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MS. SIMPLICITY: Organizing the most important papers in life
3 SD college students sent to jail after alcohol-related death at party
Real state budget talks start with Minnesota two-step
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Twins miss out on sweep of Rangers, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Vikings will look again to have success outside first round
Defense defines 2017 NFL Draft
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Lavon "Vonnie" Anderson
Edythe O. Jacobson
Marcella M. Stager
Marlys Selma Vilhauer
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Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
August 26, 2016
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recommended on Friday, Aug. 26, that all blood donated in the United States and its territories be tested...
August 26, 2016 - 2:40pm
July 6, 2016
Red Cross urges donors to step forward
ST. CLOUD—The American Red Cross is urging donors to step forward over the summer months to help resupply a shortage of blood donations....
July 6, 2016 - 12:03am
March 2, 2016
High schoolers donate blood
First-time blood donor Carly Hulstein, a Willmar High School junior, receives encouragement from Anita Allison of the American Red Cross Wednesday....
March 2, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 16, 2012
Donors needed to stave off a growing blood shortage in upper Midwest
WILLMAR -- Red Cross officials are urging eligible donors to give blood and help stave off a shortage developing this summer across the region. As of Friday, North Central Blood Services was 682 units short of its commitment to the hospitals it serves, said Dave Kelley, donor recruitment...
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2011
Willmar, Minn., sisters collectively donate 250-plus pints of blood
WILLMAR -- If you do the math, sisters Colleen Barber, Cheryl Plathe and Marian Bloom have collectively donated nearly 300 pints of blood over...
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Teen pleads to charge in burglary, as DNA testing does him in
WILLMAR -- A 19-year-old Spicer teen pleaded guilty Monday to a second-degree burglary charge for breaking into a Willmar home -- which ultimately led to $11,000 in damage in addition to the $10,000 in property taken, including a gun. As part of a plea agreement reached in Kandiyohi...
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Blood drive draws crowd
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Winter weather disrupts blood donations in area
WILLMAR -- Last week's bad weather did more than close schools and interfere with travel. It also disrupted the Red Cross's efforts to collect blood for use in the region's hospitals. There's still enough blood for patients who need it, but donors are being urged to give at the earliest...
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Minneapolis police, fire departments call for blood
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minneapolis police and fire departments are participating in a friendly competition for the rest of January. And even though it's good-natured, they're still calling for blood. The two departments have partnered with Memorial Blood centers and they are competing...
January 12, 2010 - 9:30am
December 31, 2009
Red Cross needs more blood
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Local banks to host group blood drive Friday
WILLMAR -- Five local banks are hoping for community participation as they host an American Red Cross blood drive Friday in Willmar. "The banks have never done this before. This is new. We're rolling up our sleeves together here for a collaborative effort," said Deb Van Buren of...
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am