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Kandiyohi County honored as MCIT County of the Year
Verizon to sell data centers to Equinix for $3.6 billion
OPEC oil output hits record high
Kandiyohi man, 83, injured in New London crash
Who's winning and losing in Minnesota's 2016 economy?
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
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'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Bernice A. Benson
Belmer "Red" Fostvedt
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
January 6, 2011
Former fireman pleads not guilty to theft, trial date set
WILLMAR -- Chad Michael Johnson, 38, of Willmar, has pleaded not guilty to three felony charges of theft by swindle for allegedly taking $15,300...
January 6, 2011 - 12:00am