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Salvation Army donations being doubled
Governor on MNsure: ‘The buck stops here’
Guatemalan visits Montevideo as he uses community media to document the resistance of indigenous peoples
Pressure is building as immigrants looking for legislation
Friends to the north give Minn. economy big boost
NHL: Penguins top Minnesota
Boys Basketball: Willmar holds off Otters
College Football: Texas Bowl Preview - Minnesota vs. Syracuse
Prep Wrestling Roundup: No. 10 Minneota edges No. 6 KMS
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
January Business2Business: Meet the 5 Under 40 winners
FedEx posts higher second-quarter profit
Heather Thompson uses her talents, experiences to help others
Zack Liebl: As a part of the community, he wants to make a difference wherever he can
Kari Hickman rises to the challenge without sweating the small stuff
Radig — Syverson
Kirtz — Trelstad
Janssen — Eklund
Schroeder — Wachter
Enter our Ugly Sweater Contest
Rosanna J. Reinke
Leland D Larson
Letter: Willmar should redefine city administrator’s role
Letter: Facts vs. lies about Israel
Commentary: A 90th birthday is a day to celebrate a lot of living
Letter: The echo chamber of opinion
Letter: Ella Avenue needs guard rails
August 23, 2010
Mother sues Minn. clinic over daughter's death
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) -- A mother has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Mankato Clinic, claiming a doctor failed to diagnose the brain hemorrhage that killed her 20-year-old daughter two years ago. Rebecca Joecks's civil lawsuit says a doctor diagnosed her daughter as having...
news / state
August 23, 2010 - 9:23am
July 19, 2010
Willmar Stingers drub Mankato MoonDogs
MANKATO -- The Willmar Stingers' anemic offense found life on Sunday and drubbed the Mankato MoonDogs 13-8 in a Northwoods League baseball game. Willmar had not scored a run in its last 20 innings before plating four in the first inning against Mankato. The Stingers then scored a...
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 10, 2010
Minnesota River shows signs of improving quality
MONTEVIDEO -- Drop a baited hook in the Minnesota River and your chances of catching a fish are better than they were 10 years ago. Fish abundance and diversity appear to be on the increase in the river, while turbidity in the river has decreased over the past decade. The level of...
news / region / state
May 10, 2010 - 12:00am
March 14, 2010
Willmar boys beat back West in final seconds to reach 2AAA final
WILLMAR - The Willmar Cardinals are in the 2AAA championship game at 7 p.m. Thursday in Mankato against Hutchinson - barely. A jump shot by a well-guarded Sam Esboldt overcame the Scarlets 43-42 on Saturday evening before the largest crowd of the year in the Willmar gym. Willmar...
news / sports / Cardinals
March 14, 2010 - 12:17pm
June 27, 2009
Fish species make noted return to Minnesota River
SACRED HEART -- A cell phone call informed us we had some time to kill before the group we were to lead on the river arrived. Tom Kalahar was prepared. "Let's go fishing,'' he said, a smile betraying his excitement at the turn of events. In minutes we had our canoes positioned...
outdoors / state
June 27, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
City of Willmar will again trade phosphorus credits with Mankato after City Council OKs agreement
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council approved an agreement Monday to again trade phosphorus credits with the city of Mankato to reduce Minnesota River pollution until Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant begins operation. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency requires Willmar...
news / local
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 3, 2009
City's brass contemplates phosphorus credit trades with Mankato
WILLMAR -- The city of Willmar could again trade phosphorus credits with the city of Mankato to reduce Minnesota River pollution until Willmar's new wastewater treatment plant begins operation. Willmar complied with a state permit to reduce phosphorus in the Minnesota River Basin...
news / local
April 3, 2009 - 12:00am
February 16, 2009
Willmar girls ousted in 2A hockey
MANKATO -- Willmar's road to the state tournament ran into a roadblock on Saturday. The Mankato West Scarlets won their 14th straight game in a 6-2 Section 2A win over the fourth-seeded Cardinals. The No. 1 seed improves to 23-3, including a 7-6 win over Willmar in December. West...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Mankato man identified as driver killed in Olivia tanker crash
OLIVIA -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the driver who was killed when a propane truck caught fire on the western edge of Olivia...
news / region
November 24, 2008 - 1:00am