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Willmar Public Schools board member resigns
Records published Oct. 13
Willmar Community Christian School dedicates new gym
Kandiyohi County unveils groundbreaking leachate treatment system
Woman charged with felony criminal sexual conduct
Wild hope third scoring line is the charm
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Warriors stun KMS
Girls Tennis Roundup: MACCRAY, Minnewaska, Montevideo in 6A Final Four
Cross Country: LQPV/DB sweeps Benson/KMS Invite titles
Prep football: Cards looking for first playoff win since 2010
Event this weekend to pay tribute to area railroaders, locomotive that welcomes public to county museum
Lake Superior could be the setting for new crime-drama TV series
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
Video: Fiddlers fire up at Terrace Mill
Video: Farmer's Market at Willmar plans late October run
Reigstad — Miller
Video: Engine 2523 celebrated for 50 years as a Willmar landmark
Video: 5th Annual Willmar Area Walk to End Alzheimer's
Gary R. Nelson shares memories of Engine 2523
Bernard "Bernie" G. Wiese
Michael D. Carter
Daniel L. Braken
Solvaye J. Bliven
David LeRoy Schliep
Capitol Chatter: Students, teachers lobby for college credit courses
Letter: The mission of our National Guard
Letter: Troops need our ongoing support
Editorial: Best wishes to the 682nd for a safe and great tour
Editorial: Republican House caucus looking for agreement
December 14, 2014
Men's Basketball: Stegeman, Bonner ignite Ridgewater
CLOQUET — Solid defense in the second half helped the Ridgewater men’s basketball team overcome a first-half deficit and defeat Fond du Lac 81-72 on Saturday. The Warriors trailed by eight at the half, surrendering 47 Thunder points. But Fond du Lac managed just 25 points in...
December 14, 2014 - 11:40pm
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater outlasts Fond du Lac in OT
CLOQUET — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team scored eight overtime points to outlast Fond du Lac 74-70 on Saturday. The Warriors lost a five-point halftime lead but hung on to tie the score at the end of regulation. “It could have gone either way,” said Ridgewater...
December 14, 2014 - 11:37pm
College Wrestling: Ridgewater competes at St. Cloud State
ST. CLOUD — The Ridgewater wrestling team had a rough outing at St. Cloud State’s Husky Open on Saturday. Thomas Keskey’s sixth-place finish at 133 pounds was the Warriors’ highlight. In all, Ridgewater’s wrestlers posted a 3-14 record. Matt Meyer won one match...
December 14, 2014 - 11:29pm
December 12, 2014
Men's Basketball: Central Lakes clubs Ridgewater
BRAINERD — Central Lakes hit the century mark for the second consecutive game Friday, thrashing visiting Ridgewater 108-62. The Raiders (5-3) led 58-27 at halftime after going 23-for-37 (62 percent) from the field. Central Lakes cooled off in the second half, shooting 58 percent,...
December 12, 2014 - 11:48pm
Women's Basketball: Ridgewater clips Central Lakes in OT
BRAINERD — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team gave up a 15-point lead in the second half but recovered to defeat Central Lakes in overtime, 72-68, on Friday. Rachel Ampe led the Warriors with 17 points and 15 rebounds and Allie Seth finished with 15 points, seven boards...
December 12, 2014 - 11:46pm
December 4, 2014
College Women's Basketball: Wildcats top Ridgewater
WILLMAR — The Ridgewater women’s basketball team couldn’t get its offense cranked up until the second half, much too late against a North Dakota State College of Science team in a non-conference game Wednesday. The Warriors scored just 16 first-half points and fell behind by...
December 4, 2014 - 12:17am
November 18, 2014
Women's Basketball: CSB JV uses 2nd-half surge to sink Ridgewater
WILLMAR — Ridgewater was edged 68-51 by the College of St. Benedict JV at home on Tuesday night. Rachel Ampe led the Warriors with 14 points...
November 18, 2014 - 11:29pm
October 19, 2014
College Volleyball: Ridgewater finishes 3-1 at tournament in Illinois
ROCKFORD, Illinois — The Ridgewater volleyball team went 3-1, with a victory over the No. 4-ranked team in NJCAA Division III, at the Kishwaukee/Rock Valley Tournament over the weekend. The No. 3 Warriors defeated fourth-ranked Harper Community College on Friday to open the tournament,...
sports / college
October 19, 2014 - 11:32pm
October 16, 2014
Area volleyball roundup: Ridgewater clinches tournament spot
La CROSSE, Wis. — The Ridgewater volleyball team locked up a Region 13A tournament spot with a three-set MCAC victory over Western Wisconsin Tech on Thursday. The Warriors, ranked No. 3 in NJCAA Division III, play No. 4-ranked Harper Community College and NJCAA Division II team...
sports / prep
October 16, 2014 - 11:14pm
College Volleyball: Ridgewater swamps Riverland in three
AUSTIN — Ridgewater took care of business Wednesday by sweeping Riverland 25-15 25-18 25-15 in a MCAC Southern Division match. The No. 3-ranked Warriors improved to 8-1 in the division and 13-6. The South’s second-place team now plays bottom dweller Western Wisconsin Tech (0-8,...
sports / college
October 16, 2014 - 12:00am
August 31, 2014
Ridgewater upends Vikings in debut
WILLMAR—Sophomore quarterback Tony Ayala threw for three touchdowns and freshman running back Dominick Wise scooted 46 yards...
News / region
August 31, 2014 - 11:46am
July 1, 2014
Darren Tighe is named men’s hoops coach at Ridgewater
Darren Tighe has been named as the new men's basketball coach at the Ridgewater College men’s basketball coach. Todd Thorstad, athletic director at the two-year college in Willmar, made the announcement Tuesday morning. Tighe most recently worked from 2012-2014 as assistant...
sports / college
July 1, 2014 - 12:57pm
May 8, 2014
'Urinetown: The Musical' now showing at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR - Ridgewater College’s Theatre Department presents “Urinetown: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday in the Fine Arts...
entertainment / showcase
May 8, 2014 - 8:35am
April 5, 2014
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
WILLMAR - Shortly before 10 p.m. on March 11, Anand Baskaran, 30, of East Northport, N.Y., died after hitting a pothole and losing control of...
Life / extra
April 5, 2014 - 7:00am
March 13, 2014
Ridgewater to host health fairs March 25 in Hutchinson and March 26 in Willmar
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College will host its annual Community Health Fair on March 25 and 26. The fair offers information about health trends and making healthy choices. It also highlights potential health care careers. The fair will be held on the Hutchinson campus on March 25 and...
News / local
March 13, 2014 - 4:13pm