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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Bulldogs down Jags
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
March 18, 2017
Judge sentences final defendant in prom rape case
BRAINERD, Minn. -- It's been nearly three years since two girls were raped following the Brainerd High School prom on April 26, 2014. Ryan Mark...
March 18, 2017 - 1:33pm
March 11, 2017
Willmar man convicted of malicious punishment of a child
WILLMAR — A Willmar man was convicted this week of malicious punishment of a child, a felony. Erik Brent Frederickson was sentenced Monday...
March 11, 2017 - 7:02am
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