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McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Bedbugs, peacocks add to uptick in U.S. animal insurance claims
Accounting firm behind Oscar blunder gets to keep its supporting role
Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus Republicans and Democrats
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UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
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'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'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
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March 9, 2017
St. Cloud man pleads guilty to Willmar birthday party assault
WILLMAR — Juan Jose Guerrero Jr. has pleaded guilty to felony second-degree assault, becoming the only suspect of five in a violent September...
March 9, 2017 - 7:45am
December 3, 2016
Records published Dec. 3
This is the records summary for Dec. 3. Teen arrested on drug charges after fight reported WILLMAR — A 19-year-old Willmar man was arrested...
December 3, 2016 - 5:06am
October 12, 2016
Two more charged in violent fight outside child's birthday party
WILLMAR — Alejandro Jesus Guerrero, 20, and Guadalupe Junior Contreras-Landa, 18, turned themselves into authorities on Kandiyohi County...
October 12, 2016 - 4:39pm
October 5, 2016
Third man charged in violent fight outside birthday party
WILLMAR—Authorities say video footage and a wallet link a third man to a violent Sept. 3 fight outside a Willmar child's birthday party...
October 5, 2016 - 7:44pm
September 8, 2016
Fight outside child's birthday party leaves one with head injury
WILLMAR—A fight last week outside of a Willmar child's birthday party left one person with a serious brain bleed. Two people are now...
September 8, 2016 - 8:27pm
June 24, 2016
19-year-old Minnesotan with terminal illness wants to celebrate her remaining days
COTTON, Minn. — Morgan Long collects Converse tennis shoes, hats and anything butterfly-related — down to the "Believe" butterfly tattoo...
June 24, 2016 - 7:19am
June 6, 2016
Minnesota man suffers skull fracture, other injuries after trying to break up fight
A Roseau man is severely hurt after a fight in Roseau County this weekend. According to a GoFundMe page Jordan Brateng was trying to break up...
June 6, 2016 - 8:38am
February 3, 2016
Benson woman faces charges after fight leaves a man with a stab wound
BENSON — A Benson woman is facing charges after a fight Saturday left a man with a stab wound from a kitchen knife. Valeria Ann Boyd, 26, made her first appearance Monday in Swift County District Court. She has been charged with two felonies for second-degree assault with a dangerous...
February 3, 2016 - 11:10pm
November 27, 2015
Decades-long BWCA fight hangs over PolyMet
The dummy hanging by its neck from the boom of a logging truck probably was reason enough for Sigurd Olson to turn around and go home. It was July 8, 1977, and tensions in northeastern Minnesota had reached a fever pitch over a proposal to carve out the Boundary Waters as a national...
November 27, 2015 - 12:16am
November 23, 2015
Willmar Senior High School moves on after fight
WILLMAR — Willmar Senior High School was back in business Monday morning, operating under Principal Paul Schmitz’s foundational rules: Work...
November 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
November 20, 2015
Nov. 2015 story: Fight leads to brief lockdown at Willmar Senior High School
WILLMAR — A fight stemming from a derogatory Facebook page escalated into an incident that led to a brief lockdown at Willmar Senior High School...
November 20, 2015 - 11:25pm
April 6, 2015
Man faces assault charge after Willmar incident
WILLMAR — A 25-year-old man made his first court appearance Monday on a second-degree assault charge stemming from a disturbance reported Saturday in downtown Willmar. In addition to the felony, Badal Hussein Ali also faces misdemeanor charges of fifth-degree assault and trespassing...
April 6, 2015 - 8:40pm
November 17, 2014
Willmar police officer injured while breaking up bar fight early Sunday
WILLMAR — A Willmar police officer is currently off duty and being treated for injuries, while the man who allegedly injured him faces pending charges. The man alleged to have assaulted Willmar Police Sgt. Craig Lange faces pending charges of fourth-degree assault of a peace officer,...
November 17, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 22, 2014
Man fatally shoves another in front of car, charges say
ST. PAUL — A Little Canada man has been charged in the death of a man he allegedly shoved in front of an oncoming car Wednesday night on a street in the Twin Cities suburb.
August 22, 2014 - 11:11pm
June 23, 2014
Willmar man pleads to knuckles charge, charges from alleged burglary reduced after further investigation
WILLMAR — Five felony charges against two Willmar men accused of burglarizing a man’s residence and threatening and robbing him in April have been eliminated from the complaints against the men after investigators found new information about the case. The charges against Rene...
June 23, 2014 - 11:05pm