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Public criticizes current layout of Willmar Wye
Willmar teen is National Merit finalist
Records published Feb. 25
Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
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
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
December 20, 2016
Boy, 11, suspended over alleged gun threats to alternative program in Willmar
WILLMAR — An 11-year-old boy at Willmar's North Central Learning Center has been suspended from school, accused of threatening to bring a gun to the school to shoot people while videotaping it. No firearm was recovered on the student after the Monday threat, Willmar Police...
December 20, 2016 - 6:01am
October 31, 2016
Willmar man changes plea after Minn. Supreme Court ruling
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled last week that a BB gun is not a firearm when it comes to Minnesota's statute barring felons...
October 31, 2016 - 6:47am
October 21, 2016
Man sentenced to prison for threatening family with gun
GRANITE FALLS — A 21-year-old man was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday for pulling a gun on a couple and their 1-year-old son,...
October 21, 2016 - 9:46am
August 31, 2016
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
WILLMAR—Authorities say the man who allegedly fired several shots out of his truck in the Zorbaz restaurant parking lot early Sunday in...
August 31, 2016 - 8:56pm
August 4, 2016
He claims Minnesota cop pulled gun on him; dash cam says otherwise
A Minneapolis man was charged Wednesday in Ramsey County District Court with four counts of falsely reporting police misconduct in St. Paul....
August 4, 2016 - 4:00pm
Minnesota Senate shoots down gun cell phone cases
ST. PAUL — Young Minnesotans may think mobile telephone cases that look like guns are fun, but state legislators are close to banning them....
May 4, 2016 - 11:06pm
April 8, 2016
Creator of phone-shaped gun says criticism 'unfair'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton came out strongly Thursday against soon-to-be-released double-barreled, .38-caliber handgun designed...
April 8, 2016 - 7:00am
April 7, 2016
Yellow Medicine County man allegedly pulls gun, threatens family
HANLEY FALLS — A 20-year-old man is facing multiple criminal charges in Yellow Medicine County after he allegedly pulled a gun on a couple...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00am
March 30, 2016
Minnesotan develops concealed carry gun shaped like a smartphone
A Minnesota man has developed a pocket gun in the shape of a cell phone.Kirk Kjellberg says he's received 4,000 orders of his pocket gun, which...
March 30, 2016 - 8:12am
February 24, 2016
Officials search for man who shot dog with pellet gun
AVON — The Stearns County Sheriff's Department is investigating a case of animal abuse involving a yellow Lab that was shot, according to...
February 24, 2016 - 5:30am
January 11, 2016
Willmar man faces gun charges apparently stemming from iPad theft
WILLMAR — A disturbance originating over an iPad in December allegedly led a 20-year-old Willmar man to draw a gun and point it at another man. Martin Salinas was charged Dec. 22 in Kandiyohi County District Court with a felony charge of second-degree assault, a gross misdemeanor...
January 11, 2016 - 10:54pm
December 23, 2015
Minnesota man charged with accidentally discharging gun at Target store
FRIDLEY -- A Mora man is charged with illegal possession of a firearm after being identified as the person who lost control of the pistol in his pants Dec. 13 in a Fridley Target store. A woman told police she recognized Seth Allan Millner, 28, in media reports on an accidental gunshot...
December 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
June 25, 2015
Felton dad accused of drinking, playing with gun before shooting toddler
FELTON — A Felton man is accused of shooting his 22-month-old daughter in the leg after handling his gun in dim lighting after drinking 12 beers. Fernando Rocha, 24, was charged Thursday in Clay County District Court with one count of child endangerment, a felony. Clay County...
June 25, 2015 - 10:55pm
November 2, 2014
Douglas woman charged with attempted murder after shootout
A 22-year-old Lake Nebagamon woman was charged Friday with three counts of attempted first-degree intentional homicide after a shootout involving Douglas County sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday. Authorities said Jessica Gehl pulled a handgun on her mother at her parents’ home...
November 2, 2014 - 10:57pm
May 9, 2014
Deputies search for gun after high-speed chase west of Morris
MORRIS — An Appleton man faces several criminal charges after a high-speed chase Wednesday west of Morris.
May 9, 2014 - 10:49pm