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63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way crowned
Severed fingers traced to 23-year-old man ... but mystery remains over how they wound up in Minnesota park
Feds say a number of Mexican restaurants in Minnesota were drug fronts
USDA expects corn and soybean production to set new record highs
Potential tragedy averted in shooting at Minnesota apartment
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
September 1, 2015
Girls soccer: Willmar ties Fergus Falls
FERGUS FALLS — Hannah Bollig scored twice for Willmar, but Fergus Falls scored two of its own to tie the Cardinals 2-2 on Tuesday in a Central Lakes Conference match. Annie Magnusson scored 10 minutes into the game for the Otters, and Bollig tied it nine minutes later. Bollig...
September 1, 2015 - 11:40pm
August 31, 2015
Prep soccer roundup: Cardinals shut out Marshall
MARSHALL — Jesus Nevarez netted two goals in the first half and three other Cardinals scored in the second half as Willmar blanked Marshall 5-0 in a non-conference match on Monday. After Nevarez gave Willmar a 2-0 lead at halftime, Kunil Ismail, Mohamed H Aden and Diego Millan...
August 31, 2015 - 11:21pm
August 30, 2015
Boys Soccer: Cardinals outlast Trojans in opener
WILLMAR — The Willmar boys soccer team and Worthington traded two quick goals, then played a long scoreless stretch before the Cardinals prevailed...
August 30, 2015 - 11:50pm
Girls Soccer: Cards blank Worthington
WORTHINGTON — After a tough loss in its opener, Willmar played a consistent game and defeated Worthington 3-0 in a non-conference match Saturday. Hannah Bollig, Jenna Stauffenecker and Brooklyn Lindblad scored goals, Hannah Johnson assisted on two of them and Ingrid Figenskau...
August 30, 2015 - 11:44pm
August 27, 2015
Boys Soccer Roundup
Result Thursday Non-Conference Little Falls 4, Melrose 3 Melrose fell short in the school’s first boys soccer match on Thursday in Little Falls. Francisco Cervantes and Armando Cervantes both scored first-half goals as the Dutchmen tied the Flyers 2-2 at the half. Melrose’s...
August 27, 2015 - 11:27pm
Girls soccer: Cathedral blanks Cards in opener
WILLMAR — After a promising first half, the Willmar girls soccer team ran out of gas just as St. Cloud Cathedral was warming up. The Crusaders...
August 27, 2015 - 10:35pm
July 5, 2015
Women's World Cup: Soccer shock and awe
Carli Lloyd leads early blitz as U.S. reclaims World Cup championship
July 5, 2015 - 11:44pm
June 30, 2015
U.S. shuts out Germany to reach Women's World Cup final
MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd scored on a penalty kick minutes after Germany misfired on its own penalty kick, and the veteran midfielder set up Kelley O’Hara’s insurance goal, sending the United States to a 2-0 victory in the Women’s World Cup semifinals. Team USA will meet defending...
June 30, 2015 - 11:21pm
May 29, 2015
Soccer: FIFA’s Blatter wins 5th term
ZURICH — Sepp Blatter was re-elected president of FIFA for a fifth term on Friday after his only challenger conceded defeat in an election overshadowed by allegations of rampant corruption in world soccer. Blatter won despite demands that he quit in the face of a major bribery...
May 29, 2015 - 11:09pm
March 26, 2015
Tom Powers: MLS guys are kidding about the stadium, right?
By Tom Powers St. Paul Pioneer Press MINNEAPOLIS — Wait, a soccer stadium? Is there like a Groupon for that? Throughout all the machinations of bringing an MLS team to town, I’ve been a detached observer. Personally, I’d rather see Minnesota get an NBA team first. But...
March 26, 2015 - 10:17pm
March 25, 2015
MLS expands to Minnesota
Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Minnesota United FC will be its latest expansion franchise, beginning play as early as 2017. United...
March 25, 2015 - 10:18pm
Major League Soccer officially lands in Minnesota, 2018 will be first season
The Minnesota United team was officially confirmed as the next Major League Soccer expansion team today. Minnesota, which has competed in the second-tier North American Soccer League since 2010, will make its MLS debut starting with the 2018 season. Coupled with already-announced...
March 25, 2015 - 11:39am
March 16, 2015
Soccer: MLS in talks over new team in Minnesota
Minnesota looked to be at the front of the line to get a Major League Soccer team after commissioner Don Garber said on Monday that he is in ‘advanced talks’ with investors in the city. Bill McGuire, former chairman of UnitedHealth Group and owner of second tier club Minnesota...
March 16, 2015 - 11:33pm
October 12, 2014
Boys soccer: Tough ending for Card kickers
WILLMAR — No. 5 St. Peter (10-4-1) nudged No. 4 Willmar (11-5-2) on Saturday in a minor upset to advance to the Section 2A semifinals. The...
October 12, 2014 - 8:53pm
October 7, 2014
Boys soccer: Cards move ahead in 2A
WILLMAR — The No. 4-seed Willmar Cardinals scored twice in the first 5 minutes and advanced to the Section 2A quarterfinals with a dominating...
October 7, 2014 - 11:27pm