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Audit: Minn. welfare programs have lax eligibility checks
It's back: Minnesota Senate has plan to revive Real ID
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
State Fair doughnut fry leads to political fray
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
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
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
Dave & Vivian Swanson
November 7, 2015
Food swap means area moms don’t have to sacrifice supper time on busy nights
A 2013 Gallup poll revealed 47 percent of Americans with children ages 18 or younger don’t consistently dine together. Those polled cited time...
November 7, 2015 - 8:00am
October 10, 2015
With a sense of community pride, Willmar woman spends hours daily picking up trash
She’s dressed in purple and blue, a flimsy ball cap sitting loosely atop her short hair, the thick rubber souls and discolored laces of her...
October 10, 2015 - 6:00am
October 3, 2015
Adult coloring club in Willmar offers women a unique place to escape the monotony of life
When Laura Deleski sought a new hobby, she chose one most people likely haven’t thought much about since the days of their youth: coloring. Once...
October 3, 2015 - 6:00am
September 26, 2015
90-year-old hobbyist hopes next generation gets the apple-growing bug
The summertime goodness of apples squeezed into a golden nectar could be the secret to Wally Gustafson’s long, healthy life. At 90 years of...
September 26, 2015 - 8:00am
September 12, 2015
Fire sculpture: New London, Minn., art project will be unveiled Sept. 19
Working along the shores of the North Fork of the Crow River, just downstream from the Mill Pond Dam in New London, three experienced potters...
September 12, 2015 - 5:48am
Mill Stone Mosaic: Honoring history, the natural environment and the community of New London, Minn.
The original grist mill that ground wheat into flour at New London’s mill decades ago was much smaller and ordinary looking than the colorful...
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
August 29, 2015
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
There was a period in the 1950s and ’60s in pastoral America when the drive-in theater was a magnetic scene. Artists renderings online and...
August 29, 2015 - 6:00am
August 22, 2015
Decade of dominance may soon come to pass for talented female BMX racer
It’s overcast, the air thick and close, the friable track thirsting for the forecast rain. Kaitlyn Anfinson pulls into a nearby lot in a silver...
August 22, 2015 - 5:00am
August 17, 2015
Rock crawling park, concert venue comes to Atwater, Minn.
An abandoned gravel pit south of Atwater will soon be home to off-road vehicles, but first, it will hold a concert to raise money for ALS (Lou...
August 17, 2015 - 9:34am
August 1, 2015
Through sewing, two people learn the gift of mentorship
Diane Minke had no idea how much a chance conversation two years ago would ultimately enrich her life today. She was attending a mentoring conference...
August 1, 2015 - 5:00am
July 18, 2015
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Jeannie's story
Kandiyohi County’s 2015 Relay For Life event is July 24. It is also an anniversary for its honorary survivor. Fourteen years ago to the day,...
July 18, 2015 - 9:12am
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Emily's story
A young girl’s battle with cancer was chronicled in the West Central Tribune almost four months ago. At the beginning of the story, the reader...
July 18, 2015 - 1:59am
July 11, 2015
15 years after first recorded geocache, hobby has quite the following
On May 3, 2000, a 5-gallon bucket was placed at a remote location near Portland, Oregon, by a computer consultant named Dave Ulmer. The bucket...
July 11, 2015 - 5:00am
June 27, 2015
Paynesville library offers fairy garden workshop to spur creativity with earthen, fun materials
Bianca Hanson couldn’t help but smile as she added the final intricacy to her novelty. Working within the confines of a clay pot decked out...
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 7, 2015
Riding to help others: Local bicycle enthusiasts pedal for causes they support
Riding a bike can be a solitary activity. It could even be called selfish. Really dedicated cyclists can spend much of their free time on the...
June 7, 2015 - 11:51pm