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Willmar man pleads to theft by swindle, check forgery charges
WILLMAR -- Marlon James Sands, 26, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of theft by swindle and check forgery for using fraudulent...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
July 7, 2011
Kristopher Litzau faces attempted murder, assault charges for shot at people, car ramming incident
LITCHFIELD -- A Grove City man is charged with attempted murder after firing a shot early Sunday at a Grove City home. Kristopher Keith Litzau,...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
Commentary: Stewardship by illusion
WASHINGTON -- It was, or so I thought, a dandy column idea: an imaginary, missing chapter of George W. Bush's "Decision Points," in which the former president would admit to having made the wrong call on taxes. The imaginary but completely delusional: My inner Bush would not regret...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Man faces charges for domestic assault, assaulting police officers
WILLMAR -- A 19-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Friday on felony charges of domestic assault by strangulation and fourth-degree...
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
Johnson faces 3 felony theft charges for allegedly stealing funds from Willmar Fire Department
WILLMAR -- Chad Michael Johnson, 38, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Thursday on three felony charges of theft by swindle for allegedly taking $15,300 from the Willmar Fire Department for his personal use. Johnson's next appearance is Dec. 13 in Kandiyohi County District...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
September 24, 2010
Man gets five years in prison for gun crime, stolen property
LITCHFIELD -- Gerald Leroy Fleshman, 51, of Eden Valley, was sentenced Wednesday to 60 months in prison on felony charges of being a felon in possession of a weapon and for receiving stolen property. The sentence was handed down by Judge Steven E. Drange in Meeker County District...
September 24, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Willmar man charged with stealing funds from local fire department
WILLMAR -- Three felony charges of theft by swindle have been filed against Chad Michael Johnson, 38, of Willmar, for allegedly taking $15,300 from the Willmar Fire Department for his personal use. The charges were filed Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Johnson's first...
September 18, 2010 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Police looking into drive-by shooting on city's S.E. side
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday on the southeast side of the city. As of Tuesday afternoon, the investigation was ongoing and officers are attempting to contact all individuals believed to have been...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Driver hits gas instead of brake, ends up on rail bed
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Willmar man refused to be transported by ambulance after the vehicle he was driving left the roadway west of Willmar...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
February 3, 2010
Former Atwater resident sentenced to 60 months in prison on sex charge, check theft
WILLMAR -- Jason Christopher Moe, 25, formerly of Atwater, was sentenced Monday to 60 months in prison, plus a 10-year conditional release period,...
February 3, 2010 - 12:00am
December 19, 2009
Man gets three years in drive-by shooting
BENSON -- Charles Elmer Hoberg, 39, of Benson, was sentenced Friday to three years in prison on a felony charge of dangerous weapons - drive-by shooting toward a motor vehicle or building.
December 19, 2009 - 12:00am
October 31, 2009
Former WCI accounting director faces 10 felony charges for fraud, theft from service agency
WILLMAR -- A 55-year-old Kerkhoven man made his first court appearance Thursday on 10 felony charges for allegedly stealing more than $17,000 from West Central Industries over a period of two years. Steven Douglas Byers, the former accounting director for West Central Industries,...
October 31, 2009 - 12:00am
April 25, 2009
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
April 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 28, 2009
Woman faces theft charges after she allegedly racked up more than $40,000 on local business' credit card
WILLMAR -- A 40-year-old Pennock woman made her first court appearance Thursday on charges that she allegedly charged more than $40,000 for personal...
March 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 31
n Kevin Ray Wertz, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,000 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for choking a woman with his hands while the two were arguing. He was also ordered...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am