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Election's viral stars a hit for Halloween
Scientists identify fossilized dinosaur brain tissue for first time
Minnesotan killed by live wire after crashing into power pole
College student slams into police car while taking topless selfie
Once jobless and uncounted, eager workers could slow Fed rate hike
WCT Sports Show: Cards, Wildcats breeze through opening rounds
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
John R.L. Teigland
Glenn John Nelsen
Walter Merril Johnson
Melissa Heen Peterson
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
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