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January 19, 2017
2017 Spicer Winterfest schedule
January 19, 2017 - 8:20am
Among the WinterFest favorites is the Green Lake Pond Hockey tournament which is set this year for Jan. 28-29 from dawn to dusk.
WinterFest 2017 in full swing this weekend in Spicer
January 19, 2017 - 8:18am
January 18, 2017
Behind the scenes of Animal Plant's Puppy bowl annual game to raise awareness for pet adoptions.  Photo / Reuters
Disabled pups among line-up for annual Puppy Bowl
January 18, 2017 - 9:45pm
January 16, 2017
Josie Hovey was honored recently for 28-plus years as a volunteer by the Atwater Area Help for Seniors program. She is pictured with her daughter, Darleen Nelson, and son, Deryl Ramey.
Reader News: Hovey honored for years of service
January 16, 2017 - 12:33pm
Steve Brisendine, from left, and Tammy Rudningen, both representing Willmar Community Education and Recreation, accept a check from Becky Clayton, Willmar Kiwanis president.
Reader News: WCER Scholarship Fund is 2016 'Peanut Partner'
January 16, 2017 - 12:33pm
January 13, 2017
A person holds pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in this picture illustration taken Sept. 18, 2013.
Studies find worrying over- and underuse of medicine worldwide
January 13, 2017 - 7:28am
January 11, 2017
Forum News Service file photo
Cardiac arrest sufferers may have better survival odds if a bystander at the scene performs CPR before an ambulance arrives, a Danish study found. Bystander CPR generally won't restore a normal heart rhythm, but it can buy time by maintaining blood flow to vital organs.
Bystander CPR may boost survival odds when ambulance delayed
January 11, 2017 - 10:46pm
January 10, 2017
Around our region published for Jan. 11
January 10, 2017 - 10:33pm
A pregnant woman touches her stomach as people practice yoga in this June 20, 2012, file photo. Childre of obese parents may be more likely to experience certain developmental delays early in childhood, a recent study suggests. In an ideal scenario, the parents would be a healthy body weight prior to conception. (Reuters file photo)
Parental obesity may be tied to developmental delays in kids
January 10, 2017 - 12:04pm
January 8, 2017

Road markings in Minnesota signal various things to drivers. Solid white lines mark crosswalks, stop lines at intersections, parking stalls, and the edges of a roadway.
Road markings signal drivers when lane changes, passing allowed
January 8, 2017 - 11:03pm
Men who smoked at least 20 cigarettes a day, however, were at five times the risk of stroke before age 45, and more than two times the risk by age 60, the study says.
Tobacco, but not pot, boosts early stroke risk
January 8, 2017 - 11:01pm
Myah Johnson, second place winner in Willmar Fire Department poster contest for community fifth grade students. The theme for this year’s Willmar Fire Department contest was “Don’t Wait, Check the Date."
Fire poster content winners
January 8, 2017 - 10:58pm
Seated is great-grandmother Pam Knutson of Willmar and great-great-grandfather Bill Larson of Sartell holding Cohen Thein. Standing is grandmother Nikki Thein of New London and father Peter Thein of Spicer.
Five-generation of Larson, Knutson and Thein
January 8, 2017 - 10:54pm
Pantry box build for Dassel
January 8, 2017 - 10:51pm
Dragon Fruit and Strawberry With Pepper Syrup is a recommended recipe that highlights flavors in the annual Flavor Forecast. Special to The Forum
See what's cooking in the 2017 Flavor Forecast
January 8, 2017 - 10:45pm