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Indians complete sweep of Twins
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
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
May 26, 2012
Commentary: It's time to remember all of our Civil War veterans
Today I am writing about the Civil War generation in Minnesota and the importance of remembering their service and sacrifice. This Memorial...
May 26, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Croonquist deserves support
I would like to encourage the voters of the Willmar School District to support Dan Croonquist in his quest for a seat on the school board. I have known Dan for 37 years, watching him grow up and be successful in high school, college, and now as a pastor, father and husband. His motivation...
October 26, 2010 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Boaters encouraged to congregate elsewhere on Green Lake
SPICER -- Boaters who like to congregate in large numbers at sandy, shallow spots on Green Lake are being asked to spread out this year. A committee...
May 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2009
Vote 'yes' for RCW's future
With the current economic hardships of our state and nation, the Renville County West School District is currently faced with the loss of state funding. We are also faced with expiring levies and declining enrollment. In order to maintain and add to our current programs within the...
October 30, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2009
Judge appoints former Willmar mayor to Charter Commission
WILLMAR -- Eighth Judicial District Chief Judge Paul Nelson has appointed Richard Hoglund to the Willmar Charter Commission to fill the unexpired...
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
June 20, 2009
Commentary: Take time Sunday to talk with your father
Sunday is the first day of summer as well as Father's Day. Now that is a good combination. It is a good day for a ballgame or barbecue with your father or even a quick phone call if you can. Remember that some day you will no longer be able to do so and then you will only be able...
June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
May 23, 2009
Commentary: Memorial Day to me is all about remembrance
Memorial Day has always been a significant holiday in my family and the communities where I grew up. However, Memorial Day was not a day for the lake, fishing or other activities. Many instead attend a Memorial Day ceremony at one of the area cemeteries. The communities of Leader...
May 23, 2009 - 2:00am
April 14, 2009
A photographer's eye
April 14, 2009 - 12:00am
January 31, 2009
District Court, Kandiyohi County, Jan. 31
n Kevin Ray Wertz, 20, of Willmar, was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison, which was stayed, a $1,000 fine and three years of probation on a felony charge of domestic assault by strangulation for choking a woman with his hands while the two were arguing. He was also ordered...
January 31, 2009 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Letter: A show of true sportsmanship
On Oct. 16, the Willmar varsity girls' soccer team, along with parents and some fans, gathered in Albert Lea for the Section 2A championship game. The game itself was what sports are made of: great action, competitive play and players giving everything they had to win the game. The...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Clinic strives to provide its patients with any support they require
WILLMAR -- Verna Kelly works at keeping her diabetes well-managed. She takes her medication every day and makes sure she visits her doctor at Family Practice Medical Center once a year. She admits to needing some prodding, however, to have her blood sugar level checked often enough. "I...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
May 25, 2002
Memorial Day: A time to remember
It is Memorial Day weekend in America. To many it is the first major weekend of summer to go up north to the cabin by the lake or some other destination. In my family, it has always been something else -- a time for remembrance and honor. I never served in the military....
May 25, 2002 - 12:18am