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Bargain hunters begin the hunt for deals Thanksgiving evening
Thanksgiving dinner at Redeemer Lutheran Church
Renville County launches study of OHV park that some neighbors oppose
Minnesota tax collections and spending appear likely to stay steady
Younger Hexum to serve probation for fleeing police after shooting near Granite Falls
NFL: High-octane Eagles blister Cowboys in Big D
College Basketball: Gophers look to clean up act against Georgia
Boys Basketball Preview: 2014-15 Tribune-area Teams
Boys Basketball Preview: Camden competitors may battle on in college
Boys Hockey: River Lakes outlasts Prairie Centre
'West Side Story' musical production opens tonight at Willmar, Minnesota, High School
Taylor Swift to return to Fargodome; tickets on sale next month
Latest issue of Business 2 Business is available online
Trying something new: City’s former tech coordinator starts his own business
Target U.S. sales beat expectations; Canada unit faces review due to losses
Vikings can’t maintain early lead; fall 21-13 to Bears
BNSF Railway derailment in N.D. snarls train traffic
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Editorial: Giving thanks is the key for Thursday
Letter: Enos' comments were a disservice to Somalis and to Willmar
Letter: Explaining my own quote
Editorial: It’s time to vote today
Editorial: A review of our 2014 endorsements
November 17, 2014
Wild earn pair of 1-goal wins
ST. PAUL — Defenseman Marco Scandella scored 1:01 into overtime and Zach Parise tallied twice in the first period as host Minnesota overcame squandering a three-goal lead to rally to win its third in a row by edging Winnipeg 4-3 Sunday. Parise, who missed his team’s last five...
November 17, 2014 - 6:10am
Mavericks overwhelm Wolves
DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks and Minnesota Timberwolves are rapidly heading in different directions in the rugged Western Conference. The Mavs coasted to their seventh win in 10 games, wasting little time Saturday night in opening a double-digit lead and sending the Wolves skidding...
November 17, 2014 - 6:10am
November 16, 2014
College Football: Second-half surge ignites Ohio State past Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS — Buoyed by Saturday’s strong performance in defeat to Ohio State, the Gophers remained unwilling to float along with the concept of a moral victory — or even concede that the Buckeyes were the better team. Minnesota remained hungry to prove it belongs in the...
November 16, 2014 - 11:41pm
Girls Hockey: Cardinals edge Fergus Falls in CLC opener
WILLMAR — Shelby Schneider scored a late power-play goal, assisted by Amelia Amon, to cap Willmar’s 4-3 win over Fergus Falls Saturday in the Central Lakes Conference opener for both squads. Riley Schneider scored 57 seconds into the game to give Willmar (1-0, 2-1) a quick...
November 16, 2014 - 11:40pm
College Wrestling: Warriors’ Meyer, Revier get 3 wins each at DWU Open
MITCHELL, S.D. — Matt Meyer at 157 pounds and Zach Revier at 165 had three wins each for Ridgewater at the 28-team Dakota Wesleyan University Open Saturday. Revier won his first three matches — all by decision — to reach the semifinals. Revier was then major decisioned and...
November 16, 2014 - 11:39pm
September 21, 2014
Willmar-area sports-related concussion rates mirror state trend
WILLMAR — About 8 percent of area student-athletes suffered a sports-related concussion last year and several had symptoms that lingered for...
news / local
September 21, 2014 - 11:02pm
September 16, 2014
Dayton, Franken protest Peterson's reinstatement
With public pressure growing, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Sen. Al Franken both said Tuesday that the Vikings should not have reinstated running back Adrian Peterson to play after he was charged with child abuse last week in Texas.
news / state
September 16, 2014 - 11:29pm
September 15, 2014
Vikings say Peterson will play, Peterson says he's 'not a child abuser'
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that Adrian Peterson will return to practice this week and play in Sunday’s game at New Orleans despite having been indicted last week in Texas on a felony charge of injury to a child. That was followed by Peterson releasing a statement that...
news / state
September 15, 2014 - 11:18pm
September 12, 2014
Vikings' Adrian Peterson charged with injury of a child, report says
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on charges of injury to a child, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
news / state
September 12, 2014 - 9:03pm
September 8, 2014
Area Roundup: Cardinal boys soccer thumps Hutch
WILLMAR — The Willmar boys soccer team dominated Hutchinson, allowing just one shot on goal — which led to an own-goal in the first two minutes — and won 3-1 in a non-conference match on Saturday in Hutchinson. Willmar’s Nick McLouth scored the tying goal in the 26th minute...
sports / prep
September 8, 2014 - 4:45pm
August 25, 2014
Vikings: Matt Cassel will start regular-season opener
St. Paul Pioneer Press In an expected move, FOX Sports reported Monday morning that Vikings players have been informed Matt Cassel will start at quarterback to open the regular season. Cassel has been battling rookie Teddy Bridgewater for the starting job. It’s expected...
sports / pro
August 25, 2014 - 11:38am