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MN man accused of following woman, girl for more than 20 miles
WILLMAR, Minn. — A 26-year-old New London man is accused of stalking a woman and a girl in his vehicle, following their vehicle at close distance...
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March 12, 2017
Early season signs are everywhere
WILLMAR, Minn. — Amy Rager spotted the first drops of sap seeping from a wound on the sugar maple tree on her Chippewa County farm, and...
March 12, 2017 - 8:14pm
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
December 18, 2016
Willmar man credits horse-drawn wagon driver as a hero
WILLMAR, Minn. – Al Setrum never got the chance to tell Fred Zwart “thank you.” “He’ll always be a hero for me,” Setrum said. He and his 6-year-old son were among 15 people on Zwart’s horse-drawn carriage Dec. 10 when it crashed during the popular "Celebrate the Light...
December 18, 2016 - 8:44pm
December 15, 2016
Carriage driver injured in ride dies: Zwart credited with preventing serious passenger injuries
WILLMAR, Minn. — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 15, 2016 - 10:05pm
December 12, 2016
Driver of horse-drawn wagon suffered heart attack during accident near Willmar
WILLMAR – A horse-drawn wagon driver was still in critical condition Monday evening, two days after his wagon carrying 15 passengers crashed during a Christmas light celebration near Willmar. Little information has come to light as to how the horses may have been spooked, which...
December 12, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 11, 2016
Runaway horse-drawn Christmas wagon ride near Willmar injures driver, passengers
WILLMAR, Minn. — The driver of a runaway horse-drawn wagon that was carrying passengers as part of a local Christmas light celebration Saturday, Dec. 10, is in critical condition after the wagon crashed in a yard. Some of the 15 passengers in the wagon were also transported by ambulance...
December 11, 2016 - 10:46am
December 8, 2016
Charges: Kidnapped pregnant woman choked with scarf till she passes out
WILLMAR – A pregnant Willmar woman was repeatedly stalked, forced into a vehicle, assaulted and choked with a scarf until she passed out by a man against whom she has a two-year court order for protection, court documents indicate. Kandiyohi County authorities charged 28-year-old...
December 8, 2016 - 8:57pm
November 22, 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 is, you are a colorful bird and happen to make your roost on Kornell Erickson’s farm a few miles south of Willmar. His 40 turkeys are...
November 22, 2016 - 10:04pm
November 17, 2016
Six-point buck head butts Willmar deer hide business owner, but escapes with his hide
WILLMAR, Minn. – A six-point buck head-butted a rural Willmar business owner, jumped over counters and tipped over boxes before fleeing out of the door in which he arrived on Wednesday. The “intruder” caused havoc at Johnson Fur on South Highway 71 where workers are in the process...
November 17, 2016 - 8:48pm
November 10, 2016
Willmar businesses focus of national TV show
WILLMAR — Willmar is getting another taste of the national media, as a business news show on MSNBC is spotlighting the city’s diverse downtown. Airing at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, on MSNBC is “Your Business,” and Willmar is the focus of the Main Street USA segment. Kevin...
November 10, 2016 - 8:47pm
October 19, 2016
Man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
WILLMAR – 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. Avaran Sambrando Elizondo, 39, was charged Oct. 4 with felonies for second-degree assault, domestic...
October 19, 2016 - 9:15pm
September 26, 2016
Girls soccer: Trojans fall to Willmar in the rain
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington girls soccer team battled the Willmar Cardinals on Saturday at Trojan Field, but also battled the elements -- it lost to both. The Trojans lost 4-0 to the Cardinals and found themselves playing in a monsoon at the end of the game. In an attempt to finish...
September 26, 2016 - 12:32am