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June 11, 2019
James Rothers and the City of Kerkhoven remain at odds over the 54-foot tower he built in front of his property along U.S. Highway 12 on the town's west end. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Petition seeks to discipline attorney for former central Minnesota mayor
June 11, 2019 - 4:28pm
June 8, 2019
State, county and local representatives use shovels to dig into the ground of the new Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Hospital site during the groundbreaking ceremony Friday in Willmar. The $10 million project is expected to open in June 2020. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota’s lone child behavioral health hospital begins expansion
June 8, 2019 - 11:32am
South-central Minnesota man pleads guilty to gun charge in false imprisonment case
June 8, 2019 - 11:01am
May 15, 2019
Paul Schmitz, Willmar Senior High principal, talks with some members of the homecoming court on Sept. 30, 2016, at the high school. Schmitz says the students learn at a very young age that they are all equal. He says if the high school soccer team can get along then the rest of the school can get along since 1/3 of the team is Somali, the other third is Hispanic and the other third is white. Briana Sanchez / Forum News Service
Commentary: Inclusion is working in Willmar, Minnesota
May 15, 2019 - 11:19am
April 19, 2019
Anthony Jones
Minnesota man accused of raping woman who uses wheelchair
April 19, 2019 - 9:08pm
April 4, 2019
Sean Timothy O'Grady
Minnesota doctor sentenced for threatening neighbor, throwing toys at cops
April 4, 2019 - 9:17pm
February 9, 2019
With supervision and the help of a walker, a Wisconsin man participating in spinal cord injury research at Mayo is able to step independently. Results of the research project were published last fall in a paper coauthored by Peter Grahn, Ph.D., far left, a Willmar High School graduate and researcher at Mayo.
Life-changing injury leads to research career for Willmar graduate
February 9, 2019 - 3:44pm
January 30, 2019
Caleb Blue
Willmar, Minn., man indicted for premeditated murder
January 30, 2019 - 5:43pm
January 22, 2019
Bemidji's Quincy Wilson puts up a jump shot over Willmar's Hamza Mohamed during Tuesday's game at Willmar High School. (Joe Brown / Forum News Service)
BOYS BASKETBALL: BHS edges Willmar on last-minute shot
January 22, 2019 - 10:30pm
December 6, 2018
Twin Cities-area man dies in central Minn. crash
December 6, 2018 - 9:13pm
November 22, 2018
Jesus Diaz
Diaz found incompetent to stand trial for kidnapping, false imprisonment
November 22, 2018 - 1:58pm
November 8, 2018
Caleb Aaron Blue and Lori Jean Harris Gafkjen
Suspect accused of stabbing, leaving west-central Minnesota man in field said, 'It had to be done'
November 8, 2018 - 6:38pm
November 6, 2018
David Medellin Jr. is shown in an undated photo shared by his family. His death has been ruled a homicide. Courtesy photo
Court appearances scheduled for two arrested in alleged MN homicide
November 6, 2018 - 9:21pm
November 5, 2018
David Medellin Jr. has been identified as the victim of a homicide. The 24-year-old Willmar man's family last heard from him Oct. 24. He was supposed to meet his fiancee but never showed, and repeated texts and calls went unanswered. Submitted photo
Two to be charged with second-degree murder in death of central Minnesota man found in plowed field
November 5, 2018 - 9:48pm
November 1, 2018
A Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office vehicle sits Thursday morning near the scene where a body was found Wednesday afternoon east of Willmar. Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog said the department is waiting for preliminary results of an autopsy to complete positive identification of the individual. Kelly Boldan / Forum News Service
Body found in southwestern Minnesota field
November 1, 2018 - 10:07am