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Former Willmar man pleads not guilty to rape of teenager
MnDOT invites public to open house on Willmar wye project
Planning gets underway for complex reconstruction of County Road 5
History made as Clinton secures Democratic White House nomination
Man robbed outside Zorbaz by two men on skateboards
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Roundup: Raymond tunes up for 11C playoffs with win over Marshall
Stingers keep hot streak going
Willmar rides pitching to VFW playoff win
Fighting injuries, Vikings OL Loadholt plans to retire
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Audrey O. Forkrud
Stanley A. Nelson
Mae L. Dahl
Chris "Doc" Nissen
Diane K. Rittenhouse
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
July 14, 2016
Watson pitches a baseball comeback story
WATSON—It may be too late for a Twins comeback story, but the tiny community of Watson has one to tell this season. Youth baseball has...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
May 15, 2016
Fishermen brave the cold for opener
Sunrise often marks the transitory time of predatory gamefish in Minnesota. When walleyes, which are primarily nocturnal move away from the light...
May 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
May 3, 2016
Open house on Kandiyohi County trail plan to be May 11
NEW LONDON — An open house will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. May 11 at the New London Senior Center to share information and obtain public input...
May 3, 2016 - 9:21pm
February 18, 2016
On the rink at Garfield Park
WILLMAR - The Garfield rink on 8th Street in Southwest drew a crowd late Wednesday afternoon. The temperature was a mild 30 degrees with the...
February 18, 2016 - 6:39am
January 10, 2016
Willmar pursues funds for trail
WILLMAR — With the goal in mind to connect all of the trails in the Willmar City Trail system together, the City of Willmar will submit an application for $80,000 in Transportation Alternatives Program funds. “The idea is to close all the gaps in the system. We’re whittling...
January 10, 2016 - 11:22pm
January 6, 2016
Thick ice beckons fishermen
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. He and Rick Klavetter, both of Willmar,...
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am
December 29, 2015
Sales begin to pile up as the snow falls
WILLMAR — While Willmar mostly avoided the latest snowstorm to hit Minnesota, what is on the ground is causing area businesses who deal in...
December 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
Canoers paddle down the Mississippi River in Brainerd recently. (STEVE KOHNS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
April 6, 2015
Farm purchased by grassroots organization eventually will be sold to Sibley State Park
NEW LONDON — A 155-acre stretch of rolling grassland alongside U.S. Highway 71 near New London has been purchased by a grassroots organization...
April 6, 2015 - 12:08am
March 23, 2015
Logan Blumhoefer, 16, of Willmar, rides an all-terrain vehicle Monday along Kandiyohi County Road 5 north of Willmar. The snow probably won’t...
March 23, 2015 - 11:31pm
November 27, 2014
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
OLIVIA — The opposing views were clear Tuesday as an effort was launched to develop an off-highway vehicle park in the Minnesota River Valley. “There...
November 27, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 28, 2014
DNR says zebra mussels discovered in metro’s White Bear Lake, Lake Waconia
WHITE BEAR LAKE — Invasive zebra mussels have been found in White Bear Lake, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced Friday.
September 28, 2014 - 11:33pm
September 16, 2014
Freedom for Freeman
LeAnne Freeman greets Judy Johnson, right, and retired City of Willmar Parks and Recreation Director Dale Johnson, who hired her 24 years ago...
September 16, 2014 - 11:30pm
August 25, 2014
Zebra mussel look-out
SPICER — After the scare this summer that a single adult zebra mussel had been found in Green Lake, which earned the popular recreational and...
August 25, 2014 - 11:31pm
July 21, 2014
Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center to celebrate 10-year anniversary
WILLMAR — A special program is set Wednesday morning to honor the late Dorothy Olson whose financial gift a decade ago made possible her dream...
July 21, 2014 - 11:29pm