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Litchfield, Meeker County investigating series of burglaries
Minnesota Commerce commissioner resigns to launch attorney general bid
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European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
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MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
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LaVonne A. Welter
James G. Andrews
Lisa Marie Rott
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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June 15, 2017
Jury returns verdict in shooting incident at central Minnesota Zorbaz
WILLMAR—A Kandiyohi County jury found Dennis Michael Jacobson guilty Wednesday on three charges stemming from a firearms incident last...
June 15, 2017 - 2:38pm
August 28, 2016
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
SPICER -- A 38-year-old Lake Lillian man was arrested early Sunday after people at Zorbaz restaurant allegedly witnessed him firing a gun as...
August 28, 2016 - 7:15pm
January 23, 2016
Family: Willmar teen charged in armed robbery is a ‘good kid’ with a strong support system
WILLMAR — Family members of a Willmar teenager charged in an armed robbery told a judge Friday that Frederick Crispin Rodriguez is a good kid with a strong support system. Their testimony in Kandiyohi County District Court was part of the defense argument that criminal proceedings...
January 23, 2016 - 12:31am
October 1, 2013
'Bucky' Rogers' weapons trial has been delayed
MINNEAPOLIS -- Federal court officials say a Montevideo, Minn., man’s trial on weapons charges has been delayed a second time, this time to Dec. 2. The trial had been scheduled to start Wednesday in Minneapolis. Also, a federal magistrate ordered Buford “Bucky” Rogers...
October 1, 2013 - 12:26pm
June 6, 2013
Willmar man shoots self, makes up story, in county jail for assault
WILLMAR — A 27-year-old Willmar man was treated and released at Rice Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound to the leg and is in the county jail on assault and weapons charges. According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, officers were dispatched to the hospital...
June 6, 2013 - 2:09pm
January 18, 2013
Ramirez cartoon on homicide weapons
A Michael Ramirez cartoon on homicide weapons
January 18, 2013 - 1:00am
May 22, 2010
Willmar man pleads to drug, firearms charges
WILLMAR -- Eric Flores, 25, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Thursday to an amended third-degree drug possession charge and a felony weapons possession charge for possessing meth and a rifle when he was stopped by Willmar police in March. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
March 17, 2010
DFL endorses Rice for District 13 Senate race
WILLMAR -- Willmar businessman Larry Rice received the unanimous endorsement of the Senate District 13 DFL Party at its convention in Belgrade...
March 17, 2010 - 12:00am
September 11, 2009
Pennock man gets stayed sentence for weapons, DWI charges
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Pennock man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 months in prison, which was stayed, 15 years of probation and $3,500 in fines...
September 11, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Pennock man pleads guilty to one of two DWI charges and a felony weapons charge
WILLMAR -- A 22-year-old Pennock man pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing a weapon as a person convicted of a violent crime and a misdemeanor driving while impaired charge. As part of a plea agreement, three additional driving while impaired charges, plus another misdemeanor charge...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
October 15, 2008
Willmar man enters guilty pleas to weapon, domestic charges
WILLMAR -- Benjamin Allen Pierskalla, 24, of Willmar, pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of possessing a pistol or assault weapon within 10 years of a violent crime conviction and to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault for a Jan. 25 domestic incident. As part of a plea...
October 15, 2008 - 12:00am
October 6, 2008
WILLMAR -- A student at Ridgewater College may face disciplinary action after bringing an air gun onto campus on Friday. A fellow student reported seeing what appeared to be a gun Friday afternoon in the student's possession. After authorities reviewed security video footage and...
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am