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Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
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
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
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
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
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
July 22, 2016
Employees still hiding out inside shopping mall following Munich attack
MUNICH, Germany—Gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday, killing and wounding...
July 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 24, 2016
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
LONDON - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow...
June 24, 2016 - 6:57am
June 23, 2016
Britain votes to leave EU in historic divorce
LONDON - Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday's landmark referendum showed, an outcome that sets the country...
June 23, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 20, 2016
Tonight brings rare 'strawberry moon' during summer solstice
FARGO — It's billed as a once-in-a-generation astrological moment — the marriage of a full moon and the summer solstice — something that...
June 20, 2016 - 5:11pm
June 16, 2016
Works of local quilter to be displayed at American Swedish Institute
WILLMAR — When it comes to quilting, Willmar resident Mary Chalmers has crafted quite the name for herself. And come Saturday, 20 of her pieces...
June 16, 2016 - 11:59am
May 31, 2016
Myspace hack exposing information on 360 million users
LOS ANGELES - Hackers last week breached the systems of Myspace, the music-focused social networking site now owned by Time, and have attempted...
May 31, 2016 - 9:20am
May 27, 2016
Let's catch some fish on Green Lake
Let's Go Fishing takes area elementary students fishing on Green Lake each May. These Kennedy fourth-graders got there chance on a splendid Thursday...
May 27, 2016 - 6:15am
May 19, 2016
Greek authorities find crashed EgyptAir plane debris
(Update: 12:34 p.m.) Greek authorities have found "floating material" that is likely to be debris from the EgyptAir plane that crashed over the Mediterranean on Thursday as well as life jackets, the Egyptian civil aviation ministry said in a statement. Egypt's envoy to France said...
May 19, 2016 - 10:34am
May 2, 2016
An angler in N.D. reels in a record northern ... and then sends fish on its merry way
DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — Nathan Lafleur says it never entered his mind to keep the massive northern pike he caught Wednesday evening while fly fishing...
May 2, 2016 - 8:31am
April 23, 2016
Reflecting on a Willmar family's miraculous trip to Panama
The Panama Canal is everything I expected from the picture in my fourth-grade geography text at Breton Downs in East Grand Rapids, Michigan....
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 13, 2016
High-tech search of Loch Ness finds monster, but not the one it was looking for
LONDON - A high-tech marine drone scouring the depths of Scotland's Loch Ness for one of nature's most elusive beasts has found a "monster" -...
April 13, 2016 - 1:39pm
April 8, 2016
Pope Francis calls for openness toward 'imperfect' Catholics
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...
April 8, 2016 - 9:49am
April 6, 2016
Lawmakers propose fix for dangerous state hospitals
ST. PAUL — Money is needed to end an epidemic of injuries being suffered in two state-run hospitals and Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton puts the...
April 6, 2016 - 11:02pm
April 2, 2016
In 'sign of hope,' bombed Brussels Airport to reopen Sunday
BRUSSELS -- Brussels Airport will partially reopen for passengers on Sunday, 12 days after suicide bombers destroyed its departure hall and killed 16 people. There will be far fewer flights than normal at the start and tighter security will be in place, but the airport operator said...
April 2, 2016 - 11:01am
March 22, 2016
Attacks on airport, rush-hour train leave at least 30 dead in Belgian capital
At least 30 people were killed in attacks on Brussels airport and a rush-hour metro train in the Belgian capital on Tuesday, according to public...
March 22, 2016 - 9:33am