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Video: FFA’s Ag Day wins by a nose
Records published May 22
Granite Falls man sentenced on assault charge stemming from stun gun incident
New London shuts out Dollar General
MACCRAY hopes to keep four-day week
Outdoors: Eat wild
Girls Golf: Willmar places sixth at Alexandria
NBA: Warriors hang on in Game Two against Houston
NFL: Bridgewater seeks career like Brett Favre’s
Boys Tennis: Four from area advance to Section 3A semifinals
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Jerome Alford Eliason
Adeline R. Steffens
Dorinda (Schueller) Williams
Florella "Flossie" Tollefson
William "Billy" Benson
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Video: Something done, something started
Sunburg's salute to Norway
Hot cars dodge rain at 35th Willmar Car Show
Melin — Case
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Commentary: Santorum: The return of the GOP's 2012 runner-up
Commentary: Death for Tsarnaev does hurt Boston
October 24, 2011
Some voters take issue with vulnerable adults
BRAINERD (AP) -- On a warm day in Washington state, two days after Jim Stene's 12th birthday, he faced a decision that would alter his life forever. And eventually place him at the center of a 2010 voting fraud allegation regarding vulnerable adults. On June 28, 1987, Jim and his...
news / state
October 24, 2011 - 12:00am
August 26, 2011
Willmar, Minn., law enforcement seeking help locating missing elderly woman
WILLMAR -- Willmar Police and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's officers are searching for a woman who is missing from the downtown Willmar area. Marian Erickson had been visiting a relative at Rice Memorial Hospital, and left the hospital about noon today. She is on foot. She does have...
August 26, 2011 - 4:33pm
July 30, 2011
Kerkhoven woman charged for sexual relationship with vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- A 26-year-old Kerkhoven woman made her first court appearance Thursday on a felony charge of third-degree criminal sexual conduct for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a mentally handicapped man. Unconditional bail was set at $30,000 for Amber Marie Stassen....
news / local
July 30, 2011 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
Woman charged with taking money from vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- A 43-year-old Willmar woman made her first appearance Thursday on three felony charges for allegedly taking $1,710 from a vulnerable woman whom she befriended by helping with household chores. Kristi Friese faces charges for financial transaction card fraud and financial...
news / local
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 26, 2010
Editorial: State deal protects vulnerable citizens
Minnesota's Gov. Tim Pawlenty and the Legislature did the correct thing Wednesday reaching a compromise to provide state-sponsored health coverage to the poor. The compromise measure extended the state's General Assistance Medical Care program.
opinion / editorials / state
March 26, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Couple accused of taking $33K-plus in farm rental income from the husband's mom reach plea agreement
WILLMAR -- The case against a Richfield couple accused of misappropriating an elderly relative's farm income was settled Monday. Kathlyn Van Der Bill, 59, must pay a fine and restitution, as well as serve a short jail term, for her role in wrongfully obtaining public assistance on...
news / local
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
May 13, 2009
Man gets jail time for possessing meth at home of vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- Jacob Scott Forbord, 24, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to 67 days in the county jail, a $1,000 fine and five years of probation on a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance for possessing methamphetamine while working at a home for vulnerable adults. As part...
news / local
May 13, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Man pleads to felony for possessing meth at home for vulnerable adults
WILLMAR -- Jacob Scott Forbord, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of fifth-degree controlled substance for possessing methamphetamine while working at a home for vulnerable adults. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi County District Court, another...
news / local
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
November 25, 2008
Couple faces felony charges for taking relative's farm income
WILLMAR -- A Richfield couple made their first appearance Monday in Kandiyohi County District Court on felony charges for allegedly taking an elderly relative's farm rental income and not reporting it to family services. Duaine Gene Vander Bill, 68, and Kathlyn Faye Vander Bill,...
November 25, 2008 - 12:00am