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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
September 29, 2010
60-year-old man hit with four more charges in daycare molestation case
WILLMAR -- The Willmar man accused of molesting a young girl at a daycare in rural Willmar has been charged with four more counts of criminal...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2010
Willmar man faces four more counts of crim sex conduct, allegedly touched three more victims at daycare
WILLMAR -- The Willmar man already accused of molesting a young girl at a daycare in rural Willmar has now been charged with four more counts...
September 28, 2010 - 4:15pm
September 16, 2010
Teen pleads not guilty to sexual assault at Granite motel
MONTEVIDEO -- A 19-year-old Marshall man pleaded not guilty Monday to four felony criminal sexual conduct charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman in December at a Granite Falls hotel. William Robert Sturgeon faces two first- and two third-degree charges in Chippewa County...
September 16, 2010 - 12:00am
September 9, 2010
Man charged with molesting girl, 5, at day care is released on $25,000 bond
WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set Tuesday at $200,000 for Larry Alan Stoeser, 60, of Willmar, who is accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl...
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2010
Willmar man faces charges for assaulting 5-year-old at rural daycare
WILLMAR -- A 60-year-old Willmar man has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old girl at...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Prison stay revoked for 23-year-old Sartell man for having sexual relationship with teen
WILLMAR -- Derrick Jose Arredondo, 23, of Sartell, was ordered to serve 48 months in prison, with an additional 10-year conditional release period,...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Willmar man charged for sexuallly assaulting girl at rural daycare
WILLMAR -- A 60-year-old Willmar man has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old girl at a daycare in rural Willmar. Larry Alan Stoeser is being held in the county jail pending a Sept. 7 hearing.
September 1, 2010 - 10:00pm
August 28, 2010
Days after being sentenced for sex with 14-year-old, man charged with getting other teen pregnant
WILLMAR -- Just 10 days after he was sentenced for having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl in Willmar, a 23-year-old Sartell man...
August 28, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
Bail set at $100K for man who reported own crime
MONTEVIDEO -- Chippewa County has filed a charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct against the Clara City man who allegedly self-reported his own crime with phone calls that also triggered a search for him by law enforcement officers. Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 42, of Clara City,...
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2010
Bail set for Clara City suspect arrested after search
MONTEVIDEO -- Unconditional bail was set at $100,000 for the man who is accused of sexually assaulting a juvenile female and who was apprehended after allegedly reporting his crime on a cell phone. Cheyenne Clay Johnson, 42, of Clara City, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual...
August 26, 2010 - 11:57am
August 25, 2010
Police search swath of area after man calls in own crime
CLARA CITY -- A 43-year old man is in custody in Chippewa County after allegedly sexually assaulting a 17 year-old girl and then reporting the crime on a cell phone while in a corn field. The man triggered a manhunt and rescue effort by also reporting he had stabbed himself. The...
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
Man, 62, sentenced to 26 years in prison for assaulting woman in Belgrade church, faces federal indictment
MINNEAPOLIS -- The 62-year-old man sentenced to 26 years in prison for the sexual assault of a woman at the Crow River Lutheran Church now faces...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Fahey enters not guilty pleas in abduction, sex assault case
OLIVIA -- Matthew Thomas Fahey, 25, entered not guilty pleas Friday in Renville County District Court to charges following the alleged abduction...
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
July 28, 2010
Duluth cop faces more questions of improper conduct
DULUTH - A Duluth police officer, acquitted of a sexual assault charge in 2003 and also disciplined after a complaint of inappropriately searching...
July 28, 2010 - 7:39am
Willmar man, 27, sentenced in sexual assault case
WILLMAR -- Manuel Antonio Leiva-Pineda, 27, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday to 36 months in prison, which was stayed, 10 years of probation...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am