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County Road 23 to open Wednesday east of Willmar
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Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
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August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
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Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
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April 5, 2016
Former police officer sentenced on child porn charges
FARGO – A former North Dakota police officer was sentenced Monday, April 4, in Cass County District Court to six months in the county jail...
April 5, 2016 - 10:06am
May 30, 2014
Man gets stayed prison, probation, fines for assault on police
WILLMAR — Cody Lee Friese, 24, of Kandiyohi, was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison, which was stayed, three years of probation, 190 days in jail and $2,500 in fines on two felony charges related to assaulting three Willmar police officers in December. As part of his sentence...
May 30, 2014 - 12:25am
April 14, 2014
N.D. white supremacist set for sentencing April 29
BISMARCK – A sentencing date is set for April 29 for a white supremacist accused of terrorizing people in Leith, the small southwestern North Dakota town he targeted for a takeover last year. Craig Cobb entered guilty pleas Feb. 27 to one charge of felony terrorizing and five...
April 14, 2014 - 11:49am
April 9, 2014
Junkermeier sentencing is today
WILLMAR –– Sentencing is scheduled for 9 a.m. today for Brok Junkermeier, who pleaded guilty last week to first-degree premeditated murder in the slaying of Lila Warwick, a 79-year old grandmother and church volunteer from Willmar. Junkermeier, 19, is expected to be sentenced...
April 9, 2014 - 12:00am
August 12, 2013
Holder to outline new drug offender sentencing proposal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department plans to change how it prosecutes some non-violent drug offenders, so they would no longer face mandatory minimum prison sentences, in an overhaul of federal prison policy that Attorney General Eric Holder will unveil on Monday. Holder...
August 12, 2013 - 7:39am
August 1, 2013
Sentencing set this morning in Cleveland kidnapping-rape case
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Three months after an Ohio woman kicked out part of a door to end nearly a decade of captivity, a onetime school bus driver...
August 1, 2013 - 7:00am
October 17, 2011
Juarez to be sentenced for sexual assault in Willmar, Minn., alley, could get life
WILLMAR --The 52-year-old Willmar man found guilty of sexually assaulting a woman last summer in an alley near the Willmar Eagles Club will be sentenced at 2 p.m. this afternoon. Jose Santoya Juarez will be sentenced by Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Smith...
October 17, 2011 - 11:47am
June 29, 2011
Woodin gets jail, fine, probation, host of conditions
BENSON -- Calvin Lee Woodin, 23, of Benson, was sentenced Monday to 243 days in jail, a $500 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of criminal vehicular operation for the Feb. 26 drunken-driving crash where his pickup struck three teenage pedestrians in Benson. As...
June 29, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Final defendant in 2007 daytime burglaries is sentenced to 29 months
WILLMAR -- Monica Luna Coronado, 40, of Willmar, was sentenced Thursday to 29 months in prison and ordered to pay $150 in fines and $22,788.16...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
December 31, 2010
Clara City man gets stayed prison, jail, probation for sex crime
MONTEVIDEO -- Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 43, of Clara City, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, 189 days in the county jail, a $500 fine and 10 years of probation on a third-degree criminal sexual conduct for sexually assaulting a girl in August. Johnson was...
December 31, 2010 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Woman gets jail time, probation for fleeing cops while drunk
WILLMAR -- Carlota Elizabeth Gades, 26, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to a year in jail, 80 hours of community service, three years of probation...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
September 15, 2010
Willmar man sentenced to probation, jail for scheme to prevent arrest of his brother
WILLMAR -- Erik Ozornia, 22, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail, three years of probation and a $1,000 fine on a felony charge of aiding an offender. He was charged with attempting to prevent his brother's arrest in April. Ozornia was also ordered to obtain and...
September 15, 2010 - 12:00am
August 18, 2010
Raymond man jailed for leaving explicit messages for neighbor
WILLMAR -- Craig David Waterman, 51, of Raymond, was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in the county jail, 10 years of probation and a $1,000 fine...
August 18, 2010 - 12:00am
June 24, 2010
Local man who hit blind man with vehicle is sentenced to 90 days in jail
WILLMAR -- A Willmar man will serve jail time and probation for driving his vehicle over a blind man in the crosswalk of a busy intersection. Gary...
June 24, 2010 - 12:00am
May 14, 2010
62-year-old gets 26 years in prison for assault on senior citizen
WILLMAR -- Lindon Roy Knutson, 62, was sentenced Thursday to 26 years in prison, and conditional release for the rest of his life, for the sexual...
May 14, 2010 - 12:00am