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Health care costs remain a big concern for Minnesota employers
Willmar technicians’ avian flu work honored
Hobby Lobby is moving to Willmar
Minnesota teen making 'miracle' recovery after electric shock and 30-foot fall
New general manager search in early stages at Willmar Municipal Utilities
Legendary girls basketball coach Pat Summitt dead at 64
Kooista wins arms battle
NWL Baseball: Bats go silent in Stingers' loss at St. Cloud
NLS holds down Litchfield for Legion win
Community Christian's Reid makes immediate splash
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
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
Lauretta L. Theline
Velora "Val" Westerlund
Gerald "Jerry" Koosmann
Norbert P. Anderson
Alvera A. Haugen
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
August 8, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Raymond, Sacred Heart to meet next Saturday in 11C with spot in state tournament at stake
EDEN VALLEY -- The Raymond Rockets are one win away from the state tournament after whipping Bird Island 9-1 on Sunday in the Region 11C winners'...
August 8, 2011 - 12:00am
August 1, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Raymond beats Sacred Heart twice to win Cornbelt playoffs
SACRED HEART -- Just a week removed from a 10-run rule loss to Sacred Heart, Raymond defeated the Saints twice on Sunday to claim the Cornbelt League playoff championship and the league's top seed in next weekend's Region 11C playoffs in Eden Valley. Raymond won Sunday's first game...
August 1, 2011 - 12:00am
July 30, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Rockets blast Bird Island to gain spot in Region 11C tournament
RAYMOND -- Raymond defeated Bird Island 7-3 Friday night in the Cornbelt League amateur baseball playoffs, and Bird Island, Pearl Lake, Milroy...
July 30, 2011 - 12:09am
July 28, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island ousts Milroy in Cornbelt playoffs
MILROY -- Bird Island scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and pitchers Andy Stevens and Brad Gass made the lead stand in the Bullfrogs' 4-3 win over Milroy in the Cornbelt League playoffs Wednesday night. Bird Island plays next at Raymond at 7:30 p.m. Friday while Milroy...
July 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 25, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Hinderks drives in 10 to place Sacred Heart in Region 9C tourney
SACRED HEART -- Jeremy Hinderks nearly did it all for Sacred Heart Sunday. Hinderks slugged two grand slams, drove in 10 runs and threw a complete game on the mound to ignite the top-seeded Saints to a 15-2 win over Raymond in the Cornbelt League playoffs. The win also secured a...
July 25, 2011 - 12:00am
July 23, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Sacred Heart, Raymond, Bird Island win in Cornbelt playoffs
SACRED HEART -- The No. 1 seed scored eight times in the bottom of the first and Sacred Heart went on to thrash Granite Falls 14-1 at Saints' Park on Friday night. Sacred Heart now takes on Raymond at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, in Sacred Heart. Raymond upset No. 2 seed Milroy 3-2 on Friday. Bird...
July 23, 2011 - 12:05am
July 22, 2011
Three games today in Cornbelt playoffs
The Cornbelt League amateur baseball playoffs resume today with three games. In the winner's bracket, No. 1 seed Sacred Heart hosts No. 5 Granite Falls and No. 2 Milroy hosts No. 3 Raymond. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. Also at 7:30 p.m. in Bird Island, the No. 4 Bullfrogs host...
July 22, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
Cornbelt League playoffs start today
The Cornbelt League amateur baseball playoffs open today with games in Bird Island and Raymond. Willmar, the No. 6 seed, is at No. 3 Raymond and No. 4 Bird Island hosts No. 5 Granite Falls. Both games start at 7:30 p.m. No. 1 Sacred Heart and No. 2 Milroy received byes and will...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00am
October 19, 2010
Cornbelt North teams, unhappy with schedule and travel, split from league to form new affliation
WILLMAR -- After agreeing last year to stay affiliated with the Cornbelt South for another season of amateur baseball, the Cornbelt North has decided to break ties with its southern brethren. "Last year we wanted out," said North president Buddy Beier. "But the South talked us into...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Cornbelt South playoffs Wednesday
The Cornbelt League Southern Division begins playoffs Wednesday. Raymond, the top seed, and Milroy, the No. 2 seed, will each get a first-round bye. Willmar hosts Granite Falls at 7:30 p.m. today. Sacred Heart hosts Bird Island in the other game at 7:30 p.m. The losers play at...
July 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 19, 2010
Norway Lake-Sunburg nips New London-Spicer
SPICER -- Grant Johnson hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning and Norway Lake-Sunburg edged New London-Spicer 7-6 in a Cornbelt North Division playoff game on Sunday. New London-Spicer outhit the Lakers 10-6, but made three errors and two Twins hurlers combined for eight walks. Jared...
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Raymond Rockets at Milroy tonight
The Raymond Rockets play the Milroy Yankees tonight in Milroy in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball game. The game is a reschedulement from a postponed June 25 game. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Bird Island plays at Granite Falls in another Cornbelt League game.
July 14, 2010 - 12:00am
June 26, 2010
Five Cornbelt games on tap for Sunday
There are five Cornbelt League games Sunday, including one that starts at 7:30 p.m. At 1:30 p.m. Milroy hosts Willmar, Starbuck hosts New London-Spicer, Regal hosts Atwater and Paynesville hosts Norway Lake-Sunburg. Raymond hosts Granite Falls for a night game.
June 26, 2010 - 12:00am
August 3, 2009
Regal wins Cornbelt North playoff title
REGAL -- Regal will be the top seed out of the Cornbelt North for the upcoming Region 15C amateur baseball tournament after beating Norway Lake-Sunburg 10-4 in the league's championship game Sunday. The Lakers clinched the second spot for the region tournament by beating New London-Spicer...
August 3, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Cornbelt playoffs wrap up this weekend
The Cornbelt North and South champions will be crowned today and Sunday as teams gear up for region action. The Cornbelt South champion will be determined today in Milroy. The Yankees will host Sacred Heart at 1:30 p.m. The Saints would have to win twice to gain the League's top...
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am