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Phone calls from jail add charges to man who kidnapped ex-girlfriend


WILLMAR -- A Willmar man who is in jail on multiple charges for kidnapping and assaulting his ex-girlfriend in November, faces additional charges for making phone calls to the woman from jail.

Chad Michael Ridener, 18, of Willmar was arraigned Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court for violating an order for protection for making phone calls where he threatened to harm the woman one minute and pledged his love the next.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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