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AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
Developing a vision: EDC reviews retail data to develop economic strategy for the future
Records published March 25
Willmar Community Center creates community one event at a time
Keep or dump MNsure, or is there an alternative?
CMCS rebounds to play for consolation crown
State Basketball: CMCS rebounds in consolation bracket
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Gophers riding turnaround into NCAA Tournament
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Derald F. Rolfsmeier
Loren E. Meyer
Ruth O. Jones
'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
Dave & Vivian Swanson
May 7, 2013
Boys Golf Roundup: Minnewaska, Benson/KMS win at WCC doubleheader
Led by 39s from ninth-grader Bret Buckingham, eighth-grader Esten Stensrud and senior Austin Lieser, the Minnewaska Lakers prevailed in the second round of a West Central Conference twin bill at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers’ 159 put them four shots up Benson/KMS and Morris Area,...
May 7, 2013 - 11:45pm
May 6, 2013
Boys Tennis: Dragons scorch Benson
BENSON — The Litchfield boys tennis team surrendered just one match to down Benson 6-1 on Monday. Aaron Szczur recorded the Braves’ lone...
May 6, 2013 - 11:30pm
April 30, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Alexandria edges Willmar
ALEXANDRIA — Willmar fell to Alexandria 4-3 for the second time in four days on Tuesday in a Central Lakes Conference match. Willmar played strong in singles, take three of four matches, but Alexandria again swept all three doubles matches. Preston Peterson, Issac Yoakum...
April 30, 2013 - 11:41pm
Track and Field: Benson/KMS girls defend home track; Montevideo boys also win at Benson
At Benson: The Montevideo boys were first and Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd the runnerup. The girls meet was won by Benson/KMS with Paynesville 1 point up on LQPV/DB for second place. Hurdler/jumper Kari Hoeft led the Bulldogs individual scoring. At Belgrade: Kinlee Swanson won...
April 30, 2013 - 11:33pm
April 25, 2013
Prep baseball: Benson rallies past ’Streeters
BENSON — Cody Hammerschmidt hit a two-run double in the bottom of the sixth to power Benson past Sauk Centre 9-8 in the Braves’ season opener...
April 25, 2013 - 11:36pm
February 26, 2013
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays soar past YME
PRINSBURG — A late first-half surge broke open a close game and the Central Minnesota Christian boys basketball team eased past Yellow Medicine...
February 26, 2013 - 12:02am
February 17, 2013
Gymnastics: Willmar's Mottinger, Johnson vault to state tournament
WILLMAR — Cardinals freshman Hailey Mottinger and senior Cassandra Johnson placed 1-2 in the vault event to gain the Class A State Gymnastics...
February 17, 2013 - 11:56pm
Boys hockey roundup: MBA storms into Section 6A quarterfinals
MORRIS — The Morris/Benson Area boys hockey team outshot Breckenridge by more than 40 but it took third-period goals by Corey Goff and Brody Gimberlin before the Storm could relax and enjoy a 5-2 win over the Blades in the opening round of the Section 6A tournament on Saturday....
February 17, 2013 - 11:48pm
February 15, 2013
Girls basketball: Falcons top Peterson, Braves
GROVE CITY — Benson’s Emma Peterson scored 40 points, but the Braves fell to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 73-58 on Friday, who were led...
February 15, 2013 - 11:42pm
February 14, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: KMS advances to 3A Final Four
KERKHOVEN — Seven pins and a technical fall helped Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg topple Benson 62-15 in the quarterfinals of the Section 3A team tournament Thursday. The Fighting Saints, given the No. 2 seed in the tournament, will now meet three-time defending section champion No....
February 14, 2013 - 11:53pm
February 8, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: No. 1 Jackson County Central edges NLS
JACKSON — Two pins late in a non-conference dual Friday allowed Class A top-ranked Jackson County Central to edge Class AA No. 11 New London-Spicer 42-33. The Wildcats led 24-12 halfway through the dual after Tom Stageberg at 106 pounds, Jakob Stageberg at 113 and Jared Travis at...
February 8, 2013 - 11:48pm
Boys basketball: Benson powers past Sting
BENSON — Benson exploded for 52 points in the second half and the Braves powered past Yellow Medicine East 89-68 on Friday in Benson. Matt...
February 8, 2013 - 11:39pm
February 5, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: Quad County 1-1 at Canby Triangular
CANBY — The Lancers defended their home mat Tuesday by beating Benson 57-18 and Quad County 42-24 at triangular. Quad County upended Benson 55-21 in the other dual. Quad County 55, Benson 21 Quad County won the first five matches — three by forfeit — to take a quick 30-0 lead....
February 5, 2013 - 11:33pm
February 4, 2013
Boys basketball roundup: Blackjacks race past Jaguars
DAWSON — Joey Lee pumped in 25 points on 11 of 16 shooting propelling the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks to a 75-37 victory over Renville County West on Monday. Nathaniel Huot, who canned a trio of triples, finished with 15 points and Michael Lee 10. Joey Lee also collected a dozen rebounds....
February 4, 2013 - 11:46pm
January 29, 2013
Boys hockey: Marshall outskates MBA
MORRIS — Tanner Picht’s third goal of the game put Morris/Benson up 4-2 over Marshall just 12 seconds into the third period at the Lee Community Center. But by the 4:00 minute mark the visiting Tigers were up 5-4 and made that stand for a Southwest Conference victory. Derek Rasmussen...
January 29, 2013 - 11:52pm