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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
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UMD's defensive corps, led by freshman Mikey Anderson, will be youthful next season
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Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
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Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
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MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
March 2, 2017
State wrestling: Willmar falls in opening round
ST. PAUL—A slow start in the first round for the Willmar wrestling team was too much to overcome before eventually getting the engine rolling...
March 2, 2017 - 8:59pm
State Wrestling: Willmar falls in consolation title match
The Willmar wrestling team lost to Owatonna 30-29 in the consolation championship match at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament Thursday at the Xcel Energy Center
March 2, 2017 - 6:57pm
March 1, 2017
Prep Swimming: Red tide ready to roll
For four Willmar swimmers, this week's trip to the Class A state tournament is all work. Junior Garrett Shuldes, seniors Nash VanKlompenburg...
March 1, 2017 - 10:38pm
February 28, 2017
Girls basketball: Cards get back on track, advance against Rocori
WILLMAR — Heidi Sellmann took over the steering and righted Willmar's ship. The senior forward scored 20 points on a near-perfect 9-for-10...
February 28, 2017 - 10:26pm
Wrestling: Tough test awaits Cards at state
In what has become an annual tradition, the Willmar wrestling team will take the mats on Thursday morning in the Class 3A state tournament. Making...
February 28, 2017 - 7:53pm
February 24, 2017
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
WILLMAR — Just when it appeared that the Willmar Cardinals would enter the postseason as one of the hottest teams in the state, they hit...
February 24, 2017 - 12:03am
February 21, 2017
Boys Hockey: Willmar opens playoffs with big win
WILLMAR - Willmar's boys hockey team didn't have the regular season they would have liked but they got their postseason started as well as they could imagine with an 8-1 win over Worthington in the Section 3A opener. The Cardinals started slow and were held scoreless in the first...
February 21, 2017 - 11:41pm
Boys Basketball: Cards down Cards
WILLMAR — Noah Slagter scored a game-high 34 points and he also had six rebounds, two assists and three steals, but he couldn't get Willmar...
February 21, 2017 - 10:04pm
February 18, 2017
Cards wrestling headed to State
The Willmar wrestling team is headed to State after coming away with the Section 8AAA championship on Saturday. The top-seeded Cardinals defeated third-seeded St. Cloud Tech, 40-28, in the final round, to secure their berth at the team State tournament on March 2 at the Xcel Energy...
February 18, 2017 - 6:37pm
February 16, 2017
Girls Basketball: Cardinals take down Tigers for sixth straight win
WILLMAR — A hot start put the Willmar girls basketball team out to a commodious early lead and the shots kept falling from there as the...
February 16, 2017 - 11:45pm
Gymnastics: Tough task for Cards in 6A
WILLMAR—The Willmar gymnastics team may the third-ranked Class A squad in the state, but it has its work cut out in order to advance to...
February 16, 2017 - 11:44pm
February 14, 2017
Boys Basketball: Willmar comeback falls short
WILLMAR — Brainerd rode a healthy first-half lead and strong 3-point shooting to hold off Willmar 71-68 in a Central Lakes Conference game...
February 14, 2017 - 10:21pm
February 12, 2017
Cards gymnasts ramp up for sections
SAUK RAPIDS - The Willmar gymnastics team pulled out a solid victory on Saturday, edging the defending Class AA state champion St. Cloud Tech in the Central Lakes Conference Championships. The Cardinals scored 146.675 points and Tech was second with 146.225. Tech downed the Cardinals...
February 12, 2017 - 8:51pm
Boys Hockey: Cards look ahead to playoffs
WILLMAR—Willmar's boys hockey team ended its season on a down swing Saturday afternoon as they Cardinals fell to Bailey Sommers and his...
February 12, 2017 - 8:05pm
February 10, 2017
Boys Basketball: Streed buzzer-beater lifts Cards to win
SAUK RAPIDS — Noah Streed beat the buzzer and drained a 3-pointer to complete the comeback in Willmar's 68-65 Central Lakes Conference win over Sauk Rapids-Rice on Friday night. The Cardinals trailed by five points at halftime and by 10 points with five minutes left before...
February 10, 2017 - 10:41pm