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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 16, 2016
NFL: How many fruit snacks does it take to fill a SUV?
Ask Vikings’ Treadwell, who found his Range Rover was part of one sweet prank
June 16, 2016 - 12:09am
June 7, 2016
Prep Football: Minnesota redistricting focuses on competitive balance
Forest Lake is one of five teams currently in Class 6A, along with Buffalo, Hopkins, Robbinsdale Armstrong and Coon Rapids, that won’t play in the new 28-team Metro District
June 7, 2016 - 12:10am
June 2, 2016
Bridgewater can’t wait to get rookie wideout Treadwell out on field
EDEN PRAIRIE — Vikings rookie Laquon Treadwell would love to talk about the chemistry he’s developing with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Then again, the wide receiver probably has more established with backup Shaun Hill. Treadwell, taken with the No. 23 overall pick in April’s...
June 2, 2016 - 11:42pm
May 27, 2016
Brother of Vikings’ rookie WR Treadwell says ‘U’ not that interested
EDEN PRAIRIE — Laquon Treadwell’s brother said it would be “cool” to play in the same city as his big-league big brother, but Minnesota isn’t showing much interest in Juawan Treadwell. The Vikings selected Laquon out of Mississippi in the first round of last month’s...
May 27, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 25, 2016
Vikings' Walsh putting missed field goal in playoffs behind him
EDEN PRAIRIE — Considering the magnitude and painful finality of his last field-goal attempt, the only way Blair Walsh can silence his critics is to make one to win a playoff game in the closing seconds. Until then, everything else is pretty much baby steps for the Minnesota Vikings...
May 25, 2016 - 11:30pm
May 24, 2016
NFL: Vikings' Peterson to participate in OTAs this week
Adrian Peterson will participate in the Vikings’ organized team activities starting Tuesday, a source said
May 24, 2016 - 1:00am
May 18, 2016
Gophers' Claeys says team can win 8 to 10 games this fall
MINNEAPOLIS — From vital fundraising to fixing the dented men’s basketball program, new Gophers athletics director Mark Coyle has many challenges awaiting him when he takes the department’s reins in June. But Gophers football coach Tracy Claeys is confident a 6-7 season in...
May 18, 2016 - 11:55pm
May 15, 2016
Area Roundup: LQPV baseball team splits pair of games at invitational
Lac qui Parle Valley made quick work of Yellow Medicine East but couldn’t get its offense going in the second game of the LQPV Invitational against Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Saturday
May 15, 2016 - 11:23pm
Peterson compares Bridgewater to Brady
Minnesota star running back Adrian Peterson, who recently said the Vikings can win it all this season, compares quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s game to Tom Brady. Peterson feels the 23-year-old Bridgewater is ready to come into his own as a third-year starter while making the comparison...
May 15, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 13, 2016
Vikings’ rookie linebacker Brothers agrees: He was a draft steal
MINNEAPOLIS — ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper called Kentrell Brothers a “total steal” in last month’s NFL draft, and the 22-year-old middle...
May 13, 2016 - 11:34pm
May 12, 2016
Vikings Notebook: First-round pick Treadwell signs four-year deal
Minnesota Vikings first-round pick Laquon Treadwell signed a four-year deal Thursday, completing contract negotiations for the franchise with its entire draft class. Treadwell, the 23rd overall pick, was the No. 1 wide receiver in the 2016 NFL Draft according to NFLDraftScout.com,...
May 12, 2016 - 11:51pm
May 11, 2016
Vikings’ Zimmer breaks things down in film class
Never went to law school or learned to speak football Latin but I know how to furrow my brow, take notes and avoid eye contact, which allowed me to pass Mike Zimmer’s film class Wednesday at Winter Park. With a wad of dip in his cheek and a twinkle in his eye, the Vikings’...
May 11, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 10, 2016
McGregor High School football coach to host Gov. Dayton on Saturday’s fishing opener
ST. PAUL — McGregor resident and angler Bob Staska will host Gov. Mark Dayton at the 2016 Minnesota Governor’s Fishing Opener on Big Sandy Lake in McGregor Saturday. Staska is principal and head football coach at McGregor High School, where he has worked since 2002, and spends...
May 10, 2016 - 11:46pm
NFL: Peterson: Vikings can ‘win everything’ in 2016
All Pro back says he’s focused on nothing short of helping Minnesota win Super Bowl
May 10, 2016 - 12:00am
May 9, 2016
NFL: Boehringer’s days as a ‘celebrity’ are over, Vikings coach says
MINNEAPOLIS — As far as Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is concerned, Moritz Boehringer’s time in the limelight is over. The German wide receiver was selected in the sixth round of the NFL draft last Saturday by Minnesota. Since then, he has been getting plenty of publicity for being...
May 9, 2016 - 12:37am