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Sun pillars light up the sky
Bemidji truck driver dies in crash with Amtrak train
Sun pillars light up the sky
Republican state senator Westrom announces bid to unseat Peterson in 7th District
Man accused of planting recorder in woman's home
Rudquist's double-double sparks Braves
Panthers net one goal in tie, loss against section foes
Braves looking to take on new roles
UNC's Kjellberg, Lusti, Carlson receive honors
Balance lifts Rangers past Panthers in season debut
MARGARET MARIE MANLOVE
ROBERT F. LANG
ROBERT F. LANG
Upcoming events Dec. 4 - 9
Christmas has arrived in PR
The good and bad of ice and snow
Reason for vanishing bees remains mystery, ag official says
ATV clubs compete to maintain trails
Mantrap spearing starts Dec. 2
Chateau being built, ski slopes being shaped as project moves ahead
Valuing an employee’s contribution
Knute Nelson showcases GrandCare
Basic Business Cents: Workplace behavior operating principles
Forester plans for trees and wildlife
Big Sand Lake supports community
Privatization has been a costly failure
Commentary: Pipeline spills unlikely but possible
Letter: Not in favor of new pipeline proposal
Editorial: County should pay for second investigator
Christmas cookies bring family together for holidays
The tale of the Christmas cactus
August 31, 2012
Motel clerk reports robbery in Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — Three men robbed the clerk of the Cozy Inn motel in Willmar around 5 a.m. Thursday. According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, Officers were dispatched around 4:55 a.m. to the motel. The clerk had opened the door for an individual claiming he...
August 31, 2012 - 3:11am
August 22, 2012
Bail set for driver in crash that killed three near Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — Unconditional bail was set at $300,000 for the 21-year-old Cokato man facing four felony charges of criminal vehicular homicide and injury for the fiery crash that killed three people Friday east of Willmar. District Judge Randall J. Slieter on Tuesday set bail...
August 22, 2012 - 7:44am
August 21, 2012
Driver in triple fatality to appear in court
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Cokato man will make his first court appearance Tuesday on charges of criminal vehicular homicide for a crash that killed three people Friday east of Willmar.According to a news release from County Attorney Jenna Fischer, Paul A. Wickenhauser, 21, will appear...
August 21, 2012 - 3:35am
June 16, 2011
Three escape serious injury following grisly crash near Willmar
A three-vehicle crash occurred around 2 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 71 and County Road 29 north of Willmar. Paige Hakeneis,...
June 16, 2011 - 8:25am
January 15, 2010
Foul! Snowmobile charges into side of Willmar's bus
It could have had a tragic outcome, but only a snowmobile was destroyed and a bus load of basketball players were delayed getting home Friday night. The school bus carrying the Cardinals girls home after beating St.
January 15, 2010 - 7:45am
November 18, 2009
Blind man run over at busy Willmar intersection in critical condition
WILLMAR -- A 58-year-old Willmar man, who is blind, is in critical condition after he was run over by a vehicle and sustained chest injuries...
November 18, 2009 - 7:29am
November 17, 2009
Willmar man receives similar sentence to wife in $68,000 welfare fraud case
WILLMAR -- Ovidio Ochoa, 36, of Willmar, was sentenced Monday to a year and a day of stayed prison time, 10 years of probation, 90 days in the county jail and 2,080 hours of community service work on felony charges of aggravated forgery and wrongfully obtaining assistance. As part...
November 17, 2009 - 7:21am
August 18, 2009
Willmar man charged for threat to kidnap kids, prostitute them
A 29-year-old Willmar man made his first court appearance Monday on two felony first-degree witness tampering charges for allegedly threatening to kidnap a woman's daughters, take them to Mexico, get them hooked on drugs and prostitute them. The woman was scheduled to testify in...
August 18, 2009 - 6:40am
July 10, 2009
Willmar man sentenced to 12 years for raping 6-year-old
A 30-year-old Willmar man was sent to prison for 12 years for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old boy. Once his sentence is complete, Manuel De Jesus Diaz-Orellana will be de-ported to El Salvador. In May, a Kandiyohi County ju-ry found Diaz-Orellana guilty of a felony charge of criminal...
July 10, 2009 - 7:22am
June 16, 2009
Willmar man charged with sexual assault of 13-year-old
Jose Luis Zapeda-Caballero, also known as Carlos Antonio Nevarez-Lopez, 24, of Willmar made his first court appearance Monday on a felony charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a person younger than 13. Zapeda-Caballero is accused of attempting to sexually assault a...
June 16, 2009 - 5:55am