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Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
UPDATED: Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 22, 2016
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
WILLMAR—After losing three of their top pitchers at the Northwoods League All-Star break, a revamped Stinger rotation is still looking...
July 22, 2016 - 11:37pm
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers returned from the All-Star break on Thursday with their confidence high sitting atop the North Division standings....
July 22, 2016 - 12:07am
July 17, 2016
Stingers head into All-Star break in first place
WATERLOO—The Willmar Stingers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end with a 5-3 loss to Waterloo in the last game before the All-Star break. The Stingers sent Tyler Hanson to the mound against Waterloo's Bryce Richmann. Both starters put up zeros in the first couple...
July 17, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 15, 2016
Eager to walk the difficult path
WILLMAR—Eddie Estrada isn't accustomed to sitting on the bench. In his last two years at Litchfield High School, the former Minnesota Mr....
July 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
Stingers' homer streak ends but runs keep flowing
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers had all systems going on Friday, topping Thunder Bay 9-1 at Bill Taunton Stadium. Ty Tice started for Willmar...
July 15, 2016 - 11:37pm
July 14, 2016
Stingers go deep once again
WILLMAR—They might not yet be mistaken for Murderer's Row, but the Willmar Stingers are flexing some serious home run muscle in the second...
July 14, 2016 - 11:02pm
July 13, 2016
Toerner's blast lifts Stingers
WILLMAR—Justin Toerner blasted a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Willmar Stingers escaped numerous jams...
July 13, 2016 - 11:24pm
July 12, 2016
Rox hold off Stingers
ST. CLOUD—The St. Cloud Rox pieced together runs in six of eight innings and held off a late Willmar rally to down the Stingers 8-5 in a Northwoods League game on Tuesday at Dick Putz Field. The Rox sent Willmar to its second-straight loss after the Stingers opened the NWL second...
July 12, 2016 - 11:21pm
July 11, 2016
Stinger rally falls short in Rochester
ROCHESTER—A late offensive surge wasn't enough for the Stingers, who dropped an 11-9 Northwooods North matchup with Rochester Monday. The Honkers took an 8-2 lead in the fifth when they put up five runs. The big blow came off the bat of Drew Ellis, who blasted a three-run home...
July 11, 2016 - 11:28pm
July 8, 2016
Resilient Pardo provides a punch for Stingers
WILLMAR—Danny Pardo looked to have the makings of a program cornerstone as he began his NCAA Division I baseball career at Campbell University....
July 8, 2016 - 1:21am
Only rain can slow hot Stingers
WILLMAR—The only thing that could slow down the Willmar Stingers lately is a rain delay. The Stingers' Kole Cottam double in the bottom...
July 8, 2016 - 1:19am
July 6, 2016
Stingers: Second-half slugfest
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers were part of another slugfest on Wednesday and started the second half of the season on the right foot with...
July 6, 2016 - 11:56pm
Ortiz makes most of run support
DULUTH— Jonny Ortiz finally got some run support and he made the most of it, going the distance in the Willmar Stingers' 9-4 win over the Duluth Huskies on Tuesday. Ortiz's teammates scored only four runs in his first four starts this season, but that all changed Tuesday when...
July 6, 2016 - 1:09am
July 4, 2016
Stingers pick up two weekend wins
DULUTH—The Willmar Stingers' biggest offensive inning of the summer came at a very opportune time on Monday afternoon against the Duluth Huskies at Wade Stadium. Trailing 9-4 heading to the top of the seventh, Willmar (17-18) scored a season-high nine runs to overcome its largest...
July 4, 2016 - 11:21pm
July 2, 2016
Estrada sizzles as Stingers rip Thunder Bay
THUNDER BAY— The Willmar Stingers on Friday picked up right where they left off offensively from the night before but put together better pitching to beat Thunder Bay 11-4 in a matinee game at Port Arthur Stadium. The Stingers, who lost 15-14 on Thursday, opened up Friday's...
July 2, 2016 - 12:34am