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Mills drops request for election recount in 8th District race
Separation anxiety: Trump's management style poses challenges in Oval Office
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
EMT Willmar ambulance hosts 10th annual toy drive
Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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'
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Helen W. Olson
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
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
December 15, 2013
Report: Twins to re-sign Pelfrey
The Minnesota Twins re-signed free-agent pitcher Mike Pelfrey to a two-year, $11 million contract on Saturday, according to a report. Pelfrey’s new deal includes $3.5 million in performance-based incentives, CBSSports.com reported. The right-hander did not have a banner year...
December 15, 2013 - 7:55pm
December 12, 2013
Twins bolster pitching staff, still shopping
MINNEAPOLIS — After a third straight 90-plus-loss season, general manager Terry Ryan wasted no time on the offseason makeover of the Minnesota Twins. Holes in the everyday lineup remain, but Ryan went full bore to address his biggest concern, the starting rotation. The Twins...
December 12, 2013 - 11:36pm
December 11, 2013
MLB roundup: Major League Baseball moves to ban collisions at home plate
ORLANDO, Fla. — Home-plate collisions, long the staple of highlight reels, are soon to become a thing of the past in the major leagues. Major League Baseball’s playing-rules committee recommended outlawing the collisions Wednesday during the Winter Meetings at the Walt Disney...
December 11, 2013 - 9:39pm
December 9, 2013
Twins Caravan scheduled to make stops in Willmar, 4 other area towns
WILLMAR — The Minnesota Twins recently announced that their 54th annual Winter Caravan will make appearances in Willmar, Benson, Glenwood, Montevideo and Morris among its scheduled 58 stops in January 2014. All-Star closer Glen Perkins, second baseman Brian Dozier, relief pitcher...
December 9, 2013 - 11:32pm
Cox, La Russa, Torre elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
By John Perrotto, Reuters ORLANDO, Fla. — Managers might rule the day at this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Bobby...
December 9, 2013 - 11:24pm
December 5, 2013
Twins complete deal with RHP Hughes
Phil Hughes is hoping a change of scenery will help him get his career back on track. The Minnesota Twins formally announced the signing of the right-handed pitcher to a three-year, $24 million contract on Thursday. The team and the pitcher agreed to the deal on Saturday. Hughes...
December 5, 2013 - 11:21pm
December 4, 2013
Konerko to retuns to White Sox, Morneau to sign with Rockies
Six-time All-Star first baseman Paul Konerko has agreed to return for a 16th season with the Chicago White Sox in 2014, the team announced Wednesday. Konerko will be in his 18th season and began his career with the Los Angeles Dodgers before being traded to the Cincinnati Reds. The...
December 4, 2013 - 10:07pm
December 3, 2013
MLB roundup: Nathan near deal with Tigers, Pierzynski goes to Red Sox
Joe Nathan is on the verge of a contract with the Detroit Tigers, who listed a veteran closer near the top of their offseason needs. FOX Sports first reported Nathan and the Tigers were wrapping up a multi-year deal. On Monday, reports that talks between Detroit and former San...
December 3, 2013 - 11:30pm
Twins sign Nolasco to record contract
Durable and capable of dominant starts, right-hander Ricky Nolasco signed a record contract to become the stabilizing anchor of the Minnesota Twins’ starting rotation. The 30-year-old right-hander signed a four-year, $48 million contract, the richest deal ever for the Twins in...
December 3, 2013 - 11:21pm
December 2, 2013
Twins agree to terms with pitchers Nolasco, Hughes
In a span of three days, the Minnesota Twins revamped their rotation. Free agent right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Twins reached a contract agreement Nov. 27, according to multiple media reports. Yahoo Sports reported that Nolasco’s four-year deal would have a $49 million value....
December 2, 2013 - 10:54pm
November 20, 2013
MLB Roundup: Rangers set to acquire Fielder from Tigers
In the first major trade of the baseball offseason, the Texas Rangers agreed to acquire first baseman Prince Fielder in a deal that would send second baseman Ian Kinsler to the Detroit Tigers. Multiple media outlets reported the trade, but CBSSports.com first broke the story. The...
November 20, 2013 - 11:34pm
November 14, 2013
MLB: Cabrera, McCutchen are MVPs
Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera found a good way to follow up a Triple Crown season, winning a second consecutive American League...
November 14, 2013 - 10:11pm
November 13, 2013
Stingers add former Twins’ minor leaguer
WILLMAR — It’s not often a Northwoods League team has a chance to sign a former professional baseball player, but the Willmar Stingers have...
November 13, 2013 - 11:19pm
Kershaw, Scherzer win Cy Young Awards
Clayton Kershaw came within one vote of perfection in winning the National League Cy Young Award as best pitcher of the season, and Max Scherzer was one step behind him in claiming American League honors on Wednesday. Kershaw, who led Major League Baseball with a 1.83 earned run...
November 13, 2013 - 11:18pm
November 4, 2013
Report: A-Rod tested positive for stimulants in ’06
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez tested positive for stimulants in 2006, according to the New York Times. Rodriguez was not publicly...
November 4, 2013 - 11:14pm