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Local officials support granting undocumented immigrants access to driver’s licenses
Blizzard warning Tuesday for west central Minnesota
Video: Unique funding campaign underway to bring groceries to New London
AgweekTV: Local pilots concerned about increased UAV use
Campaign seeks $400,000 by Saturday to return grocery store to New London
NASCAR: Johnson makes big move to win at Atlanta
Cards wrap season in 3A meet
Girls Basketball: ’Jacks smother RTR in 3A
Boys Basketball: Jaguars will play for 5A-South title
Sprint Cup Notebook: Late crash KOs Jeff Gordon again
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Margie G. Bomstad
Lola V. Cooreman
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Editorial: It is time to fund Homeland Security
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: A cartway petition nightmare
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 1, 2013
Editorial: Game of football not always ‘super’
This is the weekend of the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. It is the “game,” the biggest athletic event of the year with millions tuning in via television around the world. This year’s big game has an intriguing spin with the Harbaugh brothers,...
opinion / editorials
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
January 10, 2013
NFL player Junior Seau had brain disease
Junior Seau, one of the NFL's best and fiercest players for nearly two decades, had a degenerative brain disease when he committed suicide last May, the National Institutes of Health told The Associated Press on Thursday. Results of an NIH study of Seau's brain revealed abnormalities...
news / nation
January 10, 2013 - 7:40am
November 17, 2012
Parents need to warn children about potential dangers of social media
WILLMAR -- It's OK for parents to set limits on how much their teenagers use technology. For instance, phones can be turned off at 10 p.m. or kept out of bedrooms.
news / local / region
November 17, 2012 - 12:00am
December 30, 2011
Areavoices.com: New year, new you
As 2011 winds down, I reflect on the past year and its lessons, and then look forward to the new one, a clean slate. Will 2012 be my year to...
December 30, 2011 - 12:05am
December 26, 2011
Areavoices.com: Adopt a curious approach to conflict
Let's be honest. Most women are fantastic conflict avoiders. To read the rest of this story from She Leads, visit sheleads.areavoices.com.
December 26, 2011 - 12:20am
March 16, 2010
Bail set at $80K for Travis Ryks accused of shaking baby
WILLMAR -- Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, made his first court appearance Monday on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking a 2-month-old baby and causing him life-threatening traumatic brain injury. Unconditional bail was set at $80,000 in Kandiyohi County District...
news / local
March 16, 2010 - 12:00am
March 13, 2010
Man wanted on assault charge in shaken baby case
WILLMAR -- An arrest warrant has been issued for Travis Dean Ryks, 25, of Willmar, on a first-degree assault charge for allegedly shaking an infant and causing what doctors said is a life-threatening injury attributable to child abuse. The complaint against Ryks was filed -- and...
news / local
March 13, 2010 - 12:00am
November 5, 2009
Doctor, author: Stress weakens people's immune systems
WILLMAR -- It turns out your grandma was right: you really can worry yourself sick. Just ask Esther Sternberg, M.D., author of "Healing Spaces: The Science of Place and Well-Being" and one of the world's leading experts on the brain. She is this year's keynote speaker at PACT 4's...
news / local
November 5, 2009 - 12:00am
November 15, 2008
Clichés associated with teen brain are true
WILLMAR -- Figuring out why teenagers do the things they do can be perplexing to parents. Toss in alcohol and a teen's brain can be "hijacked," said Dr.
November 15, 2008 - 12:00am