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Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Records published Aug. 30
Minnesota teacher under investigation found dead on island with husband
MPCA seeks comment on water quality reports for Chippewa River Watershed
Heavy storms lead to flash flooding in central Minn.
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
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
George Michael "Mike" McCarthy
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Updated: Five injured in three-vehicle crash in Willmar
June 10, 2016
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
June 9, 2016
What it takes to be a Stingers' Jr. All-Star
If you want to be a Stingers' Community Jr. All-Star, the pen is mightier than the stick. These nine all-stars were chosen based on their response...
June 9, 2016 - 5:51pm
It's Dairy Days, so it must be burger time
Cheeseburger! Cheeseburgers! …. With milk and cookie at Build-a-Burger under the big tent at the Cash Wise parking lot. Today til 7 p.m. All...
June 9, 2016 - 2:12pm
Music in the Park begins another season of performances
Music in the Park began Wednesday evening at Rice Park in Willmar with 11-year-old singer/composer Ava Hanson of New London and the Prairie Winds...
June 9, 2016 - 7:42am
June 7, 2016
Smashing start to Spicer development
Two houses and a pizza shop, between Highway 23 and Lake Avenue North in Spicer, were turned to splinters on Tuesday . The former Faith Lutheran...
June 7, 2016 - 12:59pm
June 6, 2016
Willmar High School graduates 236
The Willmar High School commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 was held in front of a packed gym with overflow in the auditorium/theater....
June 6, 2016 - 9:00am
June 5, 2016
U.S. Sen. Al Franken appears at Willmar Senior High School graduation
WILLMAR — They said not to clap until all 236 Willmar High School graduates had crossed the stage Sunday— but some audience members just...
June 5, 2016 - 11:53pm
June 1, 2016
Stingers' opening night ends with a bang
The Willmar Stingers bats were quiet in the season opener Tuesday evening at Bill Taunton Stadium. But there was plenty of action moments after...
June 1, 2016 - 7:32am
Woman recognizes husband in video of armed robbery
MONTEVIDEO — A woman saw grainy surveillance footage posted on Facebook of an armed robbery at the Montevideo Casey’s convenience store and...
June 1, 2016 - 12:05am
May 30, 2016
Willmar remembers America’s fallen heroes
WILLMAR — American flags waved proudly from flag poles and besides the graves of veterans at Fairview Cemetery in Willmar on Monday as the...
May 30, 2016 - 11:16pm
No veteran forgotten - no matter how small the cemetery
At 7:30 a.m. Memorial Days military veterans were at St. John's Lutheran near Pennock to begin their route through cemeteries in rural Kandiyohi...
May 30, 2016 - 4:45pm
A solemn tribute on a sunny morning to county veterans
The annual Memorial Day observance at Fairview Cemetery drew a large crowd in splendid weather and sunshine. Brig. Gen. ret. Dean Johnson gave...
May 30, 2016 - 4:41pm
May 29, 2016
Dream Academy graduates get a rockin' farewell
The Dream Technical Academy graduated nine in Saturday's exercise at the Life Science Auditorium on the MinnWest Campus in Willmar. The academy...
May 29, 2016 - 5:21pm
May 28, 2016
A hero's service for Anderson as he is laid to rest
WILLMAR -- Seventy-two years after he gave his all off the coast of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944, U.S. Navy Motor Machinist Mate 1st Class...
May 28, 2016 - 5:21pm
Long lost Sailor back home again
Memorial Service and burial for Motor Machinist Mate John E. Anderson who died on D-Day off Omaha Beach on June 6, 1944. Through the efforts...
May 28, 2016 - 5:10pm