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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
August 10, 2016
KRA cancels tonight's races due to weather
Due to the storm this afternoon, the KRA stock car races at this year's Kandiyohi County Fair have been cancelled for tonight. The races will not be resheduled.
August 10, 2016 - 4:49pm
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