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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
January 31, 2017
Cocaine found in nose cone of American Airlines jet in Okla., police say
An airline maintenance worker in Oklahoma found 31 pounds of cocaine in the nose cone of an American Airlines jet after it arrived from Colombia,...
January 31, 2017 - 1:49pm
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