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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
October 17, 2018
Willmar man charged with three felonies in rape case
October 17, 2018 - 6:22pm
October 16, 2018
Melissa Wentzel, Club Bethesda director, steers a trishaw bike while Mary Frick, Bethesda Club member, left, and Britta Diem, Willmar Community Center director, enjoy the ride. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Willmar's trishaw fleet part of a rural Minnesota first
October 16, 2018 - 7:00am
October 9, 2018
Republican Jeff Johnson, a Hennepin County commissioner, and Democrat Tim Walz, a U.S. Representative from southern Minnesota, speak during the “Greater Minnesota Debate” gubernatorial candidate forum at the MinnWest Technology Campus Tuesday evening. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Walz, Johnson stick to common themes in central Minnesota forum
October 9, 2018 - 10:47pm
Jesse James Rhoades
Charges: Alleged kidnapper choked Willmar girl until she blacked out
October 9, 2018 - 8:06pm
September 28, 2018
Minnesota college suspends football program for season
September 28, 2018 - 2:03pm
September 27, 2018
German Tot-Che, 31, of Brooten, Minn., has been arrested and charged with two felony counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct
Charges: Woman allegedly raped by three men, teen in Willmar motel room
September 27, 2018 - 6:20pm
August 30, 2018
Ashley Connie Marie Valadez
Second defendant appears in west-central Minnesota court on kidnapping, assault charges
August 30, 2018 - 9:58am
August 17, 2018
Chad Monson
Minnesota man admits to illegal cache of weapons, explosives
August 17, 2018 - 4:00pm
August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week to move the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth lighthouse unlikely to move, despite Willmar's interest
August 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
July 28, 2018
Jesus Diaz
Willmar man charged with kidnapping after trying to abduct girl in Target bathroom
July 28, 2018 - 8:01pm
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Central Minnesota professors author free textbook
July 28, 2018 - 8:20am
July 20, 2018
Orlo and Helen Almlie, of rural Lake Lillian, are transitioning ownership of their 100-head of stock cows and calves to Cullen Fischer, a 31-year-old man they met just a couple years ago. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Cattlemen at heart:Creativity gives next generation of farmers a boost
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm