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Opening eyes to danger on the road
Willmar hospital and clinic seek affiliation with CentraCare of St. Cloud
Minnesota heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths
Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Minnesota lawmakers plan to wrap up special session Thursday as hundreds protest
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Letter: Give families options for early childhood education
Commentary: Federal power spins its ever-growing web
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
May 24, 2017
Local Roundup: Area tennis players advance to 6A semifinals
ST. JOSEPH - Litchfield tennis player Josh Prahl, the Section 6A overall No. 1 singles seed, advanced to the section's individual semifinals with two victories on Wednesday at the College of St. Benedict. The tournament resumes Tuesday with semifinals matches at CSB. Prahl defeated...
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May 22, 2017
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
STILLWATER - The Willmar boys track and field team repeated as Minnesota State True Team Class AA champions and the Cardinals girls were Class AA runners-up for a second straight year during a cold, wet and windy Saturday at Stillwater High School. The Willmar boys scored 438 points...
May 22, 2017 - 11:13pm
May 18, 2017
Local Roundup: Litch tennis team wins Section 6A opener
LITCHFIELD - Litchfield advanced to the second round of the Section 6A tournament with a 7-0 victory over Benson on Thursday. Josh Prahl, Trevor Meyer, Jordan Green and Matthew Wedin notched singles victories for the Dragons while the doubles teams of Jon Madsen and Zach Kaizer, Cody...
May 18, 2017 - 11:38pm
May 17, 2017
Local Roundup: Rudie, Reigstad honored as WHS top senior athletes
WILLMAR — Kayla Rudie and Brady Reigstad were named winners of the Lions Award as Willmar High School's top senior athletes for 2017. Reigstad is a three-time All-State wrestler with second- and fourth-place finishes at the Minnesota State Wrestling Tournament. He also competed...
May 17, 2017 - 10:53pm
May 16, 2017
Local Roundup: Cards ground Eagles
WILLMAR — The sun was shining ever-so-brightly upon the courts at Willmar High School, but the performance from the Cardinals boys tennis...
May 16, 2017 - 11:35pm
May 12, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar softball splits at Hibbing Invite
HIBBING - Willmar softball split a pair of games with Hibbing and International Falls on Friday to take second place in a tournament hosted by Hibbing. The Cardinals were without starting pitcher Lexi Kopacek but Anna Backes stepped in to help her team earn the split. Willmar's offense...
May 12, 2017 - 11:39pm
May 10, 2017
Track & Field: Willmar teams win 6AA True Team titles
WILLMAR — The Willmar boys and girls track and field teams both won Section 6AA True Team championships on Tuesday at Hodapp Field. The...
May 10, 2017 - 10:39pm
May 8, 2017
Local Roundup: Willmar girls golf team fifth in CLC meet
ALEXANDRIA - Alexandria's Lauren Stockmoe shot 80 to take medalist honors and lead the Cardinals to a six-shot win in a Central Lakes Conference Girls Meet on Monday at the Alexandria Golf Club. The Willmar girls placed fifth at 379. Grace Sawyer led Willmar with an 88, Amanda Mathiasen...
May 8, 2017 - 11:06pm
May 4, 2017
Local Roundup: Tech downs Card tennis team
BENSON - Willmar swept the Benson Invitational track and field meet on Tuesday afternoon and in convincing fashion on the girls side. Montevideo finished just 11 points behind Willmar in the boys division and featured Kurt TeBeest who won the 800, 1600 and the triple jump. Montevideo's...
May 4, 2017 - 12:05pm
April 25, 2017
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Willmar's girls team took first by a comfortable margin at the Hopkins Invite on Tuesday while the boys took fourth behind a dominant Edina team. The Cardinals dominated the distance running as Sophie Schmitz captured the title at the 800, Jessa Hanson took first in the 1,600 and...
April 25, 2017 - 11:21pm
April 23, 2017
Local Roundup: CCS' Reid edges Cards' Hauser
WILLMAR - Willmar Community Christian School's Brett Reid shot a two-day total of 144 to edge Willmar's Levi Hauser for the individual championship of the Litchfield-Willmar Invitational over the weekend. Nick Haffley of Hutchinson was third carding a 148, leading the Tigers to a...
April 23, 2017 - 10:16pm
April 19, 2017
Track & Field: Willmar teams sweep Babcock Invitational
Willmar dominated competition in both the boys and girls division at the Ed Babcock Invitational Tuesday afternoon at Rocori High School.
April 19, 2017 - 11:38pm
April 13, 2017
Track: Cardinals host Willmar Invitational
WILLMAR—Several area teams competed in the Willmar Invitational track and field tournament on Thursday at Hodapp Field. The field included...
April 13, 2017 - 11:42pm
April 12, 2017
Local Roundup: Nugent commits to St. Mary's
WILLMAR—Former Willmar WarHawk Danny Nugent committed to play at St. Mary's University in Winona next season. The Lakewood, Ohio, native...
April 12, 2017 - 10:13pm
April 7, 2017
Track & Field: Laker teams dominate invitational
GLENWOOD - Minnewaska's track and field teams ran away with victories at the Lakers' home invitational Thursday afternoon.
April 7, 2017 - 10:59pm