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Video: Willmar Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
NHL Playoffs: Minnesota’s net still belongs to Bryzgalov
Prep Softball: Tribune area previews
NFL: 49ers put Kaepernick contract talks on hold
College Athletics: Foss, Fragodt honored as UMAC’s top scholar-athletes
The Insider: More Boston Marathon entrants from area listed
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Donna J. Alberts
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Alice L. Shemon
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
December 12, 2012
Census: Whites no longer a majority in US by 2043
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White people will no longer make up a majority of Americans by 2043, according to new census projections, part of a historic shift that is already reshaping the nation's schools, workforce and electorate. The official projection, released Wednesday by the Census...
news / nation
December 12, 2012 - 12:26pm
November 6, 2012
Update 8:20 p.m.: No surprise as Klobuchar takes U.S. Senate victory
ST. PAUL -- Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar earned Minnesota's first 2012 election night win when news services declared her a re-election victor soon after the polls closed. The triumph over Republican Kurt Bills came as no surprise after she held huge leads in recent polls and...
November 6, 2012 - 8:11pm
October 19, 2012
Zombie Run Saturday at PWELC
A 5K run Saturday afternoon at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center will provide a clash of cultures between the living and the undead. The race, called "Zombies' Bite ... 5K run!!!" takes place at 3:30 p.m. Runners can register at the site from 2-3 p.m. For more information...
October 19, 2012 - 3:11pm
June 14, 2012
Mamasota blog: Minorities in our schools and the bigger picture
life / education
June 14, 2012 - 8:56am
February 24, 2012
Commentary: Who is in charge in this race?
The fight between Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum doesn't just raise questions about each man's strengths and weaknesses.
opinion / commentary
February 24, 2012 - 12:00am
August 11, 2011
Pig races at Kandiyohi County Fair
Pig races from Leader, Minnesota entertain crowds at the Kandiyohi County Fair in Willmar, Minnesota on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.
August 11, 2011 - 4:42pm
Lake Ripley Four-Mile Results
Male finishers 1 Tyler Warren, Watkins, 20 22:24 2 Eric Schmidt, Hutchinson, 19 22:44 3 Mike Heinen, Willmar, 27 22:59 4 Chris Carroll, Shoreview, 29 23:25 5 Kyler Vossen, Willmar, 18 23:51 6 Ben Burgett, Spicer , 15 24:11 7 Luke Lagergren, Spicer , 20 24:16 ...
July 11, 2011 - 12:12am
Warren and Steenhoek first at Lake Ripley 4-mile in Litchfield, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- Tyler Warren, 20, of Watkins and Stephani Steenhoek, 18, of Hutchinson were the men's and women's overall winners on Saturday morning at the Lake Ripley 4-mile run during Watercade festivities in Litchfield. The total number of timed finishers on the warm but overcast...
July 11, 2011 - 12:10am
July 5, 2011
Green Lake Road Race Results, Spicer, Minn.
Women's results Place, name, town, age 1 Gretchen Amundson, St.
July 5, 2011 - 12:30am
July 3, 2011
Amundson first in women's field second straight year
SPICER -- Former Clara City three-sport athlete Gretchen Amundson, 32, of St. Cloud made it two women's titles in a row fronting 127 females running the 37th Green Lake 12-miler on Sunday morning. The men's champions was Phil Richert, 24, of St. Paul who completed the circle run...
July 3, 2011 - 2:09pm
December 10, 2010
Pawlenty passes baton to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00am
November 30, 2010
Governor recount: Counties continue to finish recount as Dayton gains
ST. PAUL - Just 14 of Minnesota's 87 counties continued to recount governor race ballots this afternoon as the Mark Dayton camp claimed that he continued to gain votes. After saying the Democrat gained 177 votes on Monday, the first day of the statewide recount, today his recount...
news / state
November 30, 2010 - 3:46pm
In Willmar recount, a slight lead preserved by Emmer
WILLMAR -- Republican Tom Emmer retained his lead over Democrat Mark Dayton in the race for Minnesota governor during the recount Monday of ballots cast in Willmar's 12 voting precincts during the Nov.
news / local
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am
November 18, 2010
Court may hear vote testimony Monday
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court today said it may listen to attorneys Monday argue Tom Emmer' request that could throw out some ballots before a governor's race recount begins. Justice Alan Page signed an order today requiring all paperwork to be filed with the high court...
news / state
November 18, 2010 - 12:00pm
Emmer says he's comfortable with governor's race, his post-election life
ST. PAUL -- Tom Emmer does not plan to exercise his option to cancel a statewide governor's race recount, which will continue the race until...
November 18, 2010 - 12:00am