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Bird Island man charged with assault for alleged stabbing at Spicer home


WILLMAR -- Michael Jon Underland, 28, of Bird Island, made his first court appearance Wednesday on a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man in the abdomen on Feb. 5 at a rural Spicer residence.

Unconditional bail was set at $80,000. Underland's next appearance is Feb. 27.

According to court documents, Underland was arrested and taken to the Kandiyohi County Jail one day after the incident.

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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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