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Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Benson citizens group continues to advocate for school pool
Records published March 24
Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
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?
January 11, 2017
Woman pleads guilty in fiery April crash that killed Litchfield woman
LITCHFIELD — A woman has pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular homicide and operation charges related to a fiery April crash that killed...
January 11, 2017 - 11:03pm
March 17, 2016
Man convicted in Granite Falls shooting pleads guilty in separate murder case
MARSHALL — A 21-year-old Balaton man pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a couple last year at their Lyon County farm home. The Marshall Independent...
March 17, 2016 - 7:29pm
August 12, 2015
Former employee of Litchfield auction service enters guilty plea
LITCHFIELD — A former employee of a Litchfield auction business pleaded guilty Monday in Meeker County District Court to felony charges of receiving stolen property and fifth-degree drug possession. Devin Delbert Donald Blom, 28, of Pennock, was charged with the offenses following...
August 12, 2015 - 12:00am
November 4, 2014
Vikings' Peterson avoids jail time with plea deal; 'I just want to put this behind me'
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reached a plea deal on Tuesday to charges of abusing his 4-year-old son that would see the former...
November 4, 2014 - 3:01pm
Vikings' Peterson reaches plea deal in abuse case; will avoid jail time
AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has reached a plea deal to charges of abusing his 4-year-old son that...
November 4, 2014 - 2:19pm
October 10, 2013
Teen pleads to lesser charge in threatening case
WILLMAR — Juan Guillermo Carranza, 17, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Wednesday to an amended charge of fifth-degree assault stemming from an August incident that included threatening a woman. As part of a plea agreement reached in the juvenile case in Kandiyohi County District...
October 10, 2013 - 11:43pm
May 29, 2013
Willmar, Minn., man pleads guilty to child porn possession
WILLMAR -- A plea agreement was reached Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court for a 38-year-old Willmar man charged with possessing child pornography downloaded from the Internet. Stephen Titrud pleaded guilty to one felony count of possession of electronic pornography images...
May 29, 2013 - 5:37pm
July 5, 2012
Woman pleads to lower charge for selling meth to informant
WILLMAR -- Erica Lynn Busse, 23, of Bagley and formerly of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended charge of fourth-degree drug sale for her role in selling methamphetamine to a CEE-VI informant in January. As part of a plea agreement, the charge was reduced from a second-degree...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 17, 2012
Facebook-nabbed robber pleads to charge from Dino Mart incident in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Abass Warsame Mumin, 22, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of attempted simple robbery for his role in assaulting and robbing the clerk of Trav's Dino Mart on Jan. 25. Mumin will be sentenced May 31 in Kandiyohi County District Court.
April 17, 2012 - 12:00am
April 14, 2012
Woman pleads to assault charge for machete at farmers market
WILLMAR -- Betty Denice Reveles, 50, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Friday to a second-degree assault charge for threatening a woman with a machete...
April 14, 2012 - 12:00am
March 1, 2012
Man pleads to second sex crime, sentencing is April 9
WILLMAR -- A 38-year-old Willmar man who is already serving 12 years in prison for molesting a child pleaded guilty Tuesday to a second-degree...
March 1, 2012 - 12:00am
January 31, 2012
Turrubiates enters plea in Renville Co., Minn., child murder case
OLIVIA -- Sergio Turrubiates Jr., 21, of Olivia, entered a guilty plea this afternoon to an amended charge of second-degree murder while committing...
January 31, 2012 - 3:46pm
August 30, 2011
Willmar, Minn., juvenile pleads to seven felonies for arson fire, crime spree
WILLMAR -- The 17-year-old Willmar boy charged with arson, motor vehicle theft and property damage for a two-week long crime spree that ended with setting fire to an occupied Willmar residence has pleaded guilty to a total of seven felony charges. Andrew Charles Wyman entered the...
August 30, 2011 - 12:01pm
January 14, 2011
Eden Valley woman pleads to two felonies in Highway 55 crash that killed Spicer residents
WILLMAR -- Sarah Lynn Klein, 30, of Eden Valley, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide for a July 24...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
January 12, 2011
36-year-old from Milan pleads to charge from drunk driving accident
GRANITE FALLS -- Jason Jerome Lee, 36, of Milan, pleaded guilty Monday to a gross misdemeanor charge of criminal vehicular operation for a drunken driving crash July 25 near Clarkfield. A passenger in Lee's vehicle, Melinda Hedman, 32, of Clarkfield, was airlifted to North Memorial...
January 12, 2011 - 12:00am