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County Road 23 to open Wednesday east of Willmar
Syrian government launches Aleppo ground attack
Stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debate
Abandoned Minnesota mine shaft becomes a bass hideout
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
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
Mary A. Krogfus
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
June 11, 2013
Lynx beat San Antonio for 11th straight home win
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Forced to the outside early in the game, Lindsay Whalen and the Minnesota Lynx were frustrated and trailed by a point at halftime. When she finally got comfortable in the lane, the game changed dramatically. Whalen scored 23 points and helped break open a close...
June 11, 2013 - 11:40pm
June 9, 2013
Heat beat Spurs in Game 2 to tie Finals
MIAMI — Back with a blowout, and no, the Miami Heat didn’t need LeBron James to do more. Not when Mario Chalmers and everyone else did everything right. Chalmers led the charge, James broke out to finish it with a flurry and the Heat used a 33-5 run to blow away the San...
June 9, 2013 - 11:28pm
June 3, 2013
Heat take Game 7
MIAMI — Their season, their legacy, their reign atop the NBA was all at stake, and the Miami Heat responded to all of that in a manner befitting...
June 3, 2013 - 11:09pm
May 22, 2013
Lynx hungry after WNBA finals loss
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Lynx coach Cheryl Reeve would find herself walking through the aisles at her grocery store this offseason when she would be recognized by a fan. The ensuing conversation would occasionally catch her off guard. Often times instead of congratulations being...
May 22, 2013 - 10:38pm
May 19, 2013
NBA Playoffs: Spurs rout Grizzlies in West finals
SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who’ve been there so many times before. The...
May 19, 2013 - 11:32pm
May 3, 2013
It's official: Flip Saunders returning to Timberwolves
MINNEAPOLIS — Welcome back, Flip. The Minnesota Timberwolves hired Flip Saunders as the team's new president of basketball operations on...
May 3, 2013 - 10:50am
AP Sources: Kahn out as Wolves president, Flip to take leadership role
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Goodbye, David Kahn. Hello, Flip Saunders. Again. The Minnesota Timberwolves announced Thursday that owner Glen...
May 3, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
AP Sources: Kahn out as Wolves president, Saunders in
MINNEAPOLIS — David Kahn is out as president of basketball operations for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Flip Saunders is coming in. The...
May 2, 2013 - 6:28pm
April 30, 2013
Collins’ big test will be joining an NBA team
The coming-out part is over. Now Jason Collins needs a job. Collins’ stunning announcement that he was a gay athlete in a major sport won overwhelming support from other players, coaches and executives — even a phone call from the president. But it also came after the...
April 30, 2013 - 11:16pm
April 29, 2013
NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay with first-person account
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA veteran Jason Collins became the first active male player in the four major American professional sports to come out as...
April 29, 2013 - 12:32pm
NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Collins wrote a first-person account posted Monday on Sports Illustrated's website. The 34-year-old Collins has played...
April 29, 2013 - 10:55am
April 26, 2013
Packers sign Rodgers to $110M contract extension GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — This ought to give Aaron Rodgers better memories of the NFL draft. The Green Bay Packers signed their franchise quarterback Friday to a five-year contract extension through the 2019 season, eight years after...
April 26, 2013 - 10:53pm
NBA.com reports Timberwolves fire Kahn
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With speculation on his job status reaching a fever pitch, Minnesota Timberwolves president of basketball operations David Kahn said Friday night that he has not met with owner Glen Taylor to discuss the team option on his contract for next season. Kahn released...
April 26, 2013 - 10:50pm
April 25, 2013
NBA Playoffs: Heat take 3-0 series lead on Bucks; Bulls grab control against Nets
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Miami Heat’s latest spurt might have run the Milwaukee Bucks right out of the playoffs. LeBron James scored seven of his 22 points at the end of the third quarter as the Heat pulled away from the Bucks. Their 104-91 victory gave them a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven...
April 25, 2013 - 11:31pm
April 24, 2013
NBA playoff roundup: Thunder respond to Houston rally, win 105-102
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook each scored 29 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder recovered after squandering a...
April 24, 2013 - 10:12pm