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I-5 bridge collapses north of Seattle; people in water
New London man faces nine felonies; stolen guns found in fish house
New Bush Fellowship recipient to pursue growth of deep winter, local foods economy
Consumers will have to shell out more to have meat on their plates this summer grilling season
ACGC declines request to share superintendent with BLHS
Prep Track: Card girls 2nd, boys 3rd at CLC championships
Girls Golf: Lakers dominate subsection
Boys Tennis: Wildcats’ singles, doubles teams advance to 6A semis
Boys Golf: Dreier, Johnson lead NLS to 3AA-Northeast championship
Prep baseball roundup: ACGC bounces KMS
Paddle Theatre takes audience on newly-chartered waters in Granite Falls, Minn.
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
Community artists provide support and venue for New London-Spicer, Minn., art students
New London, Minn., potter wins internationally
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Council member Ahmann fails to sway votes on Willmar Council for policy to address business closings
Bids awarded for $2.1 million renovation of Rice Hospital medical imaging department
Renville, Minn., sugar co-op reports improving water quality compliance
Counties gain financial aid and get tax break with new legislation
Schmoll to step down as executive director of Safe Avenues in Willmar, Minn.
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Audrey M. Nordquist
Doris Mable Messenbrink
Stanley G. Gatewood
Karen Ann (Schennum) Rovente
Leo Sebring Sept. 24, 1932 - May 20, 2013
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Be safe on this Memorial Weekend
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
'American Idol' crowns a winner
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scotty McCreery won the "American Idol" battle of the fresh-faced country crooners Wednesday, pulling more of a record 122 million-plus viewer votes than competitor Lauren Alaina...
Thu, May 26, 2011 - 3:20pm
'Sensations' shows the way to Minnesota destinations
UPPER SIOUX COMMUNITY -- A television program that motivates viewers to explore the great outdoors found right outside their front doors is about to air. Pioneer Public Television Channel 10...
outdoors / region / state / television / entertainment
Sat, May 21, 2011 - 8:31am
Willmar Fests gala is Saturday: Meet reigning royalty and 2011 candidates
WILLMAR -- Candidates for Queen of Festivals and their sponsors will be introduced during the Willmar Fests Queen's Banquet and Magical Ball beginning Saturday at the Willmar Conference Center. Festivities...
Thu, May 19, 2011 - 10:46am
Schwarzenegger child report spurs media frenzy
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- The middle-aged woman, her husband and her son became perfect neighbors after they arrived a year ago on a quiet suburban cul-de-sac, residents recalled. That peace was...
Thu, May 19, 2011 - 10:10am
Jerry Lewis retiring from MDA telethon in Sept.
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- After 45 years promoting treatment and a cure for children he calls "my kids," comedian Jerry Lewis announced Monday he is retiring as host of the...
entertainment / news
Tue, May 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Cinco de Mayo Family Festival held Saturday at the Willmar Middle School
A group of Aztec dancers from Minneapolis perform during the 5th annual Cinco de Mayo Family Festival held Saturday at the Willmar Middle School. The dance troupe is dedicated to...
Sun, May 15, 2011 - 5:48pm
Video of teasing of talking dog goes viral
A video has gone viral on the Internet featuring a talking dog being teased with food. Original YouTube video: Ultimate Dog Tease ABC GMA report: 'Talking' Dog New Viral Video...
Thu, May 12, 2011 - 12:02pm
Backyard first kiss video goes viral
It is just two kids sitting in the backyard as mom captures the first kiss moment on video. Now it has gone viral across the Internet. The two kids, Elliot...
Tue, May 10, 2011 - 10:28am
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver announce separation (video)
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was a storybook marriage in 1986 on a spring weekend on Cape Cod that united a princess of an American political dynasty, Maria Shriver, and...
Tue, May 10, 2011 - 9:57am
Theater Review: Musical based on 'Candida' a pocket-sized jewel
NEW YORK (AP) -- If "My Fair Lady" is George Bernard Shaw writ large, "A Minister's Wife" is Shaw writ small. Everything about the new musical based on the playwright's...
entertainment / theater
Mon, May 09, 2011 - 8:43am
Busy week for America's leading anchorman
NEW YORK (AP) -- During the past week or so, Brian Williams had so much going on that learning he'd have a new competitor in CBS' Scott Pelley was the...
Mon, May 09, 2011 - 8:37am
Questions linger about end of 'Oprah Winfrey' show
CHICAGO (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey has given the world 25 years of poets and politicians, A-list actors and musicians and talk show topics that defined and reflected American culture. As...
Thu, May 05, 2011 - 11:10am
Sesame Street, Delta team up on summer air travel
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Today's "Sesame Street" is brought to you by the letter "A" -- for "airplane." Characters from the long-running children's TV show will be at three airports this...
Mon, May 02, 2011 - 12:15pm
Whoopi's funky footwear gets laughs in Austria
VIENNA (AP) -- Whoopi Goldberg in Austria to promote "Sister Act," with her trademark slapstick humor. She slipped off her high-heeled sandals at Vienna's Ronacher Theater on Friday when she...
Mon, May 02, 2011 - 11:30am
Jodie Foster says Mel Gibson is still 'beloved'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mel Gibson has had more ugly scandals than hit movies in the past five years, but longtime friend Jodie Foster still feels he's "the most beloved actor"...
Wed, Apr 27, 2011 - 8:59am