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Mills drops request for recount in 8th District race
$1.4 billion budget surplus expected in Minnesota
Billionaire: If Trump succeeds, so does Mexico
Franken's staff visits Willmar to learn about CEO program
NLS discusses health risks of synthetic turf
Cards open with tough win over Tech
Briefs: Patriots TE Gronkowski to have back surgery
Wolves' Cole Aldrich on best, worst of playing in New York
MLB, players reach labor agreement
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Obama's latest shrug of the shoulders
Eagles on roadways: Give them a brake
Janet L. Barber
Betty S. Adrian
Valerie Geline Wallace
Roger R. Logan
Arvin A. Dahmes
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Ryan Joel Bakker
Marcinkowski - Harter
Bill & Evelyn Somerville
December 1, 2016
Cards open with tough win over Tech
ST. CLOUD—The Willmar wrestling team got off to a quick start and wins by the Reigstads late sealed a 38-31 victory over fellow Central Lakes Conference power St. Cloud Tech on Thursday. The two teams met for the CLC championship in the last regular-season match last year and...
15 hours 40 min ago
NEW LONDON — New London-Spicer's girls basketball team had to battle for a win in its first game of the season, defeating Eden Valley-Watkins...
15 hours 46 min ago
November 16, 2016
Willmar players take in CSB vs. Concordia hockey game
On Nov. 12, 45 Willmar varsity, junior varsity, 12-U and 10-U girl hockey players, along with their coaches, had a fun evening courtesy of a...
November 16, 2016 - 11:30pm
November 14, 2016
Willmar's Winged Foot club earns trip to NXN nationals
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Willmar's Winged Foot cross country team placed second at the Nike Cross National Heartland Regional on Sunday, earning...
November 14, 2016 - 8:27am
November 6, 2016
Cross Country: Willmar girls second at state meet
NORTHFIELD -- The Willmar girls cross country team placed second at the Class AA State Meet on Saturday, with three Cardinals runners also earning...
November 6, 2016 - 5:46pm
October 28, 2016
Roundup: Thorfinnsons third at Class A state tennis meet
DATELINE — Minnewaska's Joelle Thorfinnson and Danielle Thorfinnson won three of four matches to claim third place in doubles at the Class A Minnesota State Tennis Tournament on Friday at the Reed-Sweatt Tennis Center. Joelle Thorfinnson, a senior, and Danielle Thorfinnson,...
October 28, 2016 - 11:52pm
October 15, 2016
Roundup: Brainerd upsets Willmar in 8AA semis
FARGO—A doubles sweep and a key singles upset helped Brainerd bounce Willmar from the Section 8AA girls tennis tournament with a 4-3 semifinal win Friday. In the day's only three-set match, Tay Person and Sydney Stock topped Willmar's Jordyn Swoboda and Ashley Prahl 6-4, 2-6,...
October 15, 2016 - 12:47am
October 11, 2016
Volleyball: Tigers remain undefeated in WCC
MORRIS — Morris/Chokio-Alberta volleyball team kept its conference undefeated streak going with a 3-0 victory over West Central Conference foe Minnewaska Tuesday night in Morris. The Tigers played a strong defensive game and progressively slowed down the Lakers as the match...
October 11, 2016 - 11:17pm
Roundup: Card girls in top form
ST. CLOUD—The Willmar girls cross country team continued to ransack its competition, scoring an 18 to win the 11-team Tech Invite with ease on Tuesday. Sophie Schmitz (1st, 18:08.2), Jessa Hanson (2nd, 18:15.1), Kayla Rudie (3rd, 18:29.7) and Serena Monson (5th, 18:42.6) all...
October 11, 2016 - 11:16pm
October 8, 2016
Roundup: Willmar tennis advances in 8AA playoffs
SARTELL - The Willmar girls tennis team lost just eight games in singles and won two of three doubles matches to defeat Rocori 6-1 in the Section 8AA playoffs on Friday at Fitness Evolution. Cayle Hovland, Elise Bierbaum, Lydia Morrell and Chloe Hansen won singles matches while Amanda...
October 8, 2016 - 12:03am
October 6, 2016
Roundup: Card swim team tops Alexandria
WILLMAR - The Willmar swimming and diving team reached triple digits for a fifth-straight dual meet in a victory over Alexandria on Thursday at the Willmar High School pool. Moira Revier has had an impressive season and that continued against Alexandria, placing first in all four...
October 6, 2016 - 11:30pm
October 5, 2016
Roundup: Card boys soccer team beats buzzer in win
SARTELL — Soccer isn't known for buzzer beaters but Willmar's boys team changed that Tuesday night with a last second winner from Abdihakim Abdi to put the Cardinals up 3-2 over the Sabres in Sartell. Sartell got the scoring started in the 13th minute with a goal from the Sabres'...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02am
October 2, 2016
WILLMAR—Facing by far its stiffest competition of the season, the Willmar girls cross country team further cemented its standing as one...
October 2, 2016 - 11:41pm
September 29, 2016
Roundup: Obregon, Card boys soccer team pitches shutout against Tech
WILLMAR — Manny Obregon had a seven-save shutout, leading Willmar to a 1-0 boys soccer win over St. Cloud Apollo on Thursday at the Kennedy School field. Jesus Nevarez scored off a Fernando Zavala pass in the 21st minute for the game's lone goal, and the Cardinals rode Obregon...
September 29, 2016 - 11:58pm
September 19, 2016
Missed opportunities doom Cards in loss to Becker
WILLMAR — Missed opportunities in the first half doomed the Willmar girls soccer team in a 4-1 loss to Becker on Monday at the Kennedy School field. Hannah Johnson scored Willmar's only goal in the 63rd minute. The Cardinals, who finished the night with a 12-8 shot advantage,...
September 19, 2016 - 11:36pm