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Ridgewater to host manufacturing conference
MnDOT delays Highway 12 work
Redesign goal is easier readability
Farmers analyze new water rule
NWL: Stingers take the field for sixth season
Amateur Baseball: Bird Island clips Sacred Heart
Prep Softball Roundup: Paynesville, Minnewaska both lose
Prep Baseball Roundup: Litchfield rolls over Paynesville
Prep Golf: Willmar's Levi Hauser earns trip to state
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Alvina "Al" A. Marklowitz
Pamela Joyce (Myllenbeck) Schramel
Janice L. Bergquist
Alma O. Lopez
Video: Ukraine teens enjoy time away from strife
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Cartoon by Chris Britt
Minnesota Opinion: Legilsature frustration goes across the state
Letter: Questions for Willmar council member Ron Christianson
Letter: 'Recall Ron' stand was inappropriately placed
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
May 27, 2015
NHL: Rangers rip Lightning to force Game 7
The New York Rangers staved off elimination on the road yet again, holding off the Tampa Bay Lightning with a resounding 7-3 win Tuesday at Amalie Arena that sends the Eastern Conference finals back to New York for a Game 7 on Friday night
sports / pro
May 27, 2015 - 1:07am
NBA: Lebron, Cavaliers earn Finals spot
LeBron James pulled the conference championship T-shirt over his sweaty, weary frame and turned to J.R. Smith with one simple message: “Four more.”
sports / pro
May 27, 2015 - 1:05am
May 6, 2015
Vikings' Wallace says he’s NFL’s fastest
EDEN PRAIRIE — Bring back the “NFL’s Fastest Man” competition. That might be the only way to settle this. There’s no longer an annual competition to determine the speediest player. If someone wants to start it up again, Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace would be ready...
May 6, 2015 - 12:00am
April 28, 2015
Orioles-ChiSox to play in empty stadium as riots plague Baltimore
In what will be a first for Major League Baseball, the Baltimore Orioles will host the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday in a stadium closed to fans as Baltimore copes with some of the worst U.S. urban rioting in years. The Orioles said Wednesday’s scheduled 6:05 p.m. game would...
April 28, 2015 - 11:57pm
April 26, 2015
Parise leads Wild past Blues, into Western Conference semifinals
ST. PAUL — In the summer of 2012, when the Minnesota Wild paid left winger Zach Parise nearly $100 million to come home, this is the kind of...
sports / pro
April 26, 2015 - 10:40pm
April 24, 2015
Hernandez, Mariners shut out Twins
SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez turned in another dominant performance as the Seattle Mariners continued their journey back toward relevance with a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Hernandez (2-0) threw his first complete game, and his first shutout, since 2012 to...
April 24, 2015 - 11:43pm
Vikings can fortify Bridgewater’s cast at draft next week
EDEN PRAIRIE — Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has done enough this offseason to guard against having to reach for a player based strictly on positional need. He upgraded the receiver position by adding Mike Wallace, a deep threat. He presented another option...
April 24, 2015 - 11:43pm
April 20, 2015
Blues get hat trick from Tarasenko to even series with Wild
ST. LOUIS — Right winger Vladimir Tarasenko might have been the most frustrated of all the St. Louis Blues after they lost the first game of their playoff series against the Minnesota Wild. Tarasenko, who led the team with 37 goals in the regular season, did not register a shot...
sports / pro
April 20, 2015 - 12:10am
Now it feels like the playoffs
Ice packs all around! Now we’re cooking. Now it feels like the playoffs. Just ask Devan Dubnyk, who already has had enough of the Blues’ Steve Ott. Dubnyk gave Ott a couple of rapid fire whacks with his big goalie stick in the second period. Nailed him right in the back of...
April 20, 2015 - 12:08am
Vikings’ Peterson not expected at offseason workouts
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, who was reinstated by the National Football League on Friday, is not expected at the team’s offseason workouts this week. Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune wrote Sunday that Peterson would receive $250,000 if he reported...
April 20, 2015 - 12:07am
Hunter’s 3-run homer helps Twins blast Cleveland
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins saved their best for last on Sunday against the Cleveland Indians. The Twins played perhaps their most complete game of the young season, a 7-2 win over the Indians in the rubber match of a three-game series at Target Field. Minnesota won...
April 20, 2015 - 12:06am
April 13, 2015
Wolves' Rubio undergoes left ankle surgery
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle Monday, the team announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel in Van Nuys, Calif., and Rubio is expected to make a full recovery by the summer, the team said. The Timberwolves...
April 13, 2015 - 11:21pm
Pelicans stay in playoff hunt after devouring Timberwolves
MINNEAPOLIS — The New Orleans Pelicans moved one step closer to their first playoff appearance since 2011, getting 24 points from forward Anthony...
April 13, 2015 - 11:20pm
April 12, 2015
Spieth ties Masters scoring record to win green jacket
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Jordan Spieth, playing with savvy well beyond his years, on Sunday became the second 21-year-old to claim the Green Jacket, winning the 79th Masters. Spieth closed with a 2-under-par 70 to capture his first major championship by four strokes over three-time Masters...
April 12, 2015 - 11:13pm
Wild fall to Blues in regular-season finale
ST. LOUIS — After the St. Louis Blues clinched the Central Division playing several games without leading scorers Vladimir Tarasenko and Alexander Steen, coach Ken Hitchcock was asked whether it was a “blessing in disguise” for his team. “I don’t look at it that way,”...
April 12, 2015 - 11:10pm