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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
ACGC to start school before Labor Day
Retreat update, hearings on street work and utility rates on Willmar City Council agenda
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
State Wrestling: Austvold, Garcia in title matches; four area wrestlers place third
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Letter: Get consensus on highways
Minnesota Opinion: It is time to fight back to protect our privacy
Letter: Baker isn’t what he claims
April 10, 2014
Defendant Anderson-Person admits parole violation, risks greater sentence
GRANITE FALLS — Kelly Anderson-Person, 35, of Hendricks, admitted violating the terms of her release, and posted bail to get out of jail following a court appearance on Tuesday in district court in Yellow Medicine County. She was also arraigned on two new misdemeanor charges...
news / local
April 10, 2014 - 8:00am
November 8, 2012
Fibrominn cited for burning treated wood in violation of air emissions permit
ST. PAUL -- Fibrominn of Benson will pay a $14,000 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to resolve a violation of the company's air emissions permit. Fueled primarily by turkey litter, Fibrominn's electric power generating plant also includes wood and other biomass...
news / local / region / state
November 8, 2012 - 4:23pm
July 21, 2011
Edward Ruchti sentenced again, receives 180 days in jail, sex offender treatment
WILLMAR -- Edward Alan Ruchti, 32, of Kerkhoven, was ordered Wednesday to serve 180 days in jail, complete sex offender treatment and finish the remaining recommendations of his psycho-sexual evaluation, including the sex offender program. District Judge Donald M. Spilseth had ruled...
news / local
July 21, 2011 - 12:00am
January 6, 2011
MPCA cites air violations at sugar beet plant
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has assessed a sugar beet plant a $50,400 civil penalty for air quality and storage tank violations. The agency says from 2007 to 2009, the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative processing plant near Renville recorded...
news / state
January 6, 2011 - 9:17am
December 14, 2010
This is the records summary for Dec. 14. Theft WILLMAR -- The theft of a cell phone was reported around noon Monday at the Jennie-O Turkey Store Plant 5, 1535 30th St. S.W. District Court Kandiyohi County - Victoria Nicole Cepeda, 19, of Olivia, was sentenced Monday to a year...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Judge sends actress Lindsay Lohan to jail for probation violation
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.
July 7, 2010 - 7:02am
May 21, 2010
New Ulm man ordered to prison for molesting girl, 8, in 2006
WILLMAR -- Dino John Bastian, 39, of New Ulm, was ordered Thursday to serve 21 months in prison on a felony charge of second-degree criminal sexual conduct for molesting an 8-year-old girl in May 2006. The stay of execution on Bastian's prison sentence was ordered revoked by Judge...
news / local
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
March 9, 2010
Willmar man sent to prison, stay revoked in crim sex case
WILLMAR -- A 58-year-old Willmar man was ordered on Friday to serve 54 months in prison, plus a five-year conditional release period, for molesting several young girls eight years ago. In Kandiyohi County District Court, Judge Donald M.
news / local
March 9, 2010 - 12:00am