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Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
Report: Loaded gun found in N.C. had fingerprints matching victim
Police search for gunman who killed 5 at mall in Washington state
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
January 13, 2015
On the 13th of every month, always from 8:45 to 9:33 in the evening, Robin Paradee Savoy will light a candle, listen to music and remember her...
January 13, 2015 - 11:45pm
Police: West Duluth supermarket’s fatal stabbing appears random
DULUTH, Minn. -- The seemingly random fatal knife attack on an elderly Proctor woman Thursday evening at a West Duluth supermarket has left an entire neighborhood shell-shocked, Duluth Deputy Police Chief Mike Tuksen said Friday.
December 13, 2014 - 8:22am
December 10, 2014
Woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend appears in court
ELBOW LAKE — Court proceedings continue for the Maynard woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend 13 times in July while camping on Pomme de Terre Lake near Elbow Lake. Carly Ann Lacey, 31, of Maynard, faces charges of attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault. Lacey...
December 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
December 2, 2014
Juvenile suspects make first appearance in stabbing case
WILLMAR — Two juvenile suspects have now been tied to the Nov. 25 stabbing in Willmar and made their first court appearances Monday. Dedian Lee Evans and Robert Saldana III, both 17 years old, face charges of second-degree assault and second-degree rioting. Evans faces an additional...
December 2, 2014 - 11:48pm
December 1, 2014
Court proceedings will continue for man who allegedly stabbed stepgrandmother
WILLMAR — Court proceedings will continue for the man who allegedly stabbed his stepgrandmother this June in Willmar. The proceedings were suspended in September pending a mental examination of Ex-Savor Rene Cruz, 20. The defense requested the mental examination, stating that...
December 1, 2014 - 11:32pm
Stabbing suspect makes his first appearance in court Monday
WILLMAR — The adult suspect tied to a stabbing Nov. 25 in Willmar made his first court appearance Monday. Sonny Alexander Spears, 19, of Willmar, faces charges of second-degree assault and second-degree rioting stemming from the incident in which a 21-year-old man suffered multiple...
December 1, 2014 - 11:22pm
November 29, 2014
Stabbing suspect identified by Willmar Police
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department has identified the adult suspect arrested in a stabbing in Willmar earlier this week. Police Chief Jim Felt identified the suspect as Sonny Alexander Spears, 19, of Willmar. He is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail and is expected to...
November 29, 2014 - 1:11pm
November 27, 2014
Three suspects in custody after stabbing Tuesday in Willmar
WILLMAR — Three Willmar males have been arrested after a man was reportedly stabbed several times Tuesday night. The suspects remain in custody pending charges of second- and fifth-degree assault, according to a news release issued Wednesday from the Willmar Police Department. Two...
November 27, 2014 - 11:04pm
November 26, 2014
Two suspects arrested after Tuesday night stabbing in Willmar
WILLMAR -- Willmar police have arrested two suspects in a Tuesday night stabbing and continue to investigate the crime and search for third suspect. The stabbing occurred at a residence in the 300 block of Becker Avenue Southeast around 11:05, according to a press release. ...
November 26, 2014 - 10:32am
October 29, 2014
Man charged in attempted murder appears court
WILLMAR — The 31-year-old Litchfield man charged with felony counts of first- and second-degree attempted murder for allegedly stabbing a woman appeared Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing in Meeker County District Court. Carlos Alberto Sandoval Ramirez will make his next court appearance...
October 29, 2014 - 11:35pm
October 15, 2014
Montevideo man arrested Tuesday after alleged stabbing
A 49-year-old Montevideo man was arrested by Montevideo police officers after he allegedly stabbed a man in the leg Tuesday east of Montevideo. Myron Lloyd Wellnitz was arrested without incident around 2:30p.m. near American Surplus and Ice Castle Fish Houses along Minnesota...
October 15, 2014 - 11:07am
September 24, 2014
Man sentenced for stabbing charge
WILLMAR — The 29-year-old Willmar man alleged to have stabbed a man this July in Willmar was sentenced Wednesday to a year in prison, which was stayed for one year. Marvin Roberto Paz was convicted of third-degree assault and placed on five years of probation. Conditions of his...
September 24, 2014 - 11:22pm
August 22, 2014
Willmar man pleads guilty to assault in stabbing
WILLMAR — A 29-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty to a felony third-degree assault charge Friday stemming from a reported stabbing in July in downtown Willmar. Willmar police were called to the incident July 5 in the 400 block of Becker Avenue Southwest and found a man on the...
August 22, 2014 - 11:18pm
August 11, 2014
Prosecutors to seek severe sentence against Willmar stabbing suspect, citing ‘cruelty’
WILLMAR –– The Kandiyohi County Attorney’s office has notified the Eighth Judicial District Court that it intends to seek an aggravated sentencing for a suspect who allegedly stabbed his stepgrandmother earlier this summer in Willmar. In documents filed Friday, Assistant County...
August 11, 2014 - 10:25pm
July 30, 2014
Maynard woman faces attempted murder charge in stabbing at campground near Elbow Lake
ELBOW LAKE — A Maynard woman is charged with attempted second-degree murder and first-degree assault after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend 13 times while they were camping Saturday on Pomme de Terre Lake near Elbow Lake. Carly Ann Lacey, 31, is currently in custody with bail set...
July 30, 2014 - 11:48pm