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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
November 27, 2015
Willmar church continues Thanksgiving meal tradition
Donald Urban serves cranberry salad to volunteer helper Katherine Meyer Thursday during a community Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran...
November 27, 2015 - 12:14am
October 20, 2015
Willmar veterans receive pheasant dinners
Alice Isdahl, left, Gayle Larson and Leonard Isdahl load up Monday at the American Legion Post in Willmar to take pheasant meals to veterans...
October 20, 2015 - 9:37am
August 24, 2015
The Local Pantry in Brooten features freezer meals that bring delicious food, without the guilt, to the table
BROOTEN –– For four years, Pam Rach delivered fresh vegetables from her community-supported agriculture garden near Brooten to people’s...
August 24, 2015 - 11:04pm
December 25, 2014
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
Jean Hanson checks the temperature of the roasted turkey (“176 degrees”) prior to carving it at the 30th annual Grove City Community Christmas Dinner, held at Trinity Lutheran Church. Pastor Patrick Ziems said invitations were sent to every household in the Grove City area with...
December 25, 2014 - 11:48pm
November 5, 2014
Lutefisk and meatballs: A local election tradition
Vinje Lutheran Church held its traditional election night lutefisk and meatball dinner Tuesday.
November 5, 2014 - 2:29am
October 7, 2014
Kollin Vanveuveln, 3½, gets a lift out of the cab of a utility truck from his father, Mitchell, during the Willmar Public Power appreciation...
October 7, 2014 - 11:11pm
November 8, 2012
Farm Bureau: Cost of Thanksgiving dinner increases only slightly
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The cost of the classic Thanksgiving dinner of turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the trimmings increased by less than one percent this year. According to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the average cost of this year's...
November 8, 2012 - 12:31pm
November 23, 2011
Willmar, Minn., church to host Thanksgiving dinner
Redeemer Lutheran Church will host its seventh annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community on Thursday. Turkey and all the trimmings will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
November 23, 2011 - 11:45am
November 14, 2011
Cost of Thanksgiving dinner up 13%, now $49.20 for 10 people
WILLMAR -- The cost of putting the classic Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people increased 13 percent this year, according to the annual survey by the American Farm Bureau Federation. In a news release issued this week, the federation shows the cost of the holiday feast...
November 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 3, 2010
Willmar precinct enjoys Lutefisk and Meatball Supper every Election Day
Short story and video by Jannet Walsh Willmar voters Ansil and Judy Wangsness finished voting at Willmar's Ward 2-Precinct 2 located at the...
November 3, 2010 - 12:00am
May 18, 2010
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
November 25, 2009
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am
June 13, 2009
June 16, 2009: Brooten dinner theater to close June 21
June 16, 2009 BROOTEN -- It was an innovative idea. Take an old, closed movie theater in a sleepy town and give it a jazzy New Orleans pulse. Bring in some gourmet food and some quality entertainment. Make tiny Brooten a destination, not just a dot on a map. In the end, though,...
June 13, 2009 - 12:00am
March 5, 2009
'Just Desserts' opens Friday
BROOTEN -- "Just Desserts" opens Friday at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. In this murder mystery Judge Reginald P. Cogsworth is played by David Swinney.
March 5, 2009 - 8:36am
'Just Desserts' in Brooten 'sinfully delicious'
Dinner ... desserts... dimwittedness... drama... and detective work make for a "deliciously delightful" evening during the upcoming murder mystery at John O's Dinner Theatre in Brooten. "Just Desserts" by Craig Sodaro is a lively mystery play revolving around the untimely death of...
March 5, 2009 - 8:35am