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Family establishes reward fund in Iron Range man's unsolved death
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
Pearl Harbor memorial event with KMS band is living streaming here
Rep. Miller to conduct health insurance meeting Dec. 13 in Olivia
Merkel ally threatens Facebook with fines over online hate speech
Willmar WarHawks respond in force to Kennedy Elementary second grader's letter
Cards 3-0 after victory over Dassel-Cokato
Cardinal girls can't hold off Northern Lakes
Gophers slip past New Jersey team to go to 8-1
Becker hands Card girls first loss
Ronald A. Olson
Luella O. Carlson
Janet L. Pearson
Marsall Kim Brinton
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 2, 2016
Dine in on Saturday
WILLMAR — For many families, having a home-cooked meal together is a rare event. Given busy work schedules — plus getting kids to...
December 2, 2016 - 7:49am
November 28, 2016
Have a Christmas game plan to be merry without going broke
Santa makes his list and checks it twice. That's also a good financial strategy to avoid spending too much throughout the holiday season. Budgeting...
November 28, 2016 - 7:38am
November 26, 2016
Parenting Perspectives: Becoming a parent a weird responsibility
Becoming a parent is weird. It hasn't been bad, really. In fact, I like being a mom considerably more than I thought I would. But the transition...
November 26, 2016 - 12:41pm
November 20, 2016
Downtown Willmar hosts annual Holidaze parade
The Holidaze Parade went through downtown Willmar Saturday night for the holiday kickoff. The parade started at 6:30 p.m. Several businesses...
November 20, 2016 - 7:02pm
October 17, 2016
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Working parents who send their children to daycare no longer need to worry about whether this puts their kids at increased risk for obesity,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:16pm
October 4, 2016
Family classes tied to better school performance for poor kids
• Children in low-income families who get extra help building social skills before kindergarten may behave better and get higher grades than...
October 4, 2016 - 7:29am
September 16, 2016
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
• • NEW YORK—When Brian Cooksey joined a tech startup as a software developer in 2011, he was not thinking about the benefits package,...
September 16, 2016 - 8:53am
September 13, 2016
Flowers, fuel pumps create landscape of Minnesota home
MOORHEAD — Mark Cossette doesn't have to mow much of his front lawn. But neighbors need not worry — it's far from unkempt. In fact, his entire...
September 13, 2016 - 11:46am
August 17, 2016
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
Finn is 5. He’s a hardy 96 pounds and has strawberry blonde hair, specked with white. He’s a handsome sort, with brown saucers for eyes that...
August 17, 2016 - 3:42pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 10, 2016
Poultry makes return to Kandiyohi County Fair
WILLMAR—Steamy weather early in the day didn't stop 4-H'ers on Wednesday from showing the hard work that they put into their poultry and...
August 10, 2016 - 8:29pm
Willmar’s destination playground planners want to hear from the kids
WILLMAR -- When it comes to designing the destination playground proposed for Willmar’s Robbins Island Park, playground planners are going...
August 10, 2016 - 4:37pm
August 9, 2016
Exhibits and vendors move in as the Kandiyohi County Fair prepares for kickoff
WILLMAR—Walking through the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds, one could see the skeleton of what will be a full-fledged, jam-packed event in...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
June 27, 2016
Benson woman reflects on life after brain cancer
BENSON — Tyson Cluever recently did something she never imagined she'd do — deftly maneuver a kayak through the whitewater rapids of the...
June 27, 2016 - 7:48pm
May 22, 2016
New ways to play soon available in several Willmar parks
WILLMAR — The children of Willmar will soon have brand new places to play, as the city has begun the installation of seven new playground...
May 22, 2016 - 11:25pm