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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 29, 2014
Records published Oct. 30
These are the records for Oct. 29. Two injured in Atwater as result of car, semi collision ATWATER — Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon as the result of a collision between a passenger car and semitrailer in Atwater. A semi was reportedly traveling northbound around...
October 29, 2014 - 11:27pm
October 28, 2014
Man charged after allegedly pulling a shotgun on another man
WILLMAR — A 21-year-old Blomkest man faces felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats for allegedly threatening another man with a shotgun in Willmar. Cory Jacob Nelson made his first appearance in court Oct. 21 and will appear for an omnibus hearing Nov. 13....
October 28, 2014 - 11:56pm
October 22, 2014
Records published Oct. 23
This is the records summary for Oct. 23. Girls injured in Yellow Medicine County crash HANLEY FALLS — Two teenage girls from Hanley Falls and Cottonwood were injured as a result of a vehicle rollover Wednesday near Hanley Falls. Katelynn M. Murphy, 16, of Hanley Falls, was...
October 22, 2014 - 11:01pm
October 21, 2014
Records published Oct. 22
This is the records summary for Oct. 22. Theft WILLMAR — Theft of a GPS unit, phone charger and two pairs of sunglasses was reported at 11:11 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Ann Street Southeast in Willmar. The incident was reported to have happened the night before. Arrests WILLMAR...
October 21, 2014 - 10:25pm
Records published Sept. 22
This is the records summary for Sept. 22. Man arrested after rollover A 32-year-old man was arrested around 1:30 a.m. Saturday morning in Willmar after his vehicle went off the road, hit a fire hydrant and overturned. According to police reports, the man was driving east...
September 21, 2014 - 10:40pm
September 3, 2014
Records for September 4
This is the records summary for Sept. 4. Willmar juvenile arrested in auto theft on Tuesday WILLMAR — A 17-year-old Willmar boy was arrested for allegedly stealing a blue Dodge Durango on Tuesday from Tony’s Auto Sales. According to the police report, the owner of Tony’s...
September 3, 2014 - 11:11pm
April 24, 2014
Two arrested in Litchfield, had stolen items from across region
LITCHFIELD — Two people, a 27-year-old man from Cosmos and a 35-year-old woman from Pennock, were arrested on charges of possession of stolen property and controlled substances after law enforcement officers served search warrants on Wednesday in Litchfield. According to the...
April 24, 2014 - 8:55am
March 18, 2014
Authorities arrest 14 in porn website involving 251 children
WASHINGTON - Authorities have arrested 14 men in a secret, members-only child pornography website that involved 251 children, mostly boys, in the United States and five other countries, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. Some of the men assumed female online personas to connect...
March 18, 2014 - 1:32pm
February 22, 2013
Utah trooper accused of making bogus DUI arrests
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- During her 10 years as a Utah state trooper, Lisa Steed built a reputation as an officer with a knack for nabbing drunken motorists in a state with a long tradition of teetotaling and some of the nation's strictest liquor laws. Steed used the uncanny talent...
February 22, 2013 - 7:56am
January 4, 2013
West central Minn. law officers arrest 28 for drunken driving in December
WILLMAR — Officers from west central Minnesota law enforcement agencies arrested 28 drivers for driving while impaired during the month of December. The arrests were made during a Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DWI campaign that ran statewide for the month to combat drunk driving....
January 4, 2013 - 10:37am
September 13, 2012
Law busts 1,842 for drunken driving during statewide campaign
ST. PAUL -- Law enforcement officers from 315 agencies arrested a total of 1,842 impaired drivers during the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over DWI enforcement campaign from Aug. 17 to Sept.
September 13, 2012 - 12:08pm
May 30, 2012
State, federal agents serve search warrants in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- Law enforcement officers from local, state and federal agencies executed three search warrants and made multiple arrests around 7 a.m.
May 30, 2012 - 3:34pm
February 28, 2012
Three arrested after motor vehicle pursuit in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Three people were arrested and are in custody at the Kandiyohi County Jail after a pursuit by Willmar Police officers and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputies around 3:45 a.m. today in Willmar. According to Police Capt. Jim Felt, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for...
February 28, 2012 - 3:54pm
February 19, 2012
Two arrested in Grove City, Minn., after narcotics search warrant is executed
LITCHFIELD -- Two suspects, a 29-year-old woman from Grove City and a 31-year-old man from Raymond, are facing drug charges after being arrested Thursday morning in Grove City. Both are being held in the Meeker County Jail.
February 19, 2012 - 3:29pm
February 18, 2012
Facebook postings help Willmar, Minn., police solve thefts captured on security cameras
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is crediting Facebook with helping police identify and arrest two suspects this week in a pair of recent thefts. The tactic proved so successful that police are considering using Facebook more often to help locate suspects whose images are...
February 18, 2012 - 8:56am