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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
July 26, 2016
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
MARSHALL—The Raymond Rockets took on Marshall on Tuesday in their last game before the Region 11C postseason begins this weekend and came out on top in the tune up, 6-2. The first half of the game was quiet as both starting pitchers came out battling. Raymond's Alex Lotthammer...
July 26, 2016 - 11:20pm
July 24, 2016
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
ATWATER—Justin Schroeder and Vance Martin handcuffed New London-Spicer and Matt Tanner was perfect at the plate and drove in three runs as Atwater advanced to the County Line League title game with a 7-0 victory on Sunday at Kingery Field. The top-seeded Chuckers will play the...
July 24, 2016 - 10:33pm
July 11, 2016
Monte, SH/MACCRAY both fall in Legion playoffs
MONTEVIDEO—Six errors undermined the higher-seeded Montevideo Legion team in a 8-4 loss to Cottonwood in the opening round of the Division II, District 7 Southwest Sub-District tournament on Monday. No. 5-seed Cottonwood took an early 5-1 lead, then tacked on two runs in the...
July 11, 2016 - 11:00pm
July 10, 2016
Willmar Legion downs DC, falls to Chutes at wood bat tourney
ALBANY—The Willmar Legion baseball team split two games Saturday at the Albany/Avon Wood Bat Tournament on Saturday. Post 167 defeated Dassel-Cokato 13-4 after losing to the St. Cloud Chutes 10-1. Willmar plays Marshall at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Swansson Orange, then plays host...
July 10, 2016 - 11:52pm
July 8, 2016
Bird Island crushes Sacred Heart
BIRD ISLAND—Bird Island put on a clinic on Friday amateur game against Sacred Heart, dominating the Saints from start to finish to win 14-0. The Bullfrogs opened the game with three runs including a two-run double from Logan Swann who had a monster game. Swann went on to hit...
July 8, 2016 - 11:40pm
NLS edges Atwater in back-and-forth amateur battle
SPICER—A three-run fifth inning proved to be the difference for New London-Spicer, which rallied for an 8-6 amateur baseball win over Atwater...
July 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
July 7, 2016
Johnson wins pitchers' duel in Willmar victory
WILLMAR—Tyler Johnson edged Will Jeseritz in a pitcher's duel as Willmar manufactured three runs in a 3-0 Legion baseball win over Granite Falls on Wednesday as Swansson Orange. Despite finishing with just two hits, Post 167 got all the offense it needed. Noah Vreeman scored...
July 7, 2016 - 4:11pm
July 2, 2016
One big inning dooms Corn Belt All-Stars
BIRD ISLAND—One big inning was all the Corn Belt League's best could muster, as the Tomahawk League rallied from five runs down for a 7-5...
July 2, 2016 - 12:23am
June 26, 2016
Area Baseball: Morris edges Bird Island in amateur baseball pitcher’s duel
Sam Mattson edged Brad Gass in a pitcher’s duel Saturday as Morris edged Bird Island 2-0 in amateur baseball
June 26, 2016 - 11:39pm
June 25, 2016
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
The Sacred Heart/MACCRAY Legion baseball team traveled to Mankato for a tournament and started it off by splitting the first two games, losing the first to Lino Lakes 5-1 and winning the second over Sleepy Eye 11-8
June 25, 2016 - 12:34am
June 16, 2016
Area Baseball: Pitchers struggle as MoonDogs wallop Stingers
The struggling Willmar Stingers had their roughest outing of the season Wednesday
June 16, 2016 - 12:06am
June 8, 2016
Area Baseball Roundup: Willmar Legion posts shutout in opener
WILLMAR — Seven of Willmar’s starters got at least one hit and Grant Bangen tossed five shutout innings Wednesday as Post 167 opened the Legion baseball season with a 10-0 win over Cottonwood. Willmar scored twice in the first and produced another five runs in the next frame to...
June 8, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 1, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Three Rockets blank Rails 12-0
Tribune Sports RAYMOND — The Raymond Rockets trounced the Willmar Rails on Wednesday, winning the Cornbelt League game 12-0 in seven innings. The Rockets put up crooked numbers in four separate innings, translating their 12 hits into 12 runs. Jordan Smith and Calvin Kosminskas each...
June 1, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 30, 2016
Amateur Baseball Roundup: Chuckers fight off Eagles
REGAL — Jordan Olson homered and had two RBIs, leading the Atwater Chuckers to a 6-5 County Line League win over Regal Sunday. Josh Cunningham scored twice for Atwater, which at one point held a 6-2 lead. Justin Schroeder doubled and knocked in a run for the Chuckers. Austin Kampsen...
May 30, 2016 - 11:44pm
May 27, 2016
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island strikes quickly in win over Atwater
Bird Island jumped out to a quick three run lead in the first and Atwater could never catch up, losing 4-2 in a non-league amateur baseball game...
May 27, 2016 - 11:43pm