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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 11, 2016
Kandiyohi Racing Association charged in 2015 fireworks incident at Willmar race track
WILLMAR -- The Kandi Racing Association is now facing multiple charges related to a June 2015 fireworks display at the KRA Speedway in Willmar...
July 11, 2016 - 8:13pm
May 27, 2016
KRA Speedway Results May 26
HOBBY STOCK Feature 1. Nick Simar (Willmar) 2. Jed Muller (Kerkhoven) 3. Sam Lungstrom (Blomkest) 4. Taylor Krueger (Atwater) 5. Brodie Woods...
May 27, 2016 - 11:03pm
September 13, 2015
Video: Vintage stock cars race at Charlie Nelson Fall Nationals
The Charlie Nelson Fall Nationals at Willmar, Minn., on Saturday evening featured classic stock car racers on the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds...
September 13, 2015 - 8:03am
Charlie Nelson Fall Nationals Day 2
Randy Laage of Willmar in EZ1 and Jason Vejtruba (38) of Atwater throttle up out of Turn 4 Saturday in Midwest Mods Heat 1 on Saturday evening...
September 13, 2015 - 7:49am
September 12, 2015
Johnson triple winner Friday at Charlie Nelson Fall Nationals
Tim Johnson, a 35-year-old racer from Brainerd, improved his national points standings in Wissota racing, with three first-place feature finishes...
September 12, 2015 - 12:00am
July 30, 2015
Shane Sabraski, above right, of Rice in 7A has the inside track on Wade Skindelien of New London during a Midwest Mod heat Thursday at KRA Speedway...
July 30, 2015 - 11:37pm
July 4, 2014
Mass 4-for-4 at Kandi races
WILLMAR — Dave Mass of East Bethel got his Fourth of July long weekend off to an impressive start winning two heats and two mains on Thursday...
July 4, 2014 - 11:21pm
September 8, 2013
4 drivers double their fun at KRA Speedway finale
WILLMAR — Four racers proved it was more than good luck taking the checkered on Friday night. Don Eischens (Modifieds), Denis Czech (Midwest...
September 8, 2013 - 11:52pm
August 30, 2013
KRA Speedway hands out track titles
WILLMAR — The points race at the KRA Speedway ended with the Thursday night races before the fairground’s grandstand. The leaders going...
August 30, 2013 - 11:51pm
June 28, 2013
KRA Speedway Thursday at Willmar (Wissota) MIDWEST MODIFIEDS — Feature: Jason Vejtruba, Atwater; Justin Oestreich, Elk River; Ben Godbee, Pennock; Tim Siercks, Princeton; Tim Kanten, Milan; Randy Laage, Brooten; Shawn Fernkes, Pennock; Kenny Mayer, Hazel, SD; Justin Froemming,...
June 28, 2013 - 11:33pm
September 24, 2012
Motorsports: Haben, Sabranski multiple winners at KRA Speedway
WILLMAR -- Brian Haben in Midwest Modifieds and Shane Sabraski in the Modified class were each double winners at the KRA Speedway Falls Festival Sabraski,...
September 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Motorsports: Winged and wild
Jerry Richert Jr. of Forest Lake in his brilliant orange Upper Midwest Sprint Series ride roared down the front straightaway at the fairgrounds...
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
August 16, 2012
Motorsports: Sprint Car racing today at KRA
The Upper Midwest Sprint Car Series stops in Willmar today to run at the KRA Speedway during the regular Thursday night races. According to the UMSS website, hot laps (for Sprint Cars only) are at 6:30 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m. First place will pay $1,000. All classes will run,...
August 16, 2012 - 12:00am
July 14, 2012
Motorsports: KRA Speedway racing results
Thursday's Results from the KRA Speedway in Willmar Wissota) MIDWEST MODIFIEDS -- Feature: 1. Denis Czech, Sauk Rapids 2. Brian Haben, Holloway...
July 14, 2012 - 12:18am
July 7, 2012
Willmar, Minn., council OKs Kandi Racing Association liquor license
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has approved a liquor license for Kandi Racing Association, doing business as KRA Speedway. The speedway is located at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds on the city's north side. The license approved in a 7-1 vote this week allows KRA to sell 3.2...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am