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Willmar Public Library Children's Matinee
Grant application for Robbins Island playground raises questions on city role
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
June 10, 2013
Hengstler-Ranweiler: Emma Peterson
Last fall, the Benson volleyball team was in the middle of its final regular-season match. If ever there were a match that meant nothing, in...
June 10, 2013 - 11:43pm
Boys Golf Roundup: Minnewaska wins 2 WCC meets
Brett Buckingham tied for medalist honors in both West Central Conference meets on Friday and helped lead the Minnewaska boys golf team to two victories in Olivia and Granite Falls. The two wins puts the Lakers into a first-place tie with Benson/KMS in the conference standings...
May 10, 2013 - 11:24pm
Girls Golf Roundup: Minnewaska, Litchfield continue to dominate conference meets
The Minnewaska girls golf team won a pair of nine-hole West Central Conference meets on Friday. The Lakers shot 149 to win in Granite Falls and had the top four scorers, led by Jenna Janu’s 35. BOLD was second at 198 and Sauk Centre was third at 203. In Olivia, the Lakers...
May 10, 2013 - 11:22pm
May 9, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Montevideo upends LQPV/DB to finish 4-0 in WCC play
MADISON — Jess Hansen captured 1-singles for Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, but Montevideo won the remaining six matches Thursday — all in straight sets — to finish 4-0 in West Central Conference matches. The Thunder Hawks host this year’s conference tournament on Saturday...
May 9, 2013 - 11:01pm
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