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The boys of fall
Joint powers board names new regional transit system
Frailties of mental health system laid bare at local meeting
Beasts under the big top
Lane closure on Willmar Ave. S.E.
Prep Football: ACGC flattens Benson
NFL: Goodell promises changes to league's conduct policy
Tom Powers: Minnesota teaches the NFL a lesson
Prep Football: Zylstra, Wildcats upend Glencoe-SL
NFL: Zimmer knows how to deal with adversity
Video: Jude's Gentle Giants - Belgrade man features his real-life Percheron horses in coming-of-age novel
Joan Rivers, queen of acid put-downs, dies at age 81
Kosak of Olivia receives Guard honor
Calvin LeRoy Isaacson
Gerald H. Olson
Kerry Lynn Schulz
Evelyn L. Reinke
Damrongnawin — Lundstrum
Leadens — Jans
Schmidt — Hagen
Stadem — Cuevas
Ciminski — Twist
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Commentary: When will Minnesota fix U.S. Highway 12?
Letter: A first-rate production
Letter: Spend political dollars locally
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
July 10, 2010
Woman charged with taking money from vulnerable adult
WILLMAR -- A 43-year-old Willmar woman made her first appearance Thursday on three felony charges for allegedly taking $1,710 from a vulnerable woman whom she befriended by helping with household chores. Kristi Friese faces charges for financial transaction card fraud and financial...
news / local
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Little Falls state senator dined with gay adult film star
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A two-term Minnesota state senator facing a Republican primary challenger has confirmed reports that he had dinner with a gay adult film star. Sen. Paul Koering confirmed the meeting to the Brainerd Dispatch after several websites reported on it. The newspaper...
news / state
June 17, 2010 - 11:58am
January 14, 2010
Passion on ice
The new adult hockey league at the Willmar Civic Center was long overdue. Six teams are on ice each Wednesday night at the main Cardinal Arena. Enthusiasm radiates the rink. Rosters bulge with 17 to 19 players. It's a co-ed league, too.
January 14, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2009
A time to give, remember
news / local
November 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Couple accused of taking $33K-plus in farm rental income from the husband's mom reach plea agreement
WILLMAR -- The case against a Richfield couple accused of misappropriating an elderly relative's farm income was settled Monday. Kathlyn Van Der Bill, 59, must pay a fine and restitution, as well as serve a short jail term, for her role in wrongfully obtaining public assistance on...
news / local
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Adult certification in case of teen accused of stabbing Ridgewater student to death is affirmed by appeals court
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the adult certification of a now 18-year-old Willmar man charged with second-degree murder for the July 2008 death of Adam Kenneth Milton. In an unpublished opinion filed Tuesday, a three-judge panel affirmed the district court's...
news / local
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Edinburgh adult murder case stayed pending appeal of adult certification, judge also sets conditional bail at $50K cash
WILLMAR -- District Judge Jon Stafsholt has ordered that the adult criminal proceedings against Miles David Edinburgh, 18, of Willmar, be stayed pending the final decision on the appeal of his adult certification. Edinburgh was certified as an adult in October and was charged with...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Offering a helping hand along the way
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater College is convenient for Shae Johnson. She doesn't own a vehicle, but she lives right across the road, so it's an easy walk to study on campus. Johnson, 16, is not a Ridgewater student, at least not yet, but she is working on getting her GED. Since Sept. 2,...
local / education / Ridgewater / college
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am