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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
Prep Baseball & Softball: Card baseball team falls to Big Lake
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
February 22, 2017
Blomkest teen charged after Willmar high-speed chase
WILLMAR — A Blomkest teenager was charged Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court in connection with a seven-mile, high-speed chase...
February 22, 2017 - 5:47pm
October 17, 2016
Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of poaching charges
ST. PAUL — It is unlawful for law enforcement to place a tracking device on a vehicle without a search warrant, the Minnesota Court of...
October 17, 2016 - 8:20pm
September 28, 2016
Willmar Police dog helps track, apprehend suspect
WILLMAR—A 38-year-old Spicer man with a warrant is in jail Wednesday, partially thanks to Willmar Police K-9 dog Axel, who tracked the...
September 28, 2016 - 10:04am
September 8, 2016
Man flees Glenwood traffic stop, eludes searchers
GLENWOOD -- After multiple perimeter ground searches and a Minnesota State Patrol search by helicopter, the Pope County Sheriff's Office said...
September 8, 2016 - 3:05pm
September 11, 2013
Arrest warrant issued for Dikken in Granite Falls double homicide
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the former boyfriend of a Granite Falls woman who was fatally shot along...
September 11, 2013 - 12:52pm
August 1, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Police seeking man in connection to sexual assault of girl
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is searching for a 21-year-old man in connection with an incident involving forced sexual conduct with...
August 1, 2012 - 9:26am
May 30, 2012
State, federal agents serve search warrants in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD -- Law enforcement officers from local, state and federal agencies executed three search warrants and made multiple arrests around 7 a.m.
May 30, 2012 - 3:34pm
March 6, 2012
Wyman hearing cancelled after he fails to appear, warrant remains
WILLMAR -- A review hearing for Andrew Charles Wyman, 18, of Willmar, was cancelled this afternoon after he failed to appear before District Judge Kathryn N. Smith in Kandiyohi County District Court. Wyman, who has a warrant issued for his arrest, absconded from Prairie Lakes Youth...
March 6, 2012 - 4:36pm
August 19, 2011
Two arrested, drug search warrant served in Darwin
LITCHFIELD -- Two people were arrested after CEE-VI Drug Task Force agents and deputies from the Meeker County Sheriff's office served a search warrant Thursday along East St. Paul Street in Darwin. According to Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the search of the residence revealed 4.3 grams...
August 19, 2011 - 9:24am
August 26, 2010
Local man in court for having pot delivered to his house
WILLMAR -- Juan Lomas Jr., 28, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Wednesday on a third-degree drug sale charge for allegedly accepting...
August 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 5, 2010
Search of Pennock home nets 53 grams of cocaine
WILLMAR -- Elio Naranjo Infante, 42, and Norma Infante, 47, both of Pennock, made their first court appearances Wednesday on first-degree drug...
August 5, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
Willmar man, woman face charges after search of home
WILLMAR -- Gina Ann Lopez, 24, and Emilio Florez, 35, of Willmar, both made their first appearances Friday on three felony charges for allegedly...
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
May 29, 2010
Man held on $500,000 bail in connection with Neb. warrant
WILLMAR -- Jaser Esiongeder Lopez-Mejia, 26, of Willmar is being held in the Kandiyohi County Jail on $500,000 bail on several felony charges,...
May 29, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2010
Family members charged in alleged scheme to prevent arrest
WILLMAR -- A husband and wife appeared in court Friday on felony charges related to an alleged scheme to prevent the arrest of the man's brother. The couple is alleged to have made a false crime report in order to divert law enforcement officers' attention from efforts to arrest...
April 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Man wanted on assault charge in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- An arrest warrant has been issued for Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking an...
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am