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Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
Five charged in connection with meth found following Willmar high-speed chase
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
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
January 13, 2016
Records published Jan. 14
This is the records summary for Jan. 13. Suspicious person report leads to arrest WILLMAR — The Willmar Police Department received a report of a suspicious person just past 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Dairy Queen restaurant on U.S. Highway 12. The report says the person had been there...
January 13, 2016 - 12:24am
January 12, 2016
One man stabbed, second man arrested after apparent fight at Belgrade home
BELGRADE --The Stearns County Sheriff’s Office says a 38-year-old Belgrade man was stabbed early Tuesday morning in his home. According to a news release from Chief Deputy Bruce Bechtold, a sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a home on the 400 block of Martin Avenue in Belgrade...
January 12, 2016 - 1:35pm
December 10, 2015
Officials recover body of Minnesota woman; arrest two men
BEMIDJI — Two men have been arrested in the disappearance and death of a Minnesota woman whose body has been recovered from a shallow grave...
December 10, 2015 - 11:50pm
October 31, 2015
Records published Oct. 31
Here are the records for Saturday, Oct. 31: District Court Meeker County LITCHFIELD — Brian Keith Berwald, 35, of Hutchinson, was sentenced to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 months and one day for a felony conviction of fleeing a police officer during an appearance...
October 31, 2015 - 12:00am
October 30, 2015
Former Paynesville man named a ‘person of interest’ in Jacob Wetterling disappearance
MINNEAPOLIS — Twenty-six years after the disappearance of 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling brought national media attention to central Minnesota,...
October 30, 2015 - 11:01am
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE - A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money. Corwin...
October 7, 2015 - 9:24am
Three arrested following drug-related incident in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD – A man was arrested for allegedly fleeing from law enforcement and two others arrested pending drug charges following an incident Thursday evening in Litchfield. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office says the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task force was conducting surveillance...
August 7, 2015 - 10:44am
June 26, 2015
Man arrested in alcohol-related crash involving his three kids
STEWART -- A Hutchinson man was arrested last night following an alcohol-related crash in Renville County that involved the driver's three young children. According to the Renville County Sheriff's Office, Andrew Kyle Bergum, 35, was arrested and transported to the Renville County...
June 26, 2015 - 7:20am
April 3, 2015
Willmar PD squad car sideswiped by drunk driver early this morning
WILLMAR -- A 25-year-old man was arrested early this morning for driving while impaired after he allegedly sideswiped a Willmar Police Department squad car. The incident reportedly happened around 12:35 a.m. near the intersection of Second Street and Trott Avenue Southeast, Sergeant...
April 3, 2015 - 10:43am
March 18, 2015
Lawmaker immunity challenged again
ST. PAUL — Police need to know they can arrest state lawmakers, supporters of clarifying legislation say. “It is not necessarily clear to law enforcement, lawmakers or the general public,” Rep. Ryan Winkler, D-Golden Valley, on Wednesday told a Minnesota House committee about...
March 18, 2015 - 11:18pm
March 16, 2015
Records published March 17
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railyard...
March 16, 2015 - 11:46pm
March 15, 2015
Records published March 16
The following contains the records summary for March 16. Arrests WILLMAR — A 26-year-old man faces pending charges of domestic assault by strangulation and domestic assault following his arrest 7:06 p.m. Saturday in the 1200 block of Dana Drive Southeast. WILLMAR — A 23-year-old...
March 15, 2015 - 10:36pm
February 12, 2015
Man arrested Wednesday following high-speed chase near Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON -- A man reportedly led a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase Wednesday evening near Sibley State Park. The sheriff's office received report around 7 p.m. Wednesday of a suspicious person parked for several hours in the 3000 block of Kandiyohi County...
February 12, 2015 - 10:16am
January 5, 2015
Video Update: Man arrested yesterday evening for allegedly setting Willmar home on fire
WILLMAR -- A 42-year-old Willmar man remains in custody for allegedly breaking into a residence Sunday evening in the 3200 block of First Avenue...
January 5, 2015 - 10:22am
November 27, 2014
Three suspects in custody after stabbing Tuesday in Willmar
WILLMAR — Three Willmar males have been arrested after a man was reportedly stabbed several times Tuesday night. The suspects remain in custody pending charges of second- and fifth-degree assault, according to a news release issued Wednesday from the Willmar Police Department. Two...
November 27, 2014 - 11:04pm