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Fire departments respond to barn and hay fire northwest of Blomkest
Tax breaks, spending, buffers all in a day's debate
Five dead, around 40 injured in UK parliament 'terrorist' attack
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Hearings postponed again in Rodriguez death penalty appeal
WATCH: Last-second heave sends No. 1 Champlin Park to 4A boys basketball semis
USA Hockey postpones training camp amid wage dispute
Twins RHP May undergoes Tommy John surgery
Warriors' Kerr not resting case on sitting stars
WCT Sports Show: CMCS is off to State
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
December 1, 2016
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Giving people detailed information about their personal genetic risk of developing diabetes may not inspire them to change their behavior any...
December 1, 2016 - 7:15am
September 12, 2016
On Track Fitness opens in Atwater
ATWATER—On Track Fitness, owned by Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City graduate Brett Busskohl, has opened in Atwater in the building that once housed...
September 12, 2016 - 2:54pm
September 1, 2016
Online tools help people improve their health but need more study
• Mobile apps and web-based programs do help people reach health goals like exercising more, losing weight and quitting smoking, but studies...
September 1, 2016 - 7:36am
August 22, 2016
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
In the Midwest, few things beat the warmth of the summer, but for some, the season can mean weight gain, poor sleep habits and infrequent workouts....
August 22, 2016 - 4:16pm
June 28, 2016
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
The 22nd annual Foot Lake 4 run/walk around lower Foot Lake was one of the warmer ones. It was also one of the larger in terms of registrations...
June 28, 2016 - 11:42am
Memorial Day/Law Day 5k from Flags of Honor
The Memorial Day/Law Day 5k left Flags of Honor park on Willmar Lake just after 9 a.m. Saturday. Pickle Events timed 118 females and 90 males....
May 28, 2016 - 10:43am
February 15, 2016
Live it!: In part two of our exercise spotlight, we take a look at traditional workouts
We recently told the story of Andrea Swenson, a mother of three from New London, who is at the forefront of the local CrossFit scene. CrossFit...
February 15, 2016 - 11:36am
February/March issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
The February/March issue of Live it! Magazine is now available online here. In this issue we take a look at the growing popularity of CrossFit,...
February 15, 2016 - 10:37am
January 25, 2016
UPDATE: Full results now available for Spicer WinterFest 5K
Some 172 participants braved the early morning temperatures Saturday during a 5K walk/run on Lake Avenue South in Spicer. First overall was 16-year-old...
January 25, 2016 - 12:02pm
November 26, 2015
Video: Cold Turkey-368 brave north wind at Willmar 5k
The 9th annual Turkey Leg 5k attracted a full table despite a 27-degree morning with a north wind that dropped the mercury to 16 degrees. Pickleevents.com...
November 26, 2015 - 4:16pm
August 23, 2015
For seniors, any exercise may be better than none
Even 15 minutes a day of brisk walking, cycling or swimming could help older adults live longer, according to a review of past research that found any physical activity is better than none.
August 23, 2015 - 10:53pm
June 27, 2015
Video: A sunny 21st Foot Lake 4
The 21st Rice Memorial Hospital Foot Lake 4 was a run in the morning sun with the temp in the mid-60s at Willmar Fests. There were 471 timed...
June 27, 2015 - 3:30pm
May 24, 2015
Video: Seifert, Sik top Memorial/Law Day 5k
The 2015 Memorial Day/Law Day 5k, starting at the Flags of Honor in Willmar, had 237 entrants (compared to 334 in 2014). Tom Siefert was the...
May 24, 2015 - 12:20pm
November 27, 2014
A well-frozen Turkey Leg
WILLMAR — The 2014 Turkey Leg 5k was served fresh out of the freezer Thursday. At the 8 a.m. start smartphones showed minus-9 degrees with...
November 27, 2014 - 10:39am
May 25, 2014
Record number run Memorial Day/Law Day 5k
WILLMAR — The 15th annual Memorial Day/Law Day 5k drew a record 334 timed finishers on a splendid morning for the run through Robbins Island...
May 25, 2014 - 8:25am