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Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Paynesville man, 22, injured in motorcycle crash
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
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
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
June 24, 2016
Police to step up security for Gay Pride events
MINNEAPOLIS -- police plan to step up security measures for this weekend’s Twin Cities Pride festivities. The increased presence is in response to the Orlando shootings earlier this month that targeted a gay night club. A Florida man being investigated for terrorist connections...
June 24, 2016 - 5:30am
October 25, 2015
Oklahoma parade crash suspect charged with four counts of murder
STILLWATER, Okla. — An Oklahoma woman was charged Sunday with four counts of second-degree murder a day after she allegedly crashed the car she was driving into a crowd at an Oklahoma State University homecoming parade, killing four people and injuring dozens, police said.
October 25, 2015 - 11:33pm
July 12, 2015
VIDEO: Marching in the watercade parade
Litchfield’s Watercade Celebration, which started in 1957, featured 110 units on Saturday evening for the Grand Day Parade, including the award-winning...
July 12, 2015 - 11:24pm
July 10, 2015
Prairie Fest social
Bingo and root beer floats launched Prairie Fest at the Clara City Care Center. Becka Kimpling, 2015-16 Ambassador candidate, visits with residents...
July 10, 2015 - 10:52pm
June 28, 2015
Willmar Fests come to a close
Willmar Fests culminated a week chock full of festivities Sunday with fireworks, which had been delayed by rain Saturday. It was dry much of...
June 28, 2015 - 11:11pm
June 14, 2015
SLIDESHOW VIDEO: Kandi is Dandy Parade
Bubbles the Clown hands out water during the Kandi is Dandy Parade on Saturday in Kandiyohi. Due to a city-wide sewer and water project, the...
June 14, 2015 - 11:43pm
June 12, 2015
Judd Malvin took third in the 8-year-old division of the Kids Tractor Pedal Pull Friday during Sugar Beet Days in Renville. The Renville Fire...
June 12, 2015 - 11:29pm
May 14, 2015
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Leslie Ellingson has lived all 91 years of his life on the same farm north of Sunburg. He’s slowed down in recent years but he still drives...
May 14, 2015 - 10:08am
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Norway Lake NEW LONDON — The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association will celebrate Syttende Mai beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday at First...
May 14, 2015 - 8:38am
March 15, 2015
Benson goes green for its St. Patrick's Day parade
People from several communities joined in on a shamrock parade Saturday along 13th Street in Benson. The balmy mid-afternoon 60-degree sun seemed...
March 15, 2015 - 11:30pm
June 21, 2014
Willmar Fest photos
Photos from the 2014 WIllmar Fests, coronation photo added
June 21, 2014 - 4:17pm
March 15, 2014
Video: Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is held in Benson
The annual St. Patrick’s Day parade is held in Benson on Saturday featuring floats from the area families that have Irish roots.
March 15, 2014 - 5:52pm
November 21, 2013
Unofficial start to local holiday season kicks off this weekend
WILLMAR - For the Willmar area, the annual Holidaze event represents the unofficial start to the holiday season. Holidaze also gives downtown...
November 21, 2013 - 11:23pm
July 5, 2013
Spicer, Minn., 4th of July celebration steeped in tradition
SPICER — With a blue sky hanging over Green Lake and temperatures Wednesday in the mid-80s, the estimated crowd of 15,000 people that lined...
July 5, 2013 - 5:22am
July 4, 2013
Video: Spicer 4th of July Parade
The annual 4th of July parade takes place in Spicer Minnesota on Thursday. The near perfect weather brought out record crowds to enjoy the colorful...
July 4, 2013 - 5:37pm