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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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September 9, 2016
Former superintendent gets 35 years for sex crimes
SAWYER, N.D.—A former small-town superintendent was sentenced to 35 years in prison Thursday for a series of sexual encounters with 14-year-old...
September 9, 2016 - 9:33am
August 16, 2016
Minnesota teen sentenced to 12 years after robbery turns to murder
Teah Joan Phillips took the witness stand to testify in the trials of three co-defendants charged in connection with a 2014 shooting death in...
August 16, 2016 - 7:46am
May 6, 2014
120 days: Mother of infants in homicide investigation sentenced in child endangerment case
GRANITE FALLS — A woman under investigation in Lincoln County for the homicide deaths of two of her infant children began serving a jail term...
May 6, 2014 - 11:13pm
November 11, 2010
Man gets 66 years in slaying of Mahnomen couple
MAHNOMEN, Minn. - The man who shot and killed an elderly Mahnomen couple in September heard some heart-wrenching testimonials by the victims' family members at his sentencing hearing Wednesday before learning he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. Mahnomen County District...
November 11, 2010 - 7:31am
October 18, 2010
Bemidji man sentenced to 17 years in prison for murder of a baby
Timothy Kenneth Lundberg, 31, of Bemidji, was sentenced Monday in Beltrami County District Court to 206 months for the Dec. 18 second-degree murder of Ayven Jayce Shepard.
October 18, 2010 - 5:14pm
March 30, 2010
Driver in fatal snowmobile crash is sentenced
Mark Andrew Ruder, the driver involved in the snowmobile crash that resulted in the death of off-duty Alexandria Police Officer Patrick Callaghan, was sentenced Friday. Ruder, 25, of Alexandria was fined $90 and will pay another $85 in court fees.
March 30, 2010 - 12:07pm
March 6, 2010
Driver sentenced in crash that killed Pelican Rapids student
BUFFALO -- The driver in the April 5, 2008, bus crash along Interstate 94 that killed a Pelican Rapids High School student was sentenced Friday to 30 days in jail, 30 days of house arrest and 30 days of community work service. Loren Ernst, 71, of Moorhead, was sentenced Friday afternoon...
March 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 24, 2009
Teen sentenced to probation for receiving pot in the mail
WILLMAR -- Vanessa Marie Garza, 19, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to five years of probation, a $1,000 fine and 30 days in the county jail on a fifth-degree drug possession charge for her role in receiving more than 10 pounds of marijuana in the mail in September. As part of her...
November 24, 2009 - 12:00am
August 13, 2009
Former Duluth hockey player sentence for drawing home invasion map
DULUTH - A once-proud Duluth high school hockey captain shuffled out of a St. Louis County courtroom with his head bowed and tears in his eyes...
August 13, 2009 - 10:15am
August 4, 2009
Couple who owe more than $43K in taxes sentenced in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A husband and wife accused of not paying income taxes on compensation totaling $571,379 from 2002 through 2007 were sentenced July 30. Robert James Cunningham, 43, of Wood Lake, pleaded guilty in district court in Granite Falls to a misdemeanor count of failing to...
August 4, 2009 - 12:00am
August 3, 2009
Wood Lake couple sentenced for not paying taxes
GRANITE FALLS -- A husband and wife accused of not paying income taxes on compensation totaling $571,379 through the years 2002-2007 were sentenced after pleading guilty on July 30 to gross misdemeanor and misdemeanor charges. Robert James Cunningham, 43, of Wood Lake, pleaded guilty...
August 3, 2009 - 12:06pm
January 7, 2009
One day before release, sex offender gets sent to St. Peter
MONTEVIDEO -- Just one day shy of his release after serving 58 months in prison, convicted sex offender Steven Allen Housman, 54, of Montevideo...
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Nov. 26
- Sylvia Wodash, 51, of Willmar, made her first appearance Tuesday on a first-degree drug conspiracy charge for selling 10 or more grams of cocaine, methamphetamine or heroin and a fifth-degree drug possession charge. Unconditional bail was set at $100,000. Conditional bail was allowed...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am