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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
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March 10, 2009
Man faces felony impaired driving charge for fourth ticket in 10 years
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Elk River man made his first appearance Monday on two felony charges of driving while impaired for allegedly driving...
March 10, 2009 - 12:00am
February 7, 2009
Ruchti faces felony charges after domestic incident
WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Watkins man made his first appearance Friday on two felony charges for allegedly strangling a woman and threatening...
February 7, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan.22
n Amberly Lynn Samuelson, 22, of Spicer, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft for taking a man's vehicle in July. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony for motor vehicle theft and a misdemeanor charge for tampering with...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
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
January 6, 2009
Woman charged for allegedly ramming her ex's car 20 times
WILLMAR -- A 26-year-old Raymond woman made her first court appearance Monday on a felony criminal damage to property charge for allegedly using...
January 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Grand Forks mom faces felony after officer rescues her coatless 2-year-old
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The call came to the Grand Forks dispatch center Monday morning: A little boy was outside alone in 15-below weather. Five...
December 16, 2008 - 8:00am
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 4, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 4
Carlos Rueben Espinoza, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty to two felony charges of criminal damage to property. As part of a plea agreement, another felony charge for possessing a pistol or assault weapon within 10 years of a violent crime conviction, and several lesser charges, will...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 2
n Humberto Acevedo Jr., 27, of Willmar, made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of second-degree drug possession. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000. Conditional bail was allowed for $50,000, provided he not use or possess firearms. His next appearance is Dec. 8. He...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 26
- Sylvia Wodash, 51, of Willmar, made her first appearance Tuesday on a first-degree drug conspiracy charge for selling 10 or more grams of cocaine, methamphetamine or heroin and a fifth-degree drug possession charge. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000. Conditional bail was allowed...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Couple faces felony charges for taking relative's farm income
WILLMAR -- A Richfield couple made their first appearance Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on felony charges for allegedly taking an elderly relative's farm rental income and not reporting it to family services. Duaine Gene Vander Bill, 68, and Kathlyn Faye Vander Bill,...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 6
- Carlos Rivera, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of interfering with a 911 call, a gross misdemeanor As part of a plea agreement a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation and a misdemeanor for domestic abuse will be dismissed. The charges were...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 30, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 30
n Marlon Vallecillo, 29, of Willmar, was sentenced to five years of probation, 68 days in jail and ordered to cooperate with agents from the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement on a felony charge of aggravated forgery. He was given credit for 68 days already served. He...
October 30, 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 28, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 28
Jeremy Dean Riemersma, 29, of Willmar, made his first appearance Thursday on a felony charge of issuing a dishonored check for allegedly writing more than $1,500 in bad checks to Sears. He was released on his personal recognizance and ordered to be excluded from Sears and Runnings...
October 28, 2008 - 12:00am