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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
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
April 23, 2016
Wild win fight in Dallas to keep season alive
DALLAS — Mikko Koivu scored the game-tying goal late in regulation and also scored the game-winner 4:55 into overtime for the Minnesota Wild,...
April 23, 2016 - 12:18am
April 22, 2016
NHL: Wild on the brink of elimination
DALLAS — The Minnesota Wild seem to begin each season with the declaration that this time it will dispense with all the late-season drama and must-win games needed to squeak into the playoffs. And that would be followed by a long and fruitful postseason run. And yet, after squeaking...
April 22, 2016 - 12:02am
April 21, 2016
NHL: Stars put Wild in deep hole
ST. PAUL — Jason Spezza scored a goal and assisted on another in the second period as the Dallas Stars rallied, twice, beating the Minnesota...
April 21, 2016 - 12:20am
April 20, 2016
NHL: Wild suddenly wake with season on line
We were expecting the Wild. Instead, we got the Wild-eyed. It’s important, sometimes, to differentiate between effort and passion. The Minnesota...
April 20, 2016 - 12:03am
April 18, 2016
In search of offense, Wild trying Granlund at left wing
DALLAS — John Torchetti’s carousel search for a suitable left wing to play on the Wild’s top line spun again Saturday, this time landing on an unconventional answer. After Jason Zucker yielded a single shot on goal in Game 1 from the position left vacant by injuries to Zach...
April 18, 2016 - 8:52am