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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 30, 2012
Two injured in accident Thursday south of Willmar
WILLMAR - A two-vehicle collision Thursday afternoon south of Willmar sent two people to the hospital. According to the State Patrol, vehicles...
March 30, 2012 - 10:56am
November 15, 2011
Stearns County, Minn., grocery store robbed at gunpoint
ST. MARTIN -- Anyone with information about the armed robbery of the Corner Grocery store in St. Martin is asked to contact the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. According to a news release from Sheriff John Sanner, two black males entered the store around 7:40 p.m. Monday and robbed...
November 15, 2011 - 12:13pm
June 11, 2011
Willmar, Minn., 'landlord' to purple martin colony to host MartinFest! later this month
WILLMAR -- As faithfully as purple martins gather to roost prior to their migration each fall, so too will birding enthusiasts join near Willmar...
June 11, 2011 - 12:00am
August 16, 2010
Kaymer wins PGA Championship in playoff
August 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 25, 2009
Purple martin banding project aimed at learning more about these entertaining birds
WILLMAR -- Every year, Dick Doll hosts visitors from Brazil. They take over the apartments he provides them, raise their young and leave. Now, he's going to find out a little bit about them. For three years now, Michael North, a senior natural resource specialist with the Minnesota...
July 25, 2009 - 12:00am
February 23, 2009
Teen pleads guilty to charges in October graffiti spree, November burglary charge
WILLMAR -- Albert Martin Navarro, 16, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to three felony charges of third-degree burglary and first-degree damage to property for an Oct. 18 graffiti spate and a Nov. 6 incident that involved breaking into garages, doing graffiti and stealing beer. As...
February 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan.22
n Amberly Lynn Samuelson, 22, of Spicer, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charge of gross misdemeanor theft for taking a man's vehicle in July. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a felony for motor vehicle theft and a misdemeanor charge for tampering with...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
January 8, 2009
Willmar teen faces further charges for a spate of crimes across the city
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony third-degree burglary charge, plus three lesser charges, for allegedly breaking into two garages, stealing beer and slashing tires on vehicles on Nov. 6 in the southwest quadrant of the city. Albert Martin...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Willmar teen pleads not guilty in October graffiti spree throughout city
WILLMAR -- A 16-year-old Willmar boy pleaded not guilty Monday to three felony charges for an Oct. 18 graffiti spate on homes and businesses along the city's northeast side and at other locations around Willmar. Albert Martin Navarro faces charges of third-degree burglary, first-degree...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Teaching the little ones the ways of Norway
As a circle of pre-schoolers tried to twist their chubby fingers in the complicated fashion required when singing the "Itsy-Bisty Spider" song, their tongues and brains were also undergoing a challenging twist. They were trying to sing the song in Norwegian. "Very good," cooed Jamie...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Moe -- Martin
Katie Moe of Rye, N.H., and Tyler Martin of Mont Vernon, N.H., are engaged to be married Oct. 24 in York Harbor, Maine. Moe is the daughter of Ron and Cathy Moe of Willmar. She graduated from Willmar Senior High School in 2001 and from the College of St. Benedict in 2005...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Xcel Energy power remains out in parts of Kandiyohi, Meeker and Stearns county
MINNEAPOLIS -- Xcel Energy customers in southern Stearns County and northern Kandiyohi and Meeker counties could go without power until late tonight or early Friday. At 1:09 a.m. today a transformer failure in Paynesville's electrical substation caused 5,400 customers to lose power,...
June 12, 2008 - 4:00pm