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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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
January 23, 2014
Companies invest in employees’ health through corporate wellness programs
Last winter, TerWisscha Construction divided its 12 office employees into two teams and pitted them against each other in a friendly weight loss...
January 23, 2014 - 12:06am