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Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 26, 2016
Records published July 26
This is the records summary for July 26. Paynesville woman injured in crash BELGRADE—A Paynesville woman and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning. The State Patrol says Amy J. Gaebe, 41, was transported to Glacial Ridge Hospital in Glenwood after the...
July 26, 2016 - 2:00am
July 25, 2016
Records published July 25
This is the records summary for July 25. Criminal damage to property SPICER—A resident on the 12000 block of North Shore Drive in Spicer reported damage to his vehicle and boat. Around 10 a.m. Sunday, he told the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office that both were egged sometime...
July 25, 2016 - 12:07am
July 18, 2016
High winds, possible tornado, cause major damage in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS—The city of Granite Falls was cleaning up Sunday after a major storm moved through the area Saturday night. There was massive...
July 18, 2016 - 12:31am
July 15, 2016
Records published July 15
This is the records summary for July 15. Theft by swindle WILLMAR—Just before 4 p.m. Wednesday, police arrested a woman at Walmart at 700 19th Ave. S.E.. She was cited for theft by swindle. Suspicious person report WILLMAR—Police received a suspicious person report...
July 15, 2016 - 12:00am
July 8, 2016
Many steps remain to complete Central Community Transit merger by Aug. 1
WILLMAR—With less than a month to go before the merger of Central Community Transit and Meeker Public Transit, work is ongoing behind the scenes to formally bring the two organizations together. The merger, which becomes official Aug. 1, is expected to be seamless for riders....
July 8, 2016 - 12:11am
July 7, 2016
Storm damages crops in region
BENSON—As the first big storm of the summer ripped through Minnesota on Tuesday, residents are left to pick up the pieces. The National...
July 7, 2016 - 12:52am
July 5, 2016
Records published July 5
This is the records summary for July 5. Man burned in brush fire near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE—A 42-year-old man was seriously burned in a brush fire Friday night in rural Paynesville. The incident was reported to the Stearns County Sheriff's Office at 8:14 p.m. Friday on Old...
July 5, 2016 - 12:00am
June 13, 2016
Records published June 13
This is the records summary for June 13. Two injured when motorcycle hits deer in Pope County GLENWOOD — Two people were injured Saturday afternoon when a motorcycle collided with a deer on Minnesota Highway 104 near Pope County Road 8 in southern Pope County. Rodney E. Stubbs,...
June 13, 2016 - 12:00am
June 11, 2016
Records published June 11
This is the records summary for June 11. Woman in wheelchair struck in crosswalk MONTEVIDEO — A 52-year-old Montevideo woman in a motorized wheelchair was struck and injured Friday afternoon in a pedestrian crosswalk in Montevideo. The Minnesota State Patrol reported that Kay A....
June 11, 2016 - 12:00am
May 22, 2016
Records published May 23
Missing woman found in South Dakota WILLMAR — A 20-year-old woman, who was reported missing May 12, has been found. According to a post on the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Ofice Facebook Page, Marissa Kristine Quade was found Saturday night in Watertown, South Dakota. Last week...
May 22, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 20, 2016
Records published May 21
This is the records summary for May 21. Two injured when vehicle drives off bridge into river LAMBERTON — A vehicle drove off a bridge on Redwood County Road 6 and flipped on its roof into the Cottonwood River, the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. It happened around...
May 20, 2016 - 11:51pm
May 11, 2016
Records published May 11
This is the records summary for May 11. Drug-related arrests WILLMAR — Sergeant Ross Ardoff of the CEE-VI Drug and Gang Task Force said Tuesday in a news release that three people have been arrested pending charges stemming from a May 3 narcotics search warrant at a rural Cottonwood...
May 11, 2016 - 12:03am
April 15, 2016
St. Cloud man sentenced to seven years for crash that left couple dead
A St. Cloud man was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison for the August crash that killed a Hibbing couple in central Minnesota. Tom Souvannaphong,...
April 15, 2016 - 8:09am
April 11, 2016
Records published April 11
This is the records summary for April 11. Willmar man hurt in Douglas County crash ALEXANDRIA — A Willmar man was injured in a two-vehicle accident Friday night in Douglas County but his three passengers — all children under the age of 9 — escaped without injury. According to...
April 11, 2016 - 12:00am
April 9, 2016
Records published April 9
This is the records summary for April 9. Vandalism arrest WILLMAR — Police have arrested a man they say is connected to the criminal damage of 10 separate Willmar businesses, residences and city parks. According to a news release from Willmar Police Sergeant Chad Nelson, 22-year-old...
April 9, 2016 - 12:00am