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Video captures motorcyclist being thrown from bike on I-94
Man found drowned in lake with boat going in circles
Health care costs remain a big concern for Minnesota employers
Willmar technicians’ avian flu work honored
Hobby Lobby coming to Willmar
Legendary girls basketball coach Pat Summitt dead at 64
Kooista wins arms battle
NWL Baseball: Bats go silent in Stingers' loss at St. Cloud
NLS holds down Litchfield for Legion win
Community Christian's Reid makes immediate splash
Chippewa County Fair featuring two big bands in one night
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
Pioneer Public TV announces local PBS Kids Writers contest winners
Willmar woman to audition for 'The Voice'
Netflix price hikes could lead to customers bailing
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Lauretta L. Theline
Velora "Val" Westerlund
Gerald "Jerry" Koosmann
Norbert P. Anderson
Alvera A. Haugen
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Midwest Opinion: Great Lakes diversion deal is a good outcome
Commentary: The risk factor of Donald Trump
Commentary: Trump's pivot to Damascus
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
May 16, 2013
Atwater spoils Rails' home, season opener
WILLMAR — Atwater broke open a tie game with a three-run seventh inning and defeated the Willmar Rails 5-2 in a non-league amateur baseball...
May 16, 2013 - 12:03am
July 13, 2012
Amateur Baseball: Rails fall to Marshall
WILLMAR -- Marshall throttled Willmar for the second time in three days as the A's rolled to a 17-6 Cornbelt League win Thursday at Swansson Orange. The A's erupted for nine runs in the second inning after batting around in the first to put three runs on the scoreboard. The top five...
July 13, 2012 - 12:21am
July 12, 2011
Milroy's 16-hit attack overwhelms Rails, 14-1
WILLMAR -- Driving the ball to all fields, the Milroy Yankees pushed in three runs in the first and two more in the second en route to hammering...
July 12, 2011 - 12:30am
July 11, 2011
Willmar Rails host Milroy in makeup tilt tonight
Rails host Milroy in makeup tilt tonight The Milroy Yankees play the Willmar Rails at Bill Taunton Stadium at 7:30 tonight, a rain postponement from June 22. In Legion baseball, Willmar is at New London-Spicer while BOLD will host Eden Valley-Watkins at Lions Memorial Park in Bird...
July 11, 2011 - 12:00am
June 30, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Hinderks, Sacred Heart overpower Rails
WILLMAR -- On a hot night at the ballpark, the Rails kept the air moving waving at Jeremy Hinderks' fast balls. The Sacred Heart right-hander pumped out 15 strikeouts and finished with a 4-hitter at Baker Field on Wednesday night as the Saints posted an 8-0 Cornbelt League shutout. Ryan...
June 30, 2011 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Raymond keeps Rails looking for 1st victory
RAYMOND -- Kyle Knott hammered a two-run homer in the seventh inning and doubled home another run in the eighth as the Raymond Rockets kept the Willmar Rails winless with a 7-1 win in Cornbelt League amateur baseball on Sunday night. Jordan Daugherty's two-run single in the fourth...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Amateur Baseball: Willmar Rails fall to Brownton
BROWNTON -- A rough start handicapped Willmar's chances of winning its opener as Brownton outlasted the Rails 11-8 Friday in amateur baseball. Willmar starter Troy Ditterich was roughed up for 10 runs and nine hits in the first two innings as Brownton built a comfortable lead.
May 14, 2011 - 12:36am
July 28, 2010
Willmar takes on Sacred Heart today
The Willmar Rails amateur baseball team will travel to Sacred Heart to take on the Saints in a Cornbelt South League elimination game at 7:30 p.m. today. The winner will face Milroy in another elimination game on Friday. Raymond will host the Cornbelt South championship Sunday at...
July 28, 2010 - 12:00am
July 26, 2010
Amateur Baseball: Willmar blitzes Bird Island; Stern throws three-hitter
WILLMAR -- Anthony Stern held Sacred Heart to three hits in a complete-game performance and Willmar beat Bird Island 11-1 in eight innings Sunday to stay alive in the Cornbelt South playoffs. The Rails (10-8) will play at Sacred Heart on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
July 26, 2010 - 12:00am
July 24, 2010
Amateur Baseball: Knott strikes out 11 in Rockets' win
RAYMOND -- Tyler Knott hurled a complete game with 11 strikeouts and Raymond launched three home runs in a seven-run third inning as the Rockets upended Willmar 11-5 in the second round of the Cornbelt South playoffs Friday. The top-seeded Rockets will now host either Milroy or Sacred...
July 24, 2010 - 12:00am
July 23, 2010
Cornbelt South playoffs tonight
The Cornbelt South League amateur baseball playoffs continue tonight with three games. No. 1 Raymond hosts No. 4 Willmar and No. 2 Milroy hosts No. 3 Sacred Heart in winner's bracket games. No. 5 Granite Falls hosts No. 6 Bird Island in an elimination game. All games will start at...
July 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 22, 2010
Willmar pounds out 15 hits to beat Granite Falls
WILLMAR -- Sparked by Matt Seehusen's two-run homer, the Willmar Rails launched a 15-hit attack to upend Granite Falls 7-4 in the first round...
July 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 20, 2010
Stern leads Willmar Rails past Sacred Heart
WILLMAR -- Anthony Stern went 5-for-5 and Willmar erupted for six runs in the sixth inning to take a commanding lead as the Rails closed out the regular season by upending Sacred Heart 8-4 Monday in a Cornbelt League game. The Rails sent up 12 batters to the plate in the sixth inning...
July 20, 2010 - 12:00am
July 19, 2010
Willmar Rails host Sacred Heart tonight
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 7, 2010
Willmar Rails play at Bird Island tonight
The Willmar Rails (6-7, 6-7) will play at Bird Island (3-10, 4-12) in a Cornbelt League amateur baseball game today beginning at 7:30 p.m. Also in Cornbelt League action tonight, Milroy (8-3, 12-3) is at Granite Falls (4-9, 6-9), Sacred Heart (9-4, 16-7) plays at Raymond (13-0, 20-2)...
July 7, 2010 - 12:00am