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Pennock man pleads guilty to sexual misconduct with minor

BENSON-A 27-year-old man pleaded guilty Monday to criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree. Nathan Lee Wersinger, of Pennock, also faced one felony count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct involving a minor, but that charge was dismissed as part of a plea agreement reached in conference Mon

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 10:25:00

Spilseth reviews his career on the bench

(Willmar MN-) Kandiyohi County District Court Judge Don Spilseth of Spicer is stepping down from the bench October 6th. Spilseth, 65, was appointed to the 8th Judicial District Court by Governor Arne Carlson in July of 1993. Spilseth says before that he was an attorney at a law firm in Willmar and w

WILLMARRADIO.COM - 2017-09-18 12:28:00

Ridgewater, local providers start new nursing assistant training program

WILLMAR - Ridgewater College and Willmar health care providers are working with a Twin Cities nonprofit to train Latino certified nursing assistants. Ridgewater, Rice Memorial Hospital and Bethesda Health & Housing have developed a partnership with Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio to provide t

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:38:00

Improvements slated for dangerous stretch of Hwy. 71

NEW LONDON - A dangerous stretch of U.S. Highway 71 north of Willmar, where fatalities have happened at high-traffic intersections in recent years, will be improved with a $6 million project scheduled to begin next spring. Questions about the approximately nine-mile project zone were answered Thursd

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 12:03:00

Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! celebrates 20 years

WILLMAR - Despite being moved indoors because of the threat of inclement weather, a good crowd attended the 20th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival Saturday in Willmar. Visual artists from around the region had their artwork for sale while free music and hands-on arts and crafts activi

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 02:11:16

Willmar tax levy increases 3 percent, for now

WILLMAR - The Willmar City Council unanimously approved a resolution to set the preliminary 2018 tax levy to $4,974,245, a 3 percent increase, or $144,880, over the 2017 levy. With the council's approval, this is the maximum the levy can be for 2018. The city can, however, reduce the levy before the

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:46:00

Willmar lawmaker sends letter Trump requesting emergency status for opioid epidemic

WILLMAR - A Willmar lawmaker, whose son died as a result of an addiction to opioids, is asking President Trump to declare the opioid crisis as a public emergency. Dave Baker said Monday that he - along with fellow Republican and Speaker of the House Kurt Daudt - sent a letter asking Trump to formall

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 11:33:00

Ideas sought for Willmar health equity projects

WILLMAR - Ideas for improving local health will be explored at a series of upcoming meetings hosted by a Willmar initiative to reduce health inequities. Organizers seek to create an "idea fund" to spur new and innovative projects that will lead to fewer barriers and more opportunities for promoting

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 11:41:00

Parkersburg man charged with murder in alleged machete attack

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. - A Parkersburg man is jailed on a murder charge after allegedly using a machete to fatally stab someone at a residence on 33rd St. late Sunday evening. Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, has been charged with murder and is in the North Central Regional Jail., Police say he fled after the at

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-09-18 18:28:00

Parkersburg man charged with murder

According to records in Wood County Magistrate Court, Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, 907 33rd St., was charged with the murder of a man at Hill's residence. The weapon was a "machete-style knife," records said. Wilson was arraigned this morning in Wood County Magistrate Court. He also was charged with two

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Police say man was killed with machete

Matthew Lee Wilson, 30, of 907 33rd St., was arrested around 11:40 p.m. Sunday for the murder of 60-year-old David Matthew Hill, who owned and lived in the house where Wilson, his mother and brother were staying, Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin said. Wilson is in custody at the North Central Reg

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

News and Sentinel Job Fair slated for Sept. 29

VIENNA - Prospective employers and job seekers will meet at The Parkersburg News and Sentinel's Job Fair on Sept. 29 at Grand Pointe Conference Center in Vienna. So far, more than 15 companies and organizations are signed up to participate in the event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the center, 1500 Gran

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

DUI Checkpoint to be conducted Sept. 24 in Wood County

VIENNA, WV - The Wood County Sheriff's Office and Vienna Police will conduct a DUI Sobriety Checkpoint this weekend. The DUI Sobriety Checkpoint will take place on Sunday, Sept. 24, from 8 P.M. to 12 A.M., on Rosemar Road (Co. Road 14/16), at the intersection of Jackson Park Drive in Vienna. Driver

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-09-18 22:23:00

St. Mark Council makes a $500 donation and other community news

PLEASANTVILLE - The Pleasantville Sociables took a day trip on Aug. 23 to Marietta for a boat ride on the Valley Gem, a sternwheeler. The Pleasantville Sociables meet on the fourth Wednesday of each month at the Pleasantville Community Building. A potluck luncheon is held at noon. For more informati

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-19 15:07:59

Girl helps family that lost home

JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times Hollis Sturgill, 12, of Warren Township, sells baked goods to brothers Ethan,11, (center) and Jacob Berg, 12, (right) to raise the final dollars in her $2,000 fundraising goal for the Brooks family while at her baseball game in Marietta Monday. Rebuilding their l

MARIETTA TIMES - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Misty Casto elected treasurer of NADO

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Misty Casto, Executive Director of the Buckeye Hills Regional Council in Marietta, was elected as Treasurer of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) on Sept. 12, at NADO's annual business meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the association's 50

LOGAN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Preschool program expands to include YMCA daycare

LANCASTER - A former elementary school is still being used to teach kids during the day. The students are just a little younger. A partnership between Lancaster City Schools, Head Start, and the Robert K. Fox Family YMCA is just beginning at the former Sanderson Elementary. Lancaster City Schools of

LANCASTER EAGLE GAZETTE.COM - 2017-09-18 20:23:21

Athens County man charged in drug investigation

A Stewart-area man is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Sept. 27 in Marietta Municipal Court on a felony charge of trafficking in heroin. Ike Ray Tabler, 43, of 1228 McGraw Road, was arrested by the Washington County Sheriff's Office as part of an investigation by the Washington Morgan Noble M

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Fans, vendors gather at River City Comic Con to celebrate pop culture

Batman, portrayed by Jimmy Cheuvront, enjoyed his first local comic convention on Sunday. (Photo by Doug Loyer) MARIETTA - Some people got a chance to see their favorite superhero on Sunday during the River City Comic Con Comic Book and Collectibles Show at Marietta College's Dyson Baudo Recreation

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Organizers, vendors pleased by Harvest Moon Festival's turnout

David Taylor, of Marietta, puts the finishing touches on a bowl Sunday. Taylor received the festival's Best Demonstration award. (Photo by Jeff Baughan) Margaret E. Barth Hannah Smith, left, Cacy Smith, center, and Preston Smith, right, of Belleville, look at old photographs Sunday in the history

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 07:00:00