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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in 3 U.S. states
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 5, 2016
Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
WILLMAR -- A 20-year-old Olivia woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash early Monday morning on an icy U.S. Highway 71. The State Patrol says...
11 hours 48 min ago
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading deputies to human remains in N.D.
FARGO — A man considered a suspect in the disappearance of a Twin Cities woman has been charged with manslaughter following the discovery...
12 hours 4 min ago
Spokesman: Trump supports Dakota Access pipeline and will review project
WASHINGTON - President-elect Donald Trump supports the construction of a pipeline in North Dakota, his spokesman said on Monday, Dec. 5, when...
12 hours 33 min ago
Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
WILLMAR — A very slight slope will provide drainage at the new playground planned for Robbins Island. Jason Ver Steeg, from Duininck Inc.,...
16 hours 29 min ago
Harvesting unused goods to benefit nonprofits: Thrift store donors can give to organizations of their choice
WILLMAR — In the Bible, Leviticus 19:9-10 says one shouldn't harvest their entire field, but leave the corners for those in need. "You're...
17 hours 32 min ago
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
We all have holiday traditions. Mine include watching "White Christmas," spending too much money and — as of late — making crazy...
18 hours 36 min ago
Records published Dec. 5
This is the records summary for Dec. 5. Crash knocks out power WILLMAR — Power to an area along Kandiyohi County Road 5 northwest of Willmar was temporarily knocked out Sunday morning after a vehicle went into the ditch and hit a power box. The driver, who was not identified,...
18 hours 39 min ago
DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
FAIRFAX — The Department of Natural Resources invites the public to review a draft management plan amendment for Fort Ridgely State Park,...
19 hours 42 min ago
December 4, 2016
Dragons place third at own invite
LITCHFIELD—The Litchfield wrestling team dominated the lower weight divisions in its invitational to take third in a field of seven on Saturday. Hutchinson won the meet with 220 points and Minneota was second with 213. Four different Dragons were champions in their weight division....
December 4, 2016 - 11:50pm
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
LAS VEGAS — The City of Lights has been good to Tanner Aus and J.D. Struxness, two Central Minnesota cowboys. Aus is just a year removed...
December 4, 2016 - 11:49pm
Card gymnast place third at Becker
BECKER—Willmar's gymnastics team had a strong showing in their first action of the season, taking third in a tightly-contested eight-team field at the Becker Invitational on Saturday. North Branch took first with 138.3 points and Becker finished just 0.2 points behind in second...
December 4, 2016 - 11:47pm
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
MINNEAPOLIS—The Gophers displayed sunnier dispositions after bowl berths were announced Sunday afternoon. A year ago, Minnesota coach Tracy...
December 4, 2016 - 11:46pm
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
MONTICELLO—Noah Slagter did it all for Willmar on Saturday including guide a second half offensive surge to defeat Monticello 65-52 in the Monticello Invitational. Slagter finished with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 11 rebounds. He was only outscored by Monticello's...
December 4, 2016 - 11:43pm
Alabama, Clemson, Ohio State, Washington picked for CFP
The guessing game is over. But the second-guessing is just starting. Alabama will be gunning for back-to-back college football championships,...
December 4, 2016 - 11:42pm
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
APPLE VALLEY — Spooked by reports of home-delivered parcels being stolen in her Apple Valley neighborhood, Suzi Forrest Magill recently...
December 4, 2016 - 10:26pm