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  • Junkermeier Trial Resumes

    Week two of the Brok Junkermeier murder trial begins today (Monday) in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar. The 19-year-old fromWillmaris charged with killing 79-year-old Lila Warwick in her east Willmar home last July 29th. …

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    31 Mar 14
  • crash investigation

    Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Sibley County early Sunday evening. 44-year-old Cindy Baier of Hutchinson, 18-year-old Brian Johnson of Hutchinson, 69-year-old Janis Hopwood of Baudette, and 82-year-old Robert Hopwood of Baudette, …

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    31 Mar 14
  • Railroad Crossing

    ST. CLOUD –St. Cloud police have released the name of the person who was struck and killed by a train in southeast St.Cloud yesterday (Thursday) morning. The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Carol Oltz of St. …

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    28 Mar 14
  • court

    A full jury panel of 12 jurors and two alternates has been seated in the Brok Junkermeier murder trial. The 19-year-old Willmar teen is accused of first-degree murder in the July 29, 2013, death of …

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    28 Mar 14
  • unemployment rate

    Minnesota employers cut 100 jobs in February, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The loss, combined with a revised gain of 800 jobs in January, brought …

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    28 Mar 14
  • area counties

    ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) —Benton County sheriff’s officials have released the name of a man whose body was found east of St. Cloud. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s office says it’s the body of 31-year-old Jamie …

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    27 Mar 14
  • Renville County Sheriff

    A vehicle stolen in Willmar was recovered in Renville County when authorities responded to a crash in which the vehicle struck a utility pole Tuesday morning. The Renville County Sheriff’s office says no one was injured, …

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    26 Mar 14
  • Brok Junkermeier

    Five jurors were seated Tuesday in the first day of the first-degree murder trial of Brok Junkermeier. The 19-year-old from Willmar is accused in the strangulation and stabbing death of 79-year-old Lila Warwick at her …

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    26 Mar 14