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Crosby City Council members want embattled mayor to resign after arrest on four felonies
Anglers rescued after falling through ice on northern Minnesota lakes
Minn. Republicans' cuts to health, human services include shifts into next fiscal year
Man agrees to $2 million settlement after St. Paul police biting, kicking incident
Minn. man convicted of attempted murder loses appeal centering on photo ID
Twins coach tries to help Sano take the next step
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
ND native who once made 2,750 free throws in a row dies at 94
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Keith L. Sorenson
Doris I. Rasmusson
Cleo J. Holtberg
David "Doc" Halliday
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Dave & Vivian Swanson
October 6, 2016
Building a foundation
WILLMAR—On paper, building a strong athletic department at Community Christian School seems like a tall task. With just 73 students enrolled...
October 6, 2016 - 12:52am
July 24, 2016
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Many icons have stepped out of the spotlight already in 2016: Peyton, Megatron, The Big Fundamental, Kobe. But locally, another single-named...
July 24, 2016 - 10:36pm
June 25, 2016
2016 Hengstler-Ranweiler Awards
The Hengstler-Ranweiler Awards are presented annually to the Tribune-area’s outstanding male and female three-sport athletes
June 25, 2016 - 12:25am
October 12, 2015
Prep Athletics: In Minnesota, the sports kids are playing are changing — fast
Newly released figures from the National Federation of State High School Associations show participation declines in football, baseball, softball and both boys and girls hockey and basketball
October 12, 2015 - 12:25am
September 24, 2015
RU Game: Long-time ACGC coach, teacher Ness inducted into Falcons’ Hall of Fame
ACGC honored retired teacher and coach Jerry Ness before the Falcons’ football on Sept. 11
September 24, 2015 - 4:22am
September 3, 2015
Ally of former U of M AD on paid leave after complaints
MINNEAPOLIS -- A senior official with University of Minnesota athletics is on paid leave after a series of complaints were lodged against him following Athletics Director Norwood Teague’s resignation last month.
September 3, 2015 - 11:31pm
August 11, 2014
Cardinal Pride: Three to be inducted into HOF in ’14
Cardinal Pride announced three inductees into their Hall of Fame for 2014: Three-sport athlete and 1995 Willmar graduate Dawn (Severtson) Teetzel, Mike Hanson, retired varsity basketball and assistant football coach, and Bill Taunton, a community benefactor, activities promoter,...
August 11, 2014 - 11:30pm
June 17, 2014
HR Awards: Goodwin, Hoehne, Lee, Thunstedt are 2014’s winners
It would have come down to a coin flip. Check that: two coin flips. The Tribune’s Hengstler-Ranweiler Award was founded 54 years ago to honor...
June 17, 2014 - 12:08am
April 18, 2014
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Here are more individuals with area ties who will be running at Monday’s Boston Marathon from Hopkinton to Copley Square in downtown Boston: Kim Brekke, Atwater; USAF Major Carmen Sowers of Boston, daughter of Bob and Candy Sowers of Benson. Riptides 11U baseball tryouts set for...
April 18, 2014 - 11:47pm
Prep Sports: Alexandria gets new Cardinals logo
Alexandria District 206 Communications Coordinator Jill Johnson said the decision to create a new Cardinals mascot came from the desire to have...
April 18, 2014 - 11:46pm
January 4, 2014
Sports Postponements: Cream Can game, other events on hold
The Willmar boys hockey team's "Cream Can" game, scheduled for 7:15 p.m. today against Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato at the Civic Center has been postponed. It's just one of several area athletic events that fell victim to cold temperatures and icy roads on Saturday. Here is a list...
January 4, 2014 - 8:57am
December 26, 2013
The Insider: Stegeman, Thompson top CLC Performers
Two Willmar Cardinals student/athletes were honored Tuesday as Central Lakes Conference Performers of the Week. Tyler Stegeman was the CLC’s top boys basketball offensive player, scoring 35 points in two games. Cardinals gymnast Stephanie Thompson, in a dual meet against Sauk...
December 26, 2013 - 12:38am
July 11, 2013
College Athletics: U of M sports upgrades part of $190M plan
MINNEAPOLIS — The University of Minnesota has put a practice facility for the men’s and women’s basketball programs in a priority group of sports projects on campus estimated to cost $190 million. Athletic director Norwood Teague presented the plan Wednesday to the Board...
July 11, 2013 - 1:44am
April 24, 2013
Ex-Browerville athlete pleads in sexual assaults on teammates
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. - A former Browerville High School student has admitted he was among athletes who sexually assaulted teammates. Nineteen-year-old Seth Kellen pleaded guilty Monday in Todd County court to felony fourth-degree criminal sexual conduct. As part of Kellen's plea, two...
April 24, 2013 - 7:17am
November 23, 2012
Willmar Notebook: 40 years ago, female athletes caught a break
Occasionally, it is well to remember that the playing field was not always level and give thanks that it got righted -- one free-throw at a time. Carol...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am