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Bank of America to cut Asia investment banking jobs
US new home sales fall less than expected in August
Deaths, complications after surgery decline at VA
'PLUS' college loans can be a big minus for parents
At least seven injured in shooting in Houston; gunman shot by police
McIlroy wins Tour Championship playoff, FedEx Cup
Tigers win three at star-studded Warehouse Invitational
Warriors top Fergus, move above .500
Willmar sweeps invitational
Warriors remain unbeaten in MCAC
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
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
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
Kent Syverson: Pedestrian bridge should be fixed
Frazee letter: Thank you for protecting and serving
Marcus: In praise of good government geeks
March 10, 2016
Girls Basketball: Cards' season ends in 5AAA final
BUFFALO — The Willmar girls basketball team’s season came to a tough conclusion on Thursday night, as the Cardinals were handled 51-35 by...
March 10, 2016 - 11:32pm
March 9, 2016
Becker’s size could create problems for Orlowski, Cardinals
The Willmar girls basketball team is on the verge of its first state tournament trip since 2010 and used superior size — namely Lexi Orlowski — to get to that point. But while Orlowski and the Cardinals were able to overwhelm Zimmerman in the semifinals with that advantage, the...
March 9, 2016 - 11:50pm
March 5, 2016
‘Jumpers for Jenna’ aids Willmar fifth-grade player fighting brain tumor
The Willmar basketball programs, boosters and area businesses are joining forces to help a Willmar fifth-grade player fighting a brain tumor and her family
March 5, 2016 - 10:39pm
February 29, 2016
Willmar's 200 medley relay team earns state berth
WILLMAR — Willmar finished eighth at the Section 3A championships Saturday with a score of 202 points and qualified their 200 medley relay...
February 29, 2016 - 12:19am
Cards' Carlson goes out a winner
ST. PAUL — Leading up to his 160-pound state title wrestling match, an anxious Colten Carlson tweeted, “Waiting for the finals might be the...
February 29, 2016 - 12:01am
February 25, 2016
Update: Apple Valley takes down Willmar in state semis
ST. PAUL -- For more than a decade now, the Apple Valley wrestling teams has effectively squashed the championship aspirations of every foe it's...
February 25, 2016 - 6:51pm
February 24, 2016
Students give Willmar wrestlers a warm sendoff
WILLMAR - Students along with the pep band gathered in the high school commons to celebrate the wrestling team that set off at noon Wednesday...
February 24, 2016 - 2:39pm
February 23, 2016
Willmar girls stymie New Ulm
WILLMAR – Five Willmar players scored at least eight points and the Cardinals earned a 62-47 non-conference win over New Ulm on Senior Night Tuesday. Courtney Hanson and Hannah Johnson each had 12 points while Lexi Orlowski added 11 for Willmar, which entered having lost three of...
February 23, 2016 - 11:56pm
Rocori ends Willmar's season
COLD SPRING — The Willmar boys basketball team’s tough season came to a rough end on Tuesday. The Cardinals managed just six first-half points and they eventually fell 57-33 to Rocori in the first round of the Section 5AAA tournament. The Cardinals’ defeat was their 20th of...
February 23, 2016 - 11:54pm
February 22, 2016
Cards' Oehlers named Section 8AAA Coach of the Year
WILLMAR — Losing one head coach had no ill effects on the Willmar wrestling program, and the coach that remained has been rewarded for continuing the program’s recent run of success. Cardinal head man Ed Oehlers was named Section 8AAA Coach of the Year over the weekend after leading...
February 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
State Gymnastics: Mottinger second in vault, sixth all-around
Willmar's Haley Mottinger placed second in the vault for a second-straight year and placed sixth all-around in the Minnesota State Gymnastics...
February 22, 2016 - 12:02am
February 21, 2016
State Wrestling: Cards crown five champs, send six to state
Five Willmar wrestlers won championships and a sixth Cardinal grappler earned a spot in next week's Minnesota State Wrestling Meet following the Section 8AAA individual tournament Saturday
February 21, 2016 - 11:51pm
February 19, 2016
Willmar gets back to winning ways
WILLMAR — The Cardinals didn’t blink even with starting point guard Grace Sawyer out of the lineup, dominating the paint in an impressive...
February 19, 2016 - 11:38pm
Cards topple Sartell behind steady play
SARTELL — Willmar’s steady effort paid off in a 54-47 Central Lakes Conference win over Sartell on Friday. The Cardinals committed just eight turnovers while forcing double that amount from the Sabres in both teams’ regular-season finale. Willmar’s top player, Noah Slagter,...
February 19, 2016 - 11:36pm
February 18, 2016
Cards bounced from 3A Tourney
HUTCHINSON — Willmar netted two power-play goals Thursday, but that would be all the scoring the Cardinals would get as they fell 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A tournament. Hutchinson, the tournament’s No. 3 seed, scored 6:21 into the game before Cooper Delp scored...
February 18, 2016 - 11:27pm