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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
Girls Basketball: Cards hit bump in road
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
June 22, 2016
Appeals court backs Minnesotan who sawed garage in half
NASHWAUK — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has backed a rural Nashwauk man who sawed his neighbor’s garage in half in a property boundary...
June 22, 2016 - 5:30am
April 15, 2016
Appeals court mulls Iron Range garage-sawing case
DULUTH -- A Minnesota Court of Appeals panel seemed to agree Thursday with a district court judge's assessment that Roger Weber was "rash" in his decision to saw his neighbor's garage in half after a long family dispute. But the three judges, hearing oral arguments at the St. Louis...
April 15, 2016 - 5:30am
August 21, 2014
Fire northeast of Raymond destroys garage
RAYMOND — Lightning struck a garage Thursday morning near Raymond, causing a fire that destroyed the detached garage, according to Raymond Fire Department. Raymond Fire Department was called around 5:27 a.m. to the garage fire at a residence in the 12000 block of Minnesota Highway...
August 21, 2014 - 11:08pm
October 4, 2013
Willmar Police seeking help with hit-and-run garage crash
WILLMAR — Anyone with information about a hit-and-run crash around 2 p.m. Wednesday along the 1500 block of Sixth Street Southwest is asked to report that information to the Willmar Police Department. According to a post on the department’s Facebook page, officers were called...
October 4, 2013 - 10:14am
July 16, 2012
Owner had been woodworking in rural Willmar garage just before Sunday afternoon fire
WILLMAR -- The owner of a garage that burned Sunday afternoon north of Willmar had been in the building working on a wood carving project just...
July 16, 2012 - 10:33am
April 14, 2012
Clara City fire destroys garage, car
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 2, 2012
Garage fire claims life of Hancock, Minn., man
A garage fire Sunday has claimed the life of a Hancock, Minn., man. The Stevens County Sheriff's Office responded to a garage fire about 7:08...
April 2, 2012 - 1:50pm
March 14, 2012
Benson, Minn., garage fire ruled arson, reward offered for information
BENSON -- A $2,500 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for an arson fire early Monday morning in Benson. According to Benson Police Chief Mike Jambor, the fire was reported along the 200 block of 15th Street...
March 14, 2012 - 3:41pm
August 15, 2011
Community Christian garage sale
August 15, 2011 - 12:00am
December 17, 2010
Fire in Willmar destroys garage, contents
WILLMAR -- Fire destroyed a garage and its contents, including a work shop and two vehicles late Friday afternoon in Willmar. The fire was reported...
December 17, 2010 - 8:45pm
September 27, 2010
Benson residents urged to report suspicious activity after garage burglaries
BENSON -- The Benson Police Department reminds residents to lock their doors and windows before going to bed, leave a light on in the house during the night and take the keys out of your car, even if it is in the garage. Police chief Jim Crace reports an increase in burglaries and...
September 27, 2010 - 10:48am
September 22, 2010
16-year-old gets probation, community service for garage burglary, fire cases
WILLMAR -- One of three juveniles charged in a rash of garage burglaries was sentenced to probation until his 19th birthday. Anthony Von Erickson, 16, of Willmar, also was ordered to serve 180 days at Prairie Lakes Youth Programs and to perform 100 hours of community service. He...
September 22, 2010 - 12:00am
August 21, 2010
Teen pleads to three charges in garage burglary, fire cases
WILLMAR -- One of three juveniles pleaded guilty Thursday to three third-degree burglary charges for burglarizing and setting fire to several garages in Willmar. As part of a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court, five felony charges of first-degree arson, third-degree...
August 21, 2010 - 12:00am
June 14, 2010
Three juveniles apprehended for garage fires
WILLMAR -- Three juvenile males ages 14, 16 and 17 are in custody after they allegedly set two garages on fire after stealing items from them early Saturday morning. Willmar Police officers caught the three suspects as they returned to retrieve stolen goods and as firefighters battled...
June 14, 2010 - 12:00am
October 3, 2009
October 3, 2009 - 12:00am