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New London man to serve eight years for meth sale
For U.S. veterans, pipeline protest promises to galvanize activism
Trump could privatize nation's air traffic controllers
Your fleece jacket might be polluting the Mississippi River
No draft for women in $618.7 billion annual defense bill heading to Obama
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Cindy K Skaalerud Pasatiempo
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Letter: Letter writer isn't from Willmar
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 11, 2014
Local candidates offer views at forum
WILLMAR — Two candidates for the office of mayor and six candidates for three seats on the Willmar City Council offered their views on questions posed during a two-hour forum sponsored Friday by the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee. Voters in the Nov....
October 11, 2014 - 12:16am
October 9, 2014
Familiar opponents spar over differences in race for District 17A
MONTEVIDEO — Two familiar opponents are back in the ring for the District 17A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives, and it showed when incumbent Andrew Falk, DFL-Murdock, and Republican challenger Tim Miller, of Prinsburg, sparred this week at the Montevideo Chamber of...
October 9, 2014 - 11:36pm
October 1, 2014
First debate shows sharp Dayton, Johnson differences
ROCHESTER — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s chief challenger took health insurance cost information the administration released Wednesday and...
October 1, 2014 - 11:46pm
McFadden takes jabs at ‘partisan’ Franken defends record, Obamacare
DULUTH — Sen. Al Franken and Mike McFadden, his challenger in the race for U.S. Senate, would make a good “Odd Couple,” if their debate at the Duluth Playhouse on Wednesday was any indication. When McFadden congratulated Franken and his wife on their pending wedding anniversary...
October 1, 2014 - 11:42pm
September 26, 2014
Pioneer TV mobile studio to bring gubernatorial debate to state, national audiences
APPLETON — All eyes will be on the gubernatorial candidates when they participate in their first televised debate to be aired across the state...
September 26, 2014 - 12:03am
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...
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...
October 19, 2012 - 3:11pm
June 14, 2012
Mamasota blog: Minorities in our schools and the bigger picture
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.
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...
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...
July 3, 2011 - 2:09pm