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Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
Corps prepares for final construction repairs at Lac qui Parle Dam
Pipe rolls off truck, killing worker on Minnesota highway project
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inch forward in Minnesota
Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Girls Basketball: Tigers cruise to win over West Central
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
Girls Basketball: Dreier vs. Dreier
Wild focused on increasing lead over Blackhawks before 6-day break
Twins' Gibson hopes new motion will deliver healthier arm
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Marlow W. Hanson
Irene Carol Nelson
Marlyn K. Sandry
Anna Mae Hawley
George Herbert Rechkemmer
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
July 29, 2015
Ellingboe sentenced to 33 months prison
GRANITE FALLS — The man convicted of beating a man in March in Granite Falls, causing serious injuries, was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months of prison on a felony third-degree assault charge. Cass Howard Ellingboe, 32, of Granite Falls, was given a “middle of the box” sentence...
July 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
Records published April 29
This is the records summary for April 29. Assault WILLMAR — Police took two reports of a fight around 7 p.m. Monday in the 400 block of Seventh Street Northwest. A girl was reportedly getting punched, but told one 911 caller she did not want to speak with police. The fight...
April 29, 2015 - 6:07am
April 6, 2015
Man faces assault charge after Willmar incident
WILLMAR — A 25-year-old man made his first court appearance Monday on a second-degree assault charge stemming from a disturbance reported Saturday in downtown Willmar. In addition to the felony, Badal Hussein Ali also faces misdemeanor charges of fifth-degree assault and trespassing...
April 6, 2015 - 8:40pm
March 24, 2015
Seven charged in skyway, rail station assaults
ST. PAUL -- A group of St. Paul gang members has initiated several assaults in downtown since January, sometimes targeting people with no gang ties, according to recent criminal charges. In one incident, the seven men allegedly attacked a group of friends who were “play fighting”...
March 24, 2015 - 9:00am
February 12, 2015
Friends start fund to help woman who was assaulted along Interstate 35
CARLTON — While a sketch is being circulated of the man suspected of physically and sexually assaulting a woman last week along Interstate...
February 12, 2015 - 7:34am
February 11, 2015
Man appears on charges for allegedly assaulting coach
WILLMAR — The man alleged to have assaulted a West Central Broncos coach during a practice made his first appearance Wednesday on charges stemming from the incident. Keante Rasheed Johnson, 25, of Willmar, faces charges of felony third-degree assault and misdemeanor fifth-degree...
February 11, 2015 - 11:22pm
February 10, 2015
Suspect arrested for allegedly assaulting man Sunday at Willmar armory
WILLMAR — A 25-year-old Willmar man faces pending assault charges for allegedly breaking a local business owner’s jaw in an altercation Sunday during a sports team practice at the National Guard Armory in Willmar. Keante Rasheed Johnson remains in custody at the Kandiyohi County...
February 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
Police apprehend suspect tied to Sunday assault at armory
WILLMAR -- A 25-year-old Willmar man faces pending assault charges for allegedly breaking a local business owner’s jaw during an altercation Sunday during a sports team practice at the National Guard Armory in Willmar. Keante Rasheed Johnson remains in custody at the Kandiyohi...
February 10, 2015 - 4:54pm
Suspect tied to Litchfield burglaries
LITCHFIELD -- A suspect was arrested Saturday for allegedly committing two different burglaries in Litchfield. The suspect, a 16-year-old male, faces pending burglary, assault and controlled substance charges, according to a press release from the Litchfield Police Department....
February 10, 2015 - 12:58pm
February 9, 2015
Man hurt in sports team dispute; Willmar Police seek suspect
WILLMAR - A local man sustained “substantial injuries” in an apparent argument during a sports team practice Sunday evening at the Willmar Armory, according to Willmar Police. In a news release issued Monday morning, police said a local semi-pro sports team was holding a routine...
February 9, 2015 - 11:14am
January 31, 2015
Downtown St. Paul is safe, police say as gang ‘enforcer’ is arrested in skyway assault
ST. PAUL -- Downtown is safe, St. Paul police assured people Friday as they announced an arrest in a recent skyway assault that left a 59-year-old man with a broken wrist and a 23-year-old man with a bloodied face. People who live and work downtown expressed a range of thoughts...
January 31, 2015 - 9:00am
January 6, 2015
Kettle River man charged with trying to run ex-girfriend off road
KETTLE RIVER, Minn. -- A Kettle River man is facing felony assault charges after allegedly attempting to ram his ex-girlfriend’s vehicle or run her off the road last fall. John Philip Mikrot, 45, was picked up on a warrant and charged with assault in the second degree...
January 6, 2015 - 2:00pm
December 19, 2014
Willmar man pleads not guilty to second- and third degree assault
WILLMAR — A 24-year-old Willmar man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges resulting from an October incident in which he allegedly aided in an assault in Willmar that left a victim with a broken nose, sinus fracture and stitches. Joel Filiberto Medellin waived an omnibus hearing...
December 19, 2014 - 11:19pm
December 2, 2014
Man allegedly assaulted, robbed Saturday afternoon in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Willmar police have arrested one suspect and expect to make more arrests tied to an alleged aggravated robbery reported Saturday afternoon in the 400 block of Ann Street Southeast. Officers were dispatched to the scene around 4 p.m. on the report that someone had...
December 2, 2014 - 9:05am
November 20, 2014
Police arrest one of two men involved in alleged Willmar assault
WILLMAR -- A man alleged to have aided in an assault in Willmar that left a victim with a broken nose, sinus fracture and stitches was arrested on a warrant Tuesday and made his first court appearance Wednesday. Joel Filiberto Medellin, 24, faces felony charges of...
November 20, 2014 - 7:50am