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Meeker County man to serve 18 years for sexual assault of children
July 25, 2017 - 6:02am
Obdulia Sanchez is seen in a police booking photo from the Merced County Sheriff's Department in Merced, California July 24, 2017. Merced County Sheriff's Department/Handout via REUTERS.
Father of teen who live-streamed fatal crash: 'She killed her own sister'
July 25, 2017 - 7:34am
Fire leaves Renville County couple homeless
July 25, 2017 - 7:25am
Names of individuals in truck, train crash released
July 25, 2017 - 1:45pm
Linda Vanderwerf / Tribune  Administrators of the new Lakeland Elementary School in Willmar are working together in this small Roosevelt Elementary School office this summer. Principal Gretchen Baumgarn, left, and Assistant Principal Melissa Wilson started their new jobs July 1 and are planning for the new year and the January move to Lakeland when it opens.
Planning for new Willmar school: Lakeland administrators prepare for opportunity of a lifetime
July 25, 2017 - 7:08am
Jake Schultz / Tribune

Two officers from the Willmar Police Department remain on standard leave as the state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigates a shooting Sunday on the 400 block of 11th Street Northwest of Willmar. Dash cam video did not capture the events in the backyard of the home, and the city of Willmar is still in the process of equipping officers with body cameras.
Officer-involved shootings rare in Willmar
July 24, 2017 - 9:54pm
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Probation for driver in Willmar cornfield crash
July 25, 2017 - 6:27am
Convictions published July 25
July 25, 2017 - 12:45am
Records published July 25
July 25, 2017 - 5:02am
Fanuel Shewarega Asrat shown in a Facebook profile picture from May 2014.
Body of MSUM swimming instructor heading home to Ethiopia
July 25, 2017 - 12:06pm
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune

The city of Willmar is exploring the possible purchase of the old Hardware Hank Express building, which is located directly behind the City Auditorium and adjacent to the City Office Building. The property could be used to expand the city offices.
Willmar looks toward future for city offices
July 25, 2017 - 7:29am
Despite being attacked by something -- perhaps a fish -- in Island Lake on Wednesday afternoon, 11-year-old Maren Kesselhon was doing well on Thursday. "She's not too shaken," said her father, Ryan Kesselhon of Duluth. Ryan Kesselhon photo
'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
July 20, 2017 - 7:52pm
Willmar Police and Minnesota State Patrol officers respond to what was reported as an officer-involved shooting Sunday on the 400 block of 11th Street Northwest of Willmar. Personnel from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension also responded to the scene. 
Jake Schultz / Tribune
Update: Officer-involved shooting reported Sunday in Willmar
July 23, 2017 - 11:05pm
Justin Bieber performs a medley of songs at the 2016 Billboard Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., May 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File Photo
Justin Bieber reportedly ‘over it,’ cancels stadium tour, including U.S. Bank Stadium show
July 24, 2017 - 8:06pm
This black willow tree in Marine on St. Croix was determined in June 2017 to be the largest tree of its kind in Minnesota. (Courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Marine on St. Croix willow is 26 feet around and the biggest in Minnesota
July 25, 2017 - 12:50pm

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