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Men had blood alcohol levels 2 times over legal limit in MN crash that killed friend, charges say
Oklahoma tribe approves gay marriage as Native American groups debate issue
Cabin or hold? Tech ban latest step in bomb detection battle
As Trump targets environmental rules, companies say they don't cost much
British-born UK parliament attacker had been investigated over extremism concerns
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
March 6, 2017
Parents fearing deportation pick guardians for U.S. kids
March 6, 2017 - 7:35am
December 8, 2016
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
BENSON — When cancer strikes a young family it's hard to explain to toddlers that mommy is too sick to pick them up and play with them....
December 8, 2016 - 6:19am
August 29, 2016
Docs facing more parents who refuse to vaccinate kids
Pediatricians are increasingly encountering parents who don't want their children immunized against infectious diseases, and a leading medical...
August 29, 2016 - 4:24pm
March 12, 2016
Family Night at Willmar school imparts on parents the importance of reading
WILLMAR — Parents reading to their children was the theme Friday of EL Family Night at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. At the event,...
March 12, 2016 - 11:25am
April 20, 2015
Commentary: Let's just parent!
SAN DIEGO—Michelle Obama is a good mother. When raising her daughters, 13-year-old Sasha and 16-year-old Malia, the first lady means business. She takes the job very seriously. Even when the girls were younger, she didn't pass off her parental duty to nannies or baby sitters. Obama...
April 20, 2015 - 2:18am
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
WILLMAR — U-Empowered, a regional conference for parents and caregivers of children with disabilities, will be April 18 at Evangelical Free Church in Willmar. The event is from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 18 and will feature a keynote educational presentation, breakout sessions...
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
February 22, 2014
Letter: Parents, be part of the solution
Parenting is an awesome responsibility. After reviewing and reflecting on the recent articles and editorials regarding school lunch issues, I feel challenged to write this letter. It is with a compassionate heart I am encouraging parents (myself included) to reflect on modeling. Parents,...
February 22, 2014 - 5:00am
December 8, 2013
Elderly couple slain in NW Wisc.; son a suspect
IRON RIVER, Wis. – This northwestern Wisconsin community was reeling Sunday on news that an elderly couple had been killed in a violent attack in their apartment the previous evening, allegedly carried out by one of their grown children. Officials identified the victims as Jim...
December 8, 2013 - 11:00am
October 29, 2012
Let's Talk Kids blog: Put safety first this Halloween
October 29, 2012 - 8:46am
August 13, 2012
Four ways to reduce back-to-school stress
Whether it's the first full day of kindergarten, the start of senior year or time to leave for college, getting back into the routine of school is a transition. And let's be honest: Transitioning back to school in the fall can be stressful.
August 13, 2012 - 12:00am
May 11, 2012
Color Me Green blog: What it's really like to be a mom
May 11, 2012 - 8:41am
February 14, 2012
Commentary: A French model for American parents: Opinion
One item in the annals of American exceptionalism is how exceptionally badly behaved American children are. We who hang around international airports often marvel at how European toddlers wait calmly while their American cohorts run down the halls or lie sprawled on the floor in a...
February 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
Letter: The failure of parenting
Why are people so aghast at the results of bullying? We, the adults, are the ones at fault. Do we teach respect and consideration of others? Do we give our children a strong foundation in the Christian faith that will give them something to hang on to when the dark days come? And...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
May 27, 2010
Bagley parents of baby born in car now dealing with media limelight
When the phone rang Wednesday morning, Amanda (Norgaard) McBride all but groaned. "Now who's calling?" she wondered. McBride has given countless...
May 27, 2010 - 1:21pm
April 6, 2010
Commentary: Where are parents of bullies?
It is either significant or merely interesting that William Golding dedicated his classic, "Lord of the Flies," to his mother and father. It is precisely the absence of parents, or any adult actually, that enables the boys of the island to descend into savagery, and it is the sudden...
April 6, 2010 - 12:00am