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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
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
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
August 25, 2016
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Hundreds of people attending a Hindu festival in India's western Maharashtra state on Thursday defied India's Supreme Court order limiting the...
August 25, 2016 - 8:46pm
June 23, 2016
Commentary: Trump sells out on faith
WASHINGTON—Where religion is concerned, Donald Trump's bigotry is his biggest problem, but his ignorance comes in a close second.
June 23, 2016 - 1:30am
June 17, 2016
Willmar Muslims observe Ramadan
WILLMAR — Ramadan is a time for reflection, introspection and coming together as Muslims. The holy month of fasting began more than a week...
June 17, 2016 - 12:11am
May 3, 2016
Minnesota priest removed from assignment amid accusations of sexual abuse
A Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy on the Red Lake Reservation in 2008 has been removed from his present assignment...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21am
April 12, 2016
Live it!: Preschool ... and what your child can gain from it
Elsie Scheele is tall for her age, with deep blue eyes and a caramel mane that’s beginning to darken a shade. She sits coloring at an oversized...
April 12, 2016 - 10:27am
April 8, 2016
Pope Francis calls for openness toward 'imperfect' Catholics
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Friday called for a Church that was less strict and more compassionate towards "imperfect" Catholics, such as...
April 8, 2016 - 9:49am
February 10, 2016
PHOTO: Ash Wednesday kicks off Lent
Ash Wednesday opens the 40-day lenten journey, a time of fasting and prayer.
February 10, 2016 - 10:23pm
December 18, 2015
Muslims in Willmar say life here has remained peaceful, free of harassment
WILLMAR — Vandalism at mosques and other harassment of Muslims has been reported in many parts of the country since a terrorist attack in...
December 18, 2015 - 12:11am
December 10, 2015
PREVIEW: Willmar Assembly of God to host 51st annual night of music
The story is a familiar one: an egocentric man learns empathy by viewing the world through the needful eyes of another. But Keith Kerstetter...
December 10, 2015 - 6:00am
December 7, 2015
Embroiled in abuse lawsuits, Minnesota diocese files for bankruptcy
Facing a nearly $5 million jury verdict and numerous pending lawsuits over child sexual abuse committed by priests, the Diocese of Duluth turned to bankruptcy protection Monday. The Rev. James Bissonette, vicar general of the diocese, announced the filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...
December 7, 2015 - 1:13pm
December 2, 2015
Minnesota student loses ministry post over lesbian relationship
ST. PAUL – A student at Concordia University in St. Paul is demanding protections for gays and lesbians after she said her relationship with...
December 2, 2015 - 9:22am
November 9, 2015
LIVE IT! For Raymond couple, parenthood once seemed a lost dream
Editor's note: Each year, November is recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month, with Nov. 21 designated National Adoption Day, a collective...
November 9, 2015 - 12:56pm
June 15, 2015
Twin Cities archbishop Nienstedt resigns amid pedophile priest case
ST. PAUL -- The archbishop of the Twin Cities and a deputy bishop have resigned after prosecutors charged the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis...
June 15, 2015 - 9:06am
March 1, 2015
Lunch to go ... for 850
Two Willmar churches on Saturday hosted the ELCA Southwestern Minnesota Synod’s Equipping Congregations Day.
March 1, 2015 - 11:44pm
February 17, 2015
Phyllis Wodasch puts the final touch Tuesday on decorations for today’s Ash Wednesday services at Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Wodasch and...
February 17, 2015 - 11:37pm