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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
May 16, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup
Section 5A Providence 7, Litchfield 0 Providence Academy blanked Litchfield in the first round of the Section 5A tournament, ending the Dragons’ team season. Litchfield finished its season 7-6 overall. Singles (1) Joe Tarvestad, P, def Alec Scofield 6-0, 6-1 (2) Anders Gilyard,...
May 16, 2013 - 11:37pm
May 10, 2013
Boys Golf Roundup: Minnewaska wins 2 WCC meets
Brett Buckingham tied for medalist honors in both West Central Conference meets on Friday and helped lead the Minnewaska boys golf team to two victories in Olivia and Granite Falls. The two wins puts the Lakers into a first-place tie with Benson/KMS in the conference standings...
May 10, 2013 - 11:24pm
Girls Golf Roundup: Minnewaska, Litchfield continue to dominate conference meets
The Minnewaska girls golf team won a pair of nine-hole West Central Conference meets on Friday. The Lakers shot 149 to win in Granite Falls and had the top four scorers, led by Jenna Janu’s 35. BOLD was second at 198 and Sauk Centre was third at 203. In Olivia, the Lakers...
May 10, 2013 - 11:22pm
May 9, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Montevideo upends LQPV/DB to finish 4-0 in WCC play
MADISON — Jess Hansen captured 1-singles for Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd, but Montevideo won the remaining six matches Thursday — all in straight sets — to finish 4-0 in West Central Conference matches. The Thunder Hawks host this year’s conference tournament on Saturday...
May 9, 2013 - 11:01pm
May 7, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Willmar blanks Apollo
WILLMAR — Preston Peterson at 1-singles led a 7-0 Central Lakes Conference sweep of St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday. Drew Corneil reversed an earlier loss to Jordan McCall at 2-singles with a 3-set win. Willmar improved to 4-5 in the Central Lakes and overall. The Eagles remained...
May 7, 2013 - 11:46pm
Boys Golf Roundup: Minnewaska, Benson/KMS win at WCC doubleheader
Led by 39s from ninth-grader Bret Buckingham, eighth-grader Esten Stensrud and senior Austin Lieser, the Minnewaska Lakers prevailed in the second round of a West Central Conference twin bill at Morris on Tuesday. The Lakers’ 159 put them four shots up Benson/KMS and Morris Area,...
May 7, 2013 - 11:45pm
April 30, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Alexandria edges Willmar
ALEXANDRIA — Willmar fell to Alexandria 4-3 for the second time in four days on Tuesday in a Central Lakes Conference match. Willmar played strong in singles, take three of four matches, but Alexandria again swept all three doubles matches. Preston Peterson, Issac Yoakum...
April 30, 2013 - 11:41pm
April 29, 2013
Boys Tennis Roundup: Willmar stuns Fergus Falls
WILLMAR — No. 3 doubles provided the winning point as the Willmar Cardinals toppled No. 9-ranked and previously unbeaten Fergus Falls on Monday 4-3 in a Central Lakes Conference match. Sophomore Alex Reynolds paired with new partner freshman Nick Revier won convincingly 6-3, 6-1...
April 29, 2013 - 11:49pm
April 5, 2013
Prep Baseball Roundup: NLS hammers GFW
MINNEAPOLIS — New London-Spicer scored early and often Friday in its season opener as the Wildcats thumped Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop 16-1 in a non-conference game at the Metrodome. NLS batted around in the first and fifth innings and sent up 11 batters to the plate in the second where...
April 5, 2013 - 11:56pm
February 26, 2013
Boys basketball roundup: Bluejays soar past YME
PRINSBURG — A late first-half surge broke open a close game and the Central Minnesota Christian boys basketball team eased past Yellow Medicine...
February 26, 2013 - 12:02am
February 17, 2013
Boys basketball roundup: Dawson-Boyd edges ACGC 69-66
RENVILLE — Dawson-Boyd won the battle of the 3-point line and defeated ACGC 69-66 in the Camden/West Central Challenge on Saturday. Joey Lee hit five of the Blackjacks’ 11 3-pointers and finished with 26 points, and Nathaniel Huot drilled four 3s and scored 23 points. ACGC hit...
February 17, 2013 - 11:52pm
February 8, 2013
Boys basketball: Benson powers past Sting
BENSON — Benson exploded for 52 points in the second half and the Braves powered past Yellow Medicine East 89-68 on Friday in Benson. Matt...
February 8, 2013 - 11:39pm
February 5, 2013
Prep wrestling roundup: Quad County 1-1 at Canby Triangular
CANBY — The Lancers defended their home mat Tuesday by beating Benson 57-18 and Quad County 42-24 at triangular. Quad County upended Benson 55-21 in the other dual. Quad County 55, Benson 21 Quad County won the first five matches — three by forfeit — to take a quick 30-0 lead....
February 5, 2013 - 11:33pm
February 4, 2013
Boys basketball: MACCRAY overwhelms Sting
CLARA CITY — Carter Asche scored 18 points and Bailey Boike 16 more to help MACCRAY win its fourth straight Monday as the Wolverines toppled...
February 4, 2013 - 11:51pm
GIrls basketball roundup: Greiner nets 1,000th career point to spark Owls' win over MACCRAY
HANCOCK — Courtney Greiner surpassed 1,000 career points and the Owls won a non-conference home game 56-42 over MACCRAY on Monday. Greiner needed 11 coming into the game and reached the milestone in the first half. She finished with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 4 steals. Serandon Bigalke...
February 4, 2013 - 11:44pm