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Math, reading scores stall in latest round of Minnesota testing
Man arrested after high-speed chase in Minnesota, pleads guilty to killing woman in Michigan
Motorist hits 115 mph as he leads trooper on I-94 chase
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Vikings extend contract of head coach Mike Zimmer
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
April 15, 2016
Life Connections caters to older adults
Today’s Life Connections runs 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Willmar Civic Center. The West Central Sanitation Senior of the Year and the...
April 15, 2016 - 12:10pm
January 28, 2016
Trump overshadows Republican debate even as he sits it out
DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican front-runner Donald Trump skipped a presidential debate in Iowa Thursday after a flurry of last-minute negotiations...
January 28, 2016 - 11:27pm
November 12, 2015
New London to kickoff the holiday shopping season with some Victorian Era flair
NEW LONDON — Shoppers and shopkeepers in New London will step back in time Saturday as the town takes a page out of “A Christmas Carol”...
November 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
May 21, 2015
Klobuchar to visit veterans in Olivia
OLIVIA – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar will visit Olivia Monday to meet veterans and discuss issues of importance to them. She will be at the American Legion Club in Olivia at 3:30 p.m. Monday. All veterans are encouraged to attend and meet with the senator during this Memorial Day...
May 21, 2015 - 11:25pm
February 18, 2015
County OKs use of Spicer park for ninja warrior event
SPICER –– On a 4-1 vote Tuesday, the Kandiyohi County Commissioners agreed to let a nonprofit organization use a portion of the county parking lot in Spicer for three days in June for an obstacle course contest fashioned after the TV show American Ninja Warrior. The event will...
February 18, 2015 - 11:29pm
January 20, 2015
Willmar Lakes Area Chamber to hold its annual meeting, honor volunteers at event
WILLMAR — The Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the Chamber’s annual meeting and Volunteer Appreciation Event luncheon from noon to 1:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Willmar Conference Center. The event, hosted by neXt, recognizes community leadership, volunteering...
January 20, 2015 - 11:45pm
October 17, 2013
‘Community Connect’ event links people with services
WILLMAR — For working people who are living on a shoestring — or those living on a friend’s couch because of homelessness — the process...
October 17, 2013 - 11:14pm
September 22, 2013
Video: Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
The annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! arts event is held Saturday in downtown Willmar featuring the works by local artists and musicia...
September 22, 2013 - 5:45pm
May 29, 2013
ACM to market e-games at statewide meetings
WILLMAR -- Allied Charities of Minnesota is hosting regional informational meetings in June to discuss electronic gaming and opportunities for local charities. A meeting will be held in Willmar from 5 to 8 p.m. June 18 at the American Legion, 220 19th Ave. S.W. A light meal and beverages...
May 29, 2013 - 6:02pm
April 19, 2013
Video: Life Connections
The 14th annual Life Connections is held Friday at the Willmar Civic Center, the daylong event featured exhibits, seminars and entertainment....
April 19, 2013 - 5:44pm
March 4, 2013
Inspirational speaker highlights fundraiser in Willmar, Minn., to help women with struggles
WILLMAR — A Minnesota musician who carries his music in his head, heart and hands was nearly forced to give up his career as an acoustical guitarist because of a debilitating disease that affected the nerves in his right hand. But instead of giving up when he was given the diagnosis...
March 4, 2013 - 11:39pm
September 27, 2012
Video: 1,000 Print Summer
The Thousand Block Summer event which invites people in different towns to create an original block print is held Thursday in Willmar, Minnesota....
September 27, 2012 - 7:12pm
May 2, 2012
Meeker County, Minn., drug take-back yields 18 lbs., box takes in 40 lbs.
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County officials collected 17.87 pounds of unused medication in the local portion Saturday of a national campaign effort of taking back old and unused prescription medication. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, the drugs were received during...
May 2, 2012 - 9:41am
April 29, 2012
Video: Youth Fishing Clinic
The Little Crow Anglers Youth Fishing Clinic is held Saturday at the Prairie Meadows Learning Center in Spicer. The annual fishing event allows...
April 29, 2012 - 5:44pm
December 14, 2010
Born again: Local couple transforms Lake Lillian church into event center
LAKE LILLIAN -- In what used to be the choir loft at Grace Lutheran Church, intimate tables for four are clustered under the rafters of the sloping...
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am