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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
October 5, 2016
Wild coach likes top prospect Joel Eriksson Ek
ST. PAUL—The pronunciation of top prospect Joel Eriksson Ek's name still confuses Bruce Boudreau. Everything else about him has made an impression on the Wild coach with the season opener against the St. Louis Blues a little more than a week away. "Is his name Yool or Joel?"...
October 5, 2016 - 12:02am
October 3, 2016
Niederreiter out to build on late season success
ST. PAUL—Bruce Boudreau admits he's still getting to know Nino Niederreiter. "I can spell his first name," the Wild coach joked. "That's...
October 3, 2016 - 11:59pm
Wild's veteran blue-liner Bartley needs surgery
ST. PAUL—Veteran blue-liner Victor Bartley has a torn triceps that will require surgery, Wild assistant general manager Brent Flahr said Monday. He offered no exact timetable for a return. Coach Bruce Boudreau said after practice that Bartley would be "out for a while" with...
October 3, 2016 - 11:50pm
September 28, 2016
Coyle is a right winger, Wild coach Boudreau says
ST. PAUL — Bruce Boudreau would like those still wondering whether Charlie Coyle will play center this season to get those thoughts out...
September 28, 2016 - 11:45pm
September 26, 2016
Wild players ready to move on from World Cup talk
ST. PAUL—Almost a week removed from effectively bowing out of the World Cup of Hockey, answering questions about the debacle hadn't gotten any easier for the principals. Wild players who returned — Zach Parise and Ryan Suter of Team USA and Mikko Koivu, Mikael Granlund...
September 26, 2016 - 9:08pm
August 18, 2016
Dionne: Trump's big Bannon bomb
WASHINGTON—If you thought the old Donald Trump campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new Trump campaign now that Breitbart's Steve...
August 18, 2016 - 12:30am
June 23, 2016
Wild maybe won't be in trading mood before draft
A day before the NHL’s biggest offseason stretch kicks off with the first round of the draft today, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher seems increasingly content to be a spectator during the expected flurry of transactions.
June 23, 2016 - 11:49pm
June 22, 2016
Does Vanek's contract stand between Wild and offseason goals
The Wild haven’t yet decided whether to buy out the final year of Thomas Vanek’s contract, but general manager Chuck Fletcher said this week...
June 22, 2016 - 11:35pm
As NHL welcomes Las Vegas expansion, trade talks increase
For the first time since the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets joined the NHL 16 years ago, the league is expanding, adding a team in Las Vegas.
June 22, 2016 - 11:32pm
June 7, 2016
Wild hire Hall of Famer Scott Stevens to be assistant coach
ST. PAUL — Bruce Boudreau has his first assistant coach. After clearing out the team’s coaching staff last month, general manager Chuck...
June 7, 2016 - 11:53pm
May 10, 2016
Passionate Boudreau aims to get Wild to next step
ST. PAUL — Two and a half weeks after the conclusion of an underwhelming, disappointing season, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher proudly introduced Bruce Boudreau as the team’s new head coach on Tuesday, the most optimistic day of an offseason still in its infancy. It was...
May 10, 2016 - 11:53pm
May 9, 2016
NHL: Wild name Boudreau new coach
ST. PAUL — Bruce Boudreau has agreed to terms to become the Minnesota Wild’s fourth full-time head coach. Boudreau, 61, was widely seen as the top NHL coach available before reaching a deal Saturday night with the Wild, choosing Minnesota over the Ottawa Senators and Calgary...
May 9, 2016 - 12:40am
May 4, 2016
NHL: Wild begin interviews with head coach candidates
ST. PAUL — The Wild could have interviews with their top three head coach candidates completed by Wednesday. After formally interviewing interim coach John Torchetti, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher flew to Southern California, home of jobless coaches Bruce Boudreau and Randy...
May 4, 2016 - 12:08am
April 28, 2016
NHL: Wild GM gives no details on timeline for new coach
ST. PAUL — During a sometimes defiant end-of-season news conference Thursday, Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher was vague as to how he will...
April 28, 2016 - 11:25pm
April 26, 2016
NHL: There are no quick fixes for Wild’s big holes
ST. PAUL — On Day 1 of the Minnesota Wild’s offseason, decisions that will affect the 2016-17 squad remained on hold. The first order of business this week are exit interviews, and general manager Chuck Fletcher will discuss the team in an annual end-of-season address, which...
April 26, 2016 - 11:45pm