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He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
Mylan offers discounts on EpiPen after Clinton criticism
Small town Maynard has big story to tell
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
October 21, 2009
Class action suit against jail policies is settled in Meeker Co.
LITCHFIELD -- Meeker County's former practice of strip searching and sometimes photographing private body parts of all newly arrested people as they were booked into jail will cost the Minnesota Counties Insurance Trust $1.75 million. The Insurance Trust agreed to pay compensation...
October 21, 2009 - 12:00am
October 1, 2009
Fargo police still looking for a man missing for 16 years, foul play may be factor in disappearance
FARGO - The family of a man who has been missing 16 years today is asking for the public's help in finding him. Kevin Gerald Mahoney was last...
October 1, 2009 - 9:25am
August 7, 2009
Search for rural Staples man enters third week, search effort needs help
STAPLES - Peter Achermann has been missing for more than two weeks. Authorities, family and friends have been searching every day since without...
August 7, 2009 - 7:00am
August 3, 2009
Search area expanded for missing Staples man; No new significant clues have been found
STAPLES - The search for missing 82-year-old Staples man in Cass County is now the 10th day with searchers finding no new significant clues since...
August 3, 2009 - 10:00am
May 5, 2009
Commentary: A litmus test that counts
As the time approaches for President Obama to choose a successor to Justice David Souter, the term "litmus test" will be heard throughout the land. The White House will deny applying any such thing, but the nominee will undoubtedly be chosen according to where she stands on abortion,...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Family seeks 1,000 searchers to look for missing St. Thomas man
Despite the authorities' decision to suspend the official search for Dan Zamlen, family and friends of the missing University of St. Thomas student said they are not done looking for the Eveleth native. On the day of his 19th birthday, Zamlen's sister, Andrea, said her family is...
April 8, 2009 - 9:03am
February 23, 2009
Coast Guard helicopter still searching western Lake Superior ice flows
DULUTH - A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was still searching western Lake Superior this afternoon, though no one is quite sure what they are searching for. A U.S.
February 23, 2009 - 2:07pm
Coast Guard continues search on Lake Superior for possible ice stranded victim
After searching through the night, the U.S. Coast Guard resumed its search this morning for what might be a person or people on a moving piece of ice about four miles from the McQuade Small Craft Harbor on Scenic Highway 61 north of Duluth. A Coast Guard helicopter and a C-130 airplane...
February 23, 2009 - 8:56am
February 19, 2009
Field narrowed to two for Rice CEO
WILLMAR -- A search committee charged with helping find Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive has recommended one internal candidate -- William Fenske, Rice Hospital's current chief financial officer -- and one external candidate, Michael Schramm, the chief executive of Meeker...
February 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Candidate profile developed for Rice's next CEO
WILLMAR -- The search committee for Rice Memorial Hospital's next chief executive is looking for someone who has experience in hospital leadership, possesses excellent people skills and knows how to think strategically. The committee also wants a CEO who's a team player and dedicated...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Rice Memorial Hospital CEO search to be launched next week
WILLMAR -- The process of finding a new chief executive for Rice Memorial Hospital will be formally launched next week, with a two-day visit by a consulting team to conduct community interviews. The consultants, of the Witt/Kieffer health care executive search firm, are scheduled...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Rice board picks search consultant as it seeks new CEO
WILLMAR -- The Rice Memorial Hospital Board of Directors has picked Witt/Kieffer as its consultant to help in the search for a new chief executive for the city-owned hospital. The deal is contingent on being able to negotiate the fee and sign a contract. Board members made the decision...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
Internet porn charges dismissed against Willmar man
WILLMAR -- Charges of soliciting a teenaged girl on the Internet and e-mailing sexually suggestive photos to her have been dismissed against a 26-year-old Willmar man. In a ruling issued Friday, Judge Michael Thompson wrote that there wasn't enough probable cause to prosecute Adam...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Rice Hospital picks 2 search firm finalists as it seeks new top executive
WILLMAR -- Two search firms -- Quick, Leonard and Kieffer, and Witt/Kieffer -- have been picked as finalists to become the consultants for Rice Memorial Hospital's search for a new chief executive. The two companies were on a slate of six semifinalists reviewed Wednesday by the city-owned...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
April 30, 2008
Kringen to interview today for superintendent position
WILLMAR -- Mahnomen Superintendent Jon Kringen will be in Willmar today for his second interview for the Willmar superintendent position. Kringen will be available to meet with the public at 4:30 p.m. in the little theater at Kennedy Elementary School, 824 Seventh St. S.W. He will...
April 30, 2008 - 12:00am