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City prepares to collect yellow bikes next week
Jacob Wetterling is remembered by family and Minnesota
Ford-Carter debate flashback: When the candidates went silent for 27 minutes
Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Leader of 'Arnie's Army' dies
Panthers get the sack, Vikings take the win
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Lyla M. Porter
Charles "Chuck" Theodore Erickson
Don E. Miller
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
October 9, 2011
Oct. 9, 2011: Kandiyohi County, Minn., investigating apparent homicide
A 43-year-old man died of an apparent gunshot wound Saturday in northern Kandiyohi County, and the death is being investigated as a homicide. Two...
October 9, 2011 - 12:52pm
December 10, 2010
Fire destroys rural trailer home; three renters staying with friends
NEW LONDON -- Fire badly damaged a trailer home located between Hawick and Regal on Thursday night. The fire started in a bedroom. The bedroom was destroyed and there was heat and smoke damage throughout the interior of the trailer, which will likely be considered a total loss, according...
December 10, 2010 - 11:58am
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April 23, 2009
Volunteers sought to help remove sandbags
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota is calling on volunteers statewide to help flood-weary residents in the Fargo-Moorhead area remove more than 1 million sandbags on April 25 and May 2. "These folks have been through a great deal of trauma and are exhausted," said Cindy Johnson,...
April 23, 2009 - 3:24pm
January 24, 2009
Community Center gets a new name
Older baby boomers may think they're too young to participate in "senior citizen'' programs. The Willmar Community Center hopes to change that perception. The center, formerly known as Willmar Area Senior Citizens Community Center, has changed its name and is reaching out to the...
January 24, 2009 - 12:00am
January 15, 2009
Murder in Brooten ... pretty sweet over dessert
Somehow, witnessing a murder while eating cheesecake just doesn't make the crime seem so bad. To be honest, it's actually pretty funny.
January 15, 2009 - 12:00am
January 6, 2009
Industrial development bonds approved for mega-dairy near Pennock
WILLMAR - The Kandiyohi County Commissioners took action today to be the "conduit" for $20 million in industrial development revenue bonds for Meadow Star Dairy LLC. Developers intend to use the bonds to finance the construction, acquisition and installation of equipment to handle...
January 6, 2009 - 2:45pm
December 18, 2008
Pizza company owned by local family expands across the Midwest
WILLMAR -- Jim Gordon greets customers about six times a year while standing behind the counter of a Willmar pizza joint, the relentless aroma...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
October 25, 2008
Edible moulage makes fun Halloween treats
Jeanne Cleary and Kaaren Harris wouldn't suggest that you eat the simulated bodily fluids they make to jazz up the simulation training in Ridgewater College's nursing program. However, they do have some edible suggestions for gross-out recipes for Halloween. Some of the simple suggestions...
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
Nursing instructors are experts at mock injuries
Don't ever mix lemon juice with grated parmesan cheese.
October 25, 2008 - 12:00am
October 18, 2008
Teaching the little ones the ways of Norway
As a circle of pre-schoolers tried to twist their chubby fingers in the complicated fashion required when singing the "Itsy-Bisty Spider" song, their tongues and brains were also undergoing a challenging twist. They were trying to sing the song in Norwegian. "Very good," cooed Jamie...
October 18, 2008 - 12:00am