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Minnesota budget prediction shows slight increase in surplus
Trump's speech to Congress is a chance for a reset
Pipeline protester charged with abusing elderly mother at camp, exploiting vulnerable adult
Trump to order review of WOTUS regulations, official says
Buffer law draws questions from landowners in Renville County
Prep Basketball: 'Jays wrap up Camden championship
Junior Hockey: 3 WarHawks in top prospect tournament
Wild score 12 seconds into overtime to beat Kings
Girls Basketball: Small stature, big talent
Trade energizes Wild as they aim for playoffs
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
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Marvin C. Woehler
Grace E. Peterson
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
OPINION: Property rights measure would have been positive move for ND agriculture
Column: What's a family farm?
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
January 27, 2017
Bullet fired through window of Willmar home
WILLMAR – Police are investigating after a bullet traveled through the upstairs window of a Willmar home early Thursday morning. No one was...
January 27, 2017 - 4:43pm
Records published Jan. 27
This is the records summary for Jan. 27. Suspicious noise reported WILLMAR — Several residents on and around the 900 block of 20th Avenue...
January 27, 2017 - 6:00am
October 3, 2016
Man hospitalized after accidentally shooting self in Ridgewater College parking lot
WILLMAR -- A 21-year-old man was transported to Rice Memorial Hospital around 11 a.m. Monday with a gunshot wound to his leg, after he accidentally...
October 3, 2016 - 1:26pm
January 26, 2016
Gunshots narrowly miss mom, teen in car
ST. PAUL -- Getting sick in the car is no one’s idea of a good time, but it may have saved the lives of an 18-year-old woman and her mother...
January 26, 2016 - 11:33pm
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 13, 2015
A woman is dead and man injured in Renville County shooting incident
FRANKLIN -- A woman was found dead in a tent Friday morning in Renville County and a man is in critical condition from self-inflicted gunshot wounds. The case, which was reported at 8:15 a.m. Friday at a rural location about a mile southwest of Franklin, is under investigation...
June 13, 2015 - 7:38am
November 5, 2014
Lake Lillian death investigation turned over to BCA
LAKE LILLIAN — The investigation into a death from a gunshot wound Tuesday evening in rural Lake Lillian has been turned over to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Sheriff Dan Hartog said in a phone interview Wednesday. Hartog said he could not comment on the nature...
November 5, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 30, 2012
Man shoots self in Kerkhoven, Minn., park, case under investigation
KERKHOVEN -- A 21-year-old Willmar man was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center for treatment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound that happened Sunday evening in a Kerkhoven park. According to a news release from Swift County Sheriff John Holtz, Jordan Pierce shot himself in...
October 30, 2012 - 1:36pm
January 3, 2011
Dassel man dead, shot self after short pursuit Saturday
HUTCHINSON -- A 20-year-old Dassel man was found dead, apparently of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, after a short pursuit involving Hutchinson Police and the Meeker County Sheriff's office. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were called to assist the Hutchinson Police around...
January 3, 2011 - 9:58am
June 7, 2010
Wisconsin: 2-year-old boy dies of self-inflicted gunshot
MILWAUKEE -- A 2-year-old Milwaukee boy has died after playing with his mother's handgun. A Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's report says the toddler found the gun in a dresser drawer Sunday and accidentally shot himself in the face. Authorities say Zaire Cameron was in a bedroom...
June 7, 2010 - 10:02am
November 12, 2009
Roseau County Sheriff's Office: Deputy accidentally shot wife in thigh
The wife of a Roseau County (Minn.) deputy was expected to return home Wednesday evening after being treated in Grand Forks for an accidental gunshot wound, Chief Deputy Terry Bandemer said. Bandemer said a bullet from a hunting rifle struck Michelle Cossentine, 27, on the top of...
November 12, 2009 - 11:00am
July 27, 2009
Suspects arrested after shots fired in Swift Falls
BENSON -- Three suspects are being held in the Swift County Jail in connection with a gunfire incident Saturday night in Swift Falls. Just before midnight, the Swift County Sheriff's Dispatch received a call from someone who reported gun shots being fired in Swift Falls and a vehicle...
July 27, 2009 - 1:38am
January 30, 2009
Willmar police investigate fight, gunshot incident
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police are investigating an incident involving a fight and a shot fired that happened around 2 a.m. Thursday along the 1300 block of 24th Street Northwest. According to a news release from Sgt. Jim Felt, officers arrived to find no people in the area, but located...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Willmar police investigate fight, gunshot incident
Willmar Police are investigating an incident involving a fight and a shot fired that happened around 2 a.m. Thursday along the 1300 block of 24th Street Northwest. According to a news release from Sgt. Jim Felt, officers arrived to find no people in the area, but located a shell...
January 29, 2009 - 9:00am
November 28, 2008
Prinsburg man airlifted after hunting accident
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old Prinsburg man was airlifted Friday to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment of a self-inflicted gunshot wound sustained in a hunting accident. According to Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Sgt. Steven Marquardt, Steven Slagter was hunting pheasants with a family member...
November 28, 2008 - 3:00pm