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Update: Death toll lowered to 24 in Oklahoma twister (videos)
Update: Villard man killed in Pope County crash
Lakeland teen whose farewell song became web hit dies (videos)
In Oklahoma tornado's wake, worried parents seek out kids (videos)
Boys golf: Dawson-Boyd lands 6 on All-Conference
Boys golf roundup: Cardinals 3rd at CLC meet
Girls golf roundup: Litch wins Wright County
Prep softball roundup: Falcons soar past Upsala in 5A-West
Braves hand Twins 7th straight loss
Paddle Theatre will take its audience on a river ride (video)
Spring comic fest set at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
Angelina Jolie says she had double mastectomy
Video shows Reese Witherspoon's arrest in Atlanta
Twilight' actor part of Red Lake youth conference
State lauds C.A.R.E. safety program
Chapman joins Nelson Chiropractic
Chapman joins Nelson Chiropractic
Willmar Electric Service earns Safety Award
Jensen, Hanson join Edina Realty
Plan to enjoy your child's graduation party
Schoer — Henkel
Tulibaski — Holwerda
Polzin — Peters
Johnson — Lu
Barbara Emerson Jan. 18, 1925 - May 21, 2013
Adeline Buboltz Aug. 22, 1923 - May 20, 2013
Leo Sebring Sept. 24, 1932 - May 20, 2013
Daniel Ray Iverson Jan. 30, 1945 - May 19, 2013
Timothy Caspers May 12, 1961 - May 19, 2013
Editorial: Report on city shows problems, challenges
Editorial: Wow is the word for new Viking stadium plan
Editorial: Good luck and safe fishing this weekend
Letter: Tribune editorial on Ahmann was naive
Editorial: Have you thanked a government staffer lately
Crowe ending his pool years
You might refer to Steve Crow in this town as "Mr. Youth Swimming." For 26 years he's coached competitive swimming for kids starting as young as five years old. He's...
sports / Cardinals
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 - 12:00am
Ex-Cardinals guide team to Big Show
Dave Aus, whose Blaine Bengals played here in early December winning 6-4, takes the school from the Metro's north suburbs back to the boys Class AA state tournament a sixth...
Thu, Mar 10, 2011 - 12:00am
No place like Nome for Ridgewater wrestler
When Lonnie Booshu, an Eskimo by birth, went home for the holidays, it was a 15-hour-plus trip via Alaska Airlines. He's back now, in Willmar, admittedly a little homesick already...
sports / Ridgewater
Thu, Jan 13, 2011 - 12:00am
Willmar boys hockey ready to scrap with big dogs
The Willmar Cardinal football team didn't always win, but they were never boring. Even in the 14-point loss to Brainerd, Willmar piled up 320 yards of offense and had three...
Fri, Nov 26, 2010 - 12:00am
Lady Warriors red-hot with local flavoring
The hottest team in town, not the hottest ticket -- that would be Cardinal football -- is the Ridgewater College women's volleyball team. Crowds are small, but growing as the...
sports / college / Ridgewater
Thu, Sep 30, 2010 - 12:00am
Wrestling coach takes job at Albany
Casey Johnson has the Willmar Cardinals wrestling program on an upward trajectory but he won't be on board to savor it. The 29-year-old physical education teacher will be teaching and...
Fri, Aug 13, 2010 - 12:00am
Erickson throwing in grandpa's circle: Hannah Smith to play for L. Warriors
ary Erickson will end her high school sports career at the state track meet on Friday. She will compete in the discus throw, the Class AA division, on Friday morning...
sports / prep
Wed, Jun 09, 2010 - 12:00am
50 years in the dugout ends for Elsie
Elsie Klemmetson has hinted at retirement before but this time he means it. He's turned in his VFW uniforms, scorebooks and lineup cards. That gesture finalizes a 50-year association with...
Thu, May 06, 2010 - 12:00am
Sussenguth to play at Southwest Minnesota State
After three years on the Willmar Cardinal varsity and two with the Ridgewater College Warriors, Casey Sussenguth leaves town next fall to attend Southwest Minnesota State University. "I really wanted...
Thu, Apr 15, 2010 - 12:00am
Netland: A catcher behind a keyboard
Dwayne Netland had a long and brilliant career in journalism, but the spring of 1950 stands out. He was a senior at Willmar High School, getting ready for graduation and,...
Wed, Jul 08, 2009 - 12:00am
When Red River overflowed, youth came running
Where it sits, Fargo/Moorhead just asks for trouble. The flatland twin towns straddle the Red River, lazy in summer but a hellion come spring. Neither city has protected itself with...
sports / prep
Thu, Apr 02, 2009 - 12:00am
What was great in '08 ... one reporter's notebook
Memories are little mental snapshots we carry with us, sometimes for days, others for a lifetime. Here's my top recollections from the Willmar sports beat in 2008, in no particular...
Fri, Jan 02, 2009 - 12:00am
New Card hoops team has tough act to follow
What will the Willmar boys basketball team do for an encore? Last season will be hard to equal -- a 17-1 conference record, Section 2AAA champion, third place in the...
Thu, Dec 04, 2008 - 12:00am
Land's natural beauty preserved for all
I don't get around much, but last fall I found myself on main street in Moab, Utah. Moviemakers discovered Moab in the 1950s. Nearby parks and the Colorado River drew...
Sat, Sep 20, 2008 - 12:00am