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Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
Warren's Generators honored
Engan Associates design nationally recognized
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
March 27, 2014
Speeding on way to church leads to jail
MONTEVIDEO — A woman who told a sheriff’s deputy that she was speeding because she was late for church is serving two days in jail for the offense. Janet Brandli Stevens, 49, of rural Montevideo, was sentenced to serve two days in jail and pay fines and fees totaling $485 for...
March 27, 2014 - 12:30am
February 18, 2014
Renville Co. jail adding staff members, sheriff says
OLIVIA — Renville County is adding two full-time correctional officer positions to its jail staff, but will need to add an assistant jail administrator as well, Sheriff Scott Hable told the County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday. The sheriff said the jail needs to increase its...
February 18, 2014 - 11:55pm
June 16, 2013
Swift County seeks relief from jail staffing requirements
BENSON — The Swift County Commissioners are hoping the Department of Corrections will give them a variance to a proposed rule requiring increased jail staffing, or at least give the county more time to comply. If a variance isn’t granted, the county may have to spend about...
June 16, 2013 - 10:55pm
May 13, 2013
Child injured and man in jail after Sunday ATV accident near Cosmos, Minn.
COSMOS -- A 5-year-old girl was seriously injured Sunday in an ATV accident near Cosmos and a rural Darwin man is in jail on charges of second-degree driving while impaired and criminal vehicular operation resulting in injury. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office,...
May 13, 2013 - 8:09am
November 20, 2012
Worker assaulted on roof of Stearns County, Miinn., Jail, assailant taken down to jail
ST. CLOUD -- A 43-year-old St. Cloud man was booked into the Stearns County Jail, and a 23-year-old man was treated for injuries sustained when he was assaulted with a rake Monday afternoon on the roof of the county jail building in downtown St. Cloud. According to a news release...
November 20, 2012 - 10:34am
July 11, 2012
Clarkfield, Minn., man arrested on arson charges, deliberately set fire to rural residence
GRANITE FALLS -- A 35-year-old Clarkfield man is being held in the Yellow Medicine County jail pending his first court appearance on first-degree arson charges for allegedly setting fire to a rural Clarkfield home Monday evening. According to a news release from Yellow Medicine County...
July 11, 2012 - 10:44am
June 19, 2012
Ex-Rutgers student in webcam case leaves jail
NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- A former Rutgers student convicted of bias intimidation for using a webcam to see his roommate kiss another man has been released from jail today after serving 20 days of a 30-day sentence. Twenty-year-old Dharun Ravi volunteered to start his sentence...
June 19, 2012 - 8:15am
April 18, 2012
Cobb faces assault charge; in Kandiyohi Jail for Stevens County murder
WILLMAR -- Jacob Seth Cobb, 18, made his first appearance Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court on a misdemeanor fifth-degree assault charge for allegedly fighting with another inmate April 10 in the Kandiyohi County Jail. Cobb and his two brothers, Dylan Clemens and Andrew...
April 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2011
Aug. 2011: Yellow Medicine County Jail inmate dies of apparent suicide
GRANITE FALLS -- A 37-year-old Granite Falls man died of an apparent suicide early Tuesday in the Yellow Medicine County Jail. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner is conducting an autopsy on Shane Dean Hildahl, who apparently used bed linens to hang himself, according to a news...
August 10, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2011
Edward Ruchti sentenced again, receives 180 days in jail, sex offender treatment
WILLMAR -- Edward Alan Ruchti, 32, of Kerkhoven, was ordered Wednesday to serve 180 days in jail, complete sex offender treatment and finish the remaining recommendations of his psycho-sexual evaluation, including the sex offender program. District Judge Donald M. Spilseth had ruled...
July 21, 2011 - 12:00am
February 26, 2011
Inmate faces assault charge for breaking another's nose
WILLMAR -- Donald Warren Hayes, 41, an inmate in the Kandiyohi County Jail, made his first court appearance Friday on a third-degree assault...
February 26, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2010
Man arrested in Litchfield, wanted in two states
LITCHFIELD -- A 27-year-old man was arrested on multiple warrants this morning during what Litchfield Police Chief Patrick Fank is calling a multi-agency operation conducted at 420 Davis Ave.
December 14, 2010 - 12:15pm
August 30, 2010
Owatonna man gets jail, fine, probation for selling LSD, marijuana, pills
WILLMAR -- Jarrett Zachary Galvin, 20, of Owatonna, was sentenced Thursday to 45 days in jail, five years of probation and a $1,500 fine on two...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
Bemidji man held locally for church beating
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, third-degree assault, aggravated robbery and theft for allegedly beating and robbing a 73-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon at Crow River Lutheran...
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
Woman faces charges for taking pills to jail in her sock
WILLMAR -- A 32-year-old Spicer woman faces a fifth-degree drug possession charge, plus a gross misdemeanor for introducing contraband to a prohibited location, for allegedly bringing pills into the Kandiyohi County Jail in her sock. Unconditional bail was set at $50,000 for Angela...
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am