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Kuwait Calling: Soldiers sendoff
Bridge burns along Wobegon Trail near Albany
Willmar teens win regional award with safe-driving video
Willmar Prom at the start line
Willmar council to meet as Board of Appeal Monday before regular meeting
Prep Baseball: MACCRAY keeps win streak alive with walk-off win
NFL: Vikings finally find a big target
NFL: Vikings take cornerback from Clemson in 2nd round
MLB: Tigers pound Twins
Thursday Track & Field: NLS, Minnewaska claim titles at Sauk Centre
Authorities obtain closed search warrant in connection with Prince's death
Due to phone issues, Barn Theatre offering alternative way to purchase tickets for Nancy Harms show
Authorities: Prescription opioid medication discovered on Prince at death scene
Clara City native, now a noted jazzist based in NYC, to perform in Willmar
Tickets remain for one of Garth Brooks' four shows in Fargo
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Francis J. Kramer
James "Jim" Jacoby
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Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Editorial: City Council needs to move on staffing issues
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Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: California looms large for GOP
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 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
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
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