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$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
Billionaire: If Trump succeeds, so does Mexico
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
Dine in on Saturday
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
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'
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Ryan Joel Bakker
Marcinkowski - Harter
Bill & Evelyn Somerville
January 6, 2011
Man who assaulted woman at Belgrade church faces more prison time
ST. PAUL -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 62, of St. Cloud, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of failing to register as a sex offender. Knutson,...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am
June 15, 2010
Concorde Bank celebrates 100 years
WILLMAR -- Concorde Bank will celebrate 100 years in business and family involvement on Thursday at the Willmar office and on Friday at the Blomkest...
June 15, 2010 - 12:00am
June 12, 2010
Letter: Our mistrust of scientists
A column by Cal Thomas in the June 3 West Central Tribune addresses the "false doctrine of global warming." It is a fairly lengthy column, and he cites many indications that this "doctrine" is dying. On the other side, a major report was released on May 19 by our National Academies...
June 12, 2010 - 12:00am
May 13, 2010
Knutson sentenced to 26 years in prison for Belgrade church assault
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 62, was sentenced today to 312 months in prison, and conditional release for the rest of his life, on a first-degree...
May 13, 2010 - 4:03pm
February 23, 2010
Trial dates set in church assault case
WILLMAR -- Jury trial dates for Aug. 17 to 20 were set Monday for the Wisconsin sex offender accused of beating, sexually assaulting and robbing...
February 23, 2010 - 12:00am
January 13, 2010
Man accused in attack of senior citizen waives omnibus hearing; pretrial date set for Feb. 22
WILLMAR -- The Wisconsin sex offender accused of beating, sexually assaulting and robbing a 73-year-old woman at a church waived his right to...
January 13, 2010 - 12:00am
December 7, 2009
Sexually violent man predicted he might offend again
A sexually violent person released in January in Wisconsin and now being held in Willmar for assaulting a 73-year-old woman told Wisconsin authorities...
December 7, 2009 - 12:00am
December 1, 2009
Bail set at $500K for man who beat and sexually assaulted woman in church
WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set at $500,000 for the man accused of beating, sexually assaulting and robbing a 73-year-old woman Nov.
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 30, 2009
Church sexual assault suspect bail set at $500K, was civilly committed on sex crimes in Wisconsin
Update: Story updated to clarify a specific charge.
November 30, 2009 - 12:14pm
Lindon Knutson scheduled to be arraigned Monday
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 61, of Bemidji, is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court. Knutson 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...
November 30, 2009 - 8:16am
November 25, 2009
Man arrested, held in assault, robbery at Crow River Lutheran Church is identified
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 25, 2009 - 5:19pm
July 20, 2009
Letter: The case for climate change
Three recent letters (Feb. 28, March 3, July 11) express skepticism of, or disbelief in, the phenomenon called global warming. I would like to counter that with one letter of belief. Although trained as a scientist, my abilities to independently analyze mountains of data have faded...
July 20, 2009 - 12:00am
September 27, 2008
Finding the past ... log by log
Nearly 150 years after Ole Knudson laid the first log of a cabin that would house his wife and young children near Norway Lake, his great-grandson stands in the doorway of the quiet cabin and gazes at the same rolling hills and wetlands that greeted the Kandiyohi County pioneers in...
September 27, 2008 - 12:00am