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October 31, 2016
Local teams shine at Minnesota BEST competition
October 31, 2016 - 12:26pm
November 5, 2015
Readers' Choice 2015 is now available: See who you voted #1
November 5, 2015 - 11:15am
January 14, 2014
Google gains entry to home and prized team with $3.2 billion cash purchase of Nest
January 14, 2014 - 7:00am
June 17, 2013
Three area programs receive Women's Foundation grants
June 17, 2013 - 11:37pm
April 7, 2012
Editorial: Koenen is best for Dist. 20 Senate
April 7, 2012 - 12:00am
December 21, 2010
Illinois couple sentenced after defrauding Best Buy out of $32.8 million
December 21, 2010 - 9:34am
July 5, 2010
Local folks may recognize the principal figure in "Betty's Spies," a woodcarving of a diner scene by Fred Cogelow. Don Niece of Willmar is the man on the right. The couple caught Cogelow's eye while he was in Two Harbors for a family party. (Submitted photo courtesy of Fred Cogelow)
Cogelow's 'Betty's Spies' carving wins best of show
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
June 16, 2010
Final-round voting starts in Best Fishing Photo Contest on
June 16, 2010 - 12:00am
June 2, 2010
Enter your fishing photos in's Best Fishing Photo. Go to Then click on the Fishing Photo Contest and enter your favorite fishing photos. If your photo is ranked as one of the top photos, you can win a prize.
Get your photo in the Best Fishing Photo Contest on
June 2, 2010 - 12:47am
May 26, 2010
Go to Then click on the Best Photo of Mom Contest and enter your favorite Mom photos. If your photo is ranked as one of the top photos, you can win a prize.
Enter your photos in our Best Mom Photo Contest
May 26, 2010 - 1:45am
November 28, 2009
Crowds a block long stand outside Best Buy in Willmar before the store opened at 5 a.m. Shoppers were looking for bargains during Black Friday, signaling the start of the Christmas shopping season. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Early morning shoppers on the prowl for the best bargains
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
Local shoppers say they plan to find great deals and spend less money this year
November 28, 2009 - 12:00am
July 23, 2009
Commentary: Mother often does know best
July 23, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Attracting the crowds in tough economic times
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am