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Contract awarded for Peach Creek diversion
Veteran’s issues topic for town hall meeting Tuesday in Willmar
Watkins man charged with beating woman with baseball bat
Citizens’ group asks Benson Schools to reconsider decision to close pool
City takes over fuel sales at Willmar Airport
NWL Baseball: Bucks score four in 10th to best Stingers
WNBA: Sparks put emphatic end to Lynx’ record win streak
Area Baseball: SH/M Legion splits two games at tourney
MLB: Yankees hand Twins 50th loss
NHL: Wild buy out Thomas Vanek
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Review: Hats off to 'Mary Poppins'
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
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
Perry H. Smith
Larry D. Ellingson
Lois (Rheingans) Aasland
Edgar B. Zimmerman
Orrian W. Syverson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Global markets dive, Prime Minister David Cameron to resign after British vote to leave EU
October 5, 2015
MLB Notebook: Nationals fire Williams; Card’s Molina to play with splint
Washington manager Matt Williams’ firing was expected as the Nationals, with a team-record $164-million payroll, finished with an 83-79 record...
sports / pro
October 5, 2015 - 11:36pm
July 23, 2014
Willmar Notebook: Stiers have special All-Star moments
The Major League All-Star game comes to these parts seldom, so it’s best to step up to the plate if you’re penciled into the line-up. Mark...
sports / prep
July 23, 2014 - 11:15pm
March 3, 2014
Willmar Notebook: Notes from the arena
The three individual state wrestling titles won by the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City contingent on Saturday are rare for a Tribune Area school, but it has been done before. Most recently, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg put three on the Class A podium’s top step in 2009 in successive weight...
sports / prep
March 3, 2014 - 11:45pm
May 16, 2013
Willmar Notebook: It's true, girls track team back to state
For the fourth straight year, the Willmar girls track and field team is headed off to the Class AA True Team State Meet at Stillwater. Races...
sports / prep
May 16, 2013 - 12:08am
May 8, 2013
Willmar Notebook: Giant Gopher has words for Kennedy kids
A giant is coming to the halls of Kennedy Elementary on Friday. He is 6-foot-6 and over 300 pounds. His name is Ra’Shede Hageman and — no surprise here — he plays football. Last fall he started all 13 games on the defensive line for the Gophers. He made 35 tackles and six...
May 8, 2013 - 11:56pm
July 21, 2012
Willmar Notebook: Fire on the range
Mark Wanner (WHS '78) lives in cowboy country but he has been on a horse only once (in a parade) since settling in Montana 30 years ago. But...
July 21, 2012 - 12:00am
July 18, 2012
Willmar Notebook: For Red, it was Ahl or nothin'
Red Ahl got out of the Army in 1956 and moved from Bird Island to Willmar. He started racing stock cars at the half-mile track at the fairgrounds...
July 18, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
Willmar Notebook: Catching Up with Megan
Dean Stier and younger sister Brooke were 4 and 2 years old when their little sister Megan was born. Megan was a sickly child weighing only 11...
sports / prep
May 10, 2012 - 12:01am
March 15, 2012
Willmar Notebook: Weight, weight, don't tell me!
Emily Carlson was an all-state guard in high school and played three years of intercollegiate basketball at Concordia College. When she became...
March 15, 2012 - 12:00am
January 4, 2012
Areavoices.com: Opening up the doctor's notebook
If you could see what your doctor is writing about you in your medical record, would this hurt or enhance the doctor-patient relationship? A...
January 4, 2012 - 9:27am
November 10, 2011
Willmar Notebook: Dunham wrapping up career with Concordia records
Concordia College quarterback Michael Dunham, the senior who started three seasons for the Cardinals, broke the school record for career passing...
November 10, 2011 - 12:23am
October 27, 2011
Willmar Notebook: On the comeback road
Karen Corneil's road back from a brain aneurysm on Aug. 24 has been described as a marathon, not a sprint. Whichever, her pace is steady and sure. Her husband, Tom, told me this week, "We've had so much support and prayers, it's sustained both Karen and myself. We're so thankful...
October 27, 2011 - 12:25am
September 15, 2011
Willmar Notebook: Frosh win at Brainerd gives hope
The Willmar freshman football team (2-0) beat Brainerd 34-24 a week ago today. That's noteworthy. Brainerd doesn't lose often, at any level. Last year the Brainerd frosh shellacked the 9th-grade Cardinals, now sophomores, 61-6. Aamot certainly was wondering how this team would stand...
September 15, 2011 - 12:27am
July 28, 2011
Adamson doesn't slow down after heart operation
Post 167 has three players on this year's state-bound team that played in the 2009 American Legion Division I Baseball Tournament. Austin Adamson,...
July 28, 2011 - 12:00am
July 21, 2011
Willmar Notebook: Twins turned to Dikken for blast
Kerry Dikken, a 1979 Sacred Heart High School graduate, studied art and technical illustration under Bill Oakleaf at what was then called Willmar...
July 21, 2011 - 12:00am