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U.S., partner nations launch first strikes in Syria
Tragedy strikes family twice
Willmar City Council members tour facilities ahead of possible tax levy increases
ACGC approves preliminary levy
Records published Sept. 23
Vikings’ Rudolph likely to miss 6 weeks with abdominal injury
Pro Golf: Ryder Cup squads must check egos
NFL: Body slam on Brees fires up New Orleans
NFL: It’s Teddy’s ballgame
MLB: Kluber dominates Twins
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
William Henry Thissen
Gwendolyn H. Larson
Ruth H. Slagter
Lorraine B. Hegle
Hildegard I. Lien
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
September 21, 2012
Inside Scoop blog: Wildlife manager saying goodbye to career made just for him in Willmar area
life / local
September 21, 2012 - 8:51am
March 7, 2011
Diaz Evans trial starts, accomplice sentenced
WILLMAR -- Jury selection began this morning in the trial of Leroy Diaz Evans, the 26-year-old Willmar man accused of firing shots at a Willmar police officer. The trial, before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court, is scheduled through March 17. Evans...
March 7, 2011 - 12:56pm
December 15, 2010
'Frugal' LeRoy farmer leaves $3 million to his small town after his death
LE ROY, Minn. -- A retired farmer had a reputation in his small Minnesota town for being very frugal. So, when the checks arrived at the senior center, fire department, churches and other places in Le Roy following the farmer's death, surprise would be an understatement. Ninety-four-year-old...
news / state
December 15, 2010 - 3:17pm
November 8, 2010
UPDATE: Body found in rural Stevens County tentatively identified, no foul play suspected
MORRIS - Hunters in rural Stevens County on Saturday discovered the body on a man tentatively identified as Jack Leroy Eisel, who was last seen in November 2006 before he walked away from a Hancock group home. Read the Morris SunTribune story via this link.
news / region
November 8, 2010 - 10:59am
October 19, 2010
Letter: The dangers of pesticides
I just read an article in the October/November issue of Mother Earth News that shocked me. Google "the effects of pesticides" and read an article that also treats this subject. This is serious for all of us. Just peeling a banana or apple doesn't solve the problem. I knew there could...
opinion / letters
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
October 16, 2010
Hearing delayed for another defendant in shooting incident
WILLMAR -- A hearing has been delayed until next month for a Willmar man charged for his alleged role in the attempted murder of a peace officer. An omnibus hearing for Adrian Salinas, who is 19 but will turn 20 in a couple weeks, had been scheduled for Friday. Assistant Kandiyohi...
news / local
October 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 20, 2010
Bail set at $1.5 million for Diaz Evans, charged with attempted murder for shooting at cop
WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set at $1.5 million for Leroy Diaz Evans, the man who faces a charge of first-degree attempted murder of a peace officer for allegedly shooting at a Willmar police officer. The bail was set during Evans' first appearance this morning in Kandiyohi...
September 20, 2010 - 1:39pm
February 26, 2009
Teen, already in sex offender treatment, faces new sex charge
WILLMAR -- A 17-year-old boy, who is already in sex offender treatment for molesting three young girls, made his first appearance Monday on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct charge for allegedly committing sex acts with a 13-year-old boy at a Willmar residential care facility. Joseph...
news / local
February 26, 2009 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Dec. 2
n Humberto Acevedo Jr., 27, of Willmar, made his first appearance Monday on a felony charge of second-degree drug possession. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000. Conditional bail was allowed for $50,000, provided he not use or possess firearms. His next appearance is Dec. 8. He...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
October 14, 2008
Teen pleads in molestation case, to get extended juvenile jurisdiction
WILLMAR -- Joseph Leroy Driscoll, 16, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Friday to three felony counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting three young girls. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, three additional felony charges of second-degree...
October 14, 2008 - 12:00am