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Trump says 'nothing funny' about 'Saturday Night Live' mockery
Trump inauguration protest groups demand access to Washington sites
Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs
Republican wins recount, GOP gains Senate control
KMS Marching Saints join mass band, choir at Pearl Harbor 75th anniversary
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Parker commentary: Donald Trump's demagogic illogic
Thomas commentary: Remembering Pearl Harbor at 75
Cohen commentary: Echoes of Weimar Germany should not be ignored
Letter: Taking God's word as truth
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 2, 2016
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
WILLMAR — Willmar's girls basketball team came out with an aggressive defense and Dassel-Cokato never could quite figure it out as the...
December 2, 2016 - 11:53pm
November 27, 2016
Schneider's hat trick leads Cardinals' 5-3 win
WILLMAR — Riley Schneider recorded a hat trick in just over one period of play as Willmar's girls hockey team downed Austin 5-3 at the...
November 27, 2016 - 10:58pm
November 17, 2016
Five Card swimmers close out season at state
Five Willmar swimmers competed in the preliminary round of the Class A Swimming and Diving Meet at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center...
November 17, 2016 - 9:51pm
November 16, 2016
Schramm moves on at state swimming and diving meet
Willmar diver Erica Schramm advanced to the finals of the 1-meter diving during preliminaries on Wednesday at the Minnesota State Swimming and...
November 16, 2016 - 11:45pm
November 15, 2016
Cards on the big stage
Almost every high school swimmer or diver that hops into the pool dreams of making it to a state meet. Seven Willmar Cardinals have made that...
November 15, 2016 - 11:44pm
November 14, 2016
Reigstad to wrestle for SCSU
Brady Reigstad is a week away from starting his final high school wrestling season but on Monday he announced that this year won't be his last...
November 14, 2016 - 9:09pm
Seven Willmar Cardinals swimmers earn berths to state meet
Willmar’s swimming and diving team will be sending seven competitors to the Class A state meet this year thanks to a strong performance at...
November 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 6, 2016
Willmar volleyball comes up short
FERGUS FALLS — Willmar volleyball has never won a section final and Moorhead made sure to keep it that way as they ended the Cardinals' season with a 3-0 sweep in the Section 8AAA final in Fergus Falls on Saturday. Moorhead was aggressive right out of the gates, attacking the...
November 6, 2016 - 11:50pm
Cross Country: Willmar girls second at state meet
NORTHFIELD -- The Willmar girls cross country team placed second at the Class AA State Meet on Saturday, with three Cardinals runners also earning...
November 6, 2016 - 5:46pm
November 4, 2016
One step short
ALEXANDRIA — Willmar's first two postseason games had an eerie familiarity to last year's postseason run and the Section 8AAAA finals dealt...
November 4, 2016 - 11:56pm
November 3, 2016
Willmar Football Preview: Surging Cardinals one win from state tournament
A season once defined by second-half collapses took a 180-degree turn for the Willmar football team last Saturday, one that helped the Cardinals...
November 3, 2016 - 11:39pm
In it to win it
NORTHFIELD—When discussing last year's Class AA girls cross country state finals, Willmar head coach Jerry Popp doesn't make any attempt to hide his disappointment in the way his team performed. "Last year was, without a doubt, the worst team race we ran all year," Popp said...
November 3, 2016 - 11:24pm
November 2, 2016
WILLMAR — Despite sweeping Sartell in the regular season, there stood reason to believe Willmar would face a stiff challenge when the two...
November 2, 2016 - 12:12am
October 29, 2016
Prep Football: Big Willmar comeback moves Cards into title game
FERGUS FALLS -- The Willmar football team scored three unanswered touchdowns in the fourth quarter -- the last with less than a minute to play -- to dethrone top-seed Fergus Falls 35-34 on Saturday and earn a spot in the Section 8AAAA championship game. It's the second-straight year...
October 29, 2016 - 9:08pm
October 28, 2016
Cardinals FB Preview: Battle-tested Cards look to pull upset
Most statistical data would suggest that Fergus Falls should be heavily favored against Willmar in tonight's Section 8AAAA football semifinal. The 8-0 Otters, the tournament's top seed, average 32.4 points per game while allowing just 9.3. They've been particularly dominant in their...
October 28, 2016 - 11:54pm