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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
North Korea detains third U.S. citizen
Sec. Kelly: U.S. Homeland Security not targeting Dreamers
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
Watkins man charged in connection with sexual assault
LITCHFIELD — A 32-year-old Watkins man is facing first-, second- and third-degree felony criminal sexual conduct and misdemeanor domestic...
March 23, 2017 - 7:08am
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
March 11, 2017
Willmar man convicted of malicious punishment of a child
WILLMAR — A Willmar man was convicted this week of malicious punishment of a child, a felony. Erik Brent Frederickson was sentenced Monday...
March 11, 2017 - 7:02am
March 9, 2017
St. Cloud man pleads guilty to Willmar birthday party assault
WILLMAR — Juan Jose Guerrero Jr. has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree assault, becoming the only suspect of five in a violent September...
March 9, 2017 - 7:45am
March 3, 2017
Charges: Willmar kidnapping came after repeated stalking
WILLMAR — One day before he would be accused of kidnapping his estranged wife from her workplace, court documents say Cesar Octavia Garcia-Gonzalez...
March 3, 2017 - 3:08pm
March 1, 2017
Police: Cosmos man abducted estranged wife
WILLMAR — Police say a 38-year-old Cosmos man hit his estranged wife with his vehicle as she left her Willmar workplace Wednesday morning,...
March 1, 2017 - 5:19pm
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