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Boy, 2, struck and killed by skid loader in Kandiyohi Co.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office received a report of a farm accident in Roseland Township, about 16 miles south of Willmar, at about 2 p.m. on Sunday.

KARE - 2018-08-19 23:19:39

Toddler dies in Roseland Township farm accident

The name of the child has not been released.The Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office, in a press release, said the child was apparently struck be a skid loader at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday. The child’s father transported the boy to Renville County Hospital in Olivia, where the child later died.The in

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 23:14:03

Two-year-old boy dies in farm accident near Willmar

Wikimedia CommonsA 2-year-old boy has been killed in a tragic accident at a farm in Minnesota.The accident was reported at 2 p.m. Sunday at a farm in southeast Roseland Township, about 14 miles south of Willmar.Kandiyohi County deputies learned the boy had been struck by a skid steer loader, and had

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-08-19 23:11:38

Willmar man pleads guilty to illegal weapons possession after bombs, machine guns found on property

A Willmar, Minn., man pleaded guilty Thursday to possessing unregistered machine guns, silencers and pipe bombs retrieved by authorities whounearthed an arsenal on his propertyearlier this year.


Eischen photos on display at Fergus Falls exhibit

FERGUS FALLS, Minn. — The unique and vibrant photography of Willmar, Minn., native Jared Eischen will be on display in his show "Color of the Midwest" that opens Monday, Aug. 20, and will be up through Oct. 10 in the Charles Beck Gallery on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Te

INFORUM - 2018-08-19 13:45:00

Swedzinski: Farmers face ‘wedge’ issues with state voters

“Folks, there are a lot of voices screaming and they’re getting answered,”he said. “We’re in deep trouble.


Repair rather than replace: Some Willmar seniors say Community...

Shelby Lindrud / Tribune While membership in the Willmar Senior Club is diminishing, the Willmar Community Center is still a popular gathering place for Willmar's senior population. Meals, card games, music events and programming such as the Bone Builders exercise class bring in many people.


Minnesota man admits to illegal cache of weapons, explosives

ST. PAUL — A 46-year-old Willmar man pleaded guilty Thursday, Aug, 16, to three federal weapons charges stemming from two searches of his Wilmar properties early this year, which turned up a wide array of machine guns, shotguns, rifles and pipe bombs.


Kwik Trip Opening in Willmar

Erica Dischino / Tribune The Kwik Trip on U.S. Highway 12, which includes a truck stop, showers and grocery store, opened its doors for the first time Thursday in Willmar.


Monson pleads guilty to three weapons charges

SAINT PAUL – Chad Lee Monson, 46, Willmar, plead guilty to three federal weapons charges Thursday stemming from two searches of his Wilmar properties early this year, which turned up wide array of machine guns, shotguns, rifles and pipe bombs.


Small Town Wood Lake Continues ‘Mini World Fair’ Tradition

About 350 people live in Wood Lake, Minn. But during the third week of August, thousands more come to town. And there is a good reason why.


Republicans move into Main Street building; open house Tuesday

“The program is at 6 p.m.,”Coudron said. “But we’ll also be serving hot dogs and ice cream treats. I told Arlene Lesewski there would be sauerkraut, too.


Sounds of Summer discovering its high note

As it turns out, that article came in handy when I spotted Labat helping vendors set up for Friday’s Culture Fest in the Schwan’s parking lot next to the Marshall Area Chamber of Commerce building. So when I asked him to tell me about that same history, he took me over to his truck and grabbed the c


Variety of music, activities and clothing during Culture Fest

Organizer Ron Skjong, who is with the Karen Organization of Minnesota, was pleased with the day.


Willmar man sent to prison for multiple offenses

WILLMAR — Rufujio Kooky Schorn, 22, of Willmar, was sentenced Tuesday to 23 months in prison for a felony charge of making threats of violence in a March incident when he injured a police officer's thumb while being arrested and threatened to take a police officer's gun and shoot him.


Crime and Accidents for Aug. 15

MARSHALL — A 45-year-old male was arrested for domestic assault in an incident reported at 11:03 p.m. Monday on the 100 block of F Street, Marshall Police said.MARSHALL — A 30-year-old female was cited for having expired vehicle registration in a traffic incident reported at 10:44 p.m. Monday at the


An idyllic view of Lake Pepin on a summer day

The scene:An overlook at Frontenac State Park takes in a view of the Mississippi River, where it widens into Lake Pepin, beyond the historic town of Old Frontenac.


Sheriff's Report 8-16-18 | Jackson County Pilot

Aug. 6A deputy towed a vehicle in Jackson from a city street that was previously cited for a parking-over-24-hours violation and still hadn’t been moved.Aug. 7A deputy responded to a report of a train derailment reported by Union Pacific at the Cargill/Miloma elevator. Four cars loaded with corn der


Tribune Editorial: Journalists are a vital part of America

The president has an end game. He told CBS reporter Lesley Stahl after the 2016 election that he attacks the press “To discredit you all and demean you all, so that when you write negative stories about me, no one will believe you.”


Ruptured gas line closes highways in Benson

According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, sections of U.S. Highway 12 West and state Highway 29 South are currently closed.The gas company, fire department and emergency services are on site.The roads will remain closed until they are safe for traffic, according to MnDOT.For real-time