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Atwater man gets 3 years in prison for standoff with sheriff's deputies

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WILLMAR -- James Arthur Hinman, 46, of Atwater, was sentenced Monday to 36 months in prison and a $1,500 fine on a second-degree assault charge for assaulting a woman with a loaded 12-gauge shotgun in June. The incident led to an armed standoff with sheriff's deputies.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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