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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
Girls Basketball: Cards hit bump in road
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
December 20, 2016
Willmar man gets nearly five years in prison for convenience store robbery
WILLMAR — Mohamed Ahmed Jama had only one thing to say at his Tuesday court hearing. "I don't want to be in jail anymore," he told Judge...
December 20, 2016 - 6:47pm
August 6, 2010
Man pleads to forgery counts after Wal-Mart incident
WILLMAR -- Edil Pineda Santos, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges of forgery and aggravated forgery for using the identity...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Grove City man gets 48 months for pharmacy robbery
WILLMAR -- James Howard Stellman, 50, of Grove City, was sentenced to 48 months in prison Thursday for robbing the Willmar Prescription Center...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Local man accused of assaulting woman at Wal-Mart
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man faces felony charges for forgery and terroristic threats after a woman reported Monday that he assaulted...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 25, 2010
17-year-old sentenced to 41 months in prison for robbing downtown business at gunpoint
WILLMAR -- Oscar Manuel Trochez-Martinez, 17, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 41 months in prison for robbing a downtown Willmar business...
June 25, 2010 - 12:00am
Man sentenced to 41 months in prison for gunpoint robbery
WILLMAR -- Angel Guzman-Rodriguez, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday to 41 months in prison for robbing a downtown Willmar business at gunpoint. As part of his sentence handed down in Kandiyohi County District Court, Guzman-Rodriguez and his co-defendant were ordered to pay $2,932...
March 25, 2010 - 12:00am
March 10, 2010
Willmar man gets four years in prison for knifepoint robbery
WILLMAR -- Mowalid Muse Hirsi, 25, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 48 months in prison for robbing a man at knifepoint in November. Hirsi...
March 10, 2010 - 12:00am
February 6, 2010
Jury finds man guilty of aggravated robbery in knifepoint theft
WILLMAR -- A jury found Mowalid Muse Hirsi, 25, of Willmar, guilty on Thursday of aggravated robbery for robbing a man at knifepoint in November. The verdict came after a one-day trial in Kandiyohi County District Court. He will be sentenced March 8. The charges were filed after...
February 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2009
Willmar man ID'd in knifepoint theft also hit with DWI charges
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on a single felony charge of aggravated robbery for allegedly robbing...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Montevideo man sentenced to 41 months in prison for assault
MONTEVIDEO -- Joel Filberto Medellin, 29, of Montevideo, will serve 41 months in prison for his conviction in the beating and robbery of a man in a bathroom at Inn Like Flynn's in Montevideo. District Judge David Mennis sentenced Medellin in district court in Montevideo on Wednesday....
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
August 18, 2009
Man charged for alleged robbery of local pharmacy
WILLMAR -- James Howard Stellman, 49, of Grove City, made his first appearance Monday on four felony charges for allegedly robbing the Willmar...
August 18, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Feb. 3
- Sergio Ramos, 33, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Friday to a felony fifth-degree controlled substance charge for possessing methamphetamine. As part of a plea agreement, a gross misdemeanor charge for driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety will be dismissed. He will...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 31
n Kevin Ray Wertz, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,000 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for choking a woman with his hands while the two were arguing. He was also ordered...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Man, convicted in daytime burglaries, pleads to forgery
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man convicted of receiving stolen property from a spate of daytime burglaries in rural Kandiyohi County pleaded guilty to a felony charge of aggravated forgery for using another man's name. Francisco Gomez Delvalle, 35, entered the plea Wednesday in Kandiyohi...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 28
- Ricky L. Hoffenkamp, 27, of Atwater, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended misdemeanor charge for intentionally pointing a gun at a person. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and another misdemeanor...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am