Willmar

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: First Round Playoff Preview

The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.

10/22/2013

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2 Teens Indicted In Brutal Death Of 79-Year-Old Willmar Woman

Two Willmar teens have been indicted in the death of a 79-year-old woman, according to a Kandiyohi County court. Brok Nathaniel Junkermeier, 19, and Robert Innocencio Warwick, 18, were each indicted with two charges — first-degree premeditated murder, and first-degree murder while committing burglary.

09/19/2013

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Tornado Watch Out For Parts Of Minnesota

A tornado watch is out until 9 p.m. across Minnesota’s midsection as intense thunderstorms pop up across the area. The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning after radar indicated a storm capable of producing a tornado north of Willmar in west-central Minnesota about 5:15 p.m., but there were no immediate reports of a touchdown.

08/06/2013

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Charges: Teen Strangled, Stabbed 79-Year-Old Woman

A teenager accused of murdering a Minnesota grandmother said her own grandson was the mastermind behind the plot. Police found 79-year-old Lila Warwick dead in her home in Willmar on Monday night. Investigators say she’d been strangled and stabbed.

08/02/2013

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Parishioners Remember Long Time Church Member Killed In Her Home

Pastor Greg Enterline has been pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar for three years, and had gotten to know Lila Warwick pretty well.

08/02/2013

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3 Teens Arrested In 79-Year-Old Willmar Woman’s Death

Two teenagers have been arrested in connection with the death of a 79-year-old woman earlier this week. Authorities believe the homicide took place amid a burglary attempt.

08/01/2013

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Willmar Police Investigating Why Grandmother, 79, Was Killed

Authorities in Willmar are investigating a homicide after a 79-year-old woman was found dead in her home Monday night. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 3000 block of Highway 12 East at about 5:09 p.m.

07/30/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In Drunken Crash That Killed 3

The Cokato man accused of drunkenly causing a car crash that killed three generations of a family last year pleaded guilty on Tuesday in Kandiyohi County. County Attorney Jenna Fischer said Paul Wickenhauser will serve 67 months in prison – about 5 1/2 years – after pleading guilty to three counts of criminal vehicular homicide.

07/30/2013

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Willmar Police: Help Us ID American Flag Burning Suspects

Willmar police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects who allegedly burned two American flags on June 1 near downtown Willmar.

06/04/2013

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Jury Deliberates In Fatal Farm Confrontation

A jury in Kandiyohi County is deliberating the case against a man charged in a fatal farm confrontation.

05/07/2013

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Woodbury’s Star Has Family Tradition In Competition

The state boys basketball tournament starts Wednesday and Woodbury’s one of the most intriguing teams.

03/19/2013

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Bill Aims To Back State Off On Chili Cook-Offs

Crosslake citizens say unnecessary health regulations have hurt their annual chili cook-off, and a state lawmaker has the fix.

03/11/2013

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Man Charged With 3 Counts Of Criminal Vehicular Homicide

A 21-year-old man from Norwood-Young America was charged with criminal vehicular homicide under the influence of alcohol on Monday, in connection with a weekend crash that killed three generations of a family.

08/20/2012

3 Generations Killed In Car Crash

3 Members Of Minn. Family Mourned Across Globe

Family and friends across the globe are mourning three members of a family killed when a pickup truck crashed head-on into their minivan near Willmar.

08/19/2012

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Boy, 8, Hit By Pontoon While Kneeboarding On Willmar Lake

An 8-year-old boy had to be airlifted to a hospital after getting hit by a pontoon while knee boarding on Big Kandiyohi Lake on Saturday, according to authorities.

08/13/2012

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Man, 82, Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Teacher

An 82-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges of shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.

08/03/2012

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Special Bike Stolen In Willmar Found

A special bike stolen in Willmar is back now where it belongs.

07/19/2012

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’ Green Dish-Washing, Sunburn & School Bus Tops

In this week’s Reply All, we look at sunburn, green dishwashing practices and why it is that the tops of some school buses are painted white.

06/15/2012

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Minn. GOP Endorses Byberg To Challenge Peterson

The state Republican party has endorsed Lee Byberg to challenge longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson in the 7th District.

03/31/2012

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Chainsaw Inventor’s Estate Goes To Willmar Foundation

The man who invented the chain saw’s unique chain design was actually married to a Minnesota woman. When he died, she moved back to the area and brought along her love of community. Now, that love is about to enrich the community of Willmar.

02/21/2012

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Driver, 72, Dies After Crash With Tree

A 72-year-old man died after being involved in a single-vehicle crash with a tree in Willmar, Minn. Tuesday afternoon.

02/15/2012

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4 Minnesota Kmart Stores Slated To Close

A partial list shows four Minnesota Kmart stores are set to close as part of the store closings announced this week by the parent company of Sears and Kmart.

12/29/2011

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Willmar Crash Kills Man With Pregnant Fiancée

A teenage boy could face charges for a deadly crash that killed a man and hurt six others on Christmas Eve.

12/26/2011

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Father, Son Indicted In Connection To MN Teacher’s Death

A grand jury has indicted a father and son on first-degree murder charges for the death of a Minnesota teacher.

11/18/2011

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Future Of Willmar Mental Health Facility In Doubt

The future of the three-year-old behavioral hospital in Willmar is in doubt after March 2012.

09/25/2011

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