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Minnesota Senate Democrats take middle ground on budget plan
Here’s help for cash-strapped governments — if it passes
General Mills changes to suit changing consumer tastes
Rape sentence prompts outcry
Longtime bush pilot and mail carrier Don Hanson dies
NFL: Have Vikings finally replaced Moss?
Men's basketball: Badgers escape with win
NHL: Wild’s playoff push hinges on homestand
Tom Powers: MLS guys are kidding about the stadium, right?
Prep football: Solem patriarch of BOLD football family
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Lucille "Tweet" Violet Corneil
Verna E. Thomsen
Richard "Ric" T. McGinty
Paul T. Quisberg
Viola M. Kittelson
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Hartog — Geske
Letter: Where was Rep. Baker?
Letter: A misuse of Robert’s Rules
Letter: Ill-advised talks with Iran
Letter: Did voters make a mistake?
Letter: Don’t rush to judgment
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...
news / region
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...
news / local
June 6, 2013 - 2:09pm
January 18, 2013
Ramirez cartoon on homicide weapons
A Michael Ramirez cartoon on homicide weapons
opinion / cartoons
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...
news / local
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 on Sunday.
news / local
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 for possessing a weapon as a person convicted of a violent crime and a misdemeanor driving while impaired charge. Jacob Allen Leuze was...
news / local
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...
local / Ridgewater / college
October 6, 2008 - 12:00am