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Shivering weather greets celebrities at Oscars
Father, who lost 3 children in ND fire, is in Twin Cities burn unit
Minnesota baby found safe after possible abduction
Joseph Wapner, Former 'People's Court' Judge, Dies at 97
Transgender wrestler wins Texas championship for girls
Kurt Busch finally wins Daytona 500 on 17th try
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Ted Takasaki offers walleye tips and techniques
Dokken: Learning in the wild
Baltimore player arrested on multiple drug charges in Miami
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
February 24, 2017
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
CLARA CITY — It just took Dawson-Boyd a little bit of time to get going against MACCRAY on Friday night, as the Blackjacks flipped the...
February 24, 2017 - 11:30pm
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
WATERTOWN—New London-Spicer bounced back from a tough loss on Thursday for a 70-69 upset win over No. 10 Watertown-Mayer on Friday. The Wildcats trailed by seven at halftime but battled down the stretch to keep the game close. They trailed by four with 40 seconds to go but a...
February 24, 2017 - 11:25pm
February 23, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
MARSHALL - Logan Tomasek scored a first-period goal and it stood up as Marshall defeated Willmar 1-0 in the Section 3A tournament on Thursday at Red Baron Arena. Tomasek scored at 8:10 of the first on an assist from Mason Plante. Goalie Trey Nelson and the Tigers' defense limited...
February 23, 2017 - 10:48pm
February 21, 2017
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
KERKHOVEN - ACGC's Gabe Eisenbacher surpassed 1,000 career points, finishing with 29 points and 13 rebounds in the Falcons' 79-67 victory over the KMS on Tuesday. The Falcons' Erik Belgum had 16 points and six rebounds and Jaren Kaddatz also scored 16 points and had five boards and...
February 21, 2017 - 11:45pm
Boys Basketball: Cards down Cards
WILLMAR — Noah Slagter scored a game-high 34 points and he also had six rebounds, two assists and three steals, but he couldn't get Willmar...
February 21, 2017 - 10:04pm
February 20, 2017
Local roundup: Eagles win Camden title
MADISON — It required an overtime thriller, but the Lac qui Parle Valley girls basketball team won the Camden Conference championship game on Monday night, taking down Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, 52-50, in overtime. Kelsea Lund scored 17 points for the Eagles, who led by 10 points...
February 20, 2017 - 11:12pm
February 19, 2017
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
NEW ULM - The Willmar WarHawks suffered a second-straight loss as New Ulm scored three third-period goals in a 5-2 victory in an NA3HL game on...
February 19, 2017 - 9:58pm
February 17, 2017
Boys Basketball: Marshall blisters Willmar
MARSHALL — Marshall's shooting stroke was in fine form on Friday against the Willmar boys basketball team. The Tigers hit 68 percent from the field on 2-point shots and they hit 42 percent of their 21 3-point attempts to down the Cardinals 84-66. The Tigers are now 21-2 and...
February 17, 2017 - 11:39pm
February 14, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar girls hockey team's run comes to end
FERGUS FALLS—The Willmar girls hockey team's playoff run came to an end Tuesday night as Fergus Falls shutout the Cardinals 6-0 in the Section 6A semifinals. Sophie Rausch was a force to be reckoned with for the Otters. She scored the opening goal but didn't stop there. She...
February 14, 2017 - 11:04pm
Boys Basketball: Annandale clips Dragons
LITCHFIELD — Litchfield's boys basketball team battled back to bring Tuesday's Wright County Conference matchup to within one but ultimately fell short in a 50-49 loss to Annandale.
February 14, 2017 - 10:45pm
Boys Basketball: Willmar comeback falls short
WILLMAR — Brainerd rode a healthy first-half lead and strong 3-point shooting to hold off Willmar 71-68 in a Central Lakes Conference game...
February 14, 2017 - 10:21pm
February 13, 2017
Local Roundup: Eisenbacher, Belgum lead ACGC over BOLD
BIRD ISLAND — ACGC's offense erupted in a West Central Conference match against the BOLD boys basketball team on Monday night, outscoring the Warriors 85-72. Gabe Eisenbacher led the way for the Falcons with 23 points while teammate Erik Belgum logged a double-double with 21...
February 13, 2017 - 11:08pm
Boys Basketball: Bluejays bounce back
PRINSBURG — Central Minnesota Christian walked into the locker room at halftime experiencing something very unfamiliar: trailing. The Bluejays...
February 13, 2017 - 10:15pm
February 12, 2017
Local Roundup: Card swim team seventh in CLC Championships
SAUK RAPIDS — The Willmar swimming and diving team had seven top-10 finishes and placed seventh at the nine-team Central Lakes Conference Championships on Saturday. The Cardinals scored 152 points. Sartell won the meet with 585 points, followed by Brainerd (384.5) and Alexandria...
February 12, 2017 - 9:31pm
Boys Hockey: Cards look ahead to playoffs
WILLMAR—Willmar's boys hockey team ended its season on a down swing Saturday afternoon as they Cardinals fell to Bailey Sommers and his...
February 12, 2017 - 8:05pm