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Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
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Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
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'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
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February 11, 2016
Slagter's big game ends Cards' skid
WILLMAR — The Cardinals got revenge on the Sauk Rapids Storm for the 86-71 loss they handed them on Jan. 5 in dramatic fashion Thursday. Willmar...
February 11, 2016 - 11:41pm
February 10, 2016
Card coach Williams enjoying first season despite transition and losses
In his first year as head coach of the Willmar boys basketball team, Matt Williams has faced some challenges. “I have a five-year-old and a...
February 10, 2016 - 11:14pm
February 8, 2016
Boys Basketball: Three in double figures not enough for Cards against Moorhead
A Leif Engen double-double lifted Moorhead to a 68-58 win over Willmar in boys basketball Saturday. Engen had 22 points and 13 rebounds. Matt Bye added 16 points and Matt Jenkins 14, as the Spuds sent the Cardinals to a ninth-straight loss
February 8, 2016 - 3:54am
January 31, 2016
Cards stymied by Thunder Hawks
MONTEVIDEO — Willmar was no match for the Thunder Hawks on Saturday night, as three Montevideo players outscored Willmar’s top scorer in a convincing 67-47 win. Troy Diggins scored 24 points and Isaac Douglas and Travis Dreyer each added 14. Dreyer also had 12 rebounds and four...
January 31, 2016 - 11:30pm
January 28, 2016
Apollo blasts Cards
WILLMAR — The Cardinals’ struggles continued at home Thursday against St. Cloud Apollo, as they dropped their fifth contest in a row, 62-47. Willmar’s main offense came from beyond the long line, as they hit 36 percent of its 3-pointers as opposed to just 29 percent inside the...
January 28, 2016 - 11:40pm
January 26, 2016
St. Cloud Tech manhandles Willmar
WILLMAR — The Cardinals’ inability to get anything going in the first half doomed their chances of a win against St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday,...
January 26, 2016 - 11:31pm
January 20, 2016
Boys Basketball: Heinsius going out in style
Last regular from BBE’s championship era develops into leader and star
January 20, 2016 - 11:52pm
January 14, 2016
Sabres edge Cards in second half
WILLMAR – Noah Slagter’s 23 points weren’t enough to hold Sartell-St. Stephen at bay in the second half, as the Sabres outscored Willmar...
January 14, 2016 - 11:59pm
January 8, 2016
Brainerd bashes Cardinals
WILLMAR — The Brainerd Warriors used a 28-2 first-half run to overwhelm the Willmar Cardinals in their home building on Friday, earning a 72-51...
January 8, 2016 - 11:39pm
January 6, 2016
Slagter scores 37 points in Willmar loss
SAUK RAPIDS — Willmar’s Noah Slagter scored a game-high 37 points but the Cardinals fell victim to Kobe Boraas and Tyler Kranz in Sauk Rapids’ 86-71 Central Lakes Conference victory on Tuesday. Boraas scored 32 points and Kranz went for 30 as the Storm rebounded from a halftime...
January 6, 2016 - 12:07am
December 29, 2015
Video: BOLD vs CMCS Day 2 Bremer Bank Holiday Classic
The second day of the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic opened with BOLD of Olivia/Bird Island and Central Minnesota Christian School of Prinsburg,...
December 29, 2015 - 6:03pm
Area Roundup: Pierz jumps Litchfield in Cathedral’s Crusader Classic
ST. CLOUD — The Pierz basketball team bolted to a 31-18 lead at halftime and defeated Litchfield 60-29 in the opening round of the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusader Classic on Monday. Litchfield drops into the consolation bracket and will take on Concordia Academy today at 2 p.m. Litchfield’s...
December 29, 2015 - 2:40am
December 23, 2015
Otters hand Cards 57-40 loss
WILLMAR — Fergus Falls’ three-point attack and swarming defense proved too much for the Willmar boys on Tuesday as the Otters posted a 57-40...
December 23, 2015 - 12:27am
December 19, 2015
Boys Basketball: Cowboys lasso Falcons in Case tourney
ACGC's Colton Minnick surpassed 1,000 career points but Breckenridge's fast-break attack and pressing defense proved too much for the Falcons...
December 19, 2015 - 11:16pm
Big Lake pounds Willmar
BIG LAKE — Ten players found the scoring column for Willmar on Friday, but eight of them made only one basket apiece as the Cardinals were upended 64-40 by Big Lake in a non-conference game. The Hornets (3-6) owned a 37-19 lead at halftime and were 17-for-18 at the free throw line....
December 19, 2015 - 12:13am