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Missouri city smolders after racially charged riots overnight following grand jury decision
Final suspect tied to Tuesday stabbing in Willmar arrested
Two suspects arrested after Tuesday night stabbing in Willmar
Blowing snow hampers travel in western Minnesota
Vikings more concerned about Kalil’s play, not his short fuse
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Zucker fuels win for Wild
'West Side Story' musical production opens tonight at Willmar, Minnesota, High School
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Target U.S. sales beat expectations; Canada unit faces review due to losses
Vikings can’t maintain early lead; fall 21-13 to Bears
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May 23, 2013
Willmar artist Fred Cogelow named Woodcarver of the Year
WILLMAR - For Willmar artist Fred Cogelow, early success came at a local level. Over the span of his 35-year career, however, the self-taught woodcarver has amassed an impressive national following and now, the title of 2013 Woodcarver of the Year from "Woodcarving Illustrated" magazine,...
entertainment / showcase
May 23, 2013 - 11:16am
August 8, 2012
Letter: Rohloff is the better candidate
In the DFL primary contest for District 17B, voters have a choice between two energetic candidates. Having listened on several occasions to both individuals discuss the issues and the particular strengths each would, if elected, bring to the office, I am convinced that Jessica Rohloff...
opinion / letters
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
June 23, 2011
Cogelow woodcarving exhibits scheduled in Atwater, Minn.
ATWATER -- ARTmeyerson Gallery presents "A Penny Saved," a show of woodcarvings by Fred Cogelow, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday. There will be an evening reception from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Friday with music by Jerry Ostensoe and The Strollers. Cogelow, a...
life / showcase / local
June 23, 2011 - 9:06am
February 28, 2011
Letter: A tale of a misfired gun
It was bound to have happened sooner or later. Given the plethora of firearms available in this community, it was certainly inevitable that one of those potentially lethal implements became the casual plaything of curious youngsters. Published accounts at this point remain somewhat...
February 28, 2011 - 12:00am
October 20, 2010
Letter: A stunning lack of insight
Ah, another season of wondrous politics in which those who have done the most to destroy the economy and our international standing while increasing health costs and the national debt, are the very same individuals and groups who are most righteously indignant! As culpability increases,...
opinion / letters
October 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 5, 2010
Cogelow's 'Betty's Spies' carving wins best of show
WILLMAR -- "Betty's Spies," a woodcarving of a diner scene by Fred Cogelow, has been honored as the best of show at the recent 44th annual International...
news / local
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Meet Old Man Kench
news / local
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
June 27, 2009
Cogelow takes best of show in carving competition
WILLMAR -- Judging of the 43rd annual International Woodcarvers Congress concluded Tuesday with the announcement that Fred Cogelow of Willmar had again taken best of show honors. "Beets Weedin," a sculpture in butternut of a boy with his book, bested 488 other entries for the top...
news / local / region
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Residents cite 'reneging' on speedway agreement
WILLMAR -- North side residents say there's been some reneging on a "gentlemen's agreement'' reached about five years ago that set closing times...
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
February 11, 2009
'Friends' hold annual fundraiser to provide materials for Willmar Public Library
WILLMAR -- A hand-carved book rack depicting the familiar features of American author Mark Twain is among the prizes up for grabs in the Willmar...
news / local
February 11, 2009 - 12:00am