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Chili fest begins Willmar Area Food Shelf’s month-long fundraiser
Graves’ plane flying too low in final seconds, NTSB finds in early report
MnSCU backs Ridgewater president after faculty vote of no confidence
Highways 23, 212 among those increasing to 60 mph
Speed limits to increase on some rural, two-lane highways
Prep Wrestling: Area has 10 entrants reach state semifinals
Girls Basketball: Cardinals win regular-season finale
Return of Garnett brings flashbacks
Butler, Bulls fight off Timberwolves
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays knock off Lancers
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
Smith triumphs with four Grammy wins, Beck gets best album
Odell "Red" Orland Reiten
Margie G. Bomstad
Kids and books in the kitchen
February/March edition of Live it! Magazine is now available online
Williams — DeRiso
Krueger — Lingle
Lund — Willenbring
Cartoon bu Catilino
Editorial: ‘Da Kid’ returns tonight, welcome
Letter: Willmar’s intellectual Taliban
Editorial: It’s time to speak on Hwy. 23 gap needs
Letter: Put salaries in perspective
Hoopster in training
Jack Jensen, 1, seems to have a handle on this basketball thing. Jensen, the son of MACCRAY assistant basketball coach Adam Jensen and wife Hallie, played around on the court between games at the Bremer Bank Holiday Classic on Saturday at Willmar High School. “He’s kind of a natural,”...
December 28, 2014 - 11:06pm
December 25, 2014
Area Holiday Tournament Schedules
BOYS BASKETBALL Bremer Holiday Classic At Willmar High School Friday’s Games MACCRAY vs. New London-Spicer, 2 p.m. Sauk Centre vs. Windom, 4 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa vs. BOLD, 6 p.m. Benson vs. Willmar, 8 p.m. Saturday’s Games BOLD vs. Windom, 2 p.m. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa...
December 25, 2014 - 10:31pm
December 1, 2014
Be a picker in our High School Basketball Picks Contest
Make your weekly picks in our High School Basketball Picks Contest.
December 1, 2014 - 12:01am
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