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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
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
August 15, 2016
Bobo homer ends Stingers' season
ST. CLOUD—Corey Binger made one mistake on Monday but that proved to be enough to end the Willmar Stingers' 2016 season. St. Cloud's Webb Bobo slugged a two-run home run off Binger in the second inning and the lead held up as the Rox defeated the Stingers 2-1 in a Northwoods...
August 15, 2016 - 10:20pm
Stingers close with victory
SPICER—The Willmar Stingers already had a spot secured in the Northwoods League playoff but they ended their regular season with a bang,...
August 15, 2016 - 12:02am
August 12, 2016
Lambert blast helps Stingers split with Bucks
SPICER—The Willmar Stingers had a tough start at their new home on Friday but Greg Lambert found a way to make them settle right in. Lambert hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh and final inning as Willmar rallied from a five-run deficit to salvage a 7-6 victory...
August 12, 2016 - 11:57pm
August 11, 2016
Storm swamps Stingers
WILLMAR—As happened in 2014, the Northwood League's Willmar Stingers will lose several home dates at Bill Taunton Stadium because of excessive...
August 11, 2016 - 11:26pm
August 10, 2016
Arbeiter, Estrada lead Stingers over Mallards
MADISON—Willmar's Caleb Arbeiter dominated on the mound and Eddie Estrada produced the game's only runs with a two-run home run as the Stingers defeated Madison 2-0 win on Wednesday to salvage a split of a two-game series. Arbeiter and his Mallard counterpart Luke Matheny were...
August 10, 2016 - 10:51pm
August 9, 2016
Stingers showcase skills in Dreams game
MADISON—Seven members of the Willmar Stingers spent their off day in Madison playing in the Major League Dreams Showcase on Tuesday. Five of the six originally chosen (Eddie Estrada, Dylan Woods, Luke Becker, Danny Pardo and Ty Tice) started for the visiting team in the second...
August 9, 2016 - 10:36pm
August 8, 2016
Stingers can't close the deal
MADISON—The Willmar Stingers had a big home run but shaky relief pitching on the road was a problem once again as Madison grabbed the first game of a two-game Northwoods League series 5-4 on Monday. It was the first of four games the Stingers have in seven days against the Mallards,...
August 8, 2016 - 10:27pm
August 7, 2016
McMahan, Garza team on one-hitter in Stingers' victory
ROCKFORD, Ill.—Willmar Stingers Pearson McMahan and Anthony Garza combined to one-hit the Rockford Rivets in a 6-0 win on Sunday. McMahan was wildly masterful, striking out six in his eight innings of work. The original scorebook said he hadn't allowed a hit but a scoring review...
August 7, 2016 - 10:34pm
Relaxed and ready
It's always easy to find Greg Lambert on the baseball field. He's not the stereotypical hulking first baseman but his long blond hair, along...
August 7, 2016 - 10:02pm
August 5, 2016
Stingers thump Huskies
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers were down early but used a steady offensive barrage to beat Duluth 7-3 and complete a two-game sweep on Friday...
August 5, 2016 - 10:55pm
August 4, 2016
Stingers stop the streak
WILLMAR—The Willmar Stingers used a hit parade on Thursday to get one back in the win column against Duluth, beating the Huskies 8-3 at...
August 4, 2016 - 10:43pm
August 3, 2016
Stingers blow late lead
EAU CLAIRE—The Willmar Stingers spoiled a strong start from Caleb Arbeiter by allowing a walk-off walk to Eau Claire and losing 5-4 on Wednesday. The loss is the third in a row for the Stingers, which comes at a bad time as La Crosse is skyrocketing up the standings having...
August 3, 2016 - 11:20pm
August 2, 2016
Stingers offense goes cold in shutout loss to Eau Claire
EAU CLAIRE—Caleb Boushley tossed a four-hit shutout as the Stingers' offense struggled for the second straight game in a 4-0 loss at Eau Claire. Boushley struck out four and didn't walk anyone, and the Stingers only put multiple runners on base in one inning. After plating 14...
August 2, 2016 - 10:01pm
August 1, 2016
Stingers split with St. Cloud, remain 1.5 games out of first
ST. CLOUD—With a chance to take over first place in the Northwoods North, the Willmar Stingers couldn't string together timely hits at St. Cloud on Monday. After scoring seemingly at will in a 14-2 win in the first game of a doubleheader, Willmar plated just one in Game Two...
August 1, 2016 - 11:40pm
Rearming the Stingers
When a baseball team loses its top two starters and one of its top relievers late in the season, bad things tend to happen. The Willmar Stingers,...
August 1, 2016 - 11:38pm