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BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Minn. students practice persuasion on the guy at the top: the superintendent
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Holiday DWI enforcement in Minnesota kicks off statewide
Timberwolves hand Magic sixth straight loss
Wild hand Sabres seventh straight loss
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
August 8, 2017
Convicted pedophile from northwest Minnesota caught near Mexican border
STARR COUNTY, Texas — A convicted pedophile from Halstad in northwest Minnesota has been caught near the Mexican border after being missing...
August 8, 2017 - 5:15pm
May 21, 2017
New London Level 3 sex offender scheduled for civil commitment hearing Monday
WILLMAR — A registered Level 3 sex offender convicted of molesting a child is set to leave prison Tuesday and move to a home in rural New...
May 21, 2017 - 12:38pm
January 4, 2017
Court says Minnesota sex offender law OK
ST. PAUL—Minnesota let out a sigh of relief Tuesday, Jan. 3, after a federal appeals court decided a lower court erred in tossing out a...
January 4, 2017 - 6:57am
December 21, 2016
Alexandria sex offender found hiding in shed after cutting off ankle monitor
About five hours after cutting his ankle bracelet off, a level-three sex offender who resides in Alexandria was found taking shelter in a shed...
December 21, 2016 - 9:56am
December 16, 2016
Updated 12:50 p.m.: Level-three sex offender from Alexandria is now in custody
A level-three sex offender who resides in Alexandria has been located and is in custody, after being reported missing Friday morning.
December 16, 2016 - 11:39am
October 25, 2016
Minnesota struggles with sex offender reintegration as latest plan ‘backfired on us’
ST. PETER, Minn. — Nobody wants sex offenders in their neighborhood. That's the difficulty facing the state, which expects additional court-ordered...
October 25, 2016 - 2:56pm
October 23, 2016
Agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
ALEXANDRIA — A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with...
October 23, 2016 - 12:27am
October 21, 2016
Former Willmar officer one of the agents justified in fatal shooting of MN sex offender, prosecutor says
ALEXANDRIA — A man who was shot and killed by officers at an Alexandria home in August was within 4 feet of the officers while armed with a...
October 21, 2016 - 9:26pm
July 20, 2016
New to Minnesota neighborhood, sex offender hopes to change perceptions about him
MOORHEAD - A Moorhead neighborhood is feeling uneasy tonight after learning a level three sex offender has moved in. They say it's not just that...
July 20, 2016 - 9:01am
June 6, 2016
Willmar City Council approves residency restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR—With very little discussion the Willmar City Council approved an ordinance which restricts where registered sex offenders can live...
June 6, 2016 - 8:42pm
June 3, 2016
Willmar City Council to decide on sex offender housing limits
The Willmar City Council is set to make a decision Monday on whether they will limit where some sex offenders can live within city limits. The current draft of the ordinance says level-three offenders — those deemed most likely to reoffend — would be prohibited from living within...
June 3, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar City Council seeks public comments on sex offender residency restrictions
The council approved a motion to hold a public hearing June 6 during the city council meeting on the proposed ordinance which would restrict where Level 3 sex offenders and those who committed a sex crime against a minor could live within the city limits. The ordinance would restrict...
May 2, 2016 - 11:40pm
April 6, 2016
Willmar City Council to continue discussing restrictions for sex offenders
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council for now has delayed discussion of an ordinance to restrict where sex offenders could live. The council decided...
April 6, 2016 - 10:52pm
April 1, 2016
State grapples with sex offender placement
ST. PAUL — It seemed like a simple request: Give communities more authority over where sex offenders may live. City officials asked Minnesota lawmakers for power to keep them away from places such as parks, schools and churches. A House committee approved the idea, but it is not...
April 1, 2016 - 11:59pm
March 23, 2016
Dad’s intervention leads to sex offender’s arrest
MINOT, North Dakota – A report from a dad who discovered that a sex offender was trying to befriend his 14-year-old daughter on Facebook led...
March 23, 2016 - 5:30am