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Minnesota United stadium construction on track for spring 2019 opening
Dramatic video shows North Korean soldier making a run for freedom
Man injured in shooting at Fergus Falls apartment
Sen. Dan Schoen, Rep. Tony Cornish to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
Injury woes challenge UMD hockey
Red-hot Murphy helps Gophers rout Alabama A&M to go 5-0
Michael Jordan turning into Vikings fan
Two Gopher offensive linemen questionable for Saturday
Local Roundup: Garberding hat trick helps Willmar win season-opener
David Cassidy, 1970s teen idol who starred on 'The Partridge Family,' dies at 67
Inside RFD-TV, the network that covets rural and older viewers
Charlie Rose harassed us, eight women say
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Shelby T. Kingman Jr.
Roland H. Severson
Helen D. Johnson
Harvey B. Beavers
Verna C. B. Gomer
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
July 19, 2017
Two new Harry Potter books to be released in October
The Hogwarts universe is set to expand by an additional two new Harry Potter books, published in conjunction with a British Library event, in...
July 19, 2017 - 1:50pm
July 17, 2017
Why this superintendent is banning homework - and asking kids to read instead
Elementary school students in one Florida school district are going to find a welcome new - but controversial - policy when they return to school...
July 17, 2017 - 2:27pm
June 1, 2016
The principal and the pig
When Roosevelt Elementary Principal Lori Lockhart bet first-graders in Amber Erickson’s classroom at the start of the school year that they...
June 1, 2016 - 11:28pm
March 12, 2016
Family Night at Willmar school imparts on parents the importance of reading
WILLMAR — Parents reading to their children was the theme Friday of EL Family Night at Roosevelt Elementary School in Willmar. At the event,...
March 12, 2016 - 11:25am
March 4, 2016
Once upon a time ...
Miranda Roelofs, 2016 Queen of the Festivals, reads to second-graders Friday in Denise Dierenfeld’s class at Community Christian School in...
March 4, 2016 - 11:48pm
March 2, 2016
Bookin' it on Dr. Seuss' birthday
WILLMAR - Kennedy Elementary School on Wednesday celebrated Read Across America Day. The National Education Association project is held each...
March 2, 2016 - 11:01am
February 6, 2016
Kennedy Elementary students share a good read
Matthew Strey, left, and Jordan Gorans, fourth-graders at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar, share a library moment during Friday's weekly...
February 6, 2016 - 9:56am
March 21, 2015
For teens looking for a great read, some social interaction, library’s book club is the place to be
Wendy Rios is a bibliophile, and a proud one at that. To her, words are simply a gateway to another life. Just 13, she immerses herself in...
March 21, 2015 - 12:16am
October 29, 2014
Batman, AKA Dave Paulsen, and Batboy, Paulsen’s son Ben, 5, entertain costumed children with heroic deeds and reading books about his fellow...
October 29, 2014 - 12:09am
June 8, 2014
Local teacher, library offer advice for kids to avoid ‘summer slide’
Kristen Egge can tell in September whether her students were engaged in academic activities during their summer break. “Kids need to read and...
June 8, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 13, 2013
Willmar, Minn., elementary reading scores showing improvement
WILLMAR — Willmar’s elementary students have improved their reading skills in the first half of the school year, and in some cases the improvement has been dramatic. The Willmar School Board received a mid-year report this week. Literacy coaches from both elementary schools were...
February 13, 2013 - 10:53pm
August 23, 2012
Willmar, Minn., author gets it right in first book
August 23, 2012 - 9:31am
June 9, 2012
Imagination Library helps instill a love of reading in littlest learners
WILLMAR -- Amid the research about early childhood learning, one of the figures that jumps out at Renee Nolting is this: By the time children...
June 9, 2012 - 12:00am
June 4, 2012
Children will explore the night with Willmar, Minn., summer reading program
WILLMAR -- Children will explore the wonders of the night as they "Dream Big - Read" with the annual children's summer reading program at Willmar Public Library. This year's theme Dream Big - READ will include lessons about stargazing, space exploration and nocturnal animals, as...
June 4, 2012 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am