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.
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.
Pastor Greg Enterline has been pastor at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar for three years, and had gotten to know Lila Warwick pretty well.
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.
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.
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.
Willmar police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects who allegedly burned two American flags on June 1 near downtown Willmar.
A jury in Kandiyohi County is deliberating the case against a man charged in a fatal farm confrontation.
The state boys basketball tournament starts Wednesday and Woodbury’s one of the most intriguing teams.
Crosslake citizens say unnecessary health regulations have hurt their annual chili cook-off, and a state lawmaker has the fix.
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.
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.
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.
An 82-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges of shooting a Minnesota teacher to death following an altercation.
A special bike stolen in Willmar is back now where it belongs.