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Records published July 29
Work continues on Willmar's Minnesota Avenue
Parishioners salvage items from fire-damaged Sacred Heart church
Eden Valley woman injured in crash with tractor
Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Alice M. Anderson
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 28, 2016
Man arrested after high-speed chase in Minnesota, pleads guilty to killing woman in Michigan
A 47-year-old man arrested after a high-speed chase in Carlton County last November has pleaded guilty to killing a Michigan woman. Gregory Allen...
11 hours 17 min ago
June 23, 2016
Man faces 2.5 years in prison for high-speed chase
WILLMAR — A St. Cloud driver who led a Kandiyohi County sheriff’s sergeant on a high-speed chase last year along Highway 23, crashed into...
June 23, 2016 - 9:49pm
June 22, 2016
Teen pleads guilty to charges related to high-speed chase
WILLMAR — A teen passenger in a 108-mph high-speed chase in Willmar along Kandiyohi County Road 23 pleaded guilty Monday and was sentenced...
June 22, 2016 - 7:24pm
May 24, 2016
Man accused of ramming truck into squad car in Swift County pleads guilty
BENSON — A man involved in a drunken high-speed chase who allegedly repeatedly rammed his vehicle into Swift County Sheriff John Holtz’s...
May 24, 2016 - 10:08pm
May 17, 2016
Two suspects appear in court for theft of pickup, 108 mph chase
WILLMAR — Friday morning’s 108 mph high-speed police chase on Kandiyohi County Road 23 involving two teenagers began with a stolen pickup...
May 17, 2016 - 11:45pm
May 14, 2016
Suspect in custody after leading police on 115-mph chase on Minnesota's I-35
One suspect is in custody after leading law enforcement officers on a chase at speeds of up to 115 mph Friday morning on Interstate 35 near Moose...
May 14, 2016 - 12:23pm
March 29, 2016
Records published March 29
This is the records summary for March 29. Redwood Falls man leads deputy on chase OLIVIA — An attempted traffic stop near the intersection of Renville County Roads 1 and 17 around 2 a.m. Monday resulted in an 100 mph high-speed chase across three counties. According to the Renville...
March 29, 2016 - 12:00am
August 14, 2015
Suspect faces charges for high-speed chase, collision
WILLMAR — The suspect alleged to have crashed into a Willmar residence during a high-speed chase made her first court appearance Friday. Bryanna Joy Wells, 24, of Willmar, faces a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle and a misdemeanor charge of operating...
August 14, 2015 - 11:16pm
February 12, 2015
Man arrested Wednesday following high-speed chase near Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON -- A man reportedly led a Kandiyohi County Sheriff's deputy on a high-speed chase Wednesday evening near Sibley State Park. The sheriff's office received report around 7 p.m. Wednesday of a suspicious person parked for several hours in the 3000 block of Kandiyohi County...
February 12, 2015 - 10:16am
December 23, 2014
McGregor man arrested after 30-mile high-speed chase
A 21-year-old McGregor man was arrested Monday after leading a state trooper on a high-speed chase along Minnesota Highway 61 on the North Shore. Rueben Taylor is in Cook County jail, having led the State Patrol on a chase with speeds eclipsing 100 mph, said Sgt. Neil Dickenson,...
December 23, 2014 - 1:29pm
November 3, 2014
Man who allegedly crashed into golf course pleads guilty
WILLMAR — The man who allegedly crashed his vehicle at a local golf course in July after leading Willmar police officers on a high-speed chase pleaded guilty to two charges Wednesday relating to the incident. J. Jesus Navarez Gomez, 29, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of fleeing...
November 3, 2014 - 11:43pm
October 7, 2014
Willmar vehicle, foot pursuit ends in arrest, drug confiscation
WILLMAR — Two men face felony charges after a chase with CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force agents Oct. 1 in Willmar ended in arrest and confiscation of drugs, including more than 30 grams of methamphetamine. Ricardo Daniel Gomez, 38, Willmar, made his first appearance Friday in Kandiyohi...
October 7, 2014 - 9:54pm
July 5, 2013
Authorities: Juvenile male was driver in high-speed chase near Grand Rapids
Itasca County authorities say a juvenile male was the driver who led them on a high-speed pursuit on Thursday, during which a Grand Rapids police officer fired shots at the fleeing vehicle. Speeds during the pursuit exceeded 100 mph, and two officers received minor injuries while...
July 5, 2013 - 12:18pm
May 15, 2013
Redwood Falls man to serve 35 months for police chase
OLIVIA -- Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, will serve 35 months in prison for leading law officers on a high-speed chase in Renville County. Renville County District Judge Randall Slieter sentenced Hester on Monday under terms of a plea agreement. Hester pleaded guilty April...
May 15, 2013 - 4:27pm
April 3, 2013
Redwood Falls, Minn., man pleads guilty to 38-mile chase with police
OLIVIA — A man who led law officers on a 38-mile, high-speed chase in Renville County entered guilty pleas on Wednesday to charges resulting from the Dec. 3 incident. Brian Noel Hester, 46, of Redwood Falls, pleaded guilty to a felony charge of fleeing a police officer in a motor...
April 3, 2013 - 11:07pm