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Records published Sept. 27
Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police
Wash. mall shooter confesses, charged with 5 counts of murder
Harren chosen as permanent GM for Willmar utility
Renville, Redwood counties working on Minnesota River plan
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
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
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
William "Bill" D. Latham
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
September 26, 2016
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
WILLMAR—Tim Brunner, Carol Maursetter, Rand Middleton and Warren VanDerBill will be inducted into the Cardinal Pride Hall of Fame on Friday....
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September 25, 2016
Willmar sweeps invitational
WILLMAR— Esther Grussing had 105 assists, Carly Wedel made 35 kills and Willmar won four straight-set matches to take first in the eight-team Willmar Volleyball Invitational Saturday. The Cardinals beat Albany 25-17, 25-21 in the championship round after topping the Huskies...
September 25, 2016 - 11:55pm
Cardinal girls soccer team picks up second win
WORTHINGTON — The Willmar girls soccer team's Hannah Bollig scored two goals and assisted on another and Hannah Johnson and Paige Janson also scored as the Cardinals downed Worthington 4-0 on Saturday to notch their second win of the season. "There was more confidence, scoring-wise,...
September 25, 2016 - 11:02pm
September 24, 2016
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WILLMAR — The Willmar defense did a solid job bottling up Alexandria running back Micah Christenson in the first half Friday, holding him...
September 24, 2016 - 1:36am
September 23, 2016
Volleyball: Cards get back on winning track
BRAINERD — The Willmar volleyball team shook off Tuesday's loss to Rocori and a long bus ride to Brainerd to dispatch the Warriors in four games in a Central Lakes Conference match on Thursday. The Cardinals, tied after two games, won the third set handily and held off a Brainerd...
September 23, 2016 - 1:56am
Roundup: Card cross country teams sweep Rocori Invite
COLD SPRING — The Willmar boys and girls cross country teams cruised to dominating finishes in the Rocori Invite on Thursday in Cold Spring. The girls were especially outstanding, finishing with four of the top five finishers, which helped them to a total of 27 points. That...
September 23, 2016 - 1:03am
Prep Tennis: Willmar blanks Rocori for seventh-straight win
COLD SPRING—After jumping out to a 3-0 start, the Willmar girls tennis team suffered its first loss at the hands of Rocori on Aug. 30. Winners of six straight coming into Thursday, the Cardinals had no interest in letting the Spartans end another streak. Willmar didn't drop...
September 23, 2016 - 1:02am
September 22, 2016
Willmar FB Preview: Creating turnovers key to Willmar upset bid
WILLMAR—The schedule isn't doing the Willmar football team any favors, as it tries to break into the win column for the first time. Coming to town this week is 3-0 Alexandria, the fifth-ranked team in Class AAAAA. Alexandria's high-powered offense, which is scoring at a 45 points...
September 22, 2016 - 2:11am
September 21, 2016
Cards crumble late, lose CLC lead
WILLMAR — A great second set didn't didn't produce any carry-over momentum for the Willmar volleyball team as Rocori took sole possession...
September 21, 2016 - 1:06am
Roundup: Cardinal Pride HOF induction is Sept. 30
WILLMAR — Cardinal Pride will be hosting the annual Hall of Fame Induction prior to the Willmar High School Homecoming football game Sept....
September 21, 2016 - 1:05am
Tennis: Cards handle Sartell for seventh-straight win
WILLMAR—Dominant singles play helped the Willmar girls tennis team overpower Sartell-St. Stephen 6-1 at the Willmar High School courts on Tuesday. The Cardinals' No. 3 singles participant Lydia Morrell was recently named the Central Lakes Conference tennis player of the week...
September 21, 2016 - 1:02am
September 19, 2016
Missed opportunities doom Cards in loss to Becker
WILLMAR — Missed opportunities in the first half doomed the Willmar girls soccer team in a 4-1 loss to Becker on Monday at the Kennedy School field. Hannah Johnson scored Willmar's only goal in the 63rd minute. The Cardinals, who finished the night with a 12-8 shot advantage,...
September 19, 2016 - 11:36pm
Roundup: Willmar tennis dominates Marshall
WILLMAR - Willmar tennis dominated Marshall on Monday afternoon. The Cardinals shut down the Tigers in the singles game, winning every match 6-0, 6-0. Jordyn Swoboda, normally the Cardinals No. 4 option in singles, tried her hand at No. 2 doubles with Ashley Prahl and won handily...
September 19, 2016 - 11:33pm
September 17, 2016
Cards can't find its groove on the ground
BRAINERD — Willmar couldn't punch up its offense after scoring late in the first quarter and Brainerd's Charlie Garaets scored all three...
September 17, 2016 - 12:17am
September 15, 2016
Roundup: Winter wins 100th as Cards improve to 8-0
WILLMAR — Willmar soccer coach Jeff Winter notched his 100th win with the Cardinals' boys and girls programs in a 5-3 boys' team win over...
September 15, 2016 - 11:06pm