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Minn. Republicans relocate HQ from Capitol area
Frigid cold continues, wind chill advisory in effect in west central Minn.
Man who amputated arm arrested on domestic assault charges in Col.
Subzero search conducted for missing Anoka man
Peterson wants to continue despite injury, frustrations
Twins Caravan scheduled to make stops in Willmar, 4 other area towns
For some, the weather wasn’t that frightful
Florida State's Winston heads list of 6 players up for Heisman
Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Marvin W. Willhite
Leona B. Freilinger
Gayle E. Johnson
Alice A. Christenson
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
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
December 11, 2009
Spicer woman headed to prison
WILLMAR -- A Spicer woman is going to prison for committing a drug-related offense while on probation for another drug offense. The full sentence for the prior drug offense was executed Thursday on Angela Lynn Leindecker, 32, and is concurrent with the most recent offense on which...
news / local
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am