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Meth found at Cass Lake residence, four arrested
Bemidji man pleads guilty to prostitution charge
Hwy 34 detour up and running
Wadena-Deer Creek teacher charged with sexually assaulting student
Panthers play in first NPC meet
Tigers enjoyed amazing season
Tigers open conference play with wins
Dearstyne leads Panthers at Moorhead meet
Pillager, NYM defeat Braves in conference play
Virginia "Ginny" Mae Lechelt
BARBARA "BARB" THIELMANN
JOHN KOVACH SR.
CHARLES W. GABBERT
Beeswax products are a sweet remedy
Gigabit Internet service comes to Lake George area
RD Offutt employees clean Straight River roadside ditches
Minnesota grocer Coborn's to add four Wisconsin stores
Upcoming events April 22 - July 29
Park Rapids band concert April 27
Hometown gal manages history museum
Magic Lures and the Banjo Minnow; practice needed
DNR urges state forest and off-highway vehicle trail users to check for temporary closures
Letters: Heartless act leaves geese dead
Letter: A heartfelt note of thanks
Letter: Proud of Kinship volunteers
Editorial: When will spring rain fall?
Commentary: Dayton continues high spending, high taxes
Locate a garage sale near you.
Former Park Rapids resident marks 103
Put a rink on it: West Fargo couple has curling-themed wedding
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