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Willmar man pleads not guilty to kidnapping baby
Two women from Willmar injured in crash Monday in the Cities
Impaired driving case upheld but judge warns Upper Sioux police about video failure
Recycling bins from recycled materials: Kandiyohi County program creates wooden boxes to encourage recycling
Farm transition workshop set April 1 in Benson
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Dave & Vivian Swanson
February 16, 2017
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
Genuine. "Real genuine" is how Opal Kronkie adoringly describes nearly everyone and everything. Genuine is also just the word to depict the...
February 16, 2017 - 8:15am
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
More than 35 years ago, the musical, "9 to 5" was written and produced. One would think that this blockbuster hit wouldn't have a parallel to...
February 16, 2017 - 7:36am
January 25, 2017
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Emmy-winning actress Mary Tyler Moore, who brightened American television screens as the perky suburban housewife on "The Dick Van Dyke Show"...
January 25, 2017 - 1:57pm
January 9, 2017
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
LOS ANGELES - "La La Land" dominated Sunday's Golden Globes, winning a record-breaking seven statues including best musical or comedy. The ode...
January 9, 2017 - 7:42am
December 1, 2016
Willmar artist to paint community mural
WILLMAR — "Celebrating Community" is the theme for a mural to be painted for the Willmar Community Center by local artist Ron Adams.
December 1, 2016 - 11:55am
July 13, 2016
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
SPICER -- A little piece of the Smithsonian has made its way to Spicer’s Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. When first walking into...
July 13, 2016 - 2:53pm
July 7, 2016
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
As a stiff west wind whips her long black hair and bends the tall green prairie grass she’s standing on, Bethany Lacktorin spreads her arms...
July 7, 2016 - 11:15am
June 29, 2016
Comedy production opens Thursday in New London
The Little Theatre in New London presents “You Can’t Take it With You” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Tickets are $15 for adults...
June 29, 2016 - 12:25pm
June 22, 2016
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
When “The Voice” comes to Minnesota on Saturday to audition singers to fill its roster for the new season, among the hopefuls will be a 25-year-old...
June 22, 2016 - 11:00pm
May 19, 2016
New archive, display offers look at The Barn Theatre’s colorful history
The Barn is in phase two of a nearly $1 million renovation to increase its viability for future generations. But on the second floor of the downtown...
May 19, 2016 - 11:09am
Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Festival returns to Willmar after 4-year hiatus
Following a four-year hiatus, Willmar will once again play host to the Cinco de Mayo Family Festival. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
April 21, 2016
Ridgewater's dramatic comedy 'Middletown' opens tonight on Willmar campus
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College presents “Middletown” at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday at the Willmar campus theater. The dramatic comedy...
April 21, 2016 - 6:00am
April 14, 2016
'Steel Magnolias' opens tonight at The Barn Theatre
The Barn Theatre presents “Steel Magnolias” at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday and April 21-23 with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays, April...
April 14, 2016 - 3:05pm
April 7, 2016
Through Willmar library partnership, Girl Scouts play tutors, pals to young students
Each Thursday, Tasha Klatt spends two hours at the Willmar Public Library tutoring young students. They are some of the most rewarding hours...
April 7, 2016 - 9:56am
March 17, 2016
Benson church brings Da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' to life
The “Living Last Supper” will be presented at 7 p.m. Sunday at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson. The dramatic musical is a representation...
March 17, 2016 - 8:42pm