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Willmar man charged with indecent exposure at the library
5 injured in Stearns County accident
Minnesota man pleads guilty in birthday shooting case
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
Marriage licenses for Kandiyohi County published Oct. 22
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Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
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September 18, 2010
Arraignments delayed for suspects linked to shots fired at officer
WILLMAR -- The four men arrested for invading a home and firing shots at a Willmar police officer Wednesday evening now are expected to make their first court appearance Monday. According to Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue, the assistant county attorney handling the case sought...
September 18, 2010 - 12:00am
September 17, 2010
Arraignments Monday for shooting suspects
WILLMAR -- The four men arrested for invading a home and firing shots on a Willmar Police officer Wednesday evening are expected to make their first court appearance Monday. According to Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue, the assistant county attorney handling the case sought...
September 17, 2010 - 11:51am
Four jailed after shots fired at officer
WILLMAR -- Four men are expected to appear today on criminal charges stemming from a Wednesday evening home invasion that escalated into the...
September 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 16, 2010
Four men in jail after SE Willmar home invasion, shots fired at officer
WILLMAR -- Four men are being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail pending charges stemming from a Wednesday afternoon home invasion incident that escalated into the men firing shots at a Willmar Police officer. According to a news release from Willmar Police Chief David Wyffels, the...
September 16, 2010 - 9:02am
September 14, 2010
Marcil Sr. retiring as Forum Communication's CEO and publisher of The Forum; will remain FCC board chairman
FARGO - William C. Marcil, publisher of The Forum of Fargo/Moorhead for the past 41 years and CEO of Forum Communications Co., will step down...
September 14, 2010 - 12:15pm
August 30, 2010
Woman pleads to fleeing an officer, obstruction, drunken driving charges
WILLMAR -- Carlota Elizabeth Gades, 26, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle,...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 6, 2010
Man faces charges for incident with gun and sheriff's deputies
WILLMAR -- Kenneth Alvin Christensen, 56, of Paynesville, made his first court appearance Thursday on three felony charges for allegedly pointing...
August 6, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Woman faces felony charges for fleeing officers, assaulting deputy
WILLMAR -- A 26-year-old Willmar woman made her first court appearance Tuesday on seven charges, including two felonies, for allegedly fleeing law enforcement officers at speeds over 100 miles per hour early Sunday morning. Carlota Elizabeth Gades faces felony charges in Kandiyohi...
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
May 26, 2010
Clara City man faces felony for running from law on motorcycle
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Clara City man made his first appearance Tuesday on a felony charge of fleeing a peace officer in a motor vehicle. Unconditional...
May 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 19, 2010
Seeing the worst brings out the finest
MONTEVIDEO -- Small-town police work hasn't protected Sgt. Rohn Halvorson from seeing the worst of human nature. His ability to keep bringing...
May 19, 2010 - 12:00am
April 28, 2010
Cottage Grove cop involved in GOP DWI dustup
COTTAGE GROVE - A Cottage Grove police officer has become part of a dustup between Republican legislators vying for their party's gubernatorial nomination, penning a letter that admonishes Rep. Tom Emmer's efforts last year to alter Minnesota's DWI laws. Sgt. Randy McAlister of the...
April 28, 2010 - 11:43am
April 19, 2010
Red Wing prison guard accused of sexual contact with inmates
RED WING - Allegations of trysts with teenage male inmates could lead to time behind bars for a 37-year-old Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing corrections officer. Goodhue County prosecutors on Wednesday charged Suzanne Marie Walstrom, Plum City, with third-degree criminal...
April 19, 2010 - 12:04pm
April 18, 2010
Crash near Watson causes diesel fuel spill
WATSON -- Between 100 to 150 gallons of diesel fuel were spilled after two-vehicle crash around 7:40 a.m. Saturday near Watson. According to the Chippewa County Sheriff's office, the crash at the intersection of County Road 13 and 90th Avenue Northwest involved a 2003 Ford Expedition...
April 18, 2010 - 2:13pm
April 1, 2010
Wis. authorities look for someone who reportedly is faking being an officer
OLIVER, Wis. -- The Douglas County, Wis., Sheriff's Department wants to know who has been playing cop. A man drove behind a woman for about six miles Tuesday evening, then activated blue and red lights in his dashboard on county Highway W south of state Highway 105 in the Oliver...
April 1, 2010 - 12:21pm
February 3, 2010
New details released in snowmobile death of off-duty Alexandria officer as law enforcement community mourns
ALEXANDRIA -- New details have emerged about a snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of an off-duty Alexandria Police officer, Patrick...
February 3, 2010 - 10:28am