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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
August 9, 2016
U of M student working to find cure for disease that killed his friend
MINNEAPOLIS — Some of Mitch Kluesner’s happiest high-school memories are of hanging out with Zach Sobiech during the late Lakeland, Minn.,...
August 9, 2016 - 8:05am
May 18, 2016
Refugees, health officials dispute report suggesting refugees carry TB risk
FARGO -- A few minutes before a local TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New Americans...
May 18, 2016 - 5:30am
August 13, 2015
Humans may face malnutrition if birds and bees disappear
If all the birds, bugs, bees and other creatures that pollinate our food crops were to disappear from the planet, humans could face a sharp increase in malnutrition, disease and death in many parts of the world, scientists estimate. Researchers analyzed supplies of 224 types of food...
August 13, 2015 - 10:23pm
March 28, 2015
Avian influenza strikes Stearns County turkey flock
WILLMAR – A turkey flock in Stearns County has now become the third to be infected by the highly pathogenic avian influenza, state officials reported on Saturday. The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has confirmed the infection...
March 28, 2015 - 3:49pm
February 1, 2013
Editorial: Game of football not always ‘super’
This is the weekend of the Super Bowl, the championship game of the National Football League. It is the “game,” the biggest athletic event of the year with millions tuning in via television around the world. This year’s big game has an intriguing spin with the Harbaugh brothers,...
February 1, 2013 - 12:00am
December 3, 2012
Bethesda in Willmar, Minn., develops pilot project specializing in Parkinson's disease
WILLMAR -- Jim Terhune, 82, was set to drive to the Twin Cities -- a 200-mile round trip -- for intensive daily therapy to help manage Parkinson's...
December 3, 2012 - 12:00am
September 28, 2012
HealthBeat blog: Going public with disease
September 28, 2012 - 8:43am
July 9, 2012
Health officials remind swimmers about waterborne disease prevention
WILLMAR -- What you don't see in the water could make you sick. Health officials issued a well-timed reminder this past week urging swimmers...
July 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 6, 2012
How to sign up
The newly launched chronic disease self-management program will be offered for six weeks this spring, starting April 12. It is for anyone age 21 and older who has been diagnosed with a chronic disease and wants to learn skills in managing and living well with their condition. Sessions...
April 6, 2012 - 12:04pm
April 4, 2012
Minn. health officials report early start to tick-borne disease season
An early spring has led to an early start to the tick-borne disease season, Minnesota Department of Health officials said today. They are urging the public to start taking precautions from ticks and the diseases they can carry. Black-legged ticks, or deer ticks, have already begun...
April 4, 2012 - 2:28pm
March 5, 2012
Sweet Conclusions blog: Heroes make us appreciate life
March 5, 2012 - 8:39am
February 3, 2012
Parts of Minnesota included in Lyme disease high risk areas
CONCORD, N.H. -- Researchers who spent three years dragging sheets of fabric through the woods to snag ticks have created a detailed map they...
February 3, 2012 - 11:51am
January 25, 2011
Sen. Gary Kubly diagnosed with ALS; remains focused on legislative duties
Trying to solve the state's massive budget deficit, and meeting the needs of his constituents are the challenges that remain front and center...
January 25, 2011 - 5:00am
January 15, 2011
Ronald Reagan's son suggests in new book that father had Alzheimer's disease as president
Ronald Reagan's son suggests in a new book that his father suffered from the beginning stages of Alzheimer's disease while he was still in the...
January 15, 2011 - 9:57am
January 6, 2011
Diagnosis, job loss came back-to-back
BENSON -- Elizabeth Giese was caught off guard by the pain, swelling and growing fatigue that began to afflict her in 2009. The swelling puffed...
January 6, 2011 - 8:00am