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Mankato quarry blast rocks city, feels like earthquake
Search officials outraged after St. Croix yacht 'missing man' didn't tell authorities he was safe
Trump administration to review dozens of U.S. national monuments
Outgoing Minn. GOP chair says deputy unfit to replace him
St. Paul to settle ex-paramedic's lawsuit
Local Roundup: Card girls first at Hopkins track meet
Softball: Willmar offense goes wild to pick up first win
Baseball: Cards get in an inning
Santana, Twins biggest inning of the year lead team over Rangers
Northwest Minnesota school in danger of losing fall, winter sports
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Elton John recovering from 'potentially deadly' bacterial infection
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Dennis R. Erdman
Donna D. deCathelineau
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Susan Estrich: The Amazon 1-Star System
Letter: U of M proud of local partnerships
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
June 28, 2016
Foot Lake 4 registrations totaled 669 Saturday
The 22nd annual Foot Lake 4 run/walk around lower Foot Lake was one of the warmer ones. It was also one of the larger in terms of registrations...
June 28, 2016 - 11:42am
June 26, 2016
Little Crow Skiers All-School Reunion at Willmar Fests
The Little Crow Water Ski Team of New London performed their 2016 Little Crow All-School Reunion Show on Saturday evening in bright sunshine...
June 26, 2016 - 9:22am
June 25, 2016
Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade
The two-hour Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade featured five marching bands (See KMS Saints Marching Band in separate video) and 110 units. Royalty...
June 25, 2016 - 4:57pm
KMS Marching Saints: honoring "The Greatest Generation"
The award-winning KMS Saints Marching Band thrilled the crowd along the Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade route on Saturday with their playing,...
June 25, 2016 - 3:23pm
June 24, 2016
Cardettes final tune-up for Fests parade
The Willmar Cardettes practice Friday morning on the eve of the Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade. Here they are in their traditional parade-practice...
June 24, 2016 - 9:30am
Here are the Willmar Fests Ambassador nominees
The Willmar Fests Ambassadors candidates introduce themselves to the public during the Junior Royalty program at the Block Party. They later...
June 24, 2016 - 6:50am
Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marches on
The 2016 Willmar Fests Kiddie Parade marched in full sunshine Thursday evening along Litchfield Avenue and down Sixth Street SW. They were cheered...
June 24, 2016 - 6:25am
Willmar Fests new Junior Ambassadors picked
The new Willmar Fests Junior Ambassadors were selected in a random draw Thursday at the Block Party. The princess is Sophie Kojetin, 8, who will...
June 24, 2016 - 6:05am
June 23, 2016
Willmarites get wacky at block party
WILLMAR — A hot, sunny day didn’t deter people from heading out in droves to check out the 2016 Willmar Fests activities Thursday. Downtown...
June 23, 2016 - 11:35pm
June 22, 2016
Willmar Fests crowns senior ambassadors
WILLMAR — The 1920s came roaring back Wednesday when the 2017 Willmar Fests senior ambassadors were crowned at the Willmar Community and Activity...
June 22, 2016 - 11:49pm
June 28, 2015
Willmar Fests come to a close
Willmar Fests culminated a week chock full of festivities Sunday with fireworks, which had been delayed by rain Saturday. It was dry much of...
June 28, 2015 - 11:11pm
Video: 2015 Willmar Fests Grande Parade
The 2015 Willmar Fests Grande Day Parade enjoyed ideal weather and huge crowds lining the city streets. The two-hour parade listed 109 units...
June 28, 2015 - 8:33am
Video: crowning the new Willmar Fests Ambassadors
The Willmar Fests 2015 Ambassador Coronation was held at the Willmar Education and Arts Center. The theme was "Cheers to 70 Years," recognizing...
June 28, 2015 - 7:34am
June 27, 2015
Video: A sunny 21st Foot Lake 4
The 21st Rice Memorial Hospital Foot Lake 4 was a run in the morning sun with the temp in the mid-60s at Willmar Fests. There were 471 timed...
June 27, 2015 - 3:30pm
June 26, 2015
Video: Cardettes' final tune-up for Fests parade
The Cardette Danceline wraps up a month of practice on Friday for the Willmar Fests Parade using the streets around Kennedy school.
June 26, 2015 - 11:46am