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Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
Records published Oct. 25
Authorities seek new tips in 5-year-old death investigation
Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
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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
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Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
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Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
May 11, 2016
Woman says she was tossed from Garth Brooks concert for using men's bathroom
FARGO—When Samantha Bergh headed for the Fargodome on May 7, for the Garth Brooks concert, the Mother's Day gift from her husband was to be...
May 11, 2016 - 12:35pm
May 2, 2016
Though he's more of a country fan, retiree plows tribute to Prince
EDGELEY, N.D. — When Gene Hanson decided to plow some art into one of his fields, he went with a sign o' the times. The 75-year-old retiree...
May 2, 2016 - 5:10pm
April 26, 2016
Prince left no will, potentially complicating matters regarding estate
Music superstar Prince left no will when he died last week, his sister said in court documents filed Tuesday. The sister, Tyka Nelson, asked...
April 26, 2016 - 1:38pm
April 24, 2016
Prince's vault could house hours of music
CHANHASSEN -- As the world comes to terms with the reality that Prince is no longer with us, many of his fans are asking the same question: What...
April 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 21, 2016
Iconic performer Prince dead at 57
Music superstar Prince, whose hits included "Purple Rain" and "Kiss," was found unresponsive on Thursday at his Minnesota home and was later...
April 21, 2016 - 12:13pm
April 15, 2016
Willmar third-graders get quite the musical treat
Third-graders from Roosevelt and Kennedy elementary schools in Willmar on Friday enjoyed a mini concert by the Cardinal Orchestra at both schools....
April 15, 2016 - 1:35pm
April 6, 2016
Country legend Merle Haggard dead at 79
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Country legend Merle Haggard, often called "the Poet of the Common Man," whose music reflected his hardscrabble roots...
April 6, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 18, 2016
Update: Ticket sales for Garth Brooks' Fargo show suspended; no info on possible Minn. shows.
FARGO - Garth Brooks ticket sales were suspended Friday morning around 10:35 a.m. because of overwhelming demand. The ticketing system was overloaded....
March 18, 2016 - 10:23am
March 15, 2016
Letter: A concert to enjoy and remember
Those of you who did not attend the concert at WEAC on Feb. 28 missed an absolutely terrific program. The concert was a benefit for the Willmar...
March 15, 2016 - 2:03am
March 11, 2016
Letter: Getting Willmar’s music back
A concert to enjoy and remember Willmar had a great marching band until 2010. I was lucky enough to be a part of the program in its very last...
March 11, 2016 - 10:07am
March 8, 2016
Music Matters donates $15,000 to Willmar schools
WILLMAR — Music Matters of Willmar has offered $15,000 to Willmar Public Schools to preserve the district’s fourth-grade orchestra program...
March 8, 2016 - 12:11am
February 29, 2016
New London-Spicer music teachers Sherry and Brian Pearson to retire
NEW LONDON — After guiding thousands of students into the world of music, a dynamic teaching duo in the New London-Spicer School District...
February 29, 2016 - 12:58am
December 28, 2015
Video: Distance learning helps music students: Music Matters group helps fund lessons from experts for Willmar-area musicians
WILLMAR — Ashley Olson, a 17-year-old clarinet player, looks forward to her Friday mornings with Nina Olsen. Olsen is a specialist in all things...
December 28, 2015 - 12:00am
December 23, 2015
Volunteers bring music to Rice Memorial Hospital
WILLMAR — It’s almost lunchtime and Maggie Harp is seated at the baby grand piano in the garden court at Rice Memorial Hospital. She’s...
December 23, 2015 - 11:12pm
December 9, 2015
PHOTOS: Choir melds traditional and African holiday music
Cardinal Choir member Grace Sawyer plays percussion Wednesday prior to a luncheon for the combined services clubs of Willmar at the Willmar Conference...
December 9, 2015 - 11:13pm