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Willmar airport invites public to celebrate a decade of landings, takeoffs
Plans unveiled for new Willmar Surgery Center
Sioux Indian group wants Supreme Court to grant them promised land in heart of Minnesota
Family of Minnesota veteran lost to PTSD creates foundation for those returning from war
Small plane crash reported at Minnesota airport
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Connie Lee Ulferts (aka Key Carelli)
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
January 29, 2016
Feast your eyes on the world's meatiest meatloaf recipe
Beloved throughout America, meatloaf is held up as one of the ultimate comfort foods, and everyone I’ve ever talked to about this wholesome...
January 29, 2016 - 8:56am
October 26, 2015
It's the chicken
Earlier this year I invested in some local, butchered, all-natural chickens. Last weekend I took one out of the freezer, deciding it was time...
October 26, 2015 - 12:59pm
August 24, 2015
Try a soup on chilly summer days
The latter part of August this year has been a bit chilly and rainy compared to Augusts of recent memory, and so I’ve turned to some soups...
August 24, 2015 - 10:02am
July 27, 2015
A fresh take on soup & salad
If you haven’t yet visited one of the area’s farmers markets this year, peak season is upon us. Each week is filled with plentiful variety...
July 27, 2015 - 9:55am
June 29, 2015
Arugula: Green & White Pizza
Our first three-quarter-bushel Community Supported Agriculture shares from local organic veggie producer Prairie Drifter Farm have been loaded...
June 29, 2015 - 9:16am
February 23, 2015
Kids and books in the kitchen
By Claudia Broman Food For Thought column Last month I sent my husband to the library with my daughter to return a stack of books. Among...
February 23, 2015 - 10:08am
January 26, 2015
Taste: A little home comfort
By CLAUDIA BROMAN Just a few weeks ago my dad’s aggressive cancer reappeared. As anyone familiar with how cancer can progress knows, it...
January 26, 2015 - 10:53am
March 25, 2014
Supporting local food from your kitchen
Regional organic farmers report they are heading into spring greenhouse planting this month, and though those teasing March freeze-thaw cycles...
March 25, 2014 - 9:40am
February 24, 2014
Mix it up with some quinoa
Quinoa is one of those foods that at first is impossible to pronounce properly until you’ve heard someone else say it, and even then it’s a toss-up if you’ll actually remember it. Even so, quinoa (pronounced “keen-wah”), has become a staple in my kitchen ever since I was...
February 24, 2014 - 2:04pm
August 27, 2012
Start your day with a good (and fun) breakfast
The fresh fragrance of fall has greeted my nose as my golden retriever, Gracie, and I have been out for our brisk morning walks together. It's...
August 27, 2012 - 12:00am
August 20, 2012
This dish really stacks up
For Midwesterners who love to eat food fresh from the garden, this is the best time of year. Local gardens are teaming with bright heavy tomatoes,...
August 20, 2012 - 12:00am
August 13, 2012
Feed your inner child with Layered Ice Cream Crunch Cake
Last summer when I was spending time with my young granddaughter, the ice cream truck rolled down the street. We could hear the lilting, clearly...
August 13, 2012 - 9:09am
August 6, 2012
Pakora: India's version of onion rings
When my husband and I travel, we find our stops seem to be all about food. One of our favorite activities when we get out of town is exploring...
August 6, 2012 - 12:00am
July 30, 2012
That's some stinkin' good garlic sauce
I've been to wine tasting parties, cheese tastings and olive oil tastings, but a garlic tasting party? Never. When veteran gardener Carol Schmidt...
July 30, 2012 - 12:00am
July 23, 2012
New twist on an old favorite: Marinated Asian Cucumber Salad
Fresh long, seedless cucumbers are showing up at the farmers market and some grocery stores that carry produce from local growers. I buy cucumbers...
July 23, 2012 - 12:00am