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Playboy model sentenced for posting photo of unsuspecting nude
Trail to be resurfaced from Willmar to Spicer
Pianos on Parade comes to Willmar
Pearl Harbor victim from Minnesota has remains returned home
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Prep Softball: Gjerde does Saints' heavy lifting
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Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Former Arkansas Gov. takes 'Huckabee' from Fox News to religious broadcaster
Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
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Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
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Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
David J. Peterson
Marilyn Ruth Rusthoven
Dr. Richard Clausen
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Cartoon by Dave Granlund
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Cartoon by Steve Benson
Commentary: The genius of Roger Ailes
Memorial Day travel volume expected highest since 2005
WILLMAR — Roads are expected to be more crowded than last year over this Memorial Day weekend, according to AAA, which also expects gas prices to be higher over the weekend. Automobile travel will grow by 2.7 percent compared to last year, AAA predicts, with 34.6 million planning...
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September 3, 2016
U.S. Muslims relieved Eid holiday to fall day after Sept. 11 anniversary
NEW YORK—For weeks, some U.S. Islamic leaders worried that the Eid al-Adha holiday would fall on Sept. 11, raising the possibility that some non-Muslims would misinterpret celebrations occurring on the solemn anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks of 2001. Those fears dissipated...
September 3, 2016 - 9:15am
May 27, 2016
Communities across west central Minnesota planning Memorial Day festivities
WILLMAR — Willmar veterans raised the Flags of Honor on Friday on the east side of Willmar Lake. Squads of veterans from the American Legion,...
May 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
May 5, 2016
Delay of street work means Spicer's July 4 festivities will remain in familiar place
SPICER — A last-minute decision this week to delay a major street and utility project in downtown Spicer until after the Fourth of July means...
May 5, 2016 - 9:10am
January 7, 2016
Koosman lights raise record amount of money for The Salvation Army
WILLMAR — It was a record-breaking season for Chad Koosman and his famous holiday lights display north of Willmar. Not only was the display...
January 7, 2016 - 11:47pm
December 11, 2015
Bagpiper entertains shoppers
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time...
December 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
December 9, 2015
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 3, 2015
PHOTO: Peanuts for Christmas
Venita McCormick, lead clerk at the U.S. Post Office in Willmar, displays the Peanuts first-class postage stamp for the holidays. The snowflake...
December 3, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 1, 2015
USPS’s Sunday package service starts Dec. 6
WILLMAR — The United States Postal Service said Tuesday it will deliver packages seven days a week in Willmar and other cities starting the week of Dec. 6 through Christmas Day. Other cities also receiving the service are St. Cloud/Waite Park, Sartell, Sauk Rapids, Alexandria and...
December 1, 2015 - 10:11pm
November 24, 2015
Gas prices dip ahead of holiday travel
WILLMAR — Travelers will find welcome relief at the gas pumps as prices have been dropping over the past week just in time for the Thanksgiving...
November 24, 2015 - 10:05pm
November 23, 2015
Kandiyohi County creates no-parking zone to manage traffic by light display
WILLMAR — Citing heavy traffic and safety concerns, Kandiyohi County has decided to create a temporary no-parking zone at the rural intersection near a local family’s huge holiday light display. The request came from Kandiyohi County Sheriff Dan Hartog and was formally approved...
November 23, 2015 - 11:41pm
September 2, 2015
MnDOT urges drivers to be careful this weekend
ST. PAUL — Even though most road construction projects are shut down over the holiday weekend, there will still be many work zones around the state that will affect travel. Minnesota Department of Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle said motorists need to use extra caution...
September 2, 2015 - 8:59pm
June 20, 2015
Father’s Day for many families means time spent together
WILLMAR — One month after mom got her due, it’s daddy’s turn.
June 20, 2015 - 12:23am
December 25, 2014
Area Holiday Tournament Schedules
BOYS BASKETBALL Bremer Holiday Classic At Willmar High School Friday’s Games MACCRAY vs. New London-Spicer, 2 p.m. Sauk Centre vs. Windom, 4 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa vs. BOLD, 6 p.m. Benson vs. Willmar, 8 p.m. Saturday’s Games BOLD vs. Windom, 2 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa...
December 25, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 22, 2014
Willmar Area High School Band performs holiday concert
The Willmar Senior High School Varsity Band performs a “Sounds of Christmas” medley at the holiday band concert in the WSHS Theater Monday....
December 22, 2014 - 10:51pm