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Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Tractor roll bars help save lives in most common farm accidents
Milan dedicates new Liberty Bell
Video: Moving history down the road
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Harris P. Hinderaker
William "Bill" Bradford
William R. Heitke
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Thomas: Abolishing 'man' at Princeton
Klinger: Where Has All the Money for Our Schools Gone?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Commentary: Trump 'charm' offensive will not work with women
Willmar dog park anniversary celebration cancelled due to high number of mosquitoes
June 22, 2016
Summertime splash at Dorothy Olson Pool
What says "Summer's Here" more than spending time at the Dorothy Olson Aquatics Center in southwest Willmar? Children were bused in from the...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
June 21, 2016
Summer solstice and Svea Sunrise at the 45th parallel
The sun rises over Svea at 5:32a.m. Tuesday, the first full day of official summer. The Summer Solstice occurred locally around 5:30 p.m. on...
June 21, 2016 - 8:57am
June 20, 2016
Willmar vigil honors victims of Orlando shooting
An informal, interdenominational gathering at Vinje Lutheran Church in Willmar in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando was held Sunday afternoon....
June 20, 2016 - 2:31pm
June 19, 2016
Atwater Festival Days makes a spash
Saturday featured a 12-team Sand Volleyball Tournament that turned into a match of splash ball following another downpour Friday. Baseball tournaments...
June 19, 2016 - 9:14am
June 18, 2016
Studio Hop continues today
Lynnea Pritchett looks over pottery created by Grace Johnson of The Potter’s Heart of rural Willmar Friday on the third floor of the Barn Theatre...
June 18, 2016 - 12:01am
June 17, 2016
‘Victory Group’ graduates life-skills class
Sandy Tersch, a self-acknowledged former addict, draws laughs from the audience and her fellow graduates Jill Zimmer, left, and Pamela Dale while...
June 17, 2016 - 11:15pm
Montevideo Fiesta Days offers something for everyone
Montevideo Fiesta Days is eight days of multiple events Sunday to Sunday, including Kale the Comic Juggler on Thursday at Smith Park. Today (Friday)...
June 17, 2016 - 8:49am
June 16, 2016
Here's why some farmers market vendors now must register with the state
The Cottage Food Law passed by the Legislature July 1, 2015, means that some vendors at farmers markets must register with the state. Willmar...
June 16, 2016 - 11:35am
June 15, 2016
In Willmar, when it rains it seems to pour
Rain on Sunday and again late Tuesday came down in buckets here and there around Willmar. About 2 inches fell Sunday, then, after a dry Monday,...
June 15, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2016
Odd scene in Duluth as street sweeper flips
A street sweeper flipped on its side about 2:10 p.m., Tuesday at the intersection of Bristol Street and North Central Avenue in West Duluth....
June 14, 2016 - 5:16pm
Sunburg comes alive for some County Line baseball
County Line League baseball is played in small towns but none quite as village-like as Sunburg (pop. about 100), in northwest Kandiyohi County....
June 14, 2016 - 2:06pm
June 13, 2016
Kandi is Dandy Days Parade at Kandiyohi
The Kandi is Dandy Days Grand Parade on Saturday in Kandiyohi brought smiles to the faces of children and former children of all ages. Fire engines...
June 13, 2016 - 7:58am
Ninja Warriors test themselves in Spicer
Ninja Warriors showed their stuff on Saturday at Saulsbury Beach County Park in Spicer. The 2nd annual Ninja Warriors two-day event raises funds...
June 13, 2016 - 7:31am
June 10, 2016
Lola: 1909 + 107 = 2016
Lola Schueler is joined by sons Ellery, 84, Laverne, 82, and Harry, 74, to help their mom celebrate another birthday on Friday. She turned 107...
June 10, 2016 - 5:40pm
KMS Marching Saints tune up for Benson parade
The KMS Marching Saints under director Pam Diem practice Friday morning for the summer schedule. The band will march Tuesday at the 29th annual...
June 10, 2016 - 11:25am