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June 11, 2017
Sunday storms pack a punch
PENNOCK, Minn. — A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota...
June 11, 2017 - 10:33pm
May 21, 2017
New London Level 3 sex offender scheduled for civil commitment hearing Monday
WILLMAR, Minn. — A registered Level 3 sex offender convicted of molesting a child is set to leave prison Tuesday and move to a home in...
May 21, 2017 - 6:22pm
May 10, 2017
Farmers out in force as temperatures increase
WILLMAR, Minn. — After a cool, wet spring kept most farm implements inside the machine shed in April, farmers are out in force this week...
May 10, 2017 - 6:11pm
March 3, 2017
Charges: West-central Minn. kidnapping came after repeated stalking
WILLMAR, Minn. — One day before he would be accused of kidnapping his estranged wife from her workplace, court documents say Cesar Octavia...
March 3, 2017 - 3:12pm
March 2, 2017
Three Minnesota felons charged with voter fraud
WILLMAR, Minn. — Three convicted felons in west central Minnesota have been charged with knowingly voting as an ineligible person in the...
March 2, 2017 - 9:15pm
February 27, 2017
Charges: Minnesota man kidnapped baby to try to get girlfriend back
WILLMAR — A Willmar woman got out of the shower Thursday evening to find her 8-month-old daughter gone. So was her ex-boyfriend, Angel...
February 27, 2017 - 8:41pm
February 2, 2017
Minn. man facing 22 felonies for string of rural burglaries
WILLMAR — Overnight, $9,000 worth of tools went missing from a rural Kandiyohi farm shed. It was Oct. 20. Nine more burglaries would be reported...
February 2, 2017 - 7:48am
November 23, 2016
Turkey haven: Kornell’s Garden is home to heritage birds
WILLMAR, Minn. — Kandiyohi County is definitely not the place you want to be in the days before Thanksgiving if you are a turkey. Unless, that...
November 23, 2016 - 11:00pm
October 20, 2016
Man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
WILLMAR, Minn. – A Willmar man, high on methamphetamine, allegedly threatened a woman with a knife and attempted to strangle her because he believed ghosts were telling the woman to kill him.
October 20, 2016 - 9:11am
December 16, 2013
Man rescued after ATV plunges through ice in Kandiyohi County
SPICER – A 74-year old Spicer man was rescued from Green Lake Sunday after the all-terrain vehicle he was driving plunged through the ice. According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, officers received a call at 6:47 p.m.
December 16, 2013 - 9:51am
May 30, 2013
Man pleads guilty in case with nearly 4,000 porn images
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A plea agreement was reached Tuesday in Kandiyohi County District Court for a 38-year-old Willmar man charged with possessing child pornography downloaded from the Internet.
May 30, 2013 - 9:21am
November 2, 2012
Two of three rescued horses adopted
WILLMAR, Minn. — A spokesperson for the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties said Thursday the prognosis for a rescued colt is “poor at best,” while the two mares that were rescued were being released to homes on Thursday.
November 2, 2012 - 11:05am
October 30, 2012
Donations sought for rescued horses
WILLMAR, Minn. —Three horses are in the care of the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties after being surrendered over the weekend by their Kerkhoven, Minn., owners.
October 30, 2012 - 8:08am
September 27, 2012
Crop vandal faces felony charges in Willmar
WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar man is accused of driving his pickup through multiple crop fields near Willmar and Pennock, causing thousands of dollars in lost crop yields. Bronson Cody Evenson, 20, made his first court appearance Wednesday on three felony charges of first-degree criminal...
September 27, 2012 - 9:38pm