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Convictions published Sept. 29
Rice Memorial Hospital Fall Basket donations
State tractor safety program a success
Flood recovery funds available through USDA
After medical helicopter crash, flight paramedic fights for his life
Wildcats Preview: NLS defense chomping at the bit
Cardinals Preview: Willmar to face state's top passing attack
Tiger Woods talking at Ryder Cup, but only to team
Another crash course for new left tackle Clemmings
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
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Alec Baldwin is ‘Saturday Night Live’s’ new Donald Trump
Citizens getting caught up in Minnesota River cleanup
Northland Outdoors: A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Reader News: RAPID Coalition effort
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Patrick Chandler Zimmermann
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Joe Raines letter: Trump is wrong for America
Ted Storck letter: When a good guy has a gun...
Ken Warner letter: Dave Baker gets results for 17A
John H. Burns letter: Do GOP candidates support Trump?
Kathleen Parker: Sniffles and The Cyber go to town
September 27, 2016
Roundup: Lakers clinch WCC tennis crown
GLENWOOD—Minnewaska clinched the West Central Conference championship on Tuesday with a 5-2 win over Melrose. With two non-conference matches left, the Lakers are 16-2 and finished the season undefeated in conference play. They swept through the singles on Tuesday, winning all...
September 27, 2016 - 11:23pm
September 25, 2016
Cardinal girls soccer team picks up second win
WORTHINGTON — The Willmar girls soccer team's Hannah Bollig scored two goals and assisted on another and Hannah Johnson and Paige Janson also scored as the Cardinals downed Worthington 4-0 on Saturday to notch their second win of the season. "There was more confidence, scoring-wise,...
September 25, 2016 - 11:02pm
September 23, 2016
Roundup: Card cross country teams sweep Rocori Invite
COLD SPRING — The Willmar boys and girls cross country teams cruised to dominating finishes in the Rocori Invite on Thursday in Cold Spring. The girls were especially outstanding, finishing with four of the top five finishers, which helped them to a total of 27 points. That...
September 23, 2016 - 1:03am
September 21, 2016
Roundup: Cardinal Pride HOF induction is Sept. 30
WILLMAR — Cardinal Pride will be hosting the annual Hall of Fame Induction prior to the Willmar High School Homecoming football game Sept....
September 21, 2016 - 1:05am
September 18, 2016
Roundup: MACCRAY wins Wabasso tournament
WABASSO — The MACCRAY volleyball team won four of five matches to claim the Wabasso Invitational championship on Saturday. The Wolverines, 12-1-1, tied BOLD in a two-set match to open the tournament, then defeated Martin County West, Redwood Valley, Southwest Minnesota Christian...
September 18, 2016 - 10:05pm
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