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Willmar Police Officer escapes injury in early-morning rollover crash
Olivia woman injured in Highway 71 crash
Suspect in Twin Cities woman's death charged after leading deputies to human remains in N.D.
Spokesman: Trump supports Dakota Access pipeline and will review project
Stormwater drainage planned at site of new Robbins Island playground
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
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'
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
Around our region published Nov. 30
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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
The Insider: Rambow leads Valley City State in RBIs
Jake Rambow from Willmar, a Junior infielder on the Valley City State baseball team, hit .327 with eight doubles, two triples and two home runs. Rambow also scored 42 runs and led the team with 40 runs batted in while playing 52 of the team’s 57 games. Valley City State, located...
May 29, 2015 - 12:53am
May 27, 2015
Amateur Baseball: Area's weekend results
Results Sunday Sauk Valley Clear Lake 7, Litchfield 2 Litchfield took a 2-1 lead in the first inning but it was all Clear Lake after that in a amateur game that was called because of wet conditions after eight inningson Sunday in Litchfield. The Blues’ Derek Koll was 2-for-4...
May 27, 2015 - 1:04am
May 8, 2015
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Knott, Sawatzky post shutout for Raymond
RAYMOND — Tyler Knott and John Sawatzky tossed a combined nine shutout innings as Raymond defeated Dassel-Cokato 6-0 in a non-league game on Friday. Knott surrendered two hits and two walks while striking out four in five innings of work to earn the win. Sawatzky relieved Knott...
May 8, 2015 - 11:49pm