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Starbuck man injured in crash with deer
Records published June 28
Excessive moisture taking a toll on some Minnesota crops
Food Hub begins to bear fruit and vegetables and hopefully more
Benson woman reflects on life after brain cancer
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
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
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
December 16, 2010
Willmar native named U.S. Rep. Paulsen's communications director
Willmar native Tom Erickson is U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen's new communications director. Erickson, who has worked for Gov. Tim Pawlenty and former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman, is leaving a job as National Republican Congressional Committee press secretary. His twin brother, Nick, works for...
News / state
December 16, 2010 - 7:31am
June 8, 2010
Female Nominee: Micaela Erickson of Lac qui Parle Valley
MICAELA ERICKSON Lac qui Parle Valley 14 letters VOLLEYBALL: Erickson was a four-year starter and letterwinner and twice was all-conference...
sports / prep
June 8, 2010 - 12:00am
June 7, 2010
H-R male nominee: Logan Erickson of Central Minnesota Christian
LOGAN ERICKSON Central Minnesota Christian 10 letters SOCCER: A forward on the soccer team, lettering three years. He started for two seasons and scored 14 goals and had four assists for the Bluejays. BASKETBALL: Erickson was a three-year letterwinner, a two-year starter and...
sports / prep
June 7, 2010 - 12:00am
June 5, 2010
June 5, 2010 - 12:28am
May 18, 2010
Anderson-Erickson Memorial Golf Outing is June 18
The Willmar Cardinal Pride's Anderson-Erickson Memorial Golf Outing is scheduled to be held June 18 at Eagle Creek Golf Club. Four-person teams can register at 11 a.m. the day of the event, which has a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. Registration includes green fees, a cart, buffet dinner...
May 18, 2010 - 12:00am
March 30, 2010
Warroad man charged with Internet solicitation in chat room sting
A criminal complaint says a Warroad, Minn., man had sexually charged conversations with an undercover officer in a chat room for teens and exposed himself over a Web camera on several occasions. Brad Allan Erickson, 45, made his initial appearance Monday in state District Court in...
March 30, 2010 - 9:13am
December 11, 2009
Local officials and residents preparing for a life without GAMC funds
WILLMAR -- There's a large collection of prescription medications on the countertop in Pix Erickson's small kitchen. The medications help the...
News / local
December 11, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2009
Small Minnesota businesses get financial boost
WILLMAR -- Small businesses such as Feedlogic Corporation of Willmar are weathering the national economic downturn with financial assistance...
September 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 28, 2009
Grove City woman killed in Thursday crash
GROVE CITY -- Alvina Marie Erickson, 71, of Grove City, died at the scene of a crash around 4:10 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of State Highway 4 and County Road 28. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin, Erickson was northbound on Highway 4 when...
News / region
August 28, 2009 - 9:15am
March 24, 2009
Business Briefs, March 24
United Prairie Banks promotes Erickson SPICER -- United Prairie Banks of Mankato has announced Todd Erickson was recently named market president of the Spicer United Prairie Bank. "Todd has been an important player on our UPB Spicer team for many years, and we're confident that...
March 24, 2009 - 12:00am
March 13, 2009
Letter: Late start for schools or not?
After reading the article on the start of next school year, I am befuddled at some of the reasons for it to start late. Lee Westrum said it would mean shorter breaks and be "very tight" for teachers and students. Believe it or not, some businesses need that weekend to make it through...
opinion / letters
March 13, 2009 - 12:00am
January 22, 2009
A passion for art links students and their mentors
Working one-on-one with an experienced artist hasn't led Marisabel Bautista to make any life changing decisions on what her career path should...
News / art / Ridgewater / college
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Ericksons: Together for the hoilidays, and that's all that matters
WILLMAR -- In the corner of Monica and Eric Ericksons' living room, a fresh-cut Christmas tree stands without a single ornament on it, even though...
News / local
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
November 8, 2008
Erickson -- Antil
Kristin Erickson of New London and Patrick Antil of Willmar are engaged to be married Dec. 20 at New London Evangelical Covenant Church. Erickson is the daughter of Rick and Char Erickson of New London. She is a 2005 graduate of New London-Spicer High School in New London. She expects...
November 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 11, 2008
Gas prices finally fall below $3
WILLMAR -- The sentiments of Scott Erickson of Willmar are probably shared by other motorists who have seen gasoline prices fall below $3 per gallon in recent days. "It should have happened six months ago,'' Erickson said Friday. "That's what's killing the country is nobody's budgeting...
October 11, 2008 - 12:00am