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Records published Aug. 31
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 15, 2016
Trio, including security guard, face charges in thefts from three mall stores in Willmar
WILLMAR—A Kandi Mall security guard and two others are facing multiple charges in the alleged theft of nearly $8,000 worth of mall merchandise...
August 15, 2016 - 12:16am
July 19, 2016
One arrested after Montevideo armed burglary
MONTEVIDEO -- A man has been booked in the Chippewa County Jail following a Monday night armed burglary at a Montevideo home, Sergeant Jeff Eickhoff...
July 19, 2016 - 1:43pm
Willmar police ask for help identifying church burglary suspect
WILLMAR -- Nearly $7,500 worth of property was stolen last week from a Willmar Assembly of God church storage shed on Abbot Drive, and the Willmar...
July 19, 2016 - 12:32pm
February 9, 2016
Records published Feb. 9
This is the records summary for Feb. 9. Accident WILLMAR — A two-car crash left one driver with injuries Friday afternoon. A Ford Taurus rear-ended a Chevy Trailblazer just after 3 p.m. at the intersection of Willmar Avenue and 11th Street Southwest. The police report listed the...
February 9, 2016 - 12:00am
February 1, 2016
Records published Feb. 1
This is the records summary for Feb. 1: Burglary WILLMAR — A burglary was reported at 7:13 p.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Trott Avenue Southeast. No further information was available. Records and Convictions are published by the West Central Tribune as part of its obligation...
February 1, 2016 - 12:00am
January 25, 2016
Minnesota man faces burglary, firearm charges
The 20-year-old suspect in a series of summer garage and vehicle break-ins in Raymond pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of first-degree burglary and possessing a firearm without a permit. Donquarius Malik Woods, of Minneapolis, remains in custody at Kandiyohi County Jail awaiting...
January 25, 2016 - 11:10pm
January 7, 2016
Willmar man comes home to burglar, pulls gun
WILLMAR — A Willmar man drew a firearm on an alleged burglar he found in his living room Monday. The homeowner had just returned to the 1000 block of Eighth Street Southwest in Willmar when he noticed items moved in his garage and kitchen. Upon entering his living room, he saw...
January 7, 2016 - 11:18pm
December 15, 2015
Records published Dec. 15
This is the records summary for Dec. 15. Stop arm violation WILLMAR — A Willmar Bus Service driver reported a stop arm violation to Willmar police Monday morning. The reported violation occurred in the 800 block of Willmar Avenue Southeast. Theft WILLMAR — A large tote of clothing,...
December 15, 2015 - 12:00am
November 28, 2015
Records published Nov. 28
This is the records summary for Nov. 28. Fire destroys two sheds DARWIN — Firefighters with the Dassel and Lichfield Departments along with the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office responded at 5:24 p.m. Thursday to a fire that destroyed two sheds on the 1200 block of West Currant...
November 28, 2015 - 12:00am
August 10, 2015
‘Ghost hunter’ enters plea agreement
LITCHFIELD — The last of the three alleged “ghost hunters” charged with breaking into the historic Ness Church this May in Litchfield pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of criminal damage to property. Todd Everett Suurmeyer, 23, of Brandon, South Dakota, pleaded guilty to the...
August 10, 2015 - 11:25pm
May 7, 2015
Man gets four years in prison for burglary
MONTEVIDEO — A 37-year-old Montevideo man was sentenced Thursday to more than four years of prison for breaking into a home and assaulting a sleeping couple. Kelly Lee Trotter was sentenced Thursday in Chippewa County District Court to 52 months in prison on a felony charge of...
May 7, 2015 - 11:20pm
April 6, 2015
Records published April 7
The following contains the records summary for April 7. Law enforcement seeks information regarding Danube burglary DANUBE — The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in providing information related to a burglary reported Thursday at a warehouse...
April 6, 2015 - 10:25pm
Law enforcement seeks information regarding Danube burglary
DANUBE -- The Renville County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in providing information related to a burglary reported Thursday at a warehouse site of the Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association in Danube. A Renville-Sibley Cooperative Power Association...
April 6, 2015 - 11:44am
March 17, 2015
Records published March 18
The following contains the records summary for March 18. Burglary RAYMOND — A burglary was reported at 8:32 a.m. Tuesday in the 400 block of Cofield Street South. It was suspected to have happened sometime within the last week. District Court Kandiyohi County WILLMAR —...
March 17, 2015 - 11:10pm
Records published March 18
The following contains the records summary for March 17. Hazardous materials team responds to oil spill at Willmar railyard WILLMAR — It was reported around 12:37 p.m. Monday that about 500 gallons of oil spilled from one of the rail cars at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe...
March 17, 2015 - 11:07pm