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Willmar School Board meets Monday
Man found dead under television at Minnesota home
Woman, five children rescued from Alexandria townhome fire
Truck hits State Patrol car, injuring trooper, then drives off
Willmar teen gets probation, community service for bomb threat
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
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'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 21, 2013
Willmar, Minn., grad produces Pioneer TV’s Emmy-winning documentary
Dana Johnson said goodbye to Los Angeles and London and came home to Willmar and western Minnesota to launch her career in video production. Two...
October 21, 2013 - 1:59pm
On the other side of the world: Willmar, Minn., auctioneer uses her talents to help others
Kristine Fladeboe Duininck has auctioned for events across west central Minnesota, the Upper Midwest and even the country. But for the first...
October 21, 2013 - 9:22am
October 5, 2013
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
From soft golden yellows to bright, brilliant reds, fall colors have begun to appear in west central Minnesota. According to the Minnesota...
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am
September 14, 2013
Trains keep Japan flowing
I don’t get around much … but recently I found myself on the bullet train to Kyota. At 180 mph, the Japanese country side passes in a blur...
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
August 31, 2013
Savor your summer produce all year long
Ready to harvest those fresh fruits and vegetables from your summer garden? This year, don't let any of your hard-earned produce go to waste:...
August 31, 2013 - 10:16pm
August 10, 2013
Flushable products causing clogs in sewer lines
WILLMAR -- Certain consumer products such as disinfecting wipes are touted as disposable and even flushable. But those and similar products...
August 10, 2013 - 1:07am
July 27, 2013
New London family of seven spends their summers on Little Crow Ski Team
NEW LONDON - With four brothers, 13-year-old Sara Thein has a little experience holding her own. It's not surprising that she's translated her...
July 27, 2013 - 6:42am
May 18, 2013
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
As hundreds of area high school seniors prepare to graduate and take their first steps into the "real world," their parents and families are...
May 18, 2013 - 2:12pm
May 11, 2013
Tips for a successful garage sale season
After months (and months...and months) of winter, garage sale season is finally here!
May 11, 2013 - 12:07pm
May 4, 2013
Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture, traditions
If Cinco de Mayo conjures images of mariachi, tamales and sombreros, you're not alone. In the United States, the Mexican holiday has become...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
April 27, 2013
Cinderella of the prom: One KMS junior will have the prom of a lifetime
Thanks to the generosity of a community and the support of her classmates, one Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg student will have a true fairytale prom. Ashley...
April 27, 2013 - 7:00am
April 22, 2013
Recycling ... Earth Day: Doing the right thing in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Kathy Krause was unloading a car full of recyclables recently at the Kandiyohi County Recycling Center. Neatly separated and sorted,...
April 22, 2013 - 8:40am
April 6, 2013
Italian cooking class shows how to savor fresh ingredients, homemade food (video)
There’s the recipe for fresh homemade pasta and then there are the unwritten secrets to getting it right. Don’t mix the egg with the flour...
April 6, 2013 - 6:00pm
Italian cooking class in Willmar, Minn., shows how to savor fresh ingredients, homemade food
WILLMAR — There’s the recipe for fresh homemade pasta and then there are the unwritten secrets to getting it right. Don’t mix the egg with...
April 6, 2013 - 7:59am
March 29, 2013
Montevideo woman creates one-of-a-kind art at Easter
When it comes to Easter eggs — the Ukrainians simply do them better. That’s a lesson Carol Siverhus learned 32 years ago after attending...
March 29, 2013 - 4:09pm