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Deal nears on special session
Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
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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'
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
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
October 14, 2010
Blomkest man pleads to drug, bribery charges
WILLMAR -- David Dennis Jacobson, 50, of Blomkest, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended second-degree drug sale charge for selling 13.9 grams of meth to a drug task force informant in December 2009 and to a felony bribery charge for paying a man to "throw" his testimony in the case. As...
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
Rural Benson man busted for apparent pot-growing operation
BENSON -- A rural Benson man made his first court appearance Friday on a fifth-degree drug possession charge filed after law enforcement officials searched his property and found an apparent marijuana growing operation. Unconditional bail was set at $20,000 bond or $2,500 cash for...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
Willmar man sentenced to 41 months for meth deal
WILLMAR -- Joey Gene Meyer, 50, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 41 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale charge for selling 13 grams...
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 2, 2010
Probation for man, 35, charged for possessing meth, coke
WILLMAR -- Emilio Florez, 35, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 17 months in prison, which was stayed, 86 days in jail, $1,550 in fines and five years of probation on two felony drug and paraphernalia charges for possessing methamphetamine and cocaine and for storing drug paraphernalia...
October 2, 2010 - 12:00am
September 30, 2010
First-degree drug charges against Pennock couple dropped
WILLMAR -- First-degree drug sale charges against a Pennock couple have been dismissed because Bureau of Criminal Apprehension laboratory tests determined the powder confiscated from their home was not a controlled substance. The dismissal was filed Sept. 20 in Kandiyohi County District...
September 30, 2010 - 12:00am
September 18, 2010
Lohan fails court-ordered drug test
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lindsay Lohan has failed a court-ordered drug and alcohol screening test and could face a probation violation that might...
September 18, 2010 - 7:05am
September 8, 2010
Five people facing a slew of drug-related charges for pot deal involving 11-year-old
BENSON -- Five people face drug sale, possession and child endangerment charges in Swift County District Court for their roles in a marijuana...
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
September 7, 2010
Five people face drug charges after bust in Benson
BENSON -- Five people face drug sale, possession and child endangerment charges in Swift County District Court for their roles in selling controlled substances to an informant for the CEE-VI Drug Task Force. Gerrick James Maus, 25, and Heidi Marie Wolney, 21, both of Benson, were...
September 7, 2010 - 10:45am
September 1, 2010
Willmar man pleads guilty to slew of charges stemming from agents' search of home
WILLMAR -- Emilio Florez, 35, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to two felony drug and paraphernalia charges for possessing methamphetamine...
September 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Willmar man gets 88 months for role in meth deal
WILLMAR -- William Allan Tjaden, 31, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 88 months in prison on a second-degree drug sale charge for selling...
September 1, 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 25, 2010
Willmar man pleads guilty to drug charge
WILLMAR -- Joey Gene Meyer, 50, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended charge of second-degree drug sale for selling 13 grams of methamphetamine...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 24, 2010
Woman, 31, sentenced for selling pills to task force agent
WILLMAR -- Samantha Sue Roberts, 31, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, which was stayed, 20 years of probation, a $1,500...
August 24, 2010 - 12:00am
August 21, 2010
Two charged for allegedly selling meth to informant
WILLMAR -- Two people made their first court appearances Friday on first-degree drug sale charges for allegedly selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI Drug Task Force informant. Elijah Manuel Gomez, 32, and Chillice Ann Angrimson, 24, of Willmar, were both ordered held on $200,000 unconditional...
August 21, 2010 - 12:34am
August 19, 2010
Willmar man faces charge for providing meth for drug deal
WILLMAR -- Christopher Ruiz, 24, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Wednesday on a first-degree drug sale charge for allegedly providing...
August 19, 2010 - 12:00am