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Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
Sussenguth -- Spyhalski
Geer -- Baumchen
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
July 20, 2016
Minnesota State Fair unveils new attractions
The Minnesota State Fair on Wednesday announced its new attractions for 2016. You can see the full list here. Highlights include: Fairchild’s...
July 20, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 15, 2016
Midwest Dairy Association names Princess Kay finalists
ST. CLOUD — The Midwest Dairy Association named 12 finalists for Minnesota’s 63rd Princess Kay of the Milky Way Sunday. The women, who come...
May 15, 2016 - 9:06pm
September 21, 2015
Video: Power of letter writing leads to special day for stricken 8th-grader
Mackanzie Chan, 14, an 8th-grader at Willmar Middle School who is fighting cancer, got to meet her favorite country-music artist Carrie Underwood...
September 21, 2015 - 8:06am
September 20, 2015
Willmar girl meets country star
Someone at Sony Music opened more than 150 letters from Willmar last spring. Each one, written by a seventh-grader or staff member at Willmar...
September 20, 2015 - 11:40pm
September 8, 2015
Area residents take home state fair awards
The Minnesota State Fair closed with a record Labor Day attendance of 178,867. The cumulative attendance for the 2015 Great Minnesota Get-Together...
September 8, 2015 - 11:27pm
August 30, 2015
Marchers find gates closed
FALCON HEIGHTS — Access to some major entrances at the Minnesota State Fair was shut down at times Saturday as protesters from Black Lives...
August 30, 2015 - 10:50pm
August 28, 2015
No bird flu worries shown at state fair
FALCON HEIGHTS —Jody Taubert and Forrest Appleton sat on a bench near the Turkey to Go booth at the Minnesota State Fair, eating a chunky turkey...
August 28, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 27, 2015
Math on a stick joins state fair treats
FALCON HEIGHTS — Something does not add up here: Math on a stick at the Minnesota State Fair? Fried candy bars on a stick? Sure. Twinkies...
August 27, 2015 - 11:59pm
Pens without poultry
Poultry show contestants stand next to birdless cages Thursday at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul. Photos of the chickens, turkeys and other...
August 27, 2015 - 11:46pm
Black Lives Matter says State Fair booth isn’t theirs
FALCON HEIGHTS — The leader of Black Lives Matter in St. Paul says a booth at the Minnesota State Fair is not affiliated with his organization and will not stop the group from marching on Snelling Avenue and protesting outside the Fairgrounds on Saturday. Rashad Turner, organizer...
August 27, 2015 - 11:30pm
August 26, 2015
VIDEO: Willmar police officer to patrol the state fair for the third year
WILLMAR –– When Tim Wallace goes to work today he’ll still be wearing his Willmar Police Department uniform, but instead of patrolling...
August 26, 2015 - 11:40pm
August 25, 2015
People watching, food and other state fair fun
The Minnesota State Fair opens Thursday for 12 days of agriculture homage, people-watching and eating. Those three topics captivate a lot of fair-goers, so it seems prudent to preview a bit of each of them. Agricultural Homage Like the county fairs preceding it, the state fair...
August 25, 2015 - 11:30pm
Pick up the new state bicycle map at the state fair
ST. PAUL — The 2015 state bicycle map is now available from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Maps can be found at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 27 to Sept. 7 at the Kick Gas exhibit inside the Eco Experience building on Randall Avenue. The map is also available at the...
August 25, 2015 - 11:00pm
August 20, 2015
Black Lives Matter plans protest at Minnesota State Fair
ST. PAUL — Black Lives Matter St. Paul is planning a march and rally during the Minnesota State Fair, the group announced Thursday. The event, called #BlackFair by the organizers, starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 29 in Hamline Park in St. Paul. The protesters will proceed up Snelling Avenue...
August 20, 2015 - 11:17pm
July 22, 2015
Expect math on a stick — and free sunscreen
ST. PAUL — Coming to the Minnesota State Fair this year: math, a figure-skating champion and quite a bit of sunscreen. The fair announced its new attractions Wednesday, a little more than a month ahead of its Aug. 27 opening. They range from a history show to alternate programming...
July 22, 2015 - 10:37pm