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Frank Lloyd Wright-designed gas station in small Minnesota town to be sold
Antique power group losing its home
Records published Sept. 30
Regency Beauty schools close nationwide, including 5 in Minn.
Legislative forum with House candidates is Tuesday in Willmar
Volleyball: Cardinals down Tech for eighth-straight win
Roundup: Obregon, Card boys soccer team pitches shutout against Tech
WCT Daily Sports Schedule for Sept. 30-Oct. 1
BOLD battles back
Cross Country: Cards to face best of the best
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
Celebrating the spirit of the landscape he loves
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
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EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Patrick Foley: Social Security not an investment
Cal Thomas: Advice for Donald Trump's second debate
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
George Will: Trump's rise reflects America's decay
January 13, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 13
Daniel Miguel Villarreal, 32, of Willmar, made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation. Unconditional bail was set at $10,000. Conditional release was allowed on his personal recognizance, provided he have no contact with the woman or her...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 16
n Julio Cesar Martinez-Discua, 35, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to a year and a day in prison, which was stayed, a $50 fine and five years of probation on a felony charge of forgery. He was also ordered to cooperate with agents from the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 11
- Sylvia Jocelyn Caskey, 17, of Spartanburg, S.C., pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of theft and damage to property. The juvenile was sentenced to 90 days of probation, 16 hours of community service and to pay restitution of $60. As part of a plea agreement, a felony charge...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 20
- A Willmar man avoided prison time but will spend five years on probation after pleading guilty earlier this month to domestic assault and a firearms violation. Benjamin Allen Pierskalla, 24, could have faced up to 15 years in prison for possessing guns in spite of a prior assault...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Man charged with assault for attempting to stab woman
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon for allegedly attempting to stab a woman during an argument. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000 for Daniel Loera in Kandiyohi County District...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 29, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 29
Adam James Robledo, 24, of Kandiyohi, made his first appearance Monday on a felony domestic assault charge. Unconditional bail was set at $20,000. Conditional bail was set at $1,000 cash, provided he have no contact with the victim, be excluded from her home and possess no firearms...
October 29, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Letter: Where has John McCain been?
Barack Obama has been talking about the need for a change in Washington from foreign policy to domestic policy. John McCain doesn't seem to have enough to talk about, so now he, too, is talking about change. I wonder where he has been for the last 26 years. Roland Bosch Atwater
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 21, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 21
n Juan Carlos Carbajal Aviles, 27, of Willmar, was arraigned Monday on four felony charges of falsely impersonating another and aggravated forgery Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 and conditional bail at $25,000. His next appearance is Nov. 3. Carbajal Aviles is also known...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Willmar man enters guilty pleas to weapon, domestic charges
WILLMAR -- Benjamin Allen Pierskalla, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of possessing a pistol or assault weapon within 10 years of a violent crime conviction and to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault for a Jan. 25 domestic incident. As part of a plea...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Oil contingency plan needed
What if our supply of foreign crude oil was suddenly interrupted? That possibility has been bothering me for some time. With the tenuous situation that now exists on the world stage, our supply of crude oil could be interrupted at any moment. It doesn't matter if this was the result...
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month activities slated in Willmar
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Shelter House of Willmar has scheduled activities during the observance. Shelter House will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an open house event from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center. The public...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Shelter House began as a volunteer network of safe houses
The Willmar Shelter House program began in 1978 as a volunteer network of privately owned safe houses, providing up to 48 hours of sheltered support for abused women and their children. The program acquired an older home near downtown.
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Shelter House marks 30 years of serving victims of domestic abuse
Battered women and their children have a friend in a program started 30 years ago in Willmar. The program, called Shelter House, provides safe shelter and advocates support for battered women and their children in Kandiyohi, Swift, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle and Renville counties. Shelter...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
February 1, 2008
Willmar man sentenced to 90 days for misdemeanors in domestic incident
WILLMAR -- Naul Uriel Solorio, 22, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in jail and $1,000 in fines for misdemeanor domestic assault and criminal damage to property for a Sept. 9 domestic assault. As part of a plea agreement, a felony charge for domestic assault by strangulation...
February 1, 2008 - 12:00am