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Minn. hunter found safe after going missing for more than two days
For the first time, the Marine Corps expects to have a female infantry officer among its ranks
Meet David Meade, the 'Christian numerologist' whose biblical doomsday claim has some nervously eyeing Sept. 23
Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
She was walking her therapy dog. Ten feet away, a hunter took aim.
UMD alum Carson Soucy battling for role on Wild blue line
WCT Sports Show: Willmar & the West Central Cup
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Richter, a small town Minn. kid, recounts crazy day he committed to Gophers football program
Here's how Target Field becomes a football stadium
Minnesota and North Dakota share the most popular wedding song, but can you guess what it is?
Jimmy Kimmel gets heated about health-care bill, says Sen. Bill Cassidy 'lied right to my face'
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
Printer Andy Kahmann of Montevideo named 2017 Prairie Disciple
Country Quilters show is this weekend in Willmar
'Almost Saved, But Lost' details snowstorm: New London native publishes book on 1873 blizzard that killed 12 people in Kandiyohi County
'Idiots' worth a visit at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
Letter: Clinton uranium story is false
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
November 30, 2016
Age discrimination lawsuit dismissed against Montevideo hospital
MONTEVIDEO — A 63-year-old woman's age discrimination lawsuit against Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital has been dismissed. According to court filings, Linda Nelson and the hospital mutually agreed Oct. 3 to dismiss the case in Chippewa County District Court with no in-court...
November 30, 2016 - 5:43am
February 4, 2015
Federal prison awaits: Burglary charges dismissed against man alleged to have broken into Sunburg home
WILLMAR — Kandiyohi County prosecutors have dismissed felony charges of first-degree burglary and theft against a Montrose man alleged to have burglarized a rural Sunburg home in September 2013. The prosecuting attorney dismissed the charges Jan. 28 because the suspect, Michael...
February 4, 2015 - 11:09pm
August 15, 2014
Charges against Spicer man are dismissed due to new evidence
WILLMAR — Charges have been dismissed against a Spicer man accused this past May of sexually assaulting a woman. David H.
August 15, 2014 - 11:11pm
January 12, 2011
Charges dismissed against two men accused of assaulting woman
MONTEVIDEO -- The criminal sexual conduct charges against two young men for sexually assaulting a woman in December 2009 at a Granite Falls hotel have been dismissed. According to Chippewa County Attorney David Gilbertson, the victim in the case asked him to dismiss the charges against...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Sex charges dismissed against Bobadilla
WILLMAR -- Criminal sexual conduct charges against Orlando Manuel Bobadilla, 30, of Willmar, have been dismissed -- ending a nearly eight-year...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Drug sale charge dismissed, judge rules deal was entrapment
WILLMAR -- A first-degree drug sale charge against Earl Hoting, 37, of Willmar, was dismissed Aug. 4 in Kandiyohi County District Court. Judge Michael J. Thompson dismissed the charge -- for two sales of 3.1 grams and 14.4 grams of meth to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant on July...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 4, 2010
Drug charges dismissed against Litchfield woman for New Year's incident; local man not so lucky
WILLMAR -- Two first-degree drug possession and sale charges against Vanessa Ramirez, 23, of Litchfield, have been dismissed for lack of probable...
June 4, 2010 - 12:00am
April 30, 2010
18-year-old pleads guilty to assaulting teenager at Senior High
WILLMAR -- An 18-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge of fifth-degree assault for beating up a student at Willmar Senior High School. David Gutierrez Jr. was sentenced to 30 days in jail, which was stayed, a $300 fine and one year of probation. He...
April 30, 2010 - 12:00am
March 19, 2010
Sex charge against Rochester man dropped
Update: The sex charges against KC Shannon Johns of Rochester, Minn., listed in West Central Tribune stories published Aug. 28, 2009, and Sept. 3, 2009, were dismissed. The dismissal was filed March 3, 2010, by the Kandiyohi County Attorney's office and a West Central Tribune story...
March 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 21, 2010
Felony sex charge against 35-year-old KAT driver dismissed
WILLMAR -- A criminal sexual conduct charge against a Willmar man has been dismissed because the man who reported having sex with him is not...
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
January 15, 2010
Charges dismissed against man who hit teen with bat
WILLMAR -- Three felony charges against a Willmar man accused of hitting a 16-year-old boy in the head with a baseball bat during a fight have been dismissed in Kandiyohi County District Court. The charges, for second-, third- and fifth-degree assault, against Daniel Loera, 26, were...
January 15, 2010 - 12:00am
November 13, 2009
Olivia woman's assault case dismissed after victim recants
WILLMAR -- The criminal charges against a 33-year-old Olivia woman have been dismissed after the alleged victim recanted. For that reason, two felony charges of second-degree assault and criminal vehicular operation, plus a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault, against Mary Christina...
November 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Drug charges dismissed against county social worker
WILLMAR -- Drug charges against a Kandiyohi County social worker have been dismissed for lack of probable cause. His job with the county, however, still remains in limbo. Kent Ames Boyd, 51, of Willmar had been charged with a felony count of controlled substance crime in the fifth...
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
District judge orders charges to be dismissed in case against Willmar man
WILLMAR -- The remaining charges against Scott Edward Wagar have been ordered dismissed for insufficient probable cause. The rural Willmar man...
March 25, 2009 - 12:00am
March 7, 2009
Drug charges dismissed, another investigation under way, Beccue says
WILLMAR -- Six felony drug charges, including charges of first-degree drug sale and conspiracy and fifth-degree drug sale, conspiracy and liability for crimes of another, against David Dennis Jacobson, 48, of rural Blomkest, have been dismissed in Kandiyohi County District Court. The...
March 7, 2009 - 12:00am