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Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Search warrant leads to five arrests in Ogema
Suspect in killing of pregnant Fargo woman pleads guilty
'Ramstad Defeats Truman': Popular Fargo bar manager, near death, makes turnaround
Roy to take on Mason for secretary-treasurer job
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
Lakers swimmers third at Otter Invite
Hibbert continues win streak at Jackson Hole Snocross
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Clara Jane Gilbertson
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
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
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
Gov. Dayton names Tina Smith to replace Sen. Al Franken
Severe Weather Announcements (3)
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