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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
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
November 17, 2014
Willmar police officer injured while breaking up bar fight early Sunday
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer is currently off duty and being treated for injuries, while the man who allegedly injured him faces pending charges. The man alleged to have assaulted Willmar Police Sgt. Craig Lange faces pending charges of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer,...
November 17, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 19, 2014
Suspect arrested for allegedly threatening man with shotgun
WILLMAR — A 21-year-old Willmar man was arrested Saturday night for allegedly threatening another man with a shotgun in southwest Willmar. The suspect remains in Kandiyohi County Jail pending felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats, according to police reports. A...
October 19, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 20, 2014
Kandiyohi County woman arrested in Ohio; missing child found unharmed
WILLMAR –– A Kandiyohi County woman, who’d been sought by authorities for taking her 4-year old son in violation of a court order, was arrested late Friday during a traffic stop in Ohio. Amy Lorraine Winterfeldt, also known as Amy Gomm, was arrested without incident. The three...
July 20, 2014 - 11:04pm
May 22, 2014
Secretary of state to stop issuing ‘get-out-of-jail-free’ cards to legislators
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s secretary of state said Wednesday that he’ll no longer issue lawmakers the “get-out-of-jail-free” cards that drew some controversy this past legislative session.
May 22, 2014 - 1:00am
May 31, 2013
U.S. woman facing drug charge released in Mexico
NOGALES, Mexico (AP) -- An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.
May 31, 2013 - 6:30am
April 22, 2013
Reese Witherspoon 'deeply embarrassed' after arrest
TLANTA (AP) — Reese Witherspoon is "deeply embarrassed" about what she said to police officers after she and her husband were arrested during...
April 22, 2013 - 10:00am
April 21, 2013
Reese Witherspoon charged with disorderly conduct after traffic stop
ATLANTA — Oscar-winning actress Reese Witherspoon was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after a state trooper said she wouldn't stay...
April 21, 2013 - 10:00pm
April 17, 2013
Update: Conflicting reports of arrest in Boston bombings case
Update 3:10 p.m.: Conflicting reports of arrest in Boston bombings case BOSTON (AP) — Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse...
April 17, 2013 - 3:10am
January 2, 2013
Five arrested, charged with drug crimes after authorities conduct search of Willmar, Minn., house
WILLMAR — Five people made their first court appearances Monday on charges of drug possession and for storing methamphetamine paraphernalia in the presence of a child, all stemming from drugs and drug usage items seized during execution of a search warrant Friday at a Willmar residence....
January 2, 2013 - 11:25pm
November 27, 2012
Watkins, Minn., man charged with drunken driving after rollover crash
WATKINS -- A 69-year-old Watkins man was treated for injuries sustained in a rollover crash Monday afternoon near Watkins and then booked into the Meeker County Jail on fourth-degree drunken driving charges. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, law enforcement and...
November 27, 2012 - 9:19am