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Willmar man, 18, charged for alleged role in stabbing that left man hospitalized


WILLMAR -- Hugo Cesar Martinez, 18, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Tuesday on a second-degree assault charge for allegedly stabbing a man early Sunday morning at a party in rural Lake Lillian.

Unconditional bail was set at $75,000 with conditional bail at $25,000. His next appearance in Kandiyohi County District Court is April 1.

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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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