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New London, Spicer communities share food and fellowship during annual Thanksgiving meal
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Four injured in Meeker County crash
Skol, Super Bowl
First graduates emerge from Minnesota's 'hybrid' law school
Larson Column: Golf vs. Tom: Golf makes its case and it's a strong one
Larson Column: To golf or not to golf
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is Vikings' to lose
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Keith Cleo Moist
Catherine A. Brainard
Jeanne M. Poage
Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate all our blessings
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
January 3, 2013
‘Promised Land’: Hollywood faces fracking
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The new movie “Promised Land” digs into the fierce national debate over fracking, the technique that’s generated a boom...
January 3, 2013 - 9:44am
December 15, 2012
School shooting postpones Cruise's Pa. premiere of 'Jack Reacher'
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. premiere of the Tom Cruise action movie "Jack Reacher" is being postponed following the deadly Connecticut school...
December 15, 2012 - 9:04am
November 23, 2012
Montevideo, Minn., native brings his effort to make film to town of his youth
MONTEVIDEO -- There are ways for aspiring filmmakers to launch their projects absent connections in Hollywood or a pile of money big enough to...
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 26, 2012
Date-night movies take over
'The Lucky One' Yet another adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel, so you know exactly what you're getting walking into this thing. It's predictable...
April 26, 2012 - 9:05am
Box office: 'Think Like a Man' muscles in at No. 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The date-night movies "Think Like a Man" and "The Lucky One" finally have knocked "The Hunger Games" off its No. 1 box-office...
April 26, 2012 - 8:59am
February 24, 2012
Oscar gold fails to translate to cash
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It's a common complaint among movie fans -- that the Academy Awards honors films no one has seen. Not quite right, but closer to the mark this year than most. For the first time in the three years since Oscar organizers expanded the best-picture category to...
February 24, 2012 - 2:22pm
February 10, 2012
High school film festival entries sought for Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An annual film festival for Minnesota high school students is putting out the call for entries. Organizers of the 2012 .EDU Film Festival say they need short films and videos from young filmmakers. Categories include music videos, documentaries, experimental...
February 10, 2012 - 12:18pm
April 6, 2011
Immigration group hosts film festival in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Area Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition is hosting a film festival during April, starting tonight with a showing of "Which Way Home" at 6:30 p.m. at the Willmar Community Center. "Which Way Home" explores the story of child migration. The film festival...
April 6, 2011 - 12:00am
February 28, 2011
New Willmar Senior High class has students exploring racism, disability, gender roles, loss through movies
WILLMAR -- The psychology of Batman and the Joker was up for discussion last week at Willmar Senior High. Eighty students, mostly seniors, signed...
February 28, 2011 - 12:00am
We're digging deep in the vaults this week, going all the way back to 1999 to look at movies with viral buzz. These are films that cultivated...
October 28, 2010 - 9:18am
September 29, 2010
NLS approves maximum levy, social media policy
NEW LONDON -- The New London-Spicer School Board approved certification Monday of the maximum levy. The preliminary levy will be finalized in December and certifying the maximum instead of a specific number allows the district flexibility, Superintendent Paul Carlson told the board...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
Little Falls state senator dined with gay adult film star
ST. PAUL, Minn. - A two-term Minnesota state senator facing a Republican primary challenger has confirmed reports that he had dinner with a gay adult film star. Sen. Paul Koering confirmed the meeting to the Brainerd Dispatch after several websites reported on it. The newspaper...
June 17, 2010 - 11:58am
March 5, 2010
Local film festival to highlight stories of immigrants
WILLMAR -- Immigrant stories, as seen through the lens of a movie camera, will be featured in a month-long film festival that opens Monday with a showing of "The Visitor." The free four-week series was organized by the Willmar Area Comprehensive Immigration Reform coalition to help...
March 5, 2010 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
A story 'that has to be told': Filmmaker shows preview of documentary on Iowa ICE raid
WILLMAR -- The audience sat on folding chairs in the WEAC rehearsal hall Monday night as they watched a 24-minute rough cut of Luis Argueta's...
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
September 16, 2009
A taste of Hollywood comes to Kandiyohi County
A gas station is held up. A drug deal goes bad. Two are found dead in a cornfield outside of Willmar. All of it took place before they got to...
September 16, 2009 - 12:00am