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Alexandria lifeguard credited following back-to-back emergencies
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Minnesota lake
Feared iPhone, iPad hacking software is now a reality
Minnesota men face felony charges after shoplifting sunglasses, possessing heroin
Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
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
Milestones launching in September
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
Carol J. Hansen
Alan Lee Midby
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Paul J. Willems
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Gary Markstein
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
February 13, 2016
Cardinals survive Little Falls to win fifth-straight section title
WILLMAR -- After jumping out to a 31-9 lead, Willmar narrowly survived Little Falls' comeback attempt, holding on for a 34-30 win in the championship...
February 13, 2016 - 7:33pm
February 2, 2016
Cards 10th, 13th in Pursuit
CALLAWAY — Willmar’s Laura Christianson placed 46th and Jack Erickson was 49th at the Section 8AA Pursuit on Tuesday at the Maplelag Resort....
February 2, 2016 - 10:58pm
November 3, 2012
Prep Football: ACGC wins defensive struggle in final seconds
ST. CLOUD -- The ACGC football team held the ball twice as long, ran twice as many plays and gained twice as many yards. And yet it took an...
November 3, 2012 - 8:30pm
June 2, 2012
Lac qui Parle Valley (Minnesota) 1 win from State; Morris, BOLD still alive in elimination brackets
GRANITE FALLS, Minn. -- With junior pitcher Ben Morken dialed in the Lac qui Parle Valley Eagles posted a 5-0 victory over the Windom Eagles...
June 2, 2012 - 5:27pm
May 26, 2012
Prep Softball: Unbeaten Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (Minn.) in 3A final
SLAYTON -- The unbeaten Fighting Saints of Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg mowed down Edgerton SW Christian 4-0 and Lakeview 1-0 in two tough games on Saturday to gain a spot in the Section 3A fastpitch softball final round. The Saints (22-0) will await the winner in the comeback bracket...
May 26, 2012 - 10:06pm
February 20, 2012
Willmar, Minn. Cardinals thump Wayzata in section final
MOUND -- All season, Willmar has outmuscled, or at least outwrestled, foes at the lower weights to grasp large leads. At best, the upper weights...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
February 19, 2012
Willmar (Minn.) qualifies 2 for state gymnastics
MELROSE - Willmar freshman Stephanie Thompson finished first on balance beam (9.575) and junior Cassie Johnson fourth on vault (9.350) at the Section 6A meet on Saturday qualifying them for the Minnesota state gymnastics meet on Feb. 25 in St. Paul. Two-time state qualifier Abbey...
February 19, 2012 - 12:58pm
February 16, 2012
Willmar, Minn., Cardinal wrestlers get top seed in section
WILLMAR -- The Willmar Cardinal wrestlers get the No. 1 seed in 6AAA. Willmar will wrestle the winner of the Rocori vs. Buffalo play-in match in the 6AAA quarterfinals at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Mound-Westonka High School. The semifinals are set for noon with the championship to...
February 16, 2012 - 8:59am
May 20, 2011
Section 6AA-West softball begins today
The Section 6AA-West softball tournament begins today with four games all beginning at 5 p.m.. Paynesville hosts Sauk Centre, Minnewaska hosts New London-Spicer, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle is at Albany and Melrose is at Rocori.
May 20, 2011 - 12:28am
March 15, 2011
Minnewaska, NLS eye wins in 6AA
Minnewaska, the top seed in Section 6AA-West, and New London-Spicer, the top seed in 6AA-East, will be playing for the overall championship if each can win its sub-section boys basketball championship tonight. Minnewaska faces Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at 6 p.m. at UM-Morris. NLS...
March 15, 2011 - 12:07am
March 11, 2011
Yellow Medicine East girls one step from state
MARSHALL -- Other than a hiccup in the middle of the season, Yellow Medicine East has had its way with opposing teams. The Sting (20-6) have since then pulled together and won 9 of their last 10 games entering today's Section 3AA girls basketball championship with Jackson County Central...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
MACCRAY, Dawson-Boyd to meet in 3A-North final
MARSHALL -- MACCRAY overcame a rare halftime deficit and tripped upset-minded Ortonville 70-62 in the Section 3A-North semifinals on Thursday. Seth Hinrichs was 10-for-10 at the free-throw line and finished with 28 points for the Wolverines (24-3). Riley Aeikens added 15 points and...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 10, 2011
12 area boys teams are in action tonight
Twelve of the 20 area boys basketball teams are playing in section tournaments tonight. MACCRAY and Dawson-Boyd will play in 3A-North in Marshall, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa is 6A-West, Montevideo and Lac qui Parle Valley are in 3AA-North, Litchfield is in 5AA-North, Minnewaska, Benson...
March 10, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
ACGC, Dawson-Boyd get No. 1 seeds for football playoffs
Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City and Dawson-Boyd are the only area teams that got a No. 1 seed for the prep football playoffs that start Tuesday. All quarterfinal-round games involving area teams start at 7 p.m. Co-champions of the Little Sioux Conference, Dawson-Boyd (7-1) will take on...
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
October 18, 2010
Update: Emotions run high in disaster session
Update 10 a.m.
October 18, 2010 - 10:00am