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1 prisoner remains at large after transport van carrying inmates is overtaken
Alexandria hopes customers come crawling
John Boehner unloads on Trump: A 'complete disaster'
Authorities: Five offenders at large after heist of MCF-Lino Lakes correctional vehicle
Park Rapids police reveal contents inside suspicious box initially considered to be possible explosives
Vikings' Zimmer: 'I'll be back shortly with one eye or two'
Vikings sign two 2017 draft picks, but rookie contract disputes rage on
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
United's Venegas, front office don't see eye-to-eye
Wild's owner sees no need to rebuild
Watch: 'Price is Right' contestant loses his mind as he breaks Plinko record
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Mary Ann Nagel
Marlyn W. Wacholz
Marlys J. Mithun
Editiorial: Remembrance and safety are key for this weekend
Navarrrette: Welcome to the information crisis
Thomas: Saudi Arabia's duplicity
Commentary: Focus on victims reward terrorists
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
December 3, 2016
Willmar man gets probation for threats with BB gun
WILLMAR — A 29-year-old Willmar man, accused of threatening residents with a BB gun back in May, had his five initial felony charges whittled...
December 3, 2016 - 6:04am
Spicer man facing additional charges for retaliation against witness
WILLMAR — A woman who drove by the scene of a violent domestic assault in Spicer and drove the alleged victim and children to safety says...
November 3, 2016 - 5:58pm
November 1, 2016
Nov. 1 article: Man charged after threats to Willmar business
WILLMAR — Authorities say a Mounds View man repeatedly called a Willmar business, threatening to kill multiple people and shoot a presidential...
November 1, 2016 - 9:04pm
Minnesotan jailed for threatening cops' families, saying he'd eat them
BRAINERD—Repeatedly yelling racial slurs, threatening to blow up a bar and threatening to kill and eat the families of police officers were...
September 1, 2016 - 6:57am
April 19, 2016
Lawyers are used to threats, but not violence
ST. PAUL -- Earlier this month, police say, a client walked into his lawyer’s Cathedral Hill office and shot a 23-year-old clerk. As St. Paul reels from Chase Passauer’s death, similar threats and attacks have put many in the legal community on notice. Attorneys are regularly...
April 19, 2016 - 5:30am
December 8, 2015
Man who voiced Charlie Brown character to serve four years in prison
SAN DIEGO — The man who as a child voiced the sweetly crestfallen Charlie Brown on animated television specials was sentenced in San Diego...
December 8, 2015 - 7:45am
January 25, 2014
Teen faces felony charges for knife incident at Target in Willmar
WILLMAR — A Willmar teenager faces two felony charges after allegedly threatening a store employee Thursday evening at the Willmar Target store. Omar Yanez Jr., 17, of Willmar, made his first appearance Friday in Kandiyohi County District Court on two felony charges of second-degree...
January 25, 2014 - 5:30am
December 19, 2012
Willmar, Minn., police and school officials find no credible threats behind plot rumors
WILLMAR — Unsubstantiated rumors of potential plots against the Willmar School District have been circulating in the community this week. School officials and Willmar police have tracked down the sources of the rumors and have found no credible threats to the school district. The...
December 19, 2012 - 11:04pm
July 5, 2012
Man faces assault, threats charges, allegedly beat woman at hotel
WILLMAR -- Geoffrey Alan Irwin, 21, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Tuesday on felony charges of second-degree assault and terroristic threats for allegedly beating a woman at a Willmar hotel early Saturday morning. Unconditional bail was set at $75,000. His next appearance...
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
December 23, 2010
Man pleads to strangulation, assault of Willmar peace officers
WILLMAR -- Nicholas Martin Cruz, 20, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to three felony charges of domestic assault by strangulation, terroristic...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 8, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 8. Litchfield man to hospital after First Street crash WILLMAR -- A Litchfield man was taken by Willmar Ambulance to Rice Memorial Hospital after a two-vehicle crash around 1:45 p.m. Monday along First Street. According to the crash report,...
December 8, 2010 - 12:00am
December 4, 2010
Man escapes assault charges, but terroristic threats stick
WILLMAR -- A Kandiyohi County jury on Thursday found Michael Eugene Whitson, 65, of Atwater, guilty of terroristic threats for threatening his...
December 4, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
This is the records summary for Nov. 11. Theft WILLMAR -- The theft of cash was reported around 8 p.m. Tuesday along the 700 block of 11th Street Northwest. WILLMAR -- The theft of a camera, valued at $150, was reported at Willmar Senior High School, 2701 30th St. N.E. Property...
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 7, 2010
Terroristic threats charge added in case against man accused of shooting pups
WILLMAR -- Terence Dale Schwartz, 57, of Willmar, was charged Monday with an additional felony count of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening...
October 7, 2010 - 12:00am
October 5, 2010
Man faces charge for threatening law officer after crash
WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of terroristic threats for allegedly threatening...
October 5, 2010 - 12:00am