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Authorities uncover couple's 'sex room' in Minn. sexual assault case
Friesen joins Christianson
Barn Theatre hires Day
Citizens Alliance Bank welcomes Lalim
Edina Realty welcomes Block
Local Roundup: Halvorson repeats
RU Game: Hanson, Rudie commit to D-I schools
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Local Roundup: Willmar softball team drops pair to Tech
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
February 28, 2017
Two Klobuchar bills pass in Congress, encourage women in STEM fields
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two bills sponsored by U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar have been signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bills are designed...
February 28, 2017 - 10:31pm
February 24, 2017
Trump asks NASA to explore putting crew on rocket's debut flight
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.—The Trump administration has directed NASA to study whether it is feasible to fly astronauts on the debut flight of...
February 24, 2017 - 3:58pm
February 16, 2017
Dwarf planet Ceres boasts organic compounds, raising prospect of life
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A NASA spacecraft has detected carbon-based materials, similar to what may have been the building blocks for life on...
February 16, 2017 - 1:28pm
January 26, 2017
Government scientists go 'rogue' in defiance of Trump
Employees from more than a dozen U.S. government agencies have established a network of unofficial "rogue" Twitter feeds in defiance of what...
January 26, 2017 - 9:35am
October 11, 2016
Obama vows to send people to Mars by the 2030s
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama, highlighting his pledge to send people to Mars by the 2030s, announced further public-private efforts Tuesday to build habitats that could help humans live long-term far from the Earth. "We are working with our commercial partners to...
October 11, 2016 - 4:07pm
January 7, 2015
Willmar teacher participates in NASA program
Willmar Senior High School science teacher Rob Palmer is attending the meeting of the American Astronomical Society this week in Seattle. He is participating in the NASA/IPAC Teacher Archive Research Program and is one of 40 teachers and students sent to Seattle. IPAC stands for...
January 7, 2015 - 8:38pm
July 17, 2013
Study: Dead stars colliding forged gold on Earth
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strange glow in space has provided fresh evidence that all the gold on Earth was forged from ancient collisions of dead...
July 17, 2013 - 1:30pm
August 8, 2012
Editorial: Curiousity begins new tour of the red planet
Mankind took another giant leap forward in space exploration Monday morning as car-sized space vehicle from the United States quickly landed on Mars. The Mars Science Laboratory rover was lowered to the Mars surface by a set of cables from its deliver capsule. The Mars mission started...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am
March 10, 2012
Teachers apply NASA lessons in Willmar, Minn., classrooms
Paper airplanes glided across the sixth-grade science classroom, and the room was busy with chatter and activity as kids judged flight patterns...
March 10, 2012 - 8:00am
November 29, 2011
Willmar, Minn., teachers using NASA training in classroom
WILLMAR -- Two weeks at NASA's Ames Research Center left an indelible impression on four Willmar science teachers, and their students are reaping the benefits of their work this year. The four teachers -- Rob Flegel, Margaret Schmitz, John Kuznik and Ben Panchyshyn -- were among...
November 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 27, 2011
Willmar School Board meets Monday
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School Board will meet in a workshop session at 4:30 p.m. Monday in the board room on the first floor of the Willmar Education and Arts Center, 611 Fifth St. S.W. The meeting is open to the public. The board will hear a report from four teachers who took part...
November 27, 2011 - 12:00am
February 21, 2011
NASA: Weather looking good for Thursday launch try
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- After a four-month grounding of the space shuttle fleet, NASA's countdown clocks were on the verge of ticking again Monday for Discovery's final ride into orbit. Discovery is scheduled to blast off Thursday afternoon to the International Space Station....
February 21, 2011 - 1:10pm
January 28, 2011
Update: NASA marks 25th anniversary of Challenger accident
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Hundreds gathered at NASA's launch site today to mark the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster, receiving words of hope from the widow of the space shuttle's commander. The chilly outdoor ceremony drew space agency managers, former astronauts,...
January 28, 2011 - 12:05pm
NASA marks 25th anniversary of Challenger accident
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is marking the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle Challenger accident that killed seven astronauts. Families and NASA officials gathered this morning at an outdoor memorial at Florida's Kennedy Space Center. Twenty-five years ago, the Challenger...
January 28, 2011 - 9:07am
January 12, 2010
Mystery object to whizz by Earth Wednesday
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A mystery object from space is about to whizz close by Earth on Wednesday. It won't hit our planet, but scientists are stumped by what exactly it is. Astronomers say it may be space junk or it could be a tiny asteroid, too small to cause damage even if it hit....
January 12, 2010 - 1:30pm