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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
July 12, 2015
Rally in White Earth against heroin,meth
WHITE EARTH — They were fed up and looking for change — a group of Native Americans gathered at the tribal headquarters of the White Earth...
July 12, 2015 - 11:11pm
May 13, 2014
Man pleads to drug possession count in cocaine case
WILLMAR — Manuel Antonio Luna, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended third-degree drug possession charge for 11 grams of cocaine found in his residence in December during a search by CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District...
May 13, 2014 - 11:07pm
Couple faces drug charges after search warrant reveals cocaine, pot
WILLMAR — Manuel Antonio Luna and Nora Lizeth Luna, both 30, of Willmar, each made their first court appearance Friday on second-degree drug possession charges for 11 grams of cocaine found in their residence Thursday during a search by CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents. Unconditional...
December 13, 2013 - 11:04pm
October 14, 2013
Man gets prison time for his role in cocaine deals with informant
WILLMAR — Michael Anthony Diaz, 27, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 50 months in prison, plus a $1,000 fine, for his role in selling a total of 11 grams of cocaine to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force between December 2012 and March of this year. Diaz was given...
October 14, 2013 - 11:16pm
October 9, 2013
Man gets prison for selling cocaine to informant
WILLMAR — Paulo Natividad Portillo, 23, of Walnut Grove, was sentenced Tuesday to 50 months in prison and a $1,000 fine on a felony charge of second-degree drug sale for his role in selling a total of 11 grams of cocaine to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force between...
October 9, 2013 - 11:28pm
December 31, 2011
Woman gets 33 months in prison for role in selling meth, cocaine
WILLMAR -- Andrea Dawn Rasmussen, 45, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 33 months in prison and a $500 fine on a third-degree drug sale charge...
December 31, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Skaife appears in court for fleeing officers at 100 mph, drug possession
WILLMAR -- A 50-year-old Benson man made his first court appearance Thursday on felony charges of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
Woman pleads guilty to selling cocaine to task force informant
WILLMAR -- Aiesha Caldwell, 27, of Chicago, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of third-degree drug sale for her role in selling cocaine...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
November 20, 2010
Willmar man held on $500,000 bail on drug charges
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man is being held on half-million dollars bail after being charged Friday with three felony drug-related charges. Miguel Gonzales Montez, 40, is accused of possessing about 33 grams of methamphetamine and 3.2 grams of cocaine, as well as cash and paraphernalia,...
November 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 10, 2010
Morris woman faces prison for her role in cocaine sale
WILLMAR -- Deedra Lyn Hargrave, 42, of Morris, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended charge of second-degree drug sale for her role in selling cocaine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant this summer. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, the charge was...
November 10, 2010 - 12:00am
August 31, 2010
Three facing drug charges for selling cocaine
WILLMAR -- Three people made their first court appearances Monday for allegedly selling cocaine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant, with the last purchase happening last week. Deedra Lyn Hargrave, 42, of Morris, and Ryan Scott Unke, 21, of Willmar, both face one first-degree drug...
August 31, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Search of Pennock home nets 53 grams of cocaine
WILLMAR -- Elio Naranjo Infante, 42, and Norma Infante, 47, both of Pennock, made their first court appearances Wednesday on first-degree drug...
August 5, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
Willmar man, woman face charges after search of home
WILLMAR -- Gina Ann Lopez, 24, and Emilio Florez, 35, of Willmar, both made their first appearances Friday on three felony charges for allegedly...
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
Willmar man ID'd in knifepoint theft also hit with DWI charges
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on a single felony charge of aggravated robbery for allegedly robbing...
November 10, 2009 - 12:00am
July 31, 2009
Teen faces first-degree drug charges for alleged cocaine sale
WILLMAR -- Hong David Phaengkhouane, 19, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Thursday on two felony, first-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling cocaine to a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agent during an undercover drug investigation. Unconditional bail was set...
July 31, 2009 - 12:00am