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Minnesota couple's tree house is what dreams are made of
Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Willmar Police Department
July 24, 2016
Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
WILLMAR—As a new school year inches closer, the Willmar Police Department is grappling with an officer shortage, eager to fill an open...
July 24, 2016 - 10:39pm
June 29, 2016
Willmar Police Department looks to buy four new vehicles
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department is hoping to add several new police vehicles to their fleet over the next two years, replacing the old...
June 29, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 23, 2016
Willmar man arrested after making threats with handgun
WILLMAR -- A 29-year-old Willmar man who is alleged to have threatened residents while showing a firearm in his waistband is in jail this afternoon,...
May 23, 2016 - 4:55pm
May 22, 2016
Fact check: Crime mapping in Willmar shows downtown not a hotbed of criminal activity
WILLMAR — Willmar police use crime mapping systems — such as crimereports.com — to map out exactly where crime is happening. The reality...
May 22, 2016 - 11:27pm
Willmar police officers visit with citizens
WILLMAR — Cornerstone Coffee had an unusually strong police presence Thursday morning, but there wasn’t any crime. “I’m going, ‘uh...
April 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 16, 2016
Editorial: Willmar Police Dept. is reaching out to city
Some law enforcement personnel nationwide have not had very good publicity recently. There have are the widely publicized cases of incidents...
April 16, 2016 - 5:00am
April 15, 2016
Letter: Willmar officer goes above and beyond
My husband and I would like to thank one of our local police officers, Officer Jason Keith. A few years ago I was in a car accident and Officer...
April 15, 2016 - 2:00am
April 14, 2016
You’re invited: Free coffee with Willmar Police Officers
WILLMAR — Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt wants community members to be able to put faces to the work of the Willmar Police Department. “We don’t just want to be guys who drive by in cars,” Felt said. That’s why the department is set to host its first “Coffee with the Cops”...
April 14, 2016 - 9:19pm
Willmar driver injured in Thursday morning motorcycle crash
WILLMAR -- A 30-year-old Willmar man was injured Thursday morning when his motorcycle hit a deer. The Willmar Police Department says Mark Brian Lindstrand was driving a 2013 Honda Motorcycle west on U.S. Highway 12. He was near the intersection of 28th Street just before 5:30 a.m....
April 14, 2016 - 10:58am
April 1, 2016
Willmar K-9 officer Axel dons new digs
K9 officer Axel of the Willmar Police Department has received his new bullet- and stab-proof vest. The stab and bullet-proof vest, custom-made...
April 1, 2016 - 11:22pm
February 25, 2016
Car crashes into building at Westview Village Apartments in Willmar
Updated 9 p.m. Feb. 25 WILLMAR — A Buick LeSabre crashed into a Willmar apartment building Thursday morning. The crash occurred just before...
February 25, 2016 - 10:54am
February 14, 2016
Man with gun robs Willmar Auto Plaza
WILLMAR — An armed, hooded robber entered Willmar Auto Plaza around 8 p.m. Saturday on the 1400 block of U.S. Highway 12 and demanded money...
February 14, 2016 - 10:32pm
January 27, 2016
Willmar police K9 to get bullet-proof vest
The Willmar Police Department’s K9 police dog Axel will soon have a new vest. But it’s more than just clothing. The stab and bullet-proof...
January 27, 2016 - 11:26pm
December 24, 2015
Suspect flees traffic stop on Highways 71/23, caught after pursuit
WILLMAR -- A 27-year-old Willmar man is in custody after fleeing law officers in his vehicle after being stopped for a traffic violation. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office reported that the man had been stopped for a traffic violation by a sheriff’s deputy at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday...
December 24, 2015 - 11:25am
November 22, 2015
Willmar man arrested Saturday after six-mile chase
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Police Department and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a six-mile vehicle chase Saturday afternoon. According to a release from the Police Department, an officer attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic offense near Sixth Street...
November 22, 2015 - 2:39pm