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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
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BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
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10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
July 15, 2011
Rain forces KRA to cancel for 4th time
The KRA Speedway at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar cancelled its Thursday night racing program for the fourth time this season after 2.2 inches of rain fell in Willmar in the early morning. The season started with two rainouts, May 5 and May 12, and once again on June...
July 15, 2011 - 12:00am
June 8, 2011
Larson Racing Bike Night Mania is Thursday at KRA
Dean Larson Racing of Pennock will give away 50 youth bicycles on Thursday evening during the Second annual Bike Night Mania at the KRA Speedway in Willmar. The grand prize is a 97cc Doodle Bug Mini-Bike. Children 12-and-under are free with an adult.
June 8, 2011 - 12:00am
May 28, 2011
Indy 500: A century of thrills, spills
By Paul Newberry, AP National Writer INDIANAPOLIS -- When Alex Tagliani leads the 33-car field into the first turn of the Indianapolis 500, he'll be tugging along a century's worth of triumphs, thrills and tragedy. But in this, the 100th anniversary of America's most famous race,...
May 28, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Tagliani earns pole for Indy 500
INDIANAPOLIS -- Alex Tagliani broke up the monopoly in the top-heavy IndyCar series and became the first Canadian to earn the pole for the Indianapolis...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 19, 2011
KRA makes 3rd try for season opener
The KRA Speedway at the fairgrounds in Willmar will attempt to open the season tonight for the third time this season. The first two scheduled nights were cancelled due to poor track conditions. But conditions are favorable for the 6:30 p.m. start today.
May 19, 2011 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Kenseth wins at Dover
DOVER, Del. -- Matt Kenseth called for two tires instead of four on the final pit stop of the race and that was the strategy he needed to win...
May 16, 2011 - 12:00am
February 14, 2011
Earnhardt Jr. wins Daytona pole on 10th anniversary of father's death
By Chris Jenkins, AP Sports Writer DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- NASCAR is back -- and so is Juniormania. Dale Earnhardt Jr. reclaimed the spotlight in Daytona speedweeks, winning pole position for the Daytona 500 with a lap of 186.089 mph in qualifying Sunday. It's a boost for Earnhardt,...
February 14, 2011 - 12:00am
November 22, 2010
Johnson wins 5th straight NASCAR title
By Jenna Fryer, AP Auto Racing Writer HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Jimmie Johnson wasn't the best all year. Not even close. When it mattered, though,...
November 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 21, 2010
Green Lake BMX
6 INTERMEDIATE (1) Ethan Stark, Spicer (2) Gabe Gerhardt, St. Cloud (3) Makenzy Springer, St. Cloud (4) Alli Lanctot, St. Cloud 7 EXPERT (1) Keigen Perlberg, St. Cloud (2) Evan Guffey, Sartell (3) Tyler Braegelman, Waite Park 8 INTERMEDIATE (1) Hunter Smith, Avon (2) Blake...
October 21, 2010 - 12:00am
October 4, 2010
Friday at Willmar (Wissota) HORNETS -- Feature 1 (top 10): (1) Travis Schulte, Clear Lake (2) Sam Lungstrom, Hassan (3) Dave Deters, Sauk Centre (4) Chris Isdal, Spicer (5) Gabby Volkers, St. Joseph (6) Jameson Sietsema, Willmar (7) Randy Carnetzki, Willmar (8) Stephanie Eisel, Alexandria...
October 4, 2010 - 12:00am
September 27, 2010
Kandiyohi motorcycle racer wins national berth
Toby Giese of Kandiyohi finished first in the Pro Bike Class at the NHRA West Central Division Summit Racing ET Finals at Topeka, Kansas, last weekend. His quarter-mile time of 9.088 at 135.58 mph in the final earned him a spot in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Finals...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
September 25, 2010
KRA Speedway moves Fall Festival races to today, Sunday
Due to wet track conditions, the KRA Speedway postponed Friday's start and has moved the two-day Fall Festival ahead one day. Pits open at 2 p.m. today and 1:30 p.m. on Sunday. Racing will start at 5 p.m. today and 4 p.m. on Sunday.
September 25, 2010 - 12:00am
September 10, 2010
KRA Speedway races rained out Thursday
The Wissota races at KRA Speedway in Willmar were rained out Thursday night. The Fall Festival will be held Sept. 24-25 at the track located inside the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds.
September 10, 2010 - 12:00am
September 3, 2010
Rain forces KRA to cancel races
Due to over three inches of rain that fell this week, the KRA Speedway in Willmar canceled its races Thursday. Racing action will resume next Thursday at 6:30 p.m. on the Kandiyohi County fairgrounds.
September 3, 2010 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
Green Lake BMX: Green Lake BMX
Results Aug. 20 5-UNDER NOVICE (1) Kaden Pieper, city unknown (2) Konnor Rohloff, Spicer (3) Kaylee Thorson, Spicer 7 NOVICE (1) Aaron Mulder, Willmar (2) Cole Onstad, New London (3) Belle Sand, Spicer (4) Carsen Rierson, St. Cloud 8 NOVICE (1) Ethan Pudil, Zimmerman (2) Jonny...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am