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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
December 15, 2016
Update: New London horseman dies after Saturday's wagon accident
WILLMAR — Fred Zwart, the horse-drawn wagon driver injured in a Saturday crash during a Christmas light celebration in rural Willmar,...
December 15, 2016 - 5:56pm
September 22, 2016
Willmar's annual art festival has one of its best years
The 19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival appears to have been a ringing success. “I think it was one of our best events so...
September 22, 2016 - 8:18am
September 15, 2016
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
WILLMAR — Coffee and art lovers unite, it's that time again. For the 19th year, the Willmar Area Arts Council's Celebrate Art! Celebrate...
September 15, 2016 - 10:18am
August 22, 2016
Music over weather, as New London festival draws a crowd
Despite some wet weather, a large crowd was on hand Saturday for the New London Music Festival at Neer Park. The event, which began at noon and...
August 22, 2016 - 2:56pm
August 4, 2016
Poster art unveiled for Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee!
The official poster art for this year's Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! was unveiled Thursday at The Barn Theatre in Willmar. Sandra Schlagel...
August 4, 2016 - 5:21pm
June 23, 2016
Willmarites get wacky at block party
WILLMAR — A hot, sunny day didn’t deter people from heading out in droves to check out the 2016 Willmar Fests activities Thursday. Downtown...
June 23, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 22, 2016
Willmar Fests crowns senior ambassadors
WILLMAR — The 1920s came roaring back Wednesday when the 2017 Willmar Fests senior ambassadors were crowned at the Willmar Community and Activity...
June 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
May 19, 2016
Cinco de Mayo Family Fun Festival returns to Willmar after 4-year hiatus
Following a four-year hiatus, Willmar will once again play host to the Cinco de Mayo Family Festival. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to...
May 19, 2016 - 12:00am
December 22, 2015
Cal Miner checks out some of knots and camping items on the Boy Scout tree Tuesday at the “Festive Forest” at the Kandiyohi County Historical...
December 22, 2015 - 10:58pm
September 20, 2015
VIDEOS: ‘Smile. Bigger ... bigger’
Caricature Artist Willis Chase of Grove City draws 8-year-old Alayna Bergstrom of Willmar during Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Saturday afternoon...
September 20, 2015 - 11:48pm
August 13, 2015
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
NEW LONDON — The New London Music Festival runs from noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Neer Park in New London. The 17th annual festival is said...
August 13, 2015 - 9:19am
August 12, 2015
VIDEO: Augustfest opens
Missy Bergstrom, the Grove City’s clerk/treasurer, stands in front of the picturesque windmill in the city park. “We’re looking into having...
August 12, 2015 - 11:06pm
July 23, 2015
Community aids Water Days
NEW LONDON — Members of the New London Water Days committee didn’t release an SOS when the Minnesota Magic Midway carnival didn’t show up, causing them to go over budget, but the Little Crow Ski team answered anyway. The ski team donated $1,500 to help its New London comrades. The...
July 23, 2015 - 11:15pm
July 10, 2015
Prairie Fest social
Bingo and root beer floats launched Prairie Fest at the Clara City Care Center. Becka Kimpling, 2015-16 Ambassador candidate, visits with residents...
July 10, 2015 - 10:52pm
June 28, 2015
Willmar Fests come to a close
Willmar Fests culminated a week chock full of festivities Sunday with fireworks, which had been delayed by rain Saturday. It was dry much of...
June 28, 2015 - 11:11pm