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Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
Trump expected to revoke rules on transgender bathrooms, draft suggests
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Seven arrested, meth found following high-speed chase
Decadent slow cooker desserts to delight your palette
Multiple concussions have NASCAR's Danica Patrick thinking about future
Hockey Olympian sisters tap Fighting Sioux logo designer for new apparel line
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wild with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
January 30, 2012
Willmar, Milan projects gain Minnesota energy grants
WILLMAR -- Clean energy projects in Willmar and Milan are among 27 in the state being awarded grant funds by the Clean Energy Resource Teams. Known as CERTs, the University of Minnesota-sponsored initiative is kicking off 2012 by announcing seed grant awards in each of the seven...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Building addition focused on children at Assembly of God Church in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- Construction is under way at the Assembly of God Church in Willmar of an education wing called the Tree House addition that's designed...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am
January 10, 2012
Coahran to lead Spicer fisheries office, New London hatchery
SPICER -- Dave Coahran will lead the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources's fisheries staff in Spicer as supervisor, according to an announcement...
January 10, 2012 - 2:19pm
January 9, 2012
Reports: White House chief of staff William Daley is resigning
WASHINGTON (AP) -- William Daley is resigning as President Barack Obama's chief of staff just one year into the one of the most pivotal jobs in politics, senior administration officials said Monday. Daley's job as day-to-day manager of the White House operation had already been changing...
January 9, 2012 - 2:39pm
January 7, 2012
Minn. DNR plans stout efforts against aquatic invasive species
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced plans Friday for a much more aggressive effort to control the spread of aquatic...
January 7, 2012 - 12:00am
January 6, 2012
Minnesota DNR plans aggressive effort against aquatic invasive species
SAINT PAUL - The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced plans for a much more aggressive effort to control the spread of aquatic invasive species this year. For the first time in years, the DNR will use roadside check stations to enforce laws aimed at keeping boaters...
January 6, 2012 - 2:38pm
January 3, 2012
U study finds economic growth for Willmar, other outstate cities
WILLMAR -- Willmar's economy ranks closely behind significantly larger Greater Minnesota cities and lake country communities that count on tourism...
January 3, 2012 - 12:00am
December 1, 2011
Gophers slip past Virginia Tech
By Jon Krawczynski AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS -- Rodney Williams had 14 points, eight rebounds and two blocks while filling in at power forward...
December 1, 2011 - 12:07am
November 30, 2011
Central MN agencies receive grants to reduce home health hazards
Pope County and the Meeker, McLeod, Sibley Community Health Board are among seven agencies to be awarded state grants to help build local capacity for addressing health hazards in homes. The grants were announced today by the Minnesota Department of Health. They total $250,000.
November 30, 2011 - 2:32pm
November 25, 2011
Gophers edge DePaul in Old Spice Classic
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Trevor Mbakwe recorded his fourth double-double of the season, but it was his late defensive play that really...
November 25, 2011 - 12:00am
November 23, 2011
Minn. DNR warns parents: Keep children off thin ice
WILLMAR -- In the light of a near tragedy in Anoka County this weekend, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding parents to caution their children to stay off ponds, streams and other water bodies that now have a thin coating of ice. Sunday afternoon, an eight-year-old...
November 23, 2011 - 9:45am
November 18, 2011
Free throws help 'U' edge Fairfield, 67-57
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Trevor Mbakwe had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Minnesota, going 16-for-18 from the free-throw line to give the Gophers enough for an ugly 67-57 victory over Fairfield on Thursday night. Minnesota (3-0) committed 23 turnovers and was limited mostly to Mbakwe's...
November 18, 2011 - 12:00am
November 12, 2011
College Soccer: UMM defeated in first NCAA playoff game
DUBUQUE, Iowa - The stay in the NCAA Tournament came to an end for the Minnesota Morris men's soccer team, as they fell 2-0 to host and 12th ranked Loras College on Friday. Loras (17-3-2) scored once early in each period for the win, taking advantage of their high scoring attack...
November 12, 2011 - 12:00am
November 4, 2011
Paynesville's Keller named All-UMAC for third straight year
Coming off her third consecutive Upper Midwest Athletic Conference cross country title last Saturday, Minnesota-Morris junior Linda Keller has...
November 4, 2011 - 12:20am
October 28, 2011
Video shows DWI arrests of Halloween-costumed offenders, Minn. DPS urges safe, sober holiday
ST. PAUL -- A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, a French maid and Jeanie from "I Dream of Jeanie" were arrested for driving while impaired during Halloween last year, and the State Department of Public Safety is using the video of their arrests is a reminder to plan for a safe and sober...
October 28, 2011 - 3:41pm