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Minnesotan Ellison’s DNC campaign falls short
Americans eat out less as higher menu prices take a bite from restaurant visits
WI man sentenced for cutting off woman's pinky in 'ritualistic memorial'
Index funds always better than picking stocks, Warren Buffett says
Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
Twins linked to Dominican shortstop Marte
Minnesota United about to discover learning curve for MLS expansion teams
Wild's Chris Stewart: Loyalty and work ethic forged by family
Five Vancouver Canucks quarantined with mumps
How old are Minnesota cabin owners? The answer might surprise you
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.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
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
December 23, 2016
Teen escapes from Prairie Lakes Youth Programs
A 16-year-old boy escaped Friday from one of the non-secure programs at Willmar’s Prairie Lakes Youth Programs, spurring a law enforcement...
December 23, 2016 - 4:43pm
December 22, 2016
Missing girl located in Spicer
SPICER -- The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office has located a runaway teenage girl who went missing from her Texas hometown. Natalie Elizabeth...
December 22, 2016 - 2:01pm
December 21, 2016
Fourth suspect Rodriguez pleads guilty to Sunray robbery last fall in Willmar
WILLMAR — Frederick Crispin Rodriguez has become the fourth and final suspect to plead guilty in last October's armed robbery at the Sunray...
December 21, 2016 - 10:17pm
December 10, 2016
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
WILLMAR—The Willmar teen who posted a Facebook bomb threat in October threatening the Willmar School District was sentenced Thursday to...
December 10, 2016 - 8:55am
November 14, 2016
Teen suspect in Sunray robbery will be tried as adult, Court of Appeals rules
WILLMAR—A teenage suspect in last October's armed robbery at the Sunray Express Convenience Store will continue to be tried as an adult,...
November 14, 2016 - 11:24am
May 12, 2016
Minnesota family seeks justice after their son was allegedly abused at juvenile center
A Lake Park family is hoping justice can be served, for their son who battles schizophrenia. This as the state officials investigate allegations...
May 12, 2016 - 7:58am
March 9, 2016
Judge decides to try teen on gun charges in adult court
WILLMAR — A teen suspect who will be tried as an adult in an October armed robbery also will be tried as an adult for possession of stolen...
March 9, 2016 - 11:39pm
February 16, 2016
Teen accused of robbing Willmar convenience store to be tried as adult
Frederick Crispin Rodriguez entered a Kandiyohi County District Courtroom Tuesday, wearing handcuffs, legcuffs and jail garb. He didn’t look...
February 16, 2016 - 11:46pm
March 30, 2015
Mailbox explosion causes grass fire near Brainerd
BRAINERD — A mailbox explosion appears to be the cause of a grass fire Monday that quickly burned about 15 acres of property south of Brainerd. Lt....
March 30, 2015 - 11:19pm
September 12, 2013
Missing Redwood County, Minn., girl found at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday
VESTA – The 15-year-old Redwood County girl missing from her family’s home was located in a cornfield near her residence around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday by officers flying a State Patrol helicopter. According to Redwood County Sheriff Randy Hanson, Paulina Leach appeared to be...
September 12, 2013 - 8:55am
June 27, 2013
Juvenile arrested after standoff in rural Lac qui Parle County, man faces gun charges
MADISON — A male juvenile was arrested after an 8-hour armed standoff with law enforcement Monday in rural Lac qui Parle County. According to a news release from County Sheriff Rick Halvorson, officers were investigating a report that Kevin Ernest Morris, 40, of rural Dawson,...
June 27, 2013 - 10:28am
July 5, 2012
Teen pleads to property damage charge for BB-gun shots through car, house windows
WILLMAR -- Rene Rivera III, 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of property damage, plus misdemeanor counts of fleeing a peace officer and underage consumption, for his role in shooting out house and vehicle windows with a BB-gun in May. A felony charge for discharging...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
May 25, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Police catch teens reported shooting pellets at houses
WILLMAR -- Two juvenile males, ages 17 and 13, were caught by Willmar Police shortly after the teens allegedly fired several shots from a CO2-powered pellet handgun at homes along the 500 block of Robbins Avenue Southwest. According to a news release from Police Sgt. Michael Anderson,...
May 25, 2012 - 8:58am
April 24, 2012
Judge wants to consider options other than prison for Willmar, Minn., teen
WILLMAR -- District Judge Kathryn N. Smith continued Andrew Charles Wyman's dispositional hearing until May 17 so that she may consider alternatives...
April 24, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Wyman hearing continued, judge wants to consider options other than prison
WILLMAR -- District Judge Kathryn N. Smith continued this morning's dispositional hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman until May 17 so that she may...
April 23, 2012 - 11:13am