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Paynesville man gets prison time for sexual assault


WILLMAR -- Timothy George Powers Jr., 25, of Paynesville, was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison, plus a 10-year conditional release period, on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for sexually assaulting a juvenile female. As part of a sentence handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court, Powers was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine and register as a predatory offender. He was given credit for 259 days already served in jail.

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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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