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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
UPDATE: Glenwood/Lowry to play Pierz again at 7:30
Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
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
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
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
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
Dionne: Hillary takes the fight to Trump
Thomas: Hillary's recycled speech
Obama: Continuity we can believe in
Will: Mike Pence the pliable
Kandiyohi County District Court
July 27, 2016
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
WILLMAR -- A former Willmar teacher has been charged with assaulting a student on the last day of the 2016 school year. The assault is alleged...
July 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
July 26, 2016
Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
WILLMAR -- A 38-year-old man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty to felony first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Court...
July 26, 2016 - 11:55pm
July 23, 2016
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
WILLMAR—There was not probable cause to indict Timothy Huber on first- and second-degree murder charges, Huber's attorney argued Friday...
July 23, 2016 - 12:00am
July 20, 2016
18-year-old from Willmar charged after fleeing cops on dirt bike
WILLMAR -- The 18-year-old dirt bike driver allegedly involved in a high-speed chase with Willmar police officers Monday has been charged with...
July 20, 2016 - 11:40pm
July 5, 2016
Willmar woman, former caregiver of vulnerable adults, pleads guilty to financial exploitation
WILLMAR—A 36-year-old former caretaker for multiple local group homes pleaded guilty last week to one gross misdemeanor charge for stealing more than $8,400 from seven developmentally disabled adults. Carrie Sue Wadsworth, of Willmar, was originally charged in April 2015 in...
July 5, 2016 - 12:00am
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
Convictions published June 22
The following is a list of recent convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. The date listed is the date of the offense. Felony Eric Jon Larcom, 35, Lake Lillian, check forgery, Nov. 13 Russell Wayne Milner, 51, Granite Falls, fourth-degree...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 15, 2016
Alleged armed robber appeals adult charges
WILLMAR — Frederick Crispin Rodriguez was 17 years old — legally still a juvenile — in October 2015 when he allegedly robbed Willmar’s...
June 15, 2016 - 11:45pm
June 9, 2016
Glenwood man faces charges for illegal minnow harvesting; Willmar bait shop owner also charged
WILLMAR — Minnows and leeches are nearly ubiquitous fishing tools in Minnesota, and they’re a fiercely regulated natural resource — those...
June 9, 2016 - 11:04pm
June 3, 2016
Pennock man sentenced for stabbing drug dealer after buying salt
WILLMAR — A Pennock man who accidentally paid $90 for a bag of salt in an apparent drug deal and retaliated by stabbing the dealer with a screwdriver...
June 3, 2016 - 11:29pm
June 1, 2016
Willmar man, 38, accused of fathering child of 14-year-old girl
WILLMAR — A 38-year-old Willmar man has been charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly fathering a child with a 14-year-old...
June 1, 2016 - 9:51pm
May 26, 2016
Willmar man charged with assault, threats of violence
WILLMAR — The 29-year-old Willmar man who is alleged to have threatened residents Monday while showing a firearm in his waistband made his...
May 26, 2016 - 11:20am
May 20, 2016
Convictions published May 20
The following is a list of convictions in Kandiyohi County for felony, gross misdemeanor and/or misdemeanor charges. Felony Sebastian Arthur Arevalo, 22, Willmar, fifth-degree drug possession, Dec.1 Marky Lee Cruz, 19, Willmar, third-degree drug sale, Sept. 10 Elmer Anton Fuentes,...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
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