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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
August 22, 2011
It's time to start thinking about school lunches
While I was waiting in line at the checkout in the grocery store the other day, I couldn't help overhearing a conversation between two young...
August 22, 2011 - 12:00am
August 15, 2011
Watermelon soup? That's cool.
Cooks all over the United States have been challenged for more than a month with sweltering heat. A reader in Texas asked me if I could publish...
August 15, 2011 - 12:00am
August 8, 2011
Baked Zucchini Fries are a tasty, healthful substitute for French fries
I've always wanted to host a garden party this time of year when vegetable plots are bountiful and flower beds are in full bloom, showing off...
August 8, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Orzo Skillet Dinner is an easy and quick dish
I've gained a renewed appreciation for quick suppers from a skillet. As a young mother, that sometimes meant the meal began in a box packaged...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Almond Peach Cakes with Raspberry-Basil Sauce
I had been working on Almond Peach Cakes for a week. I was sure the recipe was perfect when I mixed up my last batch. I spooned the sweet, peachy...
July 25, 2011 - 12:00am
July 18, 2011
Eat your (beet) greens
I came home from the farmers market the other day with a large round loaf of sourdough bread, tiny potatoes, a few onions and a bulb of fresh...
July 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 11, 2011
Stuffed Cherries in Chocolate just might become a new favorite
Sweet and juicy cherries are one of my favorite summertime flavors. And chocolate has been an obsession of mine for years. A piece of good quality...
July 11, 2011 - 12:00am
July 4, 2011
In a pickle for dinner? How about a Dilled Chicken Avocado Melt?
Many summers ago, while living in our first house on an all-American kind of street, it was not uncommon for neighbors to gather for an evening...
July 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 27, 2011
Slice 'em , bake 'em and eat 'em
It was one of those rare times in my days as a young mother when my infant son was finally taking one of his quick catnaps at the same time his...
June 27, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
The good life: Falafel one of many family-friendly recipes in new cookbook
Over the last several years I've become much more interested in knowing how and where the food I cook and serve is grown and who was involved...
June 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
If life gives you lemons ... just add honey and herbs to make a refreshing summer drink
"Did I just get a piece of basil in my mouth?" My husband had taken a big gulp from the glass of iced Lemon, Honey and Herbs Cooler I had poured...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Stalking rhubarb: A dreamy dessert just in time for summer
How many rhubarb pies, cobblers and crisps can a person eat? At my house, it would be quite a lot, actually. How can anyone get enough of those...
June 6, 2011 - 12:00am
May 30, 2011
Asparagus Spears Baked in Creamy Parmesan Sauce
Waiting for the first delectable spears of asparagus to break through the soil in the spring takes patience. For days, I rushed out to the weedy...
May 30, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Chives add color and flavor to scones
On a cloudy, gray day in early spring, a friend handed me a small plastic bag with a moist paper towel inside. As I opened the bag, a familiar...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Hazelnut Torte with Strawberries and Vanilla Cream
I was watching an old rerun of the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa the other day. Ina Garten whipped up a soft and fluffy angel food cake, making...
May 16, 2011 - 6:35am