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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Alveda B. Myhre
Lorraine M. Essler
Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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December 11, 2014
Holiday Express kicks off four-day tour in Lake Lillian
The Holiday Express 18-Wheeler and its cast of characters leaves Lake Lillian at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, the first of 28 area stops over four days...
December 11, 2014 - 11:26pm
December 8, 2014
Making memories at the Holiday Blitz
Parker, 2, admires his painting while his sister Marissa, 4, makes a snowflake with the guidance of their mom, Tanya Rosenau of Raymond, at the...
December 8, 2014 - 11:00pm
December 7, 2014
Kelly Aalfs reins Annie, left, and Libby around the streets of Historic Chippewa City at Montevideo Saturday during the 36th annual Christmas...
December 7, 2014 - 9:42pm
Store aisles fill with holiday cheer
WILLMAR – For those who are convinced the spirit of Christmas cannot be found amidst the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, well you missed...
December 7, 2014 - 9:16pm
November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran Church
WILLMAR -- This was the 10th year of the Redeemer Lutheran Church community Thanksgiving dinner in Willmar. The volunteers have served up to...
November 27, 2014 - 11:14pm
July 3, 2014
Have a safe, memorable July 4th weekend
July 4th, our Independence Day, is a unique holiday for celebrating the birthday of our nation. It is also one holiday that Congress does not mess with. Thank goodness. On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies of America proclaimed their independence day from their mother country,...
July 3, 2014 - 9:12am
December 30, 2013
YMCA in Willmar to host family-friendly New Year’s event again this year
WILLMAR — This year, families can once again ring in the new year at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Now in its fifth year, the event will be from 4:30 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA, 1000 Lakeland Drive S.E. The evening will include...
December 30, 2013 - 4:01am
December 26, 2013
Surge of holiday packages delays UPS shipments
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A high volume of holiday packages overwhelmed shipping and logistics company UPS, the company said on Wednesday, delaying the arrival of Christmas presents around the globe and sending angry consumers to social media to vent.
December 26, 2013 - 7:11am
December 14, 2013
Editorial: Be safe for this holiday season
West central Minnesota is headed into the heart of holiday season, with Christmas about 10 days away. This is also the one of the deadliest times of the year on our nation’s roads. The six-day period that includes Christmas had 18 percent more crashes than the Thanksgiving period...
December 14, 2013 - 12:00am
November 26, 2013
Winter storm lashes eastern U.S., threatens Thanksgiving travel
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful winter storm dumped heavy rain and snow over much of the eastern United States on Tuesday, threatening to snarl travel plans for millions over the busy Thanksgiving holiday, forecasters said.
November 26, 2013 - 3:43pm
October 3, 2013
Retail group expects slightly brighter holiday season sales
(Reuters) - U.S. retail sales should rise 3.9 percent this holiday season, outpacing last year's gains, though economic concerns may impact shoppers'...
October 3, 2013 - 7:03am
July 5, 2013
Spicer, Minn., 4th of July celebration steeped in tradition
SPICER — With a blue sky hanging over Green Lake and temperatures Wednesday in the mid-80s, the estimated crowd of 15,000 people that lined...
July 5, 2013 - 5:22am
July 4, 2013
July 4th saluted with fireworks, parades, parties
NEW YORK (AP) -- Extravagant displays of Fourth of July fireworks lit up the skies around the nation, including a smiley face that gave a wink...
July 4, 2013 - 10:42pm
July 3, 2013
Picture perfect forecast for July 4th holiday
WILLMAR – A made-to-order summer forecast is in store for the July 4th holiday. Sunshine and temperatures in the mid-80s are expected for the next few days in west central Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service. The July 4th forecast includes mostly sunny skies...
July 3, 2013 - 3:06pm
Getting ready for the Fourth
Steve Bolles sets up his booth this morning at the craft fair in Spicer ahead of the town's five-day Independence Day celebration. Events kick...
July 3, 2013 - 12:54pm