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City Auditorium needs help: Willmar facility's needs being discussed
DNR deer management meeting set Feb. 27 in Montevideo
Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report
Railroad bypass to be discussed Tuesday by Willmar City Council
Records for Feb. 20
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
Berrios more comfortable, feels command improving
Vargas gets help from Manny Ramirez this time
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
Drowsy drivers often behind fatal crashes
Driving a hard bargain for taxes
States' rights? Not so much, when it comes to retirement savings
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
Fagen Fighters Museum in Granite Falls listed as a top Minnesota attraction
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
Veeder: The new good 'ol days are on their way
Phillips: Dealing with difficult people easier with kindness
February 15, 2017
Duluth man charged with Willmar assault
WILLMAR — Blood splattered and smeared on the floors and walls. The bathroom. The ceiling. A woman with a swollen face, broken eye sockets,...
February 15, 2017 - 6:51am
February 9, 2017
Former Willmar teacher sentenced for alleged assault of student
WILLMAR — A former Willmar high school teacher has been sentenced to unsupervised probation for allegedly assaulting a student on the...
February 9, 2017 - 7:01pm
January 23, 2017
Starbuck man can withdraw criminal sexual conduct guilty plea, appeals court rules
GLENWOOD—Ryan Emmett Moore is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for an alleged sexual assault. But soon, he'll be back in a Pope...
January 23, 2017 - 6:55am
December 10, 2016
Montevideo father sentenced for assault of baby
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo father who reported his own 6-month-old baby as unresponsive to emergency services was sentenced Tuesday to...
December 10, 2016 - 7:00am
Records published Dec. 10
This is the records summary for Dec. 9 House fire near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE — A seasonal home in rural Paynesville was destroyed by...
December 10, 2016 - 6:00am
December 8, 2016
Man facing 16 felonies for alleged kidnapping, assault of Willmar woman
WILLMAR — A pregnant Willmar woman was repeatedly stalked, forced into a vehicle, assaulted and choked with a scarf until she passed out...
December 8, 2016 - 6:36pm
December 7, 2016
Woman charged with Willmar assault that ended in brain injury
WILLMAR — A Hibbing woman has been charged with the June assault of a staff member at Willmar's Community Addiction Recovery Enterprise, one that left the staffer with a traumatic brain injury, blurred vision and hearing loss. Court documents allege Stacie Lee Johnson, 47,...
December 7, 2016 - 8:46pm
November 29, 2016
Records published Nov. 29
This is the records summary for Nov. 29. 911 outage WILLMAR — 911 services were out of order for approximately an hour and a half Monday...
November 29, 2016 - 5:37am
November 8, 2016
Police: 'Smack fest' or face slapping contest at Minn. bar leads to beating
ST. PAUL—What started as a "smack fest" at a St. Paul bar ended with one of the participants assaulted by at least half a dozen people, police...
November 8, 2016 - 1:24pm
November 3, 2016
Spicer man facing additional charges for retaliation against witness
WILLMAR — A woman who drove by the scene of a violent domestic assault in Spicer and drove the alleged victim and children to safety says...
November 3, 2016 - 5:58pm
October 31, 2016
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled last week that a BB gun is not a firearm when it comes to Minnesota's statute barring felons...
October 31, 2016 - 6:47am
October 24, 2016
Angered with overflowing toilet, Minnesotan assaults girlfriend by strangling her
An overflowing toilet was the alleged trigger leading to a 56-year-old man assaulting his girlfriend Wednesday at the Rodeway Inn in Brainerd....
October 24, 2016 - 10:18am
October 21, 2016
Man sentenced to prison for threatening family with gun
GRANITE FALLS — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for pulling a gun on a couple and their 1-year-old son,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:46am
October 19, 2016
Man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
WILLMAR — A Willmar man, high on methamphetamine, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife and attempted to strangle her because he believed...
October 19, 2016 - 4:46pm
October 13, 2016
Man cuts off his ex-girlfriend’s nipples with scissors
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A 45-year-old Sioux Falls man is in jail after police said he cut off the nipples of his ex-girlfriend with a scissors.Tony...
October 13, 2016 - 12:05pm