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At least one reportedly dead in Las Vegas strip shooting
Uber suspends self-driving car program after Arizona crash
US confirms coalition airstrike in Mosul district; dozens of civilians believed killed
With health care bill dead, Republicans turn to taxes
AgweekTV: Cattle stress study at NDSU
UMD's Toninato and Iafallo erase painful memory at Scheels Arena
Notre Dame upsets Gophers
Berrios proud to have played for Puerto Rico, even if it means starting season in minors
POWERS: Twins management right to evaluate team... but don't expect fans to wait for turnaround
Injury bug finally makes way to Twins camp
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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'Bright sadness' describes Lenten journey at Fargo church
Planning the spring garden calendar
Fielding Questions: Rabbit damage can ruin evergreens
Commentary: Minnesota needs transportation investment
Midwest Opinion: A workable path to bipartisan health care reform
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June 4, 2016
The Insider: Legion baseball begins Monday
The Willmar Legion Post 167 baseball team begins practice on Monday at Swansson Field in Willmar
June 4, 2016 - 12:00am
April 19, 2016
The Insider: Eagle Creek’s Spring Two-Man Best Ball is Saturday
Eagle Creek Golf Club is sponsoring the Spring Two-Man Best Ball Tournament on Saturday at 2 p.m.
April 19, 2016 - 12:17am
March 29, 2016
The Insider: Jackson named Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of Week
Rose Jackson was named the Summit League Outdoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday for the first time in her career at North Dakota State University. The Willmar native totaled a personal-best 5,240 points in the heptathlon at the UC Riverside Spring Track Classic last...
March 29, 2016 - 11:24pm
March 2, 2016
The Insider: St. Cloud State cuts six athletic programs
St. Cloud State University is reducing the number of its intercollegiate athletics programs by six — from 23 to 17 — effective at the end of the 2015-16 academic year, according to a statement released Wednesday morning. Eliminated programs are men’s and women’s tennis, women’s...
March 2, 2016 - 11:21pm
Granite Falls cowboy collects big paycheck
Bareback bronc rider Tanner Aus of Granite Falls claimed his biggest paycheck ever when he won his event at the prestigious American Rodeo in...
March 2, 2016 - 9:12am
February 16, 2016
The Insider: Goodell takes pay cut, still earns $35 million
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell took a nearly $9 million pay cut for the 2013-14 season but still earned more than every player except Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, CNN reported on Tuesday. Goodell earned $35 million to run the most popular sports...
February 16, 2016 - 11:36pm
February 12, 2016
The Insider: Mets' Mejia banned from baseball after third positive PED test
New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia became the first major-league player to receive a permanent suspension for using performance-enhancing substances when Major League Baseball announced the lifetime ban on Friday. Mejia tested positive for Boldenone, an anabolic steroid, his third...
February 12, 2016 - 11:36pm
February 10, 2016
The Insider: Willmar hockey staying home for first round of 3A Tourney
The field for the Section 3A boys hockey tournament was seeded Wednesday and the Willmar Cardinals received the No. 7 seed and a home game for the first round. Willmar will host No. 10 Morris/Benson Area on Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. The winner will play at No. 2 Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato...
February 10, 2016 - 11:19pm
February 1, 2016
The Insider: Long-time Willmar educator, coach Lehn dies
Lloyd Lehn, the last of a legendary line of educator/coaches who came to Willmar in the 1940s, passed away Sunday at age 94, according to his daughter, Mary Beth Schmidt of New London. “Dad had lived in his own home until last June when his health really started failing,” said...
February 1, 2016 - 11:34pm
January 27, 2016
The Insider: Price of Super Bowl Tickets Rising
Ticket prices ahead of Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers are at an all-time high. The average resale price for a ticket on StubHub was $5,451, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Two lower club seats to the game were purchased on Monday for approximately...
January 27, 2016 - 12:05am
January 5, 2016
The Insider: Wolves game moved back to accomodate Vikings playoff game
In conjunction with the NBA and the Dallas Mavericks, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced Tuesday this Sunday’s game against Dallas at Target Center in Minneapolis will now tip off at 4 p.m. instead of the original 2:30 p.m. start. “Since the Vikings game date and time was announced...
January 5, 2016 - 11:51pm
December 23, 2015
The Insider: Stingers announce four signings
The Willmar Stingers announced that Bradley Bailey (University of North Alabama), Jonny Ortiz (Nova Southeastern University), Nikolay Uherek (Georgia Gwinnett College) and Corey Binger (University of Nebraska-Omaha) are the second group of players set to return to Willmar for the...
December 23, 2015 - 10:52pm
December 21, 2015
The Insider: Panthers’ Rivera pleased by Norman’s handling of Beckham feud
A day after one of the NFL’s uglier one-on-one battles in recent memory, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera avoided condemning the actions of either player involved. For much of Sunday’s game at MetLife Stadium, Panthers cornerback Josh Norman and New York Giants receiver...
December 21, 2015 - 11:21pm
December 17, 2015
The Insider: Brady leads Pro Bowl voting
A summer filled with legal maneuvering did not dim Tom Brady’s popularity, as the New England Patriots quarterback finished as the top vote-getter in fan balloting for the Pro Bowl. With 701,554 votes, Brady edged the quarterback of the undefeated Carolina Panthers, Cam Newton,...
December 17, 2015 - 11:54pm
December 8, 2015
The Insider: Condition forces former Wild forward Dupuis to retire
An ongoing medical condition that causes blood clots appears to have ended the career of Pittsburgh Penguins forward Pascal Dupuis. The Penguins announced Tuesday that the 36-year-old Dupuis will no longer play hockey after having to come out of several recent games, the last on Dec....
December 8, 2015 - 11:52pm