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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
May 25, 2016
Area Roundup: Cardinals advance two doubles teams, singles player to Section 8AA finals
BECKER — Willmar had two doubles teams and a singles entrant advance out of the Section 8AA-South tournament on Wednesday, including Peyton Fischer who finished third in singles. The freshman started his day beating No. 6-seeded Spencer Mattson of Big Lake, 4-6, 7-5, 7-6 (8-6)....
May 25, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 22, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Chuckers down NLS on bases-loaded walk in 10th
Brian Kingery drew a two-out, bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning, leading Atwater to a come-from-behind 10-9 win over New London-Spicer in...
May 22, 2016 - 11:33pm
May 20, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Thunstedt handcuffs Nicks in Rails’ win
Tanner Thunstedt struck out 10 in a complete-game performance as the Willmar Rails defeated St. Nicholas 2-1 in a non-league amateur baseball...
May 20, 2016 - 11:43pm
May 18, 2016
Amateur Baseball Roundup
SACRED HEART — Jordon Kontz was 3-for-4 and Travis McGlauflin limited Sacred Heart to just two hits as Marshall clipped the Saints 2-1 in a Cornbelt League game Wednesday. Nate Hebrink and Jeremy Hinderks were the only two Saints to manage a hit — both singles — as McGlauflin...
May 18, 2016 - 11:42pm
May 15, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Strong pitching leads Rockets to shutout win over Kilowatts
John Sawatzky pitched six innings of one-hit ball and Alex Lotthammer earned a save by striking out seven in three scoreless innings as Raymond defeated Granite Falls 3-0 on Sunday in a Corn Belt League game
May 15, 2016 - 11:25pm
September 8, 2015
Rec Sports: WCER Sunday Soccer League playoffs commence
The Willmar Community Education and Recreation’s Sunday Soccer League first round playoffs began Sunday at Roosevelt Fields. No. 2 seed...
September 8, 2015 - 12:06am
September 5, 2015
Amateur Baseball: NLS Twins' state run ends
The New London-Spicer Twins' run in the Class C state amateur baseball tournament ended with a 6-0 loss to Plato in the third round on Saturday
September 5, 2015 - 7:24pm
August 30, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Draftees hurl NLS Twins into third round at state tournament
WATKINS — New London-Spicer starter Brad Mergen threw seven shutout innings before running into trouble, but the draftee from Farming had plenty of support at the plate as the Twins eliminated Delano from the Class C State Amateur Baseball Tournament by posting a 7-3 win in the...
August 30, 2015 - 11:53pm
August 18, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Class C State Tournament Schedule
Class C State Tournament Aug. 21-Sept. 7 At Cold Spring and Watkins FIRST ROUND Friday, Aug. 21 1. Lake Henry vs. Blue Earth at Cold Spring, 7:30 p.m. 2. Raymond vs. Maple Plain at Watkins, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22 3. Lamberton vs. Shakopee at Watkins,...
August 18, 2015 - 9:58am
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