An alternative DL school building plan
Divided loyalties--don't be quick to judge
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
Wild turkey a success story in Minnesota
Snowy start to steelhead season: Despite snowstorm, Brule River anglers turn out for opener
Now is the time to clean, repair your birdhouses
Let's bring back the fishing pier at Dunton Locks
Getting ahead of the curve: Cancer rehab in DL helps patients get back into life
'We'll strive to be fair': Two of Becker County’s top legal eagles talk about upcoming judgeships
Ruby's Pantry helps families make ends meet; Local mom of 7 shares her story
Adolescent anxiety is on the rise, and social media may be part of the problem
Minnesota Made: Enjoy some movies shot in the Lake of 10,000 Lakes
Letter: Ice palace co-chairs thank the community
Youth fishing derby on Little Detroit Lake was 'great success'
The walls came tumbling down: Ice palace demolished on Friday
Totally tube-ular!: Elementary school students get outside to slide
Polar Fest's inaugural hotdish challenge brings in big, hungry crowd
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
November 25, 2009
Bemidji man arrested after woman robbed at Willmar church
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree assault, aggravated robbery and theft for allegedly beating and robbing a 73-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran...
November 25, 2009 - 10:57am
November 17, 2009
Willmar man receives similar sentence to wife in $68,000 welfare fraud case
WILLMAR -- Ovidio Ochoa, 36, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to a year and a day of stayed prison time, 10 years of probation, 90 days in the...
November 17, 2009 - 9:01am
November 13, 2009
Willmar woman who backed over infant cousin gets 58 months in prison
WILLMAR -- Nicolle Prechel of Redwood County has been arrested in the Renville County pending charges of driving while intoxicated and criminal...
November 13, 2009 - 9:18am
November 8, 2009
Second Willmar woman enters plea for receiving marijuana in mail
WILLMAR -- A 27-year-old Willmar woman pleaded guilty Thursday to a fifth-degree drug possession charge for her role in receiving more than 10 pounds of marijuana in the mail in September. Ana Patricia Gutierrez, 27, entered the plea Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Under...
November 8, 2009 - 2:56pm
October 30, 2009
Willmar woman sentenced in $68K welfare fraud cases
WILLMAR -- Jesus Elizabeth Vasquez, 32, of Willmar was sentenced to a year and a day of stayed prison time, 10 years of probation and 2,080 hours of community service work on felony charges of aggravated forgery and wrongfully obtaining assistance. As part of her sentence handed...
October 30, 2009 - 8:36am
October 8, 2009
Jury selection begins today for 19-year old Willmar man facing murder charge
WILLMAR -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning in the trial of a 19-year-old Willmar man charged with murder in the death of a...
October 8, 2009 - 11:12am
October 6, 2009
Spicer woman faces charges for taking pills to jail in her sock
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Spicer woman faces a fifth-degree drug possession charge, plus a gross misdemeanor for introducing contraband to a prohibited location, for allegedly bringing pills into the Kandiyohi County Jail in her sock. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 for Angela...
October 6, 2009 - 9:32am
October 1, 2009
New London woman charged for alleged methamphetamine sales; warrants issued for two others
WILLMAR -- A 43-year-old New London woman made her first court appearance Wednesday on five felony drug sale charges for allegedly participating...
October 1, 2009 - 10:22am
Willmar man pleads to assault charge for beating man with belt
WILLMAR -- Erick Antonio Caballero, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a third-degree assault charge for beating a man with a belt and...
October 1, 2009 - 9:52am