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Video: Willmar Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt
State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
Federal judge strikes down Minn. rules on out-of-state power plants
Willmar City Council to meet Monday evening
Willmar Schools realigning program for English Learners to serve greater number of students
NBA Playoffs: Heat shake off slow start to clip Bobcats
PGA: Kuchar wins Heritage on bunker shot
NFL: Former 2,000-yard rusher Johnson out to quiet critics
MLB: Braves’ Harang comes close to tossing no-hitter
Football: Ex-soldier says his friendly-fire shots might’ve killed Tillman
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Cornelius "Cornie" Zondervan
Kyle J. Rotert
Alice F. Schwab
Dorothy L. Becker
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Commentary: Irrigation helps U.S. farmers feed the world
Letter: A need to help homeless
Commentary: Supreme oligarchy
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 13, 2014
The changing science of weather
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Click. There’s an elevation map of the Red River Valley, and, believe it or not, the flat valley actually has elevation. Click....
news / region
February 13, 2014 - 10:16pm
January 15, 2014
iPads offer students at Willmar Middle School more advanced readings while conducting their science experiments
WILLMAR — Zeinab Igale and Rosa Cisneros were pretty sure that the black can sitting in front of the spotlight was going to get warmer inside than the silver can next to it; Blake Dotson thought it just might be the silver can. The sixth-graders at Willmar Middle School watched...
news / education
January 15, 2014 - 10:57pm
October 7, 2013
Work on 'cell traffic' and disease triggers wins Nobel prize
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Three U.S.-based scientists won the Nobel medicine prize on Monday for plotting how vital materials such as hormones and brain chemicals are transported within cells and secreted to act on the body, giving insight into diseases such as diabetes and Alzheimer...
news / world
October 7, 2013 - 10:25am
October 1, 2013
Producer panel at animal science event talks consumer education and challenges
WILLMAR — At the Carlson Dairy near Pennock, there is a consistent effort to educate consumers, by having farm tours and hosting school field trips, to teach people about how milk is produced and that advancing technology helps the family more efficiently and effectively care...
news / local
October 1, 2013 - 11:58pm
September 28, 2013
Editorial: Dealing on global warming is needed
The activities of the human species remain the primary culprit of global warming, according a report from leading global climate scientists. The current hiatus in warming in this century is a natural variation that is not expected to last, according to the report released Friday...
opinion / editorials
September 28, 2013 - 3:00am
September 27, 2013
Third annual animal science conference is Tuesday in Willmar; AgTech Showcase kicks off Monday
WILLMAR — The third annual Animal Science Conference will be Tuesday at the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. In addition to bringing bring animal science and food industry stakeholders together for discussions on the latest industry trends, for networking and investment...
news / local
September 27, 2013 - 11:17pm
August 15, 2013
Adorable new mammal species found 'in plain sight'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine a raccoon with a teddy bear face that is so cute it's hard to resist, let alone overlook. But somehow science did — until now.
August 15, 2013 - 10:49am
July 17, 2013
Study: Dead stars colliding forged gold on Earth
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A strange glow in space has provided fresh evidence that all the gold on Earth was forged from ancient collisions of dead stars, researchers reported Wednesday.
news / nation
July 17, 2013 - 1:30pm