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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
NHL: Wild buy out Thomas Vanek
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
August 15, 2015
Editorial: Thank you to the Greatest Generation of WW II
The ceremonies marking the Japan surrender anniversary began a half a world away Friday across the International Dateline. Friday marked the...
opinion / editorials
August 15, 2015 - 6:00am
March 17, 2015
Time stands still in Japan’s village of scarecrows
NAGORO, Japan — Tsukimi Ayano made her first scarecrow 13 years ago to frighten off birds pecking at seeds in her garden. The life-sized straw...
News / world
March 17, 2015 - 9:00am
October 8, 2013
Ford comes from behind in China to stun Japanese rivals
BEIJING (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) is poised to overtake its Japanese rivals on the top seller's list in China as Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Honda Motor Co (7267.T: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock...
October 8, 2013 - 7:58am
September 14, 2013
Trains keep Japan flowing
I don’t get around much … but recently I found myself on the bullet train to Kyota. At 180 mph, the Japanese country side passes in a blur...
Life / extra
September 14, 2013 - 12:04am
December 3, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Best and worst of November in Japan
December 3, 2012 - 8:54am
August 28, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Is it un-American?
August 28, 2012 - 8:57am
August 20, 2012
Ya, Sure blog: Two dreams, one day
August 20, 2012 - 8:56am
April 1, 2011
Ishikawa to give 2011 earnings for Japan relief efforts
By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Ryo Ishikawa first made people take notice because of his golf.
sports / pro
April 1, 2011 - 12:00am
March 18, 2011
Commentary: The Japan Syndrome
In the 1979 movie "The China Syndrome," reporter Kimberly Wells (played by Jane Fonda) witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant and then uncovers a plot to keep it a secret in order to protect the power company's billion-dollar investment.
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
March 17, 2011
Commentary: It was just a time for crying last weekend
"Did you have a nice weekend?" a friend asked on Monday, before recounting all the fun things he and his kids did over the weekend. I'm sure I looked at him as if he had just arrived from Mars. "What did you do for fun?" he insisted. I watched television last weekend, something I...
opinion / commentary
March 17, 2011 - 8:37am
March 14, 2011
Man with local ties is safe after tsunami scare, his family says
NEW LONDON -- Elaine Awe of New London says her grandson, Jon Awe, is safe, unharmed and back in South Korea. Jon Awe was on an airplane that...
News / local
March 14, 2011 - 12:00am
March 12, 2011
Explosion at Japan nuke plant, disaster toll rises
IWAKI, Japan -- An explosion at a nuclear power station Saturday destroyed a building housing the reactor, but a radiation leak was decreasing...
March 12, 2011 - 10:25am
March 11, 2011
Major tsunami damage in N Japan after 8.9 quake
TOKYO (AP) -- A magnitude 8.9 earthquake slammed Japan's northeastern coast early today, unleashing a 13-foot (4-meter) tsunami that swept boats, cars, buildings and tons of debris miles inland.
News / world
March 11, 2011 - 1:50am
June 23, 2009
Toyota shareholders OK founder's grandson as head
TOYOTA, Japan -- Toyota shareholders approved the appointment of the company founder's grandson Akio Toyoda as new president Tuesday, hoping that reaching back to the automaker's family roots will help steer the manufacturer out of its worst ever crisis. More than 3,300 shareholders...
News / world / Business
June 23, 2009 - 3:45am