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Remember the Minnesota woman who got her head stuck in a tailpipe? Jimmy Kimmel talked to her

Strom and the owner of the pickup, Tom Wold, spoke to Kimmel from the Darwin (Minn.) Tavern, where the end of Wold’s tailpipe is now on display.

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-06-22 22:13:17

Northwoods League: Willmar stings Bucks, 11-0

Buy NowWILLMAR, Minn. -- The Waterloo Bucks struggled throughout a four-hour loss at Willar Thursday night in Northwoods League action.Willmar took advantage of four errors and added 10 hits during an 11-0 shutout at Bill Taunton Stadium.The Stingers (13-10) silenced Waterloo's bats with Corey Binge

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-06-22 03:45:00

Getting ready for the parade

Blankets were laid out Friday on the boulevard in front of the Kandiyohi County Courthouse to secure coveted spots along the Willmar Fest parade route. The Grand Day Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.WILLMAR -- Blankets were laid out Friday on the boulevard in front of the Kandiyohi County Courth

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 20:38:39

Meeker County Sheriff Report 6/21/18

On the 21st at 8:07 a.m. the Sheriff's Office checked on a stalled vehicle on MN Highway 24 at MN Highway 15, North Kingston Township. The driver had a tow on the way, all was okay.

CROWRIVERMEDIA.COM - 2018-06-22 14:15:00

Input on Senate farm bill heard at Willmar meeting

Carolyn Lange / Tribune About 25 people, including farmers, representatives from power cooperatives and Kandiyohi County Commissioners, watch a video Thursday morning in Willmar of Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Her staff conducted meetings in several locations in Minnesota, including Willmar, to discuss the S

WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 13:24:00

Litchfield teen heading to Hollywood … sort of

Buy NowKaitlyn Strom, right, held up the tip of the exhaust pipe her head was stuck in Friday as seen on the viral video that has more than 1 million views on Facebook. The Winsted Fire Department was called to cut the tailpipe and free Strom’s head. She and Tom Wold, the owner of the truck, both ga


Willmar man pleads guilty in child molestation

Deangelo Maurice Monette, 34, will plead guilty to one count of third-degree criminal sexual conduct. The other three charges, all first-degree, will be dismissed.


Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending June 22

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WEST CENTRAL TRIBUNE - 2018-06-22 22:43:44

Watch: Minnesota's tailpipe teen appears on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Jimmy Kimmel Live, YouTubeLitchfield teenager Kaitlyn Strom's sudden fame led to an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday evening.The 19 year old appeared live from theDarwin Tavern in Darwin, Minnesota,where she was interviewed by Kimmel on the ABC Show.Alongside was Tom Wold, the owner of

BRINGMETHENEWS.COM - 2018-06-22 13:02:08

Minimum-security inmate escapes custody in Becker County

The Becker County Sheriff’s Office said Ricardo Daniel Gomez, 41, of Willmar, Minn., was reported absent from his assignment around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 16.Gomez was being housed at the Becker County Minimum Security Annex in Detroit Lakes and was part of the Institution Community Work Crews.The


Juvenile Charged With Arson In Historic Melrose Church Fire

On the afternoon of March 11, 2016, a deacon returning from errands first saw the flames at the 120-year-old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Melrose.


Weather Drawing: A day at the lake

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Grand opening set Wednesday for Willmar's Rice Park

Erica Dischino / Tribune Aliyah Santana, 11, plays on the new splash pad Thursday afternoon at Rice Park in Willmar. A grand opening celebration will be Wednesday.


Litchfield proud – Marching band performs during Litchfield night at Willmar Stingers game

The Litchfield Marching Band performed its “Spartacus” show at Bill Taunton Stadium. Following their performance, Litchfield Mayor Keith Johnson threw out the ceremonial first pitch. The marching band played the National Anthem, as well as pep band songs throughout the game.


Willmar council wants public input on new city hall

WILLMAR — All residents who have an opinion regarding the possibility of a new Willmar City Hall, either for or against, are urged to attend a town hall meeting at 5 p.m June 26 at the Willmar Fire Hall. The invite comes directly from the Willmar City Council, whose members are hoping to gather publ


Willmar man facing explosives, firearms charges denied bail

A federal magistrate on Friday ordered a Willmar, Minn., man held without bail on charges that he had massed an arsenal of machine guns, silencers and explosives and allegedly threatened court personnel and an informant.Chad Lee Monson, 46, was one of five people arrested at his home in late January


Charges: Willmar duo held teen prisoner, repeatedly assaulted him

Kandiyohi County Jail RosterA Willmar man and woman have been charged with imprisoning and assaulting a teenage boy who tried to swindle them.A criminal complaint filed in Kandiyohi County details the frightening ordeal, which began May 28 after the victim and another boy didn't return to the Prairi


Willmar man and woman charged with imprisoning and assault a teenage boy

A Willmar man and woman have been charged with holding a teen against his will and assaulting him multiple times because the boy tried to swindle them. A criminal complaint filed in Kandiyohi County says the incident took place May 28th after the victim and another boy didn’t return to the Prairie L


Two Willmar residents charged with false imprisonment and beating...

Jose Agapito Sanchez, 21, and Ashley Connie Marie Valadez, 25, made their initial court appearances Wednesday in Kandiyohi County District Court.In addition to the false imprisonment charge, Sanchez faces felony charges of threats of violence and possession of ammunition or a firearm after a convict


Willmar man indicted after raid unearthed arsenal

Before authorities seized a cache of machine guns, rocket launchers and pipe bombs from a Willmar man’s bunker earlier this year, prosecutors say he discussed targeting a judge and two attorneys with homemade bombs.