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WILLMAR — Christopher Peter Padin, 36, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for assaulting a teenager with a bike chain


As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, another felony for second-degree assault will be dismissed. He will be sentenced Feb. 24.

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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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