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Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation video
Be on the alert for road closures this week in Willmar
Willmar Senior High School Homecoming Coronation gallery
State Patrol confirms fatality in crash near Alexandria
Spicer couple injured in crash on Highway 23
Bluejays soar in four
Roundup: Wildcats snap streak with win over GSL
Basketball lifer Thibodeau ready to lead Timberwolves
Salute for Palmer planned at the Ryder Cup
Cardinal Pride to induct four into Hall of Fame
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Vote in our Readers' Choice 2016
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Poetry, pugs raise awareness for new FAFSA timeline
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Mary A. Krogfus
William "Bill" D. Latham
Donald R. Holmgren
Wallace "Wally" Heggestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Froma Harrop: Can Califorinia help lower drug prices?
George Will: A Republican worth voting for
Dionne: Debate moderators shouldn't duck
Larry.R. Swenson: Different requirements for some?
September 9, 2016
GM recalls 4.3M vehicles
General Motors on Friday said it will recall nearly 4.3 million vehicles worldwide due to a software defect that can prevent airbags from deploying...
September 9, 2016 - 4:09pm
August 27, 2016
Willmar soldiers return home
WILLMAR -- More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion returned to Willmar this weekend following...
August 27, 2016 - 11:01pm
August 25, 2016
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
WILLMAR - More than 150 soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard's 682nd Engineer Battalion are returning to Willmar this weekend following a 10-month deployment. The return ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Willmar Senior High School. The soldiers have been members...
August 25, 2016 - 4:34pm
June 30, 2016
Remembering our deployed soldiers over the Fourth of July
Deb Krueger, president of the HomeFront Connection, ties a yellow ribbon recognizing Battle Captain Lance Hauser's deployment with the 682nd...
June 30, 2016 - 10:26am
June 29, 2016
Red Bull infantrymen prepare for deployment
CAMP RIPLEY—Minnesota National Guard soldiers of the 2nd Battalion-135th Infantry Regiment, 34th Infantry Division spent June 17-30 at Camp...
June 29, 2016 - 10:50am
April 28, 2016
Public can bid farewell Saturday to deploying Army Reserve members from Willmar detachment
WILLMAR - About 20 Army Reserve soldiers from the Willmar-based 825th Quartermaster Detachment are preparing to deploy to Kuwait to support Operation Enduring Freedom. According to a news release, the detachment’s mission will be to provide water and fuel support. A farewell ceremony...
April 28, 2016 - 12:16pm
October 11, 2015
Buses transporting 159 members of the 682nd Engineering Battalion based in Willmar were led out of town by members of the Patriot Guard Sunday...
October 11, 2015 - 11:19pm
October 9, 2015
Editorial: Best wishes to the 682nd for a safe and great tour
Members of the 682nd Engineering Battalion received a strong send-off Thursday morning with a parade and a deployment ceremony. The U.S. National Guard unit is preparing to leave Willmar Armory with 159 soldiers and head for a training period at Fort Bliss, Texas. The Headquarters...
October 9, 2015 - 6:00am
October 8, 2015
A parade of community support
WILLMAR –– Standing Thursday morning near the edge of the Willmar National Guard Armory with her arms wrapped around herself, Josephine Hofmann,...
October 8, 2015 - 11:37pm
159 soldiers prepare for nine months in Kuwait
WILLMAR — A crowd in the hundreds gathered Thursday in the gymnasium at Willmar Senior High School to say farewell to the 159 members of the...
October 8, 2015 - 11:32pm
Video: Before deployment, 682nd Engineering Battalion parades through Willmar
The 682nd Enginner Battalion National Guard unit at Willmar, Minnesota, traveled through the town greeted by more than a thousand well-wishers...
October 8, 2015 - 1:50pm
October 5, 2015
Convoy, deployment ceremony planned Thursday for Willmar's Guard unit
WILLMAR — Members of the 682nd Engineering Battalion based in Willmar will be leaving later this month for a nine-month deployment to Kuwa...
October 5, 2015 - 12:36am
September 12, 2015
Slide Show: Guard unit prepares to deploy
WILLMAR — A Minnesota Army National Guard unit based at the armory in Willmar will be deployed to Kuwait later this year. About 150 members...
September 12, 2015 - 12:00am
July 14, 2013
Official send-off Tuesday for National Guard troops from Litchfield, Minn., armory bound for Afghanistan
LITCHFIELD — An official deployment ceremony was held Sunday at the Litchfield Civic Arena for a Litchfield-based Minnesota National Guard...
July 14, 2013 - 11:10pm
Video: Deployment Ceremony of Minnesota National Guard 849th
The official National Guard deployment ceremony is held Sunday at the Litchfield Civic Arena. Ninety-five Minnesota National Guard soldiers...
July 14, 2013 - 6:45pm