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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
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