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Prairie protection to be part of Renville County park study
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
December 10, 2016
Records published Dec. 10
This is the records summary for Dec. 9 House fire near Paynesville PAYNESVILLE — A seasonal home in rural Paynesville was destroyed by...
December 10, 2016 - 6:00am
June 21, 2016
Records published June 21
This is the records summary for June 21. Vandalism WILLMAR — Police received a report around 10:20 a.m. Sunday that a swastika and racial threats had been drawn in a bathroom stall at the Willmar Cub Foods store on the 2200 block of First Street South. Staff removed all of the graffiti...
June 21, 2016 - 12:00am
May 25, 2016
Records published May 25
Here are the records for May 25.: Vandalism PENNOCK — A man on the 300 block of 5th Street Northwest reported criminal damage to a park to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office just before 8 p.m. Monday. The man said children had vandalized the soccer net and frame at a Pennock...
May 25, 2016 - 12:00am
May 13, 2016
Minnesota teens charged with vandalizing dog Hudson, Wisconsin, dog track
HUDSON, Wis. -- Two Minnesota teens face felony charges for their alleged involvement in a March rampage that amassed nearly $20,000 in damages at Hudson’s abandoned dog track. St. Croix County prosecutors charged Zackary J. Beyers, 18, and Tyler N. Hopwood, 17, with burglary and...
May 13, 2016 - 5:30am
March 2, 2016
Man in custody after throwing Minnesota student journalist's camera into traffic, stealing van
It was a mentally, and possibly physically, scarring day for MSUM student Samantha Stark. “It wouldn't stop bleeding,” Stark said, “Freaked...
March 2, 2016 - 9:27am
January 11, 2016
Records published Jan. 11
This is the records summary for Jan. 11. Auto thefts WILLMAR — Police are investigating two reports of motor vehicle thefts. A van was reported stolen Sunday morning from a business on the 1500 block of First Street South. A vehicle was reported taken from a location on the 400...
January 11, 2016 - 12:00am
December 22, 2015
Records published Dec. 22
This is the records summary for Dec. 22. Vandalism WILLMAR — A brick was tossed through the windshield of a vehicle parked on the 300 block of Lakeland Drive and its tires were slashed, the owner told Willmar police Monday morning. Records and Convictions are published as part...
December 22, 2015 - 12:00am
December 14, 2015
Records published Dec. 14
This is the records summary for Dec. 14. Arrests RAYMOND — A 37-year-old man was arrested Friday night on Minnesota Highway 23 in Raymond for driving while intoxicated. The arrest was made around 10 p.m. when police were called to investigate a vehicle that had gone off the road....
December 14, 2015 - 12:33am
December 10, 2015
Somali restaurant fire triggers FBI probe
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A possible arson attack reported Tuesday at a Somali restaurant in Grand Forks has triggered an FBI investigation, but the business’ owners are determined to rebuild. Ilhaam Hassam, one of the owners of the family-owned Juba Coffee House and Restaurant, said...
December 10, 2015 - 10:51pm
November 12, 2015
Records published Nov. 12
This is the records summary for Nov. 12. Theft WILLMAR — A house and several vehicles near Eagle Lake were broken into this week with minor thefts reported. The incidents were filed Tuesday and Wednesday with the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office in the 6000-7000 blocks...
November 12, 2015 - 12:00am
October 31, 2015
Records published Oct. 31
Here are the records for Saturday, Oct. 31: District Court Meeker County LITCHFIELD — Brian Keith Berwald, 35, of Hutchinson, was sentenced to the Commissioner of Corrections for 12 months and one day for a felony conviction of fleeing a police officer during an appearance...
October 31, 2015 - 12:00am
July 23, 2015
Litchfield repairs vandalized war memorial
LITCHFIELD — A $6,000 bronze military field cross erected five years ago by the Litchfield American Legion in Litchfield’s Memorial Park...
July 23, 2015 - 12:00am
February 22, 2015
Records published Feb. 23
This is the records summary for Feb. 23. Vandalism WILLMAR — Two homes on the northwest side of Willmar were paintballed in incidents reported Saturday morning to Willmar Police. The vandalism took place sometime Friday night or early Saturday morning on College Park Circle...
February 22, 2015 - 11:00pm