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Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
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
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
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
February 26, 2016
Men's Basketball Ridgewater narrowly misses upset
Taylor DeLaughter’s runner at the regulation buzzer rolled off the rim and, after that scare, Central Lakes avoided the upset with 14 overtime points, downing Ridgewater 77-74 Friday in the MCAC state tournament
February 26, 2016 - 11:46pm
December 30, 2014
Men’s Basketball Fitter Walker making noise for Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — In his first game playing against kids his age, a 7-year-old Maurice Walker wouldn’t take the court. He was afraid he might hurt someone. “He was so much bigger than the kids his age,” said his mother, Marie Clarke Walker. “He kept looking at me like, ‘They’re...
December 30, 2014 - 11:49pm
December 21, 2014
Men's Basketball: Cold-shooting Ridgewater falls hard at tourney
Rainy River defeated Ridgewater in the second day of the Central Lakes Tournament 81-62 on Saturday
December 21, 2014 - 11:29pm
March 16, 2014
College Basketball: Gophers miss cut for NCAA tourney
By Marcus R. Fuller St. Paul Pioneer Press Making the NCAA tournament was never one of the Year 1 goals for Gophers coach Richard Pitino. So...
March 16, 2014 - 11:33pm
February 9, 2014
College Men's Basketball: Ridgewater falls to Buejays
WORTHINGTON — Ridgewater couldn’t find the rim from the free throw line, fell behind by 20 at halftime and bowed to Minnesota West 80-67 on Saturday. “The first half was terrible,” said Warriors head coach Bob Knutson, who missed the game to attend his son’s wedding. “But...
February 9, 2014 - 11:46pm
November 21, 2012
Men's Basketball: NDSCS drills Warriors
WILLMAR -- Ridgewater coach Bob Knutson suffered what he called his "worst defeat" ever in a 106-52 loss to the North Dakota State College of...
November 21, 2012 - 12:00am
March 19, 2012
College Basketball: Henrichs named to Patriot League All-Rookie team
Clara City native Seth Hinrichs was named to the Patriot League All-Rookie team after a superlative rookie campaign for the Lafayette Leopards...
March 19, 2012 - 12:00am
February 13, 2012
Men's Basketball: Warriors' losing streak reaches 11
Tribune Staff Report WORTHINGTON -- The Ridgewater men's basketball team keeps losing players, which makes it even more difficult for the undermanned Warriors to keep from losing games. The Warriors suited up just eight players in its 94-73 loss to Minnesota West on Saturday, then...
February 13, 2012 - 12:36am
February 6, 2012
Men's Basketball: Raiders roll past Warriors
Tribune Staff Report BRAINERD -- The Ridgewater men's basketball team played well against Central Lakes on Saturday but that wasn't nearly enough against the top-ranked team in NJCAA Division III. Kwamaine Johnson scored 24 points and Maurice Hernandez scored 21 to lead the Raiders...
February 6, 2012 - 12:00am
January 30, 2012
College Men's Basketball: Ridgewater can't bounce back from rough 1st h
Tribune Staff Report WILLMAR -- Once again, the Ridgewater men's basketball team was slow out of the gate and couldn't make up the difference, despite a strong second half. The Warriors fell behind by 21 points at halftime and couldn't chip away enough in the second half and fell...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2012
College Basketball: Dakota County rips Ridgewater 62-46
Tribune Staff Report WILLMAR -- The Ridgewater men's basketball team played a solid game but couldn't overcome the quickness and talent Dakota...
January 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
HOF coach Jay Pivec returns with Dakota Co. Technical College
Jay Pivec and the Dakota County Technical College Blue Knights (14-5) roll into Willmar for a 7 p.m. game today with the Ridgewater Warriors...
January 25, 2012 - 1:22am
January 23, 2012
College Basketball: Riverland takes two at Ridgewater
Tribune Staff Reports WILLMAR -- After trailing by two at halftime, the Ridgewater College Warriors shot just 21 percent the second half and were crushed by Riverland College of Austin 76-63 on Saturday in MCAC South Division play. Taylor Morgan, the Blue Devils' 6-3 post, led all...
January 23, 2012 - 12:00am
December 31, 2011
College Men's Basketball: Mbakwe has knee surgery
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Minnesota star Trevor Mbakwe has had reconstructive surgery on his injured right knee. Coach Tubby Smith said Friday's procedure...
December 31, 2011 - 12:44am
College Men's Hockey: Gophers beat Niagara
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jake Hansen had a goal and two assists to lead Minnesota to a 5-1 win over Niagara on Friday and a berth in the championship game at the Mariucci Classic men's college hockey tournament. The Gophers (15-5-1), who last won the title in 2008, will play for their...
December 31, 2011 - 12:41am