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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
January 25, 2016
James Taylor to bring tour to Minnesota
FARGO, N.D. — Singer-songwriter James Taylor will bring his tour to Minnesota and North Dakota late this spring, it was announced Monday. He returns to the Fargodome June 4 for a concert, and has scheduled Minnesota dates at Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato on May 31 and at Amsoil...
January 25, 2016 - 11:07pm
January 18, 2016
Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67
LOS ANGELES - Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist for the Eagles, died Monday. He was 67."It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce...
January 18, 2016 - 4:36pm
January 11, 2016
Legendary musician David Bowie dies at 69
LOS ANGELES - David Bowie, the seminal British musician behind such era-defining hits of the 1970s as "Space Oddity," "Major Tom," "Young Americans"...
January 11, 2016 - 8:24am
December 14, 2015
Adele will begin her national tour in St. Paul
ST. PAUL -- Record-shattering British songstress Adele will kick off the North American leg of her highly anticipated 2016 tour with two shows, July 5 and 6, at St. Paul’s Xcel Energy Center. Tickets are $149.50 to $39.95 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday through Ticketmaster,...
December 14, 2015 - 11:07pm
December 12, 2015
Kat Perkins hopes Willmar Christmas show begins an annual tradition
There’s a hint of weariness to Kat Perkins’ voice as she answers the phone. It’s understandable. Her life has been an invariable whirlwind...
December 12, 2015 - 6:00am
December 7, 2015
VIDEO: 'The Nutcracker' comes to Willmar
The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra and Colleen's School of Dance packed the WEAC Auditorium on Sunday for the performance of "The Nutcracker...
December 7, 2015 - 10:38am
December 4, 2015
Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland dies on tour bus in Minnesota
LOS ANGELES - Tributes poured in on Friday for rock singer Scott Weiland, the troubled ex-frontman for the band Stone Temple Pilots, who was...
December 4, 2015 - 11:40am
December 2, 2015
VIDEO: Orchestra and dancers prepare for weekend show in Willmar
The Willmar Area Symphonic Orchestra and Colleen's School of Dance rehearse Tuesday evening at the Willmar Education and Arts Center for a performance...
December 2, 2015 - 10:06am
November 11, 2015
Justin Bieber tour includes Minneapolis
Justin Bieber fans rejoiced Wednesday when the music superstar announced he would be going on tour — with stops including Fargo, North Dakota, and Minneapolis — to promote his new album, Purpose, which will be released Friday. The Purpose World Tour will play a string of shows...
November 11, 2015 - 11:10pm
Brice, Currington, Allan among names added to 2016 WE Fest lineup
DETROIT LAKES —Lee Brice, Billy Currington, Gary Allan and Montgomery Gentry have been added to next summer's WE Fest, held just outside...
November 11, 2015 - 9:41am
November 4, 2015
Chris Stapleton, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert win big at Country Music Association Awards
Brad Paisley , William Shatner and Carrie Underwood share a joke as they host the 49th annual CMA Awards Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville....
November 4, 2015 - 11:17pm
September 27, 2015
Video: Fiddlers fire up at Terrace Mill
On the green in Terrace betweein Sunburg and Glenwood, along the East Branch of the Chippewa River, fiddlers from 8 to 91 took their turns on...
September 27, 2015 - 4:37pm
April 19, 2015
Lambert, Bryan big winners at ACM Awards
LOS ANGELES — The Academy of Country Music Awards went big to celebrate its 50th year, with the emphasis on exciting performances and, of course,...
April 19, 2015 - 11:55pm
February 8, 2015
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
By Piya Sinha-Roy Reuters LOS ANGELES — British soul singer Sam Smith was the big winner at the Grammy Awards on Sunday, taking both record...
February 8, 2015 - 11:36pm
December 27, 2014
After slogging through a mammoth roster of fabulous tunes, the Tribune’s musical misfits are back with their songs of the year list
Earlier this year, I teamed with my musical compadre Ron Adams to offer a recap of a stellar year in music by discussing our favorite songs of...
December 27, 2014 - 5:00am