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Families apologize after more sex abuse details surface against dead Minnesota teacher, spouse
Man sentenced to prison for exposing himself, having sex with dog
Charges allege man angry with Zorbaz bouncers fired gun in parking lot in Spicer
Minnesota State Fair booth encourages Black Lives Matter discussion
Willmar airport invites public to celebrate a decade of landings, takeoffs
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
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
Nicholas J. Walter, Jr.
Alan G. Person
M. Keith Straight
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Cartoon by Ken Catalino for Sept. 1
Thomas: Trump wants an oath to America
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich for Sept. 1
Dionne: Do Trump's white men really want problems fixed?
Will: A 'slush fund' by any other name
August 27, 2016
New London depot makes another historic move
NEW LONDON—Built in 1886 and moved in 1976, the original New London train depot made another historic move Friday. It should be the last....
August 27, 2016 - 8:39am
August 26, 2016
Video: Moving history down the road
NEW LONDON -- Built in 1886 and moved in 1976, the original New London train depot made another historic move Friday. It should be the last....
August 26, 2016 - 8:05pm
August 25, 2016
Small town Maynard has big story to tell
MAYNARD—At the turn of the last century, Willmar's economic rival to the west was the bustling town of Maynard. With five grain elevators,...
August 25, 2016 - 8:35pm
August 4, 2016
Historic New London train depot ready to depart
NEW LONDON—A train depot built in 1886 as a transportation landmark in New London will be moving again. This will be the second move for...
August 4, 2016 - 6:14pm
July 3, 2016
Still time to visit Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica in Willmar
WILLMAR -- The traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall replica remains available for viewing 24/7 through teardown Tuesday morning. It was...
July 3, 2016 - 4:57pm
June 10, 2016
High hopes for Hotel Sacred Heart now on National Register of Historic Places
SACRED HEART — Once celebrated as “The Renville County Radisson,’’ the Hotel Sacred Heart served travelers riding the passenger trains...
June 10, 2016 - 11:28pm
May 19, 2016
New archive, display offers look at The Barn Theatre’s colorful history
The Barn is in phase two of a nearly $1 million renovation to increase its viability for future generations. But on the second floor of the downtown...
May 19, 2016 - 11:09am
May 12, 2016
Walking theater event offers a look at the stories that shaped Appleton
The “Spirit of Appleton’’ is filled with song, dance, humor and lots of drama. A cast of nearly 50 community and area residents will perform...
May 12, 2016 - 9:38am
April 20, 2016
Team to explore Lac qui Parle County’s history
MADISON — People have made what we know as Minnesota their home since the last glaciers retreated, but we know very little about these first...
April 20, 2016 - 11:48pm
Commentary: Histories that should be secret
When President Obama departed this week for Saudi Arabia, an incubator of the 9/11 attacks, he left behind a dispute about government secrecy....
April 20, 2016 - 12:00am
February 25, 2016
First woman to hold rank of brigadier general in Minnesota National Guard
Air Force Col. Sandra Best will make history today when she is promoted to brigadier general, becoming the first female officer to hold such...
February 25, 2016 - 2:01pm
February 13, 2016
Bungled St. Paul hanging was Minnesota’s last execution
ST. PAUL — It took William F. Williams more than 14 excruciating minutes to die when he was hanged Feb. 13, 1906 in the basement of Ramsey...
February 13, 2016 - 9:00am
February 6, 2016
A look at the history of Hockey Day Minnesota
DULUTH - From a frigid day on Baudette Bay to rain melting ice in Hermantown to a developing blizzard in Grand Rapids, weather often has played...
February 6, 2016 - 5:23pm
November 29, 2015
Video: Rep. Dean Urdahl compelled to write
Dean Urdahl, who was raised and lives in western Meeker County, is a retired history teacher/cross-country coach at New London-Spicer, a State...
November 29, 2015 - 8:58am
November 27, 2015
Decades-long BWCA fight hangs over PolyMet
The dummy hanging by its neck from the boom of a logging truck probably was reason enough for Sigurd Olson to turn around and go home. It was July 8, 1977, and tensions in northeastern Minnesota had reached a fever pitch over a proposal to carve out the Boundary Waters as a national...
November 27, 2015 - 12:16am