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Former Watson mayor pleads guilty to burglary
Landfill fees to change Jan. 1
Public open house for roundabout set for Thursday
Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
WCT Sport Show: 5A tournament filled with state contenders
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kathleen H. Diederich
Paul E. Biermann
Marlene M. Heipler
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
April 12, 2016
Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program makes nation’s top 20
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College’s online law enforcement program has been recognized as one of the top 20 online programs in the nation for 2016. The designation comes from the website onlinecolleges.net. The college has offered the online program for about eight years, according...
April 12, 2016 - 11:00pm
March 29, 2016
Ridgewater’s Dr. Balay recognized as a top 40 veterinary technology instructor
WILLMAR — Dr. Allen Balay, a veterinary technology instructor at Ridgewater College, has been named one of the top 40 veterinary technology...
March 29, 2016 - 12:58pm
March 27, 2016
Ridgewater Early Childhood Program to offer new online certificate
WILLMAR – Ridgewater College has added a 16-credit online certificate to its Early Childhood Education Program offerings beginning fall 2016. The program was developed in response to the demand for qualified staff in childcare centers and family-based childcares. It is available...
March 27, 2016 - 10:50pm
March 24, 2016
Ridgewater to host FAFSA Night Tuesday
WILLMAR – Ridgewater College will host free spring FAFSA Nights to offer advice for students and parents about applying for financial aid. The events will be 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on the Willmar campus and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday on the Hutchinson campus. The events are free,...
March 24, 2016 - 11:23pm
March 19, 2016
College Softball: Warriors win one of three at Irish Dome tourney
Pitching and defensive struggles doomed the Ridgewater softball team, which went 1-2 at Friday’s Irish Dome Tournament
March 19, 2016 - 12:00am
March 8, 2016
College Softball: Warriors generate offense but still drop two in Florida
The Ridgewater softball team pounded out 19 hits and scored 13 runs in its two games Monday, but the Warriors’ pitching couldn’t keep pace as the team lost two games
March 8, 2016 - 11:28am
March 6, 2016
College Softball: Ridgewater opens season with split
The Ridgewater softball team split its first two games of the season at the Cocoa Beach Challenge in Florida Sunday
March 6, 2016 - 11:32pm
March 4, 2016
Willmar college students discuss the burden of education costs
WILLMAR — Students at Ridgewater College sometimes work two or three jobs to pay for school. Some go to school part-time to spread out the...
March 4, 2016 - 12:02am
March 1, 2016
PHOTO: Ridgewater College choir returns
The Ridgewater College Choir Tuesday was inactive fall semester due to budget cuts. “We hope to bring back the choir and provide students musical...
March 1, 2016 - 9:00pm
February 24, 2016
Art never gets old
Ridgewater College art instructor Marjorie Nilssen comments on an oil painting by Ana Serrano, a sophomore from Willmar, during class Wednesday....
February 24, 2016 - 11:53pm
February 16, 2016
State ag commissioner advises students
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson advised second-year agriculture students at Ridgewater College in Willmar to stay informed....
February 16, 2016 - 11:35pm
PHOTO: Talk to me
Mirisa Schwalbe, a first-year veterinary tech student at Ridgewater College in Willmar from Chaska, pauses Tuesday to enjoy TJ, a chattering...
February 16, 2016 - 11:21pm
February 11, 2016
PHOTOS: Skills Fest tests talents
Ridgewater College Skills Fest drew 350 students representing 23 schools competing in 19 technical disciplines ranging from carpentry to computer...
February 11, 2016 - 11:31pm
February 8, 2016
Ridgewater College students find missing ice fisher
WILLMAR — For some people, ice fishing is just instinct. Take Zach Moist. Lake Wakanda was a winter mainstay, up until he recently moved....
February 8, 2016 - 11:34pm
February 1, 2016
Bremer scholarship program changes students’ lives
WILLMAR — When 42 Ridgewater College students received $4,200 scholarships a year ago, life became a little simpler. For example, Salado Mohamed...
February 1, 2016 - 12:05am