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Willmar chooses five superintendent finalists, including one current employee
Bird flu hits second chicken flock, largest U.S. farm yet
Hormel says turkey sales to be reduced by avian flu outbreak
Avian flu confirmed in 6th flock in Kandiyohi County
Judge signs order for dismissal in medical cannabis case
DNR suggests wild turkey hunters take precautions
College Softball: Warriors sweep MN West behind Horning’s no-hitter
Prep Baseball Roundup: Hatlestad, Rasmusson throw combined no-hitter for KMS
Prep Softball Roundup: Blackjacks topple Sting
Boys tennis: Monday's result
Lambert, Bryan big winners at ACM Awards
Willmar graduate Lachlan Smith publishes latest Maxwell novel
The Barn Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Willmar, Minn.
Martha Vande Steeg
Kermit Ronald Swanson
Alice Mae Lange
Video: West Central Connection Chorus
Marcus — Faber
Medalen — Beadell
Rothmeier — Gass
Lundell — Stuhr
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: 'Little Boy': A classic modern film
Commentary: Can the GOP learn from California?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: City Council's silent drama
September 10, 2014
Former nursing services director guilty of stealing meds
WILLMAR — The former nursing services director of Willmar Care Center, which closed last year, was convicted of felony third-degree drug possession Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Kelly Christine Silas, 37, of Topeka, Kansas, was sentenced to 20 years of probation...
news / local
September 10, 2014 - 11:21pm
March 6, 2014
Jury finds Zumhofe guilty on all charges
WILLMAR — One day after hearing Eugene Otto Zumhofe take the stand and deny all of the allegations of criminal sexual conduct against him, a Kandiyohi County jury returned guilty verdicts on all 12 counts. The jury returned guilty verdicts to six first-degree charges of...
news / local
March 6, 2014 - 10:17am
February 18, 2014
Appeals court upholds Montevideo man’s sex conviction
MONTEVIDEO — The state Court of Appeals has upheld the criminal sexual conduct conviction of a 23-year-old Montevideo man serving a 13-year prison sentence for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in Clara City. In an unpublished opinion issued Tuesday, the court found that there...
news / region
February 18, 2014 - 11:53pm
January 27, 2014
Felon’s Facebook video gives evidence for guilty verdict
BRAINERD, Minn. - Video on a defendant’s Facebook page helped a jury convict him last week of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The Crow Wing County jury returned the guilty verdict Thursday against Justin A. Hanson, 21. The criminal complaint alleged that on Aug....
news / state
January 27, 2014 - 11:40am
July 8, 2010
Grand Marais couple sentenced in sexual imprisonment case
GRAND MARAIS, Minn. -- The victim of a sexual assault at the hands of a Grand Marais couple bitterly denounced his assailants during their sentencing hearings in Cook County District Court on Wednesday. The husband in the assault, Kevin Thompson, 52, of 2648 E. Highway 61, was sentenced...
news / state
July 8, 2010 - 9:07am
January 28, 2010
Appeals court reverses drug conviction for meth lab at an Atwater home
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Appeals Court has reversed a 2008 first-degree drug conviction for manufacturing methamphetamine against Darryl Alan Kise, 55, of Atwater. In an un-published op-inion issued Tuesday, the appeals court ruled that the district court erred in determining that...
news / local / region
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
Local woman is sentenced on charges in finger-biting, forgery case
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old Willmar woman was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in jail, which was stayed, a $50 fine and five years of probation on a felony charge of aggravated forgery. Dominga Pascacio-Sanchez, who is also known as Rosa Isabel Aquino-Ruiz, was also sentenced to...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am