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Parks commission urging Renville Co. to upgrade, license for campgrounds
West central Minn. schools closing early due to winter storm
Private employers step up hiring, trade deficit narrows
U.S. car buyers borrow more as rates fall and standards loosen
Roads already slick with more snow and wind on tap for today
Vikings break ground on new stadium
Prep Wrestling: Willmar outmuscles BOLD, KMS
Gymnastics Roundup: Mighty Melrose topples Willmar
Timberwolves, Spurs meet Wednesday in Mexico City
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Fiat says no Chrysler IPO in 2013
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Play our High School Football Pigskin Pickem Contest
Review: Five shoppings apps to get you the best prices
Take control of holiday spending: Finance counselor says make a budget, start shopping early
Sara A. Yoder
Matthew C. Aeikens
Mary Ellen Feichtinger-Tucker
Ellsworth Allen Bergerson
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
Letter: Willmar Council is balanced (link fixed)
Letter: A rational view of the mayor
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