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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
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
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
December 9, 2015
Video: ‘Christmas in Black and White’
Penquins were part of the 2nd- to 5th-grade choir that sang “Christmas in Black and White,” during a pageant of the same name performed Tuesday...
December 9, 2015 - 12:00am
December 7, 2015
PHOTO: Cardinal Orchestra performs
Michelle Suter directs members of the Cardinal Orchestra Monday at Willmar Senior High School. They performed “For Unto Us” from George F....
December 7, 2015 - 9:06pm
December 5, 2015
KMS band to play Monday at state Pearl Harbor observance
KERKHOVEN — The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Marching Saints band has been invited to perform at the state’s 2015 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Program Monday at the Armory in St. Paul. The band has been chosen to represent the state in Hawaii at the 75th anniversary celebration...
December 5, 2015 - 12:14am
November 21, 2015
Video: Roosevelt 5th-Grade Songfest at Willmar
The fifth-grade Songfest on Friday afternoon at Roosevelt Elementary in Willmar highlighted music through the decades.
November 21, 2015 - 8:09am
November 11, 2015
Brice, Currington, Allan among names added to 2016 WE Fest lineup
DETROIT LAKES —Lee Brice, Billy Currington, Gary Allan and Montgomery Gentry have been added to next summer's WE Fest, held just outside...
November 11, 2015 - 9:41am
November 4, 2015
Music Matters awards $13,400 in grants
WILLMAR — Willmar Music Matters has awarded grants totaling $13,400 to support the Willmar Public School music programs. The grants will be used for recorders for use in the elementary schools, a practice piano for student use at the high school, music stands, a middle school cello...
November 4, 2015 - 8:42pm
October 14, 2015
Kid Rock announced as WE Fest headliner
DETROIT LAKES - Kid Rock, welcome back to WE Fest. The performer was announced as one of the country music festival's headliners Wednesday...
October 14, 2015 - 9:54am
October 1, 2015
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
WILLMAR — Since 2001, the Minneapolis-based vocal ensemble Cantus has released 17 albums through its self-titled label, garnering much acclaim. On Friday, the group will perform at 7 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Willmar as part of the “Music at Bethel” series. The concert,...
October 1, 2015 - 9:51am
August 24, 2015
Membership sales lag so far for West Central Concert Series
WILLMAR — West Central Concert Series will mark its 51st season this year of bringing professional quality musical artists to the area. Revenue raised by the sale of membership tickets helps pay for the cost of the concerts. However, the pace of membership sales is running behind...
August 24, 2015 - 12:00am
August 17, 2015
Video: Blue grass, Cajun and Irish bands featured at New London Music Festival
Under a broad canopy of shady oak trees that kept the audience cool on a 90-degree day, five different bands were featured in the New London...
August 17, 2015 - 3:32pm
August 13, 2015
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
NEW LONDON — The New London Music Festival runs from noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Neer Park in New London. The 17th annual festival is said...
August 13, 2015 - 9:19am
July 30, 2015
Grove City man hopes to find success in tough rap business
"You give him $3,500 down,” he said. “He has a set price at $5,500, plus expenses. But we agreed $7,000, flat rate.” $7,000 is a large...
July 30, 2015 - 5:00am
June 25, 2015
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
The Willmar Public Library has a message for all the bibliophiles out there: it’s not just about the books. In conjunction with its summer...
June 25, 2015 - 8:36am
Fan builds collection as a tribute to garage rock bands of the 1960s
Steve Ellis. Marlys Roe. Jim Brandenburg. Dean Senftner. Myron Lee. The names may mean little to the casual music fan, but to Tony Texley they...
June 25, 2015 - 8:12am
June 16, 2015
Video: Bands on Parade in Benson
The sky threatened over Benson but the music prevailed at the 28th annual Pioneerland Band Festival on Flag Day. Litchfield took top honors while...
June 16, 2015 - 9:49am