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WILLMAR -- A 57-year-old rural Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on felony charges for allegedly threatening a man with a gun and shooting seven puppies on Saturday.


Terence Dale Schwartz faces charges of second-degree assault and animal cruelty in Kandiyohi County District Court.

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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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