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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
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