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Full circle return for versatile trumpeter from Lac qui Parle Valley
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
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
'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
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
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
March 25, 2013
Spicer woman finalist in NBC ‘Today Show’ party contest; show airs Tuesday
A Spicer woman, who has a passion for throwing whimsical parties for her three young children, will be competing next week in a contest for the...
March 25, 2013 - 9:03am
March 11, 2013
iPads open up world of opportunity in art class at Willmar, Minn., Senior High School
WILLMAR - No more overloaded backpacks or sore back for Karina DeJong — or her classmates — this year. The Willmar Senior High senior says...
March 11, 2013 - 11:23am
March 4, 2013
Show your heart some love: Three steps to living a heart-healthy lifestyle
By Alex Flipovitch and Britney Lingl Kandiymca.areavoices.com February was National Heart Month, and while the month is now behind us, it’s...
March 4, 2013 - 8:59am
February 11, 2013
A love to last forever, and a diamond to prove it
When you’ve been married for 65 years, you’ve gone through your share of anniversary gifts. There are the flowers, the chocolates and, for...
February 11, 2013 - 9:52am
December 14, 2012
Karate lessons demand discipline & more at Area Learning Center in Willmar, Minn. (video)
WILLMAR — Heather Savoy has always been interested in Japan and karate. So when she heard that the physical education classes at the Area...
December 14, 2012 - 4:34pm
December 10, 2012
Holiday Gift Guide: Be Santa to everyone on your gift list this year
Christmas is known as the season of giving. When it comes to giving gifts, however, it can be overwhelming to find the perfect one for every...
December 10, 2012 - 9:02am
August 18, 2012
Bon Ton Roulet: Tribune editor makes amends for being too studious by bicycling around New York's Finger Lakes
My arms glistened with sweat streaked with sun block. My eyes stung from perspiration. My heart pounded as it seemed to crawl from its usual location to my throat. That was inconvenient because I was gasping for air as I pedaled up what seemed like another in an endless series of...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2012
Taking a sesquicentennial tour of U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862
There is heightened interest as Minnesota marks the 150th anniversary of the U.S.-Dakota Conflict of 1862. Hundreds of monuments and markers...
August 11, 2012 - 12:00am
July 8, 2012
Just clowning around: Grandparents and grandkids bond at Clown Academy
With oversized shoes, a big nose and a lot of makeup, Bob Jensen of Princeton transformed into Friendly the Clown to entertain and teach students...
July 8, 2012 - 12:00am
May 19, 2012
A message to high school graduates ...
I graduated from high school in 1992. Microsoft had just released Works -- not Word -- and the first nicotine patch was introduced to help stop smoking. Popular television programs that year included "Law & Order" and "The Simpsons." I guess some things don't change. Other things...
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
May 5, 2012
Cultural celebrations today in Willmar, Minn.
International Day Marketing students from Ridgewater College will present an International Day event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Willmar...
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am