Weather Forecast


Willmar, Minn., man sentenced to five years in prison for selling meth to drug task force informant


WILLMAR -- Edward Milton Braness, 34, of Willmar was sentenced Monday to 61 months in prison on a third-degree drug sale charge for his role in selling 6.5 grams of methamphetamine to a CEE-VI informant in December.

As part of his sentence handed down by District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court, Braness was ordered to pay a $1,500 fine. He was given credit for 279 days already served in custody.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

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. 

(320) 214-4373