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October 29, 2010
Letter: I?trust Boyd Beccue
I have known Boyd Beccue for many years. He was an excellent assistant county attorney and has been a great Kandiyohi County Attorney. I know that the county board depends on his advice and that our local law enforcement officers lean on him and trust him. I strongly support Boyd...
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Arraignments Monday for shooting suspects
WILLMAR -- The four men arrested for invading a home and firing shots on a Willmar Police officer Wednesday evening are expected to make their first court appearance Monday. According to Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue, the assistant county attorney handling the case sought...
September 17, 2010 - 11:51am
July 31, 2010
Junkermeier says he has experience needed to be county attorney
WILLMAR -- In spite of, or perhaps because of, the 28 years he's spent arguing cases in front of juries and the 17 years spent lecturing during...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 30, 2010
Fischer says it's time for a new face for county attorney
Editor's Note: Profiles of each of the three primary election candidates seeking the office of Kandiyohi County Attorney are publishing over...
July 30, 2010 - 12:00am
July 29, 2010
Beccue seeks fifth term as Kandiyohi County attorney
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Attorney's office, located in the lower level of the courthouse in Willmar, has the typical law books and files...
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 13, 2010
LQPV/DB boys wins state in last event
The 4x400 boys relay team representing Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd crossed the line at Hamline University's Klas Field in first-place at...
June 13, 2010 - 10:58am
May 24, 2010
Counties must pay for parents' lawyers in child welfare cases, high court rules
WILLMAR -- A recent Minnesota Supreme Court ruling removes any doubt that counties are required to pay for court-appointed attorneys for parents or guardians in parental rights termination cases. The decision and the costs associated with these cases involving a child in need of...
May 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 20, 2010
Beccue files for re-election as Kandiyohi County Attorney.
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue filed for re-election to his office Tuesday morning. Beccue has served as Kandiyohi County Attorney since 1991. Beccue first joined the Kandiyohi County Attorney's Office in 1979 as an assistant to County Attorney Ron Schneider. He...
May 20, 2010 - 6:02pm
May 6, 2010
Letter: County attorney responds
A letter in the Public Forum Monday expressed concern about the budget of the county attorney's office and mentioned a "recent article concerning financing for the county attorney." As the Tribune editorial staff correctly pointed out Tuesday, no such article ever appeared in the...
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
County attorney says he sees both positives, negatives to his office's caseload over past year
WILLMAR -- The types of cases filed in the Kandiyohi County Attorney's Office shows both good news and bad news when it comes to a trend in crime. In an update about the 2009 case load, County Attorney Boyd Beccue told the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that the...
May 6, 2010 - 12:00am
Undocumented immigrants need to be counted without fear
Kandiyohi County residents who are here illegally or are undocumented will not be prosecuted if they fill out a 2010 Census form and should instead be encouraged to fill out the forms. Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue said there is a "particular level of fear" that census information...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
February 25, 2010
Proposal for redesign of government good place to begin debate
WILLMAR -- When Kandiyohi County Board Chairman Richard Falk saw a proposed 10-point plan for redesigning state and county governments, his response...
February 25, 2010 - 12:00am
November 7, 2009
Dawson-Boyd bid for state trip thwarted by Minneota
MARSHALL -- One play can change a game. Three plays into the third quarter, Minneota connected on an 85-yard touchdown pass to take the lead...
November 7, 2009 - 12:00am
September 2, 2009
Kids caught TP'ing face up to $300 fine
WILLMAR -- By this weekend, kids caught draping trees with toilet paper against the wishes of the homeowner could be cited with a petty misdemeanor...
September 2, 2009 - 12:00am
September 1, 2009
Kids caught TP'ing will face fine under amended ordinance
WILLMAR -- An amendment approved today by the Kandiyohi County Commissioners could mean a $300 fine for kids caught TP'ing during homecoming week. Under the amended nuisance ordinance, the Sheriff's Department will be able to charge people under the county's nuisance ordinance for...
September 1, 2009 - 2:28pm