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Plane crash in Pine River Friday kills two
Two arrested after high-speed chase through Beltrami County
Peak Wind Gusts
Saturday night rain totals
Itasca-Mantrap launches solar project
Panthers open track season by placing 14th at Paul Bunyan Classic at BSU
New boys track coach has to replace talent, state experience
Girls track team expecting to make a run at defending section title
Pike qualifies for national wrestling tournament
Menahga girls basketball team took roller-coaster ride to 10-16 record
MARY AUDREY FREEMAN
REV. JOEL LUNDE
GWENDOLYN "GWEN" THEISEN
TERRANCE "TERRY" BURKMAN
MELVIN "MEL" BENTON
Tuning in to an instrumental career
Kraft Foods to merge with ketchup maker Heinz
Basic Business Cents: Leadership should follow PDSA cycle
Tinkering his way into a career: New HVAC business opens in Park Rapids
When muse meets her artist:Manet’s favorite model inspires Maureen Gibbon’s new novel
Mevissen appearing at Bloomington Writers Festival
Dance academy successful at Duluth contest
Northern Light Opera Company garners regional theater awards
David Johnson still enjoys riding the trail nearly 60 years after building the first Polaris snowmobile
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Spring burning restrictions take effect this week in much of Minnesota
DNR alerts the public to spring burn restrictions
Minnesota DNR wants to ban bear feeding
Letter: Rep. Peterson has always supported Keystone XL
Editorial Investing in state parks, trails system a good plan
Letter: Big Ag bills take away Minnesotans’ rights to file complaints
Letter: Nolan working to block freetrade agreement fast-track
Editorial Gov. Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads logical
June 26, 2014
Officers enter home in Willmar to apprehend stabbing suspect
WILLMAR, Minn. — Law enforcement officers have entered the home in Willmar to apprehend a 19-year-old man suspected of stabbing a woman this morning at the home. According to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, a 64-year-old woman was stabbed just after 8 a.m. this morning and...
news / region
June 26, 2014 - 12:36pm
August 5, 2013
Hundreds remember Willmar, Minn., murder victim
WILLMAR -- An estimated 500 people attended the funeral Saturday at Redeemer Lutheran Church for Lila Mae Warwick, the 79-year-old woman murdered...
news / region
August 5, 2013 - 8:50am
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