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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
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
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Dionne: Why Clinton Republicans matter
Parker: The GOP's Trumpian deflation
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
July 31, 2016
Stingers split weekend series with Rivets
WILLMAR—One day before a critical doubleheader, the Willmar Stingers stumbled Sunday night, dropping a 9-4 game to Rockford. Ricardo Ramirez and Ryan Long each had home runs to lead the Rivets. After falling behind 5-0, the Stingers made things tight with two-run innings in...
July 31, 2016 - 10:59pm
July 29, 2016
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
WATERLOO—The Stingers got down early last night but their offense came up big in the middle innings, allowing them to coast to a 9-3 win and series sweep against Waterloo. Waterloo opened the scoring with a two-run second that featured a sacrifice fly and an RBI double from...
July 29, 2016 - 10:48pm
July 28, 2016
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
WATERLOO—A fast start offensively and strong pitching lifted the Stingers to a 6-2 Northwoods League win over Waterloo Thursday night....
July 28, 2016 - 10:59pm
July 27, 2016
Stingers can't catch Express
WILLMAR—The Stingers entered Wednesday's game on a hot streak and kept that going early on against Eau Claire on Wednesday, but the Express...
July 27, 2016 - 11:35pm
July 26, 2016
Stingers keep hot streak going
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers kept their hot streak going with a new victim on Tuesday, beating first-half champions Eau Claire 8-2 at Bill...
July 26, 2016 - 10:50pm
July 24, 2016
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
WILLMAR—Recent pitching struggles looked like a thing of the past Sunday as Willmar hurlers threw 13 consecutive scoreless innings in a...
July 24, 2016 - 10:33pm
July 22, 2016
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
WILLMAR—After losing three of their top pitchers at the Northwoods League All-Star break, a revamped Stinger rotation is still looking...
July 22, 2016 - 11:37pm
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers returned from the All-Star break on Thursday with their confidence high sitting atop the North Division standings....
July 22, 2016 - 12:07am
July 17, 2016
Stingers head into All-Star break in first place
WATERLOO—The Willmar Stingers saw their four-game winning streak come to an end with a 5-3 loss to Waterloo in the last game before the All-Star break. The Stingers sent Tyler Hanson to the mound against Waterloo's Bryce Richmann. Both starters put up zeros in the first couple...
July 17, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 15, 2016
Eager to walk the difficult path
WILLMAR—Eddie Estrada isn't accustomed to sitting on the bench. In his last two years at Litchfield High School, the former Minnesota Mr....
July 15, 2016 - 11:39pm
Stingers' homer streak ends but runs keep flowing
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers had all systems going on Friday, topping Thunder Bay 9-1 at Bill Taunton Stadium. Ty Tice started for Willmar...
July 15, 2016 - 11:37pm
July 14, 2016
Stingers go deep once again
WILLMAR—They might not yet be mistaken for Murderer's Row, but the Willmar Stingers are flexing some serious home run muscle in the second...
July 14, 2016 - 11:02pm
July 13, 2016
Toerner's blast lifts Stingers
WILLMAR—Justin Toerner blasted a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and the Willmar Stingers escaped numerous jams...
July 13, 2016 - 11:24pm
July 12, 2016
Rox hold off Stingers
ST. CLOUD—The St. Cloud Rox pieced together runs in six of eight innings and held off a late Willmar rally to down the Stingers 8-5 in a Northwoods League game on Tuesday at Dick Putz Field. The Rox sent Willmar to its second-straight loss after the Stingers opened the NWL second...
July 12, 2016 - 11:21pm
July 11, 2016
Stinger rally falls short in Rochester
ROCHESTER—A late offensive surge wasn't enough for the Stingers, who dropped an 11-9 Northwooods North matchup with Rochester Monday. The Honkers took an 8-2 lead in the fifth when they put up five runs. The big blow came off the bat of Drew Ellis, who blasted a three-run home...
July 11, 2016 - 11:28pm