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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
September 15, 2016
Roundup: Winter wins 100th as Cards improve to 8-0
WILLMAR — Willmar soccer coach Jeff Winter notched his 100th win with the Cardinals' boys and girls programs in a 5-3 boys' team win over...
September 15, 2016 - 11:06pm
September 7, 2016
Card swimmers come up short in Melrose
MELROSE— Willmar came up plenty short in the pool on Tuesday where they lost 106-78 to Melrose. The Cardinals only finished with three victories on the day including an impressive victory from Erica Schramm who scored a 202.75 from the one-meter diving platform. Her closest...
September 7, 2016 - 2:15pm
September 2, 2016
Backes wins twice but Cards lose at Brainerd
BRAINERD— Willmar traveled to Brainerd on Thursday to compete in a dual that ultimately ended in the host's favor 113-71. The Cardinals had strong performances from a variety of swimmers including Anna Backes who won the 100 and 200 freestyle and was part of the 400 freestyle...
September 2, 2016 - 12:16am
August 9, 2016
Olympic gold medalist Ledecky has plenty of North Dakota connections
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Katie Ledecky touched the wall at the end of the 400 freestyle. She looked up and saw her world-record time. She fist-pumped....
August 9, 2016 - 11:37pm
August 8, 2016
U.S. swimmers Phelps and Ledecky seek even more gold at Rio Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO—U.S. team mates Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky moved on from a golden Sunday, somewhat creakily in the case of the former,...
August 8, 2016 - 10:29pm
Minnesota swimming coach cheers on daughter at Olympics
Mike Parratto stuffed the family's Dodge Caravan to the brim, bent a mattress to form fit along the vehicle's roof, shut the door behind his...
August 8, 2016 - 10:28pm
August 2, 2016
Course in Willmar to teach children water safety
WILLMAR—The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA and Willmar Community Education and Recreation are working together to do their part in preventing...
August 2, 2016 - 4:08pm
May 18, 2016
Benson Schools to close indoor pool
BENSON — A four-decade run of indoor swimming may come to a close in Benson with the end of the school year. Benson School Board members voted...
May 18, 2016 - 11:26pm
March 4, 2016
Boys Swimming & Diving: Cardinals can’t make it out of prelims
MINNEAPOLIS — The Willmar 200 Yard Medley Relay quartet of juniors Nash VanKlompenburg and Ryan Kuchta, sophomore Garrett Shuldes and freshman...
March 4, 2016 - 11:33pm
February 14, 2016
Boys Swimming & Diving Roundup
With seven first-place finishes, Sartell dominated the Central Lakes Conference meet hosted by St. Cloud Tech Saturday. The Sabres finished with a score of 548, 72 points better than runner-up Tech and 231 ahead of third-place Brainerd. Willmar placed eighth in the nine-team event...
February 14, 2016 - 11:47pm
February 5, 2016
Swimming & Diving: Shuldes wins three races
Three wins by Garrett Shuldes weren’t enough for Willmar, which fell 99-82 to Alexandria in boys swimming Thursday
February 5, 2016 - 5:44am
January 22, 2016
Prep Roundup: Mora sweeps Willmar Nordic invite
Willmar benefitted from good weather to host its first home Nordic ski race in three years Thursday at Eagle Creek Golf Course
January 22, 2016 - 3:04am
November 15, 2015
Girls swimming & diving: Cards’ Backes, Schramm, relay team advance to state
WILLMAR — Willmar’s Anna Backes in the 100 freestyle, Erica Schramm in diving and the Cardinals’ 200-yard freestyle relay team all qualified for the state tournament on Saturday in the Section 3A finals. Backes posted a time of 54.87 to finish third in the 100-yard freestyle. She...
November 15, 2015 - 11:36pm
November 1, 2015
Girls Swimming & Diving: Cards’ Backes wins 100 Free at CLC meet
WILLMAR — Anna Backes won the 100-meter freestyle in 57.21 and the Willmar swimming and diving team placed fifth at the Central Lakes Conference meet on Saturday. Sartell won five events and placed first with 567 points. Brainerd was second with 430.5 and St. Cloud Tech placed...
November 1, 2015 - 11:25pm
October 20, 2015
Girls Swimming & Diving: Tech beats Willmar
CENTRAL LAKES St. Cloud Tech 97, Willmar 84 The Cardinals won four events, but fell to St. Cloud Tech on Tuesday in a conference dual. Moira Revier won the 100 backstroke and Hannah Arnold the 100 breaststroke. The Cardinals relay teams also won in the 200 medley and the...
October 20, 2015 - 11:47pm