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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 15, 2016
Pro Football Hall Of Fame tabs Easley as Class of 2017 senior finalist
The Pro Football Hall of Fame announced on Monday that former Seattle Seahawks safety Kenny Easley has been selected as a senior finalist for the Class of 2017. The Seniors Committee gathered in Canton, Ohio, on Monday and named its finalist in Easley, who was selected with a first-round...
August 15, 2016 - 10:27pm
Bobo homer ends Stingers' season
ST. CLOUD—Corey Binger made one mistake on Monday but that proved to be enough to end the Willmar Stingers' 2016 season. St. Cloud's Webb Bobo slugged a two-run home run off Binger in the second inning and the lead held up as the Rox defeated the Stingers 2-1 in a Northwoods...
August 15, 2016 - 10:20pm
August 10, 2016
Arbeiter, Estrada lead Stingers over Mallards
MADISON—Willmar's Caleb Arbeiter dominated on the mound and Eddie Estrada produced the game's only runs with a two-run home run as the Stingers defeated Madison 2-0 win on Wednesday to salvage a split of a two-game series. Arbeiter and his Mallard counterpart Luke Matheny were...
August 10, 2016 - 10:51pm
August 9, 2016
Stingers showcase skills in Dreams game
MADISON—Seven members of the Willmar Stingers spent their off day in Madison playing in the Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday. Five of the six originally chosen (Eddie Estrada, Dylan Woods, Luke Becker, Danny Pardo and Ty Tice) started for the visiting team in the second...
August 9, 2016 - 10:36pm
August 8, 2016
Stingers can't close the deal
MADISON—The Willmar Stingers had a big home run but shaky relief pitching on the road was a problem once again as Madison grabbed the first game of a two-game Northwoods League series 5-4 on Monday. It was the first of four games the Stingers have in seven days against the Mallards,...
August 8, 2016 - 10:27pm
August 7, 2016
Relaxed and ready
It's always easy to find Greg Lambert on the baseball field. He's not the stereotypical hulking first baseman but his long blond hair, along...
August 7, 2016 - 10:02pm
August 5, 2016
Stingers thump Huskies
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers were down early but used a steady offensive barrage to beat Duluth 7-3 and complete a two-game sweep on Friday...
August 5, 2016 - 10:55pm
August 4, 2016
Stingers stop the streak
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers used a hit parade on Thursday to get one back in the win column against Duluth, beating the Huskies 8-3 at...
August 4, 2016 - 10:43pm
August 3, 2016
Stingers blow late lead
EAU CLAIRE—The Willmar Stingers spoiled a strong start from Caleb Arbeiter by allowing a walk-off walk to Eau Claire and losing 5-4 on Wednesday. The loss is the third in a row for the Stingers, which comes at a bad time as La Crosse is skyrocketing up the standings having...
August 3, 2016 - 11:20pm
August 2, 2016
Stingers offense goes cold in shutout loss to Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE—Caleb Boushley tossed a four-hit shutout as the Stingers' offense struggled for the second straight game in a 4-0 loss at Eau Claire. Boushley struck out four and didn't walk anyone, and the Stingers only put multiple runners on base in one inning. After plating 14...
August 2, 2016 - 10:01pm
August 1, 2016
Rearming the Stingers
When a baseball team loses its top two starters and one of its top relievers late in the season, bad things tend to happen. The Willmar Stingers,...
August 1, 2016 - 11:38pm
July 29, 2016
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
WATERLOO—The Stingers got down early last night but their offense came up big in the middle innings, allowing them to coast to a 9-3 win and series sweep against Waterloo. Waterloo opened the scoring with a two-run second that featured a sacrifice fly and an RBI double from...
July 29, 2016 - 10:48pm
July 19, 2016
North opens strong, tops South in NWL All-Star Game
KENOSHA—The North Division hopped out to an incredible 7-0 lead in the first inning of Tuesday's Northwoods League All-Star Game en route...
July 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
June 23, 2016
Stingers' promising start stalls in loss to Bucks
The top of the order went silent for the Stingers Thursday, which resulted in a 7-2 loss to Waterloo at Bill Taunton Stadium.
June 23, 2016 - 11:43pm
June 17, 2016
Stingers snap losing streak
ALEXANDRIA — Five Willmar players had multiple hits and the Stingers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 10-6 win over Thunder Bay Friday. Greg Lambert was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, two of which came on a critical eighth-inning single, which put the Stingers ahead 9-5. Lambert,...
June 17, 2016 - 11:23pm