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Alexandria lifeguard credited following back-to-back emergencies
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Minnesota lake
Feared iPhone, iPad hacking software is now a reality
Minnesota men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
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
Carol J. Hansen
Alan Lee Midby
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Paul J. Willems
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
January 28, 2013
Willmar, Minn., woman charged with assault with a knife
WILLMAR — Amanda Jean Steffens, 33, of Willmar, made her first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of second-degree assault, plus gross misdemeanor charges of driving while impaired. She allegedly assaulted a man with a knife Sunday after he pulled her vehicle out of the...
January 28, 2013 - 11:01pm
August 11, 2012
Man faces assault charge, allegedly held knife after 'disrespected' in store
WILLMAR -- Daniel Gene Tensen, 30, of Willmar, made his first appearance Friday on a felony charge of second-degree assault for allegedly assaulting...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 22, 2011
Willmar man held after hit-and-run crash, standoff with police
WILLMAR -- A 45-year-old Willmar man is in the Kandiyohi County Jail awaiting his first court appearance on felony charges for allegedly running a woman off the road and for a short standoff with police officers who came to his home to question him. According to a news release from...
April 22, 2011 - 10:02am
July 7, 2010
Willmar man faces assault charge for allegedly threatening woman with a knife at her home
WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Tuesday for allegedly threatening his former companion with a knife Sunday...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am
April 14, 2010
Prison time for man who tried to stab officer at Wal-Mart
WILLMAR -- Eddie Eleazar Rincon, 20, of Paynesville, pleaded guilty and was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison on a second-degree assault...
April 14, 2010 - 12:00am
March 30, 2010
Radio-collared moose wandered into eastern Duluth
Dawn Bloom had a nice surprise in the yard of her far eastern Duluth home recently: a moose, which she's been waiting to see since she moved...
March 30, 2010 - 11:50am
December 22, 2009
Man charged in knife-point incident
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Paynesville man, who told police he was a Texas gang member, made his first appearance Monday in Kandiyohi County District...
December 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Willmar man pleads to assault charge for beating man with belt
WILLMAR -- Erick Antonio Caballero, 31, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a third-degree assault charge for beating a man with a belt and...
October 1, 2009 - 12:00am
September 24, 2009
Woman arrested, held for stabbing with steak knife
WATKINS -- A 50-year-old Watkins woman is being held in the Stearns County Jail for second-degree assault for allegedly stabbing a man in the arm with a steak knife. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Lorie Carol Wakefield was arrested after deputies...
September 24, 2009 - 10:33am
January 1, 2009
Man assaulted with knife at club, police investigating
WILLMAR -- A 31-year-old Willmar man was taken to Rice Memorial Hospital after he was assaulted with a knife shortly after midnight Thursday. According to Willmar Police Sgt. Michael Anderson, officers were called to the Double D Club and Bar, 1300 Lakeland Dr. S.E., on an assault....
January 1, 2009 - 1:00am
November 17, 2008
Man charged with assault for attempting to stab woman
WILLMAR -- A 24-year-old Willmar man made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon for allegedly attempting to stab a woman during an argument. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000 for Daniel Loera in Kandiyohi County District...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
New London man charged with assault after weekend stabbing
WILLMAR -- An 19-year-old New London man was arraigned Wednesday on felony charges of second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon and third-degree assault, for allegedly stabbing another man during a fight early Monday morning in Willmar. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
One brother pleads to assault, warrant issued for other
WILLMAR -- One of the two brothers charged with assaulting and threatening a group of men with a knife and garden hoe pleaded guilty Monday to an amended charge of third-degree riot. Erik Ozornia, 20, of Willmar, entered into a plea agreement in Kandiyohi County District Court that...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am