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Lawmakers consider adding 2 Minnesota veterans homes
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Willmar teen is National Merit finalist
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Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
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'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
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Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
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Keith L. Kendall
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Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
January 14, 2014
Prep gymnastics roundup: Willmar hits a 10-year best
Tribune Staff Reports BENSON — Willmar gymnastics won a dual meet at Benson 143.925 to 130.250 on Tuesday night, the Cardinals’ best judges’ rating in 10 years. The Cardinals scored 144.8 vs Benson on Jan. 13, 2004, and 144.55 later the same season at the Central Lakes...
January 14, 2014 - 11:45pm
January 10, 2014
Prep gymnastics: NLS 2nd at Alex Quad
Tribune Sports ALEXANDRIA — New London-Spicer was a close second to Bemidji Friday at the Alexandria Quadrangular. The Wildcats’ score of 134.1 was just 2 points behind the champion Lumberjacks after Arica Clancy won the floor event and Mya Rohman placed third in the all-around. Clancy...
January 10, 2014 - 11:32pm
January 9, 2014
Gymnastics: NLS clips Dragons
LITCHFIELD — New London-Spicer’s Courtney Henjum won three events and the all-around as the Wildcats topped Litchfield 132.05-117.325 on Thursday. Henjum took the bars (8.15), beam (8.75) and the floor (8.6), while place second in the vault (8.975). NLS’ Arica Clancy took...
January 9, 2014 - 11:49pm
Prep gymnastics: Cards’ Hein in good form
WILLMAR — Brainerd outscored Willmar 142 to 137.9 but the Cardinals found another all-arounder on Thursday. Sophomore Kendall Hein posted an all-around score of 35.45 in her four-event debut. The vault had been holding back the former Willmar Wing but she made the most of...
January 9, 2014 - 11:44pm
December 20, 2013
Prep gymnastics: Wildcats out-pounce Tigers
SPICER — The New London-Spicer Wildcats beat the Delano Tigers 128.4 to 118.75 in a Wright County Conference dual meet at Decision Hills on Friday. Freshman Courtney Henjum won the all-around (33.575) plus uneven bars (7.9), balance beam (7.9) and floor exercises (9.1). Erica...
December 20, 2013 - 11:46pm
Girls Gymnastics: Thompson leads Cards to top score
WILLMAR — Behind a sweep by Stephanie Thompson, the Willmar Cardinals scored a season-best — by four points — to defeat Sauk Rapids 139.975...
December 20, 2013 - 12:13am
December 13, 2013
Gymnastics Roundup: Henjum, NLS topple GSL
GLENCOE — Courtney Henjum won every event and New London-Spicer topped Glencoe-Silver Lake 129.875-98.525 on Friday in a Wright County Conference dual. Henjum’s best score came on the beam with a 9.35. She also had a 9.075 on the vault, 7.9 on the bars and 9.15 on the floor...
December 13, 2013 - 11:17pm
December 12, 2013
Prep gymnastics: Sartell nips Willmar
SARTELL — The Sabres shaded Willmar by less than a point (.20) on Thursday in Central Lake Conference gymnastics. On its home floor, Sartell took the victory 135.675 to 135.475. The highlight for the Cardinals was Alexis Miley’s floor routine. She opened with a perfectly...
December 12, 2013 - 11:42pm
December 10, 2013
Gymnastics: Melrose rumbles past NLS
MELROSE — Jailyn Brinkman and Lydia Butkowski led 2012 Class A runner-up Melrose to a 146.05-128.775 win over New London-Spicer on Tuesday. NLS’ Courtney Henjum placed third all-around with a 34.425 and Arica Clancy was fourth at 31.85. Melrose 146.05, NLS 128.775 ALL-AROUND...
December 10, 2013 - 11:38pm
December 6, 2013
Gymnastics Roundup: St. Cloud Tech tumbles Willmar
WILLMAR — St. Cloud Tech, the dominant team in the Central Lakes Conference beginning in 2005, beat Willmar on Thursday 141.1-134.1, led by Magaux Schmid who won three events. The Cardinals (0-1, 0-2) looked polished on their concluding event. Alexis Miley scored 9.25 to win...
December 6, 2013 - 12:01am
December 3, 2013
Gymnastics Roundup: Mighty Melrose topples Willmar
WILLMAR — The West Central Conference multi-year champion Melrose Dutchmen were already in good form at the Kennedy gym Tuesday, scoring 144.525...
December 3, 2013 - 11:40pm
February 24, 2013
Prep gymnastics: Mottinger places 6th on vault at state
MINNEAPOLIS — Willmar Cardinal freshman Haley Mottinger medaled at the Class A Gymnastics championships by placing sixth on the vault. The Section 6A winner on the vault table averaged 9.45 from the four judges on both her first and second attempts. “It was a very exciting moment...
February 24, 2013 - 11:02pm
February 17, 2013
Gymnastics: Willmar's Mottinger, Johnson vault to state tournament
WILLMAR — Cardinals freshman Hailey Mottinger and senior Cassandra Johnson placed 1-2 in the vault event to gain the Class A State Gymnastics...
February 17, 2013 - 11:56pm
February 10, 2013
Prep gymnastics: Cardinals third in CLC
WILLMAR — St. Cloud Tech won another Central Lakes Conference title, but here come the Willmar Cardinals. Led by four-time all-around champions...
February 10, 2013 - 8:36pm
February 8, 2013
Prep gymnastics: NLS wins final, section is next at Willmar
SPICER — The New London-Spicer gymnastics team polished off Glencoe-Silver Lake by a score of 128.5 to 110.55 on Friday at Decision Hills to complete the schedule. Next Saturday, the Wildcat tumblers take to the Kennedy Elementary gymnasium in Willmar for the Section 6A individual...
February 8, 2013 - 11:46pm