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March 6, 2010
Driver sentenced in crash that killed Pelican Rapids student
BUFFALO -- The driver in the April 5, 2008, bus crash along Interstate 94 that killed a Pelican Rapids High School student was sentenced Friday to 30 days in jail, 30 days of house arrest and 30 days of community work service. Loren Ernst, 71, of Moorhead, was sentenced Friday afternoon...
news / state
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Ely teen girl bags a big moose
It was the third day of Minnesota's moose season, and all Kaitlyn Erchul had seen was rain. "It was miserable," said Erchul, a 15-year-old from...
news / state / outdoors
October 22, 2009 - 1:57pm
September 23, 2009
Two ND men charged with attempted kidnapping of Kentucky girl
BOWLING GREEN, Ky.
news / nation
September 23, 2009 - 10:30am
September 15, 2009
Wheaton pastor held for cussing in court, serving 5-day sentence in Kandiyohi County
The pastor of a church in Wheaton, Minn., where a toddler died in a fight this month will finish up a five-day stay in jail tonight for uttering a curse word in a court hearing last week. The Rev. Danny Barnes is the pastor and founder of Thy Kingdom Come, where a 14-month-old girl...
news / state
September 15, 2009 - 10:04am
September 9, 2009
Murder charges filed against two men in Wheaton baseball bat attack
Murder charges were filed Tuesday against the man accused of swinging a baseball bat in a church in Wheaton, Minn., killing a 14-month-old girl...
news / state
September 9, 2009 - 9:13am
August 19, 2009
Autopsy: Barnsville toddler likely choked on marbles
BARNESVILLE, Minn. - Preliminary autopsy results indicate a 3-year-old girl who died Sunday at her rural Barnesville home died from asphyxiation as a result of swallowing marbles that constricted her airway, Wilkin County Sheriff Tom Matejka said Tuesday. Kylie Martinez-Braton lived...
news / state
August 19, 2009 - 9:02am
August 18, 2009
Autopsy ordered in death of Barnesville girl, 3
FARGO, N.D. - An autopsy will be performed on a 3-year-old girl found dead Sunday at a rural Barnesville, Minn., home. Kylie Martinez-Braton lived in the home with her mother, Mici Braton, and grandparents Randy and Trinda Braton. Wilkin County Sheriff Tom Matejka said one of the...
news / state
August 18, 2009 - 9:18am
December 3, 2008
Willmar teen sentenced in rape case
WILLMAR -- Aaron Michael Schueller, 19, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday to 110 days at Prairie Lakes Youth Programs, probation until his 21st birthday and 100 hours of community service on an amended charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for raping a 12-year-old girl after...
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Willmar man gets probation for sexual assault of teen
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man was sentenced Monday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,500 fine and 15 years of probation on a felony charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for raping a then 14-year-old girl last November. Joshua Richard Skoblik was ordered...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Sixteen-year-old Montevideo girl charged in van theft
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Montevideo girl has been charged with receiving stolen property and aiding and abetting receiving stolen property for allegedly stealing a van in Montevideo and driving it to Willmar. Brianna Marie Roggenbuck made her first appearance Thursday in Kandiyohi...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Man currently in county jail pleads guilty to 2 charges in criminal sexual conduct cases
WILLMAR -- Brian Leland Koplin, 44, who is currently in the Kandiyohi County Jail, pleaded guilty Thursday to two felony charges of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for engaging in multiple sex acts with a young boy and for molesting a 12-year-old Willmar girl. As part of a...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am