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Man faces charges for thousands claimed in assistance


WILLMAR -- A 28-year-old Wyndmere, N.D., man made his first court appearance Thursday on felony charges for claiming more than $21,000 in public assistance while working under a false name.

Isidoro Martinez faces two felony charges for wrongfully obtaining assistance and check forgery in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 with conditional bail at $10,000. His next appearance is Nov. 2.

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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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