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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
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CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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American wines are gaining in popularity
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January 11, 2016
Records published Jan. 11
This is the records summary for Jan. 11. Auto thefts WILLMAR — Police are investigating two reports of motor vehicle thefts. A van was reported stolen Sunday morning from a business on the 1500 block of First Street South. A vehicle was reported taken from a location on the 400...
January 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 14, 2015
Records published Dec. 14
This is the records summary for Dec. 14. Arrests RAYMOND — A 37-year-old man was arrested Friday night on Minnesota Highway 23 in Raymond for driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made around 10 p.m. when police were called to investigate a vehicle that had gone off the road....
December 14, 2015 - 12:33am
December 7, 2015
Wetterling tells Paynesville community, assault victims they will be heard now
PAYNESVILLE — After nearly 30 years of silence and suffering, the community of Paynesville was told Sunday that the “heinous, unforgivable...
December 7, 2015 - 12:03am
November 8, 2015
Willmar police officer assaulted
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer was kicked and punched by a woman early Sunday when he intervened in a fight. The Officer, who has served on the department for seven years, was treated and released from Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, according to a news release from Police...
November 8, 2015 - 9:47am
October 21, 2015
January trial scheduled for canine assault case
CARLTON — A January trial date has been scheduled for a Ramsey County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting his canine partner at a training event in Carlton County, but attorneys hinted Wednesday that a plea agreement could be in the works. Brett Arthur Berry, 48, appeared...
October 21, 2015 - 9:22pm
September 18, 2015
Three charged in felony assault of Vikings fan
SANTA CLARA — Three people have been charged for felony assault on a Minnesota Vikings fan and security officer after the Monday night game against San Francisco. A video of the incident near the parking lot outside Levi’s Stadium went viral on social media and news outlets the...
September 18, 2015 - 10:57pm
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