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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Bulldogs down Jags
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
July 29, 2016
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
A Duluth man accused of passing fake $20 bills at a Kool-Aid stand in Lake Nebagamon and a rummage sale in Superior was bound over for arraignment...
July 29, 2016 - 10:43am
November 24, 2015
Records published Nov. 24
This is the records summary for Nov. 24. Icy conditions result in rollovers WILLMAR — Icy conditions early Monday morning on the Highway 71/23 bypass bridge in the area of Willmar’s Civic Center Drive resulted in two rollover accidents within an hour. According to the Willmar...
November 24, 2015 - 12:00am
November 20, 2014
Accused woman stalker charged with forging birth records in Twin Cities case
ST. PAUL — At least five men have filed harassment restraining orders against a former Twin Cities woman, claiming she retaliated against them when they broke off the relationship. Bethany Ann Good told three of them — within the past year — that she was pregnant and that they...
November 20, 2014 - 8:43am
July 29, 2014
Olivia woman faces charges after allegedly faking birth of twins, forging child support documents
OLIVIA — An Olivia woman is facing a felony charge of aggravated forgery and a gross misdemeanor charge of stalking in Renville County after allegedly pretending to have given birth to twins prematurely, and sending her former boyfriend forged court documents for child support and...
July 29, 2014 - 11:05pm
Man arrested for domestic assault also faces raft of forgery-related charges
WILLMAR — Carlos Enrique Padilla, 29, of Willmar, made his first court appearance on a total of 30 felony charges, including 29 counts of check forgery, aggravated forgery and perjury for signing documents in a false name and for domestic assault by strangulation. Unconditional...
April 29, 2014 - 11:25pm
November 16, 2012
Man pleads to drug sale and possession, plus theft charge
WILLMAR -- Tony Gerrero Jr., 19, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a third-degree drug sale for selling methamphetamine to CEE-VI Drug Task...
November 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 25, 2012
Willmar man pleads to theft by swindle, check forgery charges
WILLMAR -- Marlon James Sands, 26, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to felony charges of theft by swindle and check forgery for using fraudulent...
April 25, 2012 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 8. Litchfield man to hospital after First Street crash WILLMAR -- A Litchfield man was taken by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after a two-vehicle crash around 1:45 p.m. Monday along First Street. According to the crash report,...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Man pleads to forgery counts after Wal-Mart incident
WILLMAR -- Edil Pineda Santos, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges of forgery and aggravated forgery for using the identity...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Local man accused of assaulting woman at Wal-Mart
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man faces felony charges for forgery and terroristic threats after a woman reported Monday that he assaulted...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
May 11, 2010
Willmar man sentenced for using false name, car crash assault that injured two pregnant women
WILLMAR -- Amner Neftali Ramos Zui, 26, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to five years of probation and 141 days in jail, and ordered to cooperate...
May 11, 2010 - 12:00am
April 22, 2010
Willmar man charged with assault for crash is also facing charges for using false name
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man made his first appearance Wednesday on three false impersonation and aggravated forgery charges for allegedly using...
April 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 17, 2009
Pleas entered in forgery, $68K welfare fraud cases
WILLMAR -- Jesus Elizabeth Vasquez, 32, and Ovidio Ochoa, 36, of Willmar, have both pleaded guilty to one felony count of wrongfully obtaining assistance for collecting more than $68,000 in public assistance while also working under false names. The pleas were entered Thursday in...
October 17, 2009 - 12:00am
February 27, 2009
Woman faces felonies for swindling imprisoned man
WILLMAR -- A Mandan, N.D., woman made her first appearance Thursday in Kandiyohi County District Court on four felony charges alleging that she used her boyfriend's credit card to run up $16,500 in debt and took a $2,500 diamond ring and two guns from his safe while he was incarcerated. Unconditional...
February 27, 2009 - 12:00am
February 3, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Feb. 3
- Sergio Ramos, 33, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Friday to a felony fifth-degree controlled substance charge for possessing methamphetamine. As part of a plea agreement, a gross misdemeanor charge for driving after cancellation - inimical to public safety will be dismissed. He will...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am