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Swift County hires interim administrator
Sacred Heart man sentenced for killing puppy
Mealworms found in school fundraiser candy bars
Best Buy in its final days in Willmar
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
Bluejays soar in four
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Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
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Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
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December 10, 2014
Video: Wahpeton (N.D.) teacher faces investigation after incident with two students
WAHPETON, N.D. – A teacher here has been put on administrative leave for allegedly pushing two students against a wall and making inappropriate comments to them late last week. The incident involving Wahpeton teacher Kelly McNary and two fifth-grade boys took place last week...
December 10, 2014 - 10:36am
June 26, 2014
Traffic rerouted in north Willmar around, law enforcement on the scene
WILLMAR — Law enforcement is redirecting traffic between 12th and 13th Street along Ella Avenue Northwest as emergency crews respond to an...
June 26, 2014 - 9:36am
March 7, 2011
Diaz Evans trial starts, accomplice sentenced
WILLMAR -- Jury selection began this morning in the trial of Leroy Diaz Evans, the 26-year-old Willmar man accused of firing shots at a Willmar police officer. The trial, before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court, is scheduled through March 17. Evans...
March 7, 2011 - 12:56pm
December 28, 2010
Charge dismissed against 20-year-old man in Willmar police shooting case
WILLMAR -- The lone charge against the youngest of four men arrested in a Willmar police shooting has been dismissed. The first-degree attempted...
December 28, 2010 - 12:00am
October 9, 2010
Women from Lake Lillian ramming incident in trouble again
WILLMAR -- Two women charged with felony assault charges for ramming their vehicles into a third vehicle in an attempt to prevent another woman...
October 9, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
Man faces charge for threatening law officer after crash
WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening...
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Update: Rice suffers brain hemorrhage, expected to fully recover
Update 3:45 p.m.
August 27, 2010 - 3:45pm
June 23, 2010
Concordia fires women's hockey coach after incident with woman at a Minnesota Select camp
FARGO - Concordia officials have fired head women's hockey coach Corey "Ace" Gregg after learning of an incident that took place last week at...
June 23, 2010 - 9:17am
June 8, 2010
Man arrested after pointing gun at officers
ATWATER -- A 46-year-old man was arrested Monday evening after he allegedly pointed a gun at law enforcement officers. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's office, deputies were called around 7:25 p.m. to a call in rural Atwater regarding a man and a woman...
June 8, 2010 - 9:40am
May 20, 2010
Willmar man pleads to charge in stabbing incident
WILLMAR -- A 21-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty Monday to a third-degree assault charge for stabbing a juvenile male on Jan. 15. As part...
May 20, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Verndale police chief cleared of wrongdoing in case where man allegedly was tased in groin
VERNDALE, Minn. - An outside investigation has cleared Verndale Police Chief Jeff Jares' handling of a May tasing incident outside a Verndale bar. The suspect in the case, Brandon Clark Christensen, 23, of Browerville, Minn., filed a complaint with the Verndale City Council, challenging...
August 6, 2009 - 4:03pm
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 22, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan.22
n Amberly Lynn Samuelson, 22, of Spicer, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft for taking a man's vehicle in July. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony for motor vehicle theft and a misdemeanor charge for tampering with...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Wagar gets attorney, pretrial continued
WILLMAR -- The pre-trial hearing for Scott Wagar, the rural Willmar man charged in a homecoming week incident that included spraying teens with a squirt gun filled with water and fox urine, has been continued to Feb. 3. Montevideo attorney Doug Kluver has taken the case on a pro-bono...
January 20, 2009 - 3:20am
October 21, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Oct. 21
n Juan Carlos Carbajal Aviles, 27, of Willmar, was arraigned Monday on four felony charges of falsely impersonating another and aggravated forgery Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 and conditional bail at $25,000. His next appearance is Nov. 3. Carbajal Aviles is also known...
October 21, 2008 - 12:00am