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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
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
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
March 22, 2017
Brede facing three more charges in string of burglaries, thefts
WILLMAR — Jordan Anthony Brede was already facing 22 felonies for the burglary and theft of over $27,000 worth of tools and equipment from...
March 22, 2017 - 9:47am
February 13, 2017
Willmar man pleads guilty to interference with privacy charge
WILLMAR—A 25-year-old Willmar man accused of "peeping" in the windows of a New London apartment complex in October pleaded guilty last...
February 13, 2017 - 9:31pm
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
October 1, 2014
Willmar man pleads innocent to charges in connection with alleged assault at gunpoint
WILLMAR — The 23-year-old Willmar man charged for allegedly forcing a woman into a car at gunpoint and sexually assaulting her pleaded not guilty Wednesday to five felony charges. Miguel Angel Moreno pleaded not guilty in Kandiyohi County District Court to three counts of first-degree...
October 1, 2014 - 11:47pm
April 8, 2014
Minnesota man charged with vandalism of national monument in Montana
BILLINGS, Mont. — The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged a Minnesota man with misdemeanor vandalism for carving his and another person’s name into the sandstone at Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Cole Randall of Plymouth, Minn., accepted responsibility for the act and...
April 8, 2014 - 11:55am
January 3, 2013
Video on social media site leads to felony gun charge for Brooten, Minn., man
WILLMAR — A video clip posted to Facebook has resulted in a felony charge against a Brooten man who is prohibited from possessing firearms because he has previously been convicted of a violent crime. David Lawrence Pillatzki Jr., 36, made his first court appearance Thursday on one...
January 3, 2013 - 11:10pm
May 16, 2012
Grand jury brings first-degree murder indictment against Darek Nelson in fatal stabbing in Montevideo, Minn.
MONTEVIDEO -- Darek Nelson now faces the possibility of life in prison for the fatal stabbing of Vinessa Lozano, 18, on Jan. 13 in Montevideo. A grand jury returned an indictment this afternoon for first-degree murder - premeditated, to the District Court in Chippewa County, according...
May 16, 2012 - 4:11pm
April 18, 2012
Cobb faces assault charge; in Kandiyohi Jail for Stevens County murder
WILLMAR -- Jacob Seth Cobb, 18, made his first appearance Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court on a misdemeanor fifth-degree assault charge for allegedly fighting with another inmate April 10 in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Cobb and his two brothers, Dylan Clemens and Andrew...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
July 26, 2011
Grand Forks, N.D., woman charged with biting child
A Grand Forks woman has been charged with child abuse for allegedly biting her one-year-old son in the leg.
July 26, 2011 - 10:31am
March 29, 2011
Charges dropped so former teacher can deploy
PARK RAPIDS, Minn. - Felony charges have been dropped against a high school teacher who said he accidentally brought a rifle to school in his car in Hubbard County. The former Park Rapids shop teacher, 38-year-old Scott Eischens, is an Army captain who will be deployed to Afghanistan...
March 29, 2011 - 11:21am
December 13, 2010
Hastings man accused of hate graffiti charged with felony count
The Hastings man charged with the hate graffiti that appeared on houses, garages and cars on Dec. 3 has been charged with a felony.
December 13, 2010 - 2:53pm
October 7, 2010
Terroristic threats charge added in case against man accused of shooting pups
WILLMAR -- Terence Dale Schwartz, 57, of Willmar, was charged Monday with an additional felony count of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening...
October 7, 2010 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Man charged for paying informant to 'throw' testimony
WILLMAR -- David Dennis Jacobson, 50, of Blomkest, appeared Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on a felony charge of bribery for allegedly paying a man to "throw" his testimony in a drug sale case. Unconditional bail was set at $200,000. Jacobson's next hearing is an omnibus...
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Man appears on assault charge; warrant issued in bat incident
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Willmar man made his first appearance Friday on a second-degree assault charge for his role in an incident that involved beating people and vehicles with baseball bats. Nicholas William Dahl also faces misdemeanor assault and property damage charges. Unconditional...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
Assault charges filed against men, arguing over $20
WILLMAR -- Two men face second-degree assault charges for their roles in an incident that allegedly started due to an argument over $20. Abdikadir Muhumed Mire, 18, and Labarron Suntel Black, 31, made their first appearances Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Unconditional...
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am