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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
June 10, 2016
Boxing: Muhammad Ali feted by famous and fans in final farewell
Muhammad Ali was extolled on Friday as a boxer of incomparable grace, a magnetic entertainer and a man of conviction who gave a voice to the oppressed, as a two-day celebration of “The Greatest” came to a rousing end in his Kentucky hometown
June 10, 2016 - 11:52pm
June 3, 2016
Legendary Boxer Muhammad Ali Dies at 74
Legendary three-time heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, who bragged that he was "the greatest" and then backed up the claim in the ring,...
June 3, 2016 - 11:52pm
May 4, 2015
Boxing: Still an asterisk over Mayweather’s legacy
Heading into the much hyped ‘Fight of the Century’, Floyd Mayweather Jr. repeatedly said his welterweight showdown with Manny Pacquiao was...
May 4, 2015 - 12:15am
May 2, 2015
Boxing: Contrast in styles a hallmark of Pacquiao-Mayweather bout
The hotly anticipated welterweight bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. and 2-1 underdog Manny Pacquiao on Saturday offers an intriguing...
May 2, 2015 - 12:29am
February 20, 2015
The Insider: Ex-Twin Punto expects to sit out 2015
Former Minnesota Twin Nick Punto is expected to sit out the 2015 season after signing a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks in January, according to a report
February 20, 2015 - 11:59pm
The Insider: Kershaw feels no pain
Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw appears ready for a rehab assignment after hurling a 51-pitch simulated game on Sunday. The two-time Cy Young Award winner did not report any problems following the workout. Kershaw has been on the disabled list with an upper back problem. A...
April 20, 2014 - 11:17pm
April 6, 2014
Bell rings again in Willmar
Tribune photos by Rand Middleton In one of 10 boxing matches late Saturday afternoon held in a rented ring at Pep’s Sports Bar, Tony Narro,...
April 6, 2014 - 10:18pm
April 5, 2013
Willmar boxing wraps up at Wadena
The Willmar boxing team ended its five-month season last weekend in Wadena at the Region IV Golden Gloves Tournament. The boxers split four matches at the armory over Friday and Saturday. Manager Kirk Davis commented that it was a terrific finish to a solid season in the city auditorium...
April 5, 2013 - 11:51pm
February 13, 2013
Boxing: Zavala, ‘Diamond Girl’ pick up wins
WADENA — Eloy Zavala, 16, got his first fight of the season at the armory on Saturday. The Willmar 123-pounder won a tight match with Kevin Harper, his fifth win against the Wadena boxer. Diamond Tello got in her second bout facing Samantha Lucero of Detroit Lakes at 115 pounds....
February 13, 2013 - 10:33pm
December 18, 2012
Boxing: 2 Willmar females debut at Wadena Golden Glove bouts
WADENA — The Willmar Golden Gloves Boxing Club fought three bouts at the National Guard Armory in Wadena on Saturday evening. It was the boxing debut for two females. Diamond Tello, age 12, encountered Emily Boldt in the 115-pound weight division. The Wadena fighter took two standing...
December 18, 2012 - 11:45pm
March 8, 2012
Boxing: Zavala posts win at Wadena, Reyes may be through
Willmar team member Eloy Zavala, 16, won a decision fighting Wadena rival Kevin Harper on Saturday at the Wadena Armory in Region IV Golden Gloves. Harper jabbed the Willmar teen repeatedly but Zavala scored with looping hooks to win a razor-thin decision. Santo Reyes, 19, took...
March 8, 2012 - 1:28am
February 15, 2012
Boxing: Zavala wins at Wadena G.G. bouts
Eloy Zavala won a decision over a more-experienced opponent on Saturday in Region 4 Golden Gloves on Saturday at the Wadena armory. The 120-pound Willmar fighter knocked Albert Boldt (27 bouts) down in the second while carrying all three rounds. It was Zavala's seventh bout. Rookie...
February 15, 2012 - 12:00am
February 2, 2012
Willmar's Zalavas wins Medina Dinner Fights
Eloy Zavalas, Jr. of Willmar won a crowd-pleasing 3-round bout over Kevin Harper of Wadena at the Medina Ballroom in front of 480 attending the annual Dinner Fights on Saturday. The evening features the state's top boxer at a fundraiser to send the Upper Midwest team to the Golden...
February 2, 2012 - 12:00am
December 20, 2011
Willmar boxers opened season at Wadena
Eloy Zavala was the only member of the Willmar Golden Gloves team to get a match on Saturday at the Wadena Armory. Zavala, 16, won a narrow decision at 120 pounds over his rival Kevin Harper of Wadena. Assistant coach Nate Rinke brought along three other boxers but no bout was available...
December 20, 2011 - 12:33am
November 8, 2011
Willmar Golden Gloves has room for more
West Central Golden Gloves Boxing got underway Wednesday with 11 returnees and 16 novices at the Willmar City Auditorium. Coaches Kirk Davis (979-2639) and Nate Rinke (224-3922) have room for more. Practices are 7-8:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday.
November 8, 2011 - 12:00am