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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
Heat was on for Foot Lake 4
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
August 16, 2015
Golf: Jacobson wins state Public Links championship
Andy Jacobson, playing out of Willmar’s Eagle Creek Golf Club, shot a pair of 2-under par 70s on Saturday and Sunday to win the 91st Minnesota Public Golf Association State Public Links Championship at GreyStone Golf Club
August 16, 2015 - 10:56pm
August 14, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Updated Area Region Playoffs Pairings
Here are the updated region playoffs pairings for amateur baseball teams in the West Central Tribune's coverage area. New London-Spicer in 15C is the only area team to have secured a spot in the Class C State Tournament so far. REGION 9C At Rosen First Round Friday,...
August 14, 2015 - 11:11pm
August 2, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Atwater thumps Twins in CLL title game
ATWATER — Atwater trailed by one in the fifth inning but broke open the game with five runs, then tacked on four more in the later innings to overwhelm New London-Spicer 10-3 in the County Line League championship game on Sunday at Kingery Field. Josh Cunningham was 4-for-4,...
August 2, 2015 - 11:31pm
July 27, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup
RESULT SUNDAY Sauk Valley Sartell 15, Litchfield 3 The top-ranked team in Class C was too much for Litchfield as the Muskies clinched a spot in the Region 1C playoffs with the win in the second round of the league playoffs. The Blues still have a chance to qualify for...
July 27, 2015 - 11:28pm
July 26, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Atwater stymies Twins to secure spot in regions
ATWATER — Justin Schroeder’s two-run double and JaColby Anderson’s two-run single highlighted a five-run fifth inning for Atwater as the top-seeded Chuckers used the outburst to beat No. 2 New London-Spicer 5-1 on Sunday in the winner’s bracket final of the County Line League...
July 26, 2015 - 10:51pm
July 15, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup
WEDNESDAY RESULT NON-LEAGUE Atwater 8, Raymond 1 Josh Cunningham and Michael Malvin hit home runs and five Atwater pitchers scattered eight hits in a home win over the Rockets. Atwater opens the postseason at home at 6:30 p.m. Sunday against the winner between Paynesville...
July 15, 2015 - 11:18pm
July 12, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: NL-Spicer crushes Regal
REGAL — The New London-Spicer bats were fairly quiet for the first two-thirds of a County Line League game with Regal on Sunday before the Twins erupted for 14 runs in the final three innings to collect a 17-8 win in the regular-season finale. The win also gave NLS a tiebreaker...
July 12, 2015 - 11:12pm
July 10, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Late surge propels Bullfrogs
MARSHALL — Bird Island scored three runs in the eighth inning and snuffed out a Marshall rally as the Bullfrogs edged the A’s 7-5 on Friday. Bird Island improved to 18-8 and the Bullfrogs will resume a game against Granite Falls at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Richter Field. The game...
July 10, 2015 - 11:46pm
July 9, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup
WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS Land O’ Ducks Montevideo 15, Dawson 1 Montevideo broke from the gate with an eight-run first and Eldon Evans pitched a complete game and struck out 11 as the Spartans (9-1, 12-4) clinched the Land O’ Ducks League South Division. Cam Vien had three...
July 9, 2015 - 11:44pm
July 2, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Yankees rally past Bullfrogs
BIRD ISLAND — Milroy starter Austin Duetz struck out nine and scattered 10 hits over a complete-game performance to cool off Bird Island as the Yankees posted a 7-4 Cornbelt League win on Thursday. A day after producing 14 runs in a one-run win over New London-Spicer, Bird Island...
July 2, 2015 - 11:25pm
June 28, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Rockets top Rails in HOF Game
RAYMOND — Eight players reordered a hit as Raymond defeated Willmar on Sunday 7-2 in the Rails’ Hall of Fame Game. Raymond starter Tyler Knott pitched six innings and reliever Zach Nelson struck out five in three innings. The two limited Willmar to eight hits. The Rails’...
June 28, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 26, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Three-run sixth lifts Sacred Heart past Buttermakers
SACRED HEART — Jeff Hinderks smacked a solo home run as Sacred Heart doubled up Hadley 4-2 on Friday in a non-league game. The Saints’ Nate Hebrink earned the pitching victory by tossing 7.2 innings and striking out five with no walks. Jeremy Hinderks got the final four outs...
June 26, 2015 - 11:46pm
June 12, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Kilowatts' power surge overwhelms Montevideo
GRANITE FALLS — Craig Listul homered and drove in four runs and Chase Richter also homered as Granite Falls ran away from Montevideo 18-6 on Friday night at Richter Field. The Kilowatts trailed by a run heading into the bottom of the third, but Richter hit a two-run home run...
June 12, 2015 - 11:44pm
May 31, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Lotthammer, Sawatzky dominate mound in Rockets' win
RAYMOND — Alex Lotthammer and John Sawatzky were dominant on the mound and Tyler Steen’s run-scoring single in the first proved to be the winning run in Raymond’s 2-0 victory over Marshall on Sunday. Lotthammer struck out 12 in six innings, allowing two hits. Sawatzky earned...
May 31, 2015 - 11:47pm
May 29, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Soine, Twins shut out Steves
SARTELL — Kevin Soine tossed a complete-game shutout and struck out five as the New London-Spicer Twins defeated the St. Stephen Steves 3-0 on Friday in the first round of the Omann Insurance Invitational. Soine also singled leading off the third and later scored on Scott Rambow’s...
May 29, 2015 - 11:45pm