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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Charles "Chuck" Green
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
June 12, 2015
Paddling through history
NEW LONDON — Actors who were so young they could not even read and veteran performers who easily belted out a song were some of the volunteers...
June 12, 2015 - 11:45pm
June 11, 2015
Video: Musical production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Barn tonight
The Barn Theatre presents the musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at 7:30 p.m. today through Tuesday, and June 18-21; performances are at 7:30...
June 11, 2015 - 11:13am
April 30, 2015
Christian School to stage ‘Little Women’ at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Community Christian School in Willmar is staging the play “The Little Women” today and Saturday. The productions will be held at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. today and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are for sale in the CCS...
April 30, 2015 - 11:05am
‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ now on stage at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by Steve Martin at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday at the college theater in Willmar. Tickets are $5 general admission; for reservations call 320-222-7605. This play contains mature subject matter and language. In...
April 30, 2015 - 11:03am
April 2, 2015
The Barn Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR — Auditions for The Barn Theatre’s summer musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” will be held at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the theater. The show will be staged June 11-16 and June 18-21. The popular Broadway musical, based on the stories of Sholem Aleichem, tells the...
April 2, 2015 - 1:14pm
February 24, 2015
Students at Central Minnesota Christian high school in Prinsburg rehearse “Our Miss Brooks” before school Tuesday on the new stage in the...
February 24, 2015 - 11:31pm
February 19, 2015
Legends, myths and memories to form basis of original play about history of New London
NEW LONDON — As the story goes, New London’s notorious prankster lit the fuse on an empty — and totally harmless — stick of dynamite...
February 19, 2015 - 11:52pm
Bailey Stahl and Dilan Buddy rehearse Thursday for the Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre production of “Aladdin and his Magic Lamp.” Stahl...
February 19, 2015 - 11:27pm
February 13, 2015
REVIEW: Barn’s ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ offers up a rousing good time
The Barn Theatre continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary season of classic theatre with a relatively new classic, “Little Shop of Horrors.”...
February 13, 2015 - 3:21pm
'Little Shop of Horrors' in full swing at The Barn
The Barn Theatre presents “The Little Shop of Horrors” at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and Feb. 19-21 and at 1 p.m. Feb. 15 and 22. Tickets...
February 13, 2015 - 3:18pm
December 18, 2014
New London, Minn., Little Theatre gets a facelift
Like a well-loved actor getting a nip and tuck to take years off their appearance before they hit the stage, New London’s Little Theatre has...
December 18, 2014 - 10:15am
December 11, 2014
Barn Theatre seeks funds for renovation
WILLMAR — The Barn Theatre announced Thursday the community theater will launch a $989,000 capital campaign to renovate and remodel the current...
December 11, 2014 - 11:18pm
June 19, 2014
'Gypsy' musical now playing on The Barn stage through June 28 in Willmar, Minn.
rom its legendary opening overture to the last spotlight, Gypsy is considered by many to be “the best musical ever.” It opened earlier this...
June 19, 2014 - 9:33am
June 5, 2014
Theater and art at this year’s first Becker Market
The Becker Market opens today from 2 to 5:30 p.m. with new additions including local art displays, live theater and a new location. The new location in the parking lot at 414 Becker Ave. is more spacious than the street in previous years and will allow for more people from the community...
June 5, 2014 - 12:23am
February 27, 2014
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
WILLMAR — The Willmar Middle School presents “Disney Alice in Wonderland Jr.” at 7 p.m. today through Saturday and at 1 p.m. Sunday at...
February 27, 2014 - 10:04am