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    The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has determined that the rural Stewart man found dead after walking away from his disabled car died of exposure. Authorities say that 55-year-old Garry Kontz, and his 34-year-old son Shawn …

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    30 Jan 14
  • Brok Junkermeier

    The assistant state attorneys general prosecuting Brok Junkermeier have filed the witness and exhibit lists for the upcoming trial of the 19-year-old Willmar man for his role in the killing of Lila Warwick. The West …

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    30 Jan 14
  • McLeod County Sheriff

    The McLeod County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man that was found dead near Stewart Monday morning after being reported missing. He’s identified as 55-year-old Garry Allen Kontz of rural Stewart. At …

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    28 Jan 14
  • Farm Bill Collin Peterson

    U.S. House and Senate negotiators say they’ve reached agreement on a new five-year Farm Bill. MNN reports the bill reportedly would cut funding for food stamps about one percent per year, or about 800 million …

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    28 Jan 14
  • McLeod County Sheriff

    An adult male was found dead near Stewart this morning after being reported missing. His name hasn’t been released. At just before 8:30 this morning (Monday), the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office received a report of …

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    27 Jan 14
  • Jenkins

    Sixteen-year-old Devon Jenkins of Willmar was sentenced today to the secured program at Prairie Lakes Juvenile Detention Center for the July 29th murder of 79-year-old Lila Warwick of Willmar. KWLM reports that if Jenkins can …

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    27 Jan 14
  • Fatal Crash

    Two Willmar men died after a one-vehicle rollover in Renville County Friday afternoon. 31-year-old Jose Lopez Deleon and 23-year-old Julio Giron died at the scene.  The Renville County Sheriff’s Office says they were passengers in …

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    25 Jan 14
  • Dawn Harriet Curtis

    A Chanhassen woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for stealing more than $525,000 in incoming checks to her employer and depositing them into her own bank accounts. 47-year-old Dawn Harriet Curtis was …

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    25 Jan 14