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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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Family Fun Neighborhood Guide to Willmar

Why not pack up the car and drive just a couple of hours west of the Twin Cities to the Willmar area, which has plenty of fun to offer every family member all year round.

09/09/2011

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Police: Woman Arrested For Making Machete Threats

Willmar police arrested a 50-year-old woman who allegedly threatened someone with a machete Saturday morning at a farmers market.

08/06/2011

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Assault With A Stiletto

A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to assault with a stiletto shoe.

07/27/2011

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Willmar Man Sentenced For Day Care Assaults

A Willmar man who acknowledged molesting young girls at his wife’s home day care is scheduled to serve three years in prison on two second-degree criminal charges.

07/21/2011

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Willmar Man Pulls Knife On Police

Authorities in Willmar say a man being investigated in a hit-and-run accident Thursday pulled out a knife and barricaded himself inside a house.

04/22/2011

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Not-Guilty Plea In Crash That Killed Norway Judge

A 51-year-old Minnesota man has pleaded not guilty to charges of speeding in an October crash that killed two people, including a Norwegian appeals court judge.

03/03/2011

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Minn. Man Wonders About Snowmobile Collection

In the early 1990’s, Harlan Rohner could have been seen as a visionary.

02/19/2011

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Man Pinned Under Rail Car In Serious Condition

A man who had both of his legs pinned under a railroad car in Willmar, Minn. is in serious condition at St. Cloud Hospital, doctors said.

02/04/2011

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Man Trapped Underneath Railroad Car In Willmar

A man is in a trauma center after both his legs were pinned underneath a railroad car in Willmar, Minn. Thursday morning, according to a Willmar Ambulance official.

02/03/2011

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