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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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June 17, 2016
State Baseball: Pioneers deal Paynesville big blow
Pierz scores big early, puts away Bulldogs in five innings in Class AA state opener
June 17, 2016 - 12:15am
June 10, 2016
State Prep Softball: Edgerton/SWC rolls to Class A championship
The Dutch wasted no time, took no prisoners, and put an exclamation point on their claim as the best Class A softball team in Minnesot with a 12-0 win over Badger/Greenbush-Middle River
June 10, 2016 - 11:50pm
December 28, 2015
Bremer Holiday Classic begins
New London-Spicer players and fans cheer Monday afternoon during the first half of a Wildcats’ basketball game in the opening game of the two-day,...
December 28, 2015 - 11:11pm
September 4, 2012
Amateur Baseball: NLS Twins fall 2-0 to Zachow, Green Isle; Outhit Irish 7-4 Saturday
ST. CLOUD, Minn. - New London-Spicer played an airtight game and lost Saturday afternoon in the third-round of the Class C Minnesota State Baseball...
September 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 10, 2012
Willmar to host national curling tournament
August 10, 2012 - 9:07am
March 18, 2012
No. 4 Litchfield gets Watertown-Mayer in Minnesota AA quarterfinals
The Litchfield Dragons (24-4) make their first state tournament appearance in 10 years against a familiar adversary. The Dragons, who got the No. 4 seed Sunday in the boys Class AA state tournament, will tip-off with Watertown-Mayer (28-2) at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Target Center...
March 18, 2012 - 1:43pm
March 17, 2012
BBE gets No. 1 nod in Minnesota Class A tourney
The No. 1 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars(30-0)will meet Lakeview Christian Academy (25-5) of Duluth in the Class A quarterfinals on Thursday at 11 a.m. at Williams Arena in Minneapolis. The Jaguars, the 2011 runner-up, were voted No. 1 by coaches and Southwest Minnesota Christian...
March 17, 2012 - 1:40pm
February 26, 2012
Area to send 45 prep wrestlers to state individual tournament
Led by Section 5A runner-up Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City with 9 entrants, the area will be sending 45 prep wrestlers to the state individual tournament that starts Friday, March 2 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Willmar, the Section 6AAA team champion, had 7 individuals qualify...
February 26, 2012 - 9:45am
November 21, 2011
Behind sophomore QB, Dawson-Boyd rolls into Class A title game
MINNEAPOLIS - Dawson-Boyd head coach Cory Larson said his quarterback really can't be considered a sophomore any more.
November 21, 2011 - 12:00am
August 18, 2011
Hawk Creek club tourney is on Saturday
The Hawk Creek Club Tournament at Raymond begins teeing off at 8 a.m. on Saturday. The Men's Championship Flight is 27 holes; Men's A (11-19 handicaps) and B Flights (20 & above handicaps); Men's Senior (65+) Flight and Women's Flight are all 18 holes. The $10 entry fee includes...
August 18, 2011 - 12:10am
July 9, 2011
VFW Tournament action in Willmar, Minn.
WILLMAR -- The VFW Tournament at Willmar and Spicer got underway Friday evening with two games on Swansson Orange. Willmar beat New London-Spicer II 15-5 while New London-Spicer I topped Paynesville 9-3. The tournament continues today with four games at Green Lake Diamond in Spicer...
July 9, 2011 - 12:15am
July 7, 2011
Little Crow Memorial golf tournament today
The seventh annual Little Crow Memorial Golf Tournament starting 12:30 p.m. today drew around 200 players last year. This year proceeds from the scramble will be spent on new clubhouse windows and improving drainage on the driving range. The names of deceased members in the last...
July 7, 2011 - 12:00am
July 5, 2011
Willmar, Minn., man places 48th in recent World Series of Poker event in Vegas
WILLMAR -- When he's not cutting hair or with the family, he's sitting at a poker table waiting for the perfect hand. Stephen Peppin, owner...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2011
Butler, UConn to play for national title today
HOUSTON -- The big, bad Big East stands in Butler's way. OK, not the entire conference, trumpeted as the country's best when it sent a record 11 teams to the NCAA tournament. But the Bulldogs will face Connecticut, yet another of college basketball's blueboods, on Monday night as...
April 4, 2011 - 12:00am
March 28, 2011
MACCRAY secures third-place trophy at state
ST. PAUL -- It's always nice to finish on a winning note. Only eight boys basketball teams in the state can say that when the season concludes; the champions and the third-place winners of each of the four classes. MACCRAY is among the eight this season after upending Chisholm 72-53...
March 28, 2011 - 12:00am