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Across 50 years, bond with patients is constant feature of Rice dialysis program
Willmar council to act Monday on polling places, judges
County to hold hearing on tax abatement for New London hotel project
Nelsen's Laundry & Cleaners washing its last load
A story that has 'to be told'
Moore leads Lynx over Mercury
Breaking into the win column
Gophers' goals require Big Ten road wins
Roundup: Benson tennis team downs LQPV/DB
Vikings' Munnerlyn loves Beckham's passion
Donald E. Miller
Lenore Jensen Johnson
Loisa Day Rhode
Homer I. Haug
Timothy Huber pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2011 shooting death of teacher
October 15, 2015
Search resumes Saturday for man who’s been missing since 2008
PORTER — Searchers have been looking for Brandon Swanson since he disappeared May 14, 2008, while driving home to Marshall. On Saturday, they’ll...
October 15, 2015 - 11:21pm
January 27, 2014
Fire damages hunting lodge-events center near Brandon
BRANDON, Minn. -- A hunting lodge and events center south of Brandon in west-central Minnesota was ravaged by a fire that started Sunday night....
January 27, 2014 - 2:00pm
June 13, 2013
Tony Stewart to race at dirt track near Sioux Falls
BRANDON, S.D. — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is scheduled to race at Huset's Speedway near Brandon on July 3. Stewart will race a sprint car in a World of Outlaws event. It will be the first time he has raced a sprint car in South Dakota. Stewart started his career...
June 13, 2013 - 10:05am
September 20, 2010
Brandon man killed in backhoe accident
BARRETT, Minn. - A 35-year-old Brandon, Minn., man was killed in a construction accident here Friday afternoon. Mitchell J. Brethorst was operating a backhoe at the site of the old bus garage in Barrett at about 1 p.m. when a tree fell on the backhoe, pinning Brethorst in the machine,...
September 20, 2010 - 10:26am
September 7, 2010
Two arrested in Douglas County after chase reaches speeds of 115 mph
Two suspects were arrested early this morning after a high-speed chase that started in central Minnesota's Douglas County. At 2:06 a.m., a Douglas County sheriff's deputy attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on County Road 82 west of Brandon, Minn. The driver sped off, triggering...
September 7, 2010 - 9:10am
August 11, 2009
Willmar man sentenced to prison for drug sales, possession near school
WILLMAR -- Brandon Alvin Mead, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced to 51 months in prison Monday on two third-degree drug sale charges for selling...
August 11, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
NL man gets 20 years of probation on kidnapping charge
WILLMAR -- Brandon Thomas Sharp, 35, of New London was sentenced Wednesday to 42 months in prison -- which was stayed -- a $3,000 fine and 20 years of probation on a kidnapping charge for taking a New London woman into Stearns County against her will. As part of a plea agr-eement...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
New London man pleads to lowered kidnapping charge
WILLMAR -- Brandon Thomas Sharp, 34, of New London pleaded guilty Monday to an amended kidnapping charge and will receive a stay of execution on his 42-month prison sentence for taking a New London woman into Stearns County against her will. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Weekend search for Brandon Swanson planned for western Yellow Medicine County
GRANITE FALLS -- Searchers will be combing an area near Porter in western Yellow Medicine County on both Saturday and Sunday for Brandon Swanson, the Yellow Medicine County Sheriff's office announced on Friday. People should be aware of the searchers' presence. Brandon Swanson,...
December 12, 2008 - 10:00am
November 7, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 7
- Lucilia Solorio, 19, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and a $100 fine on a felony charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for having a sexual relationship and a child with a then 15-year-old boy. She received a five-year stay of adjudication on...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
NL man charged with kidnapping, threatening ex-girlfriend
WILLMAR -- A 34-year-old New London man was arraigned Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court on felony charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and terroristic threats for allegedly taking a New London woman into Stearns County against her will. The woman safely escaped from...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Their first taste of Scouts
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am