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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
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
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
January 30, 2016
UPDATE: Polar Plunge raises $65,000 for Special Olympics
The annual Polar Plunge on Green Lake raised at least $65,000 through the efforts of 320 plungers who braved the frigid waters of Green Lake...
January 30, 2016 - 7:46pm
January 25, 2016
UPDATE: Full results now available for Spicer WinterFest 5K
Some 172 participants braved the early morning temperatures Saturday during a 5K walk/run on Lake Avenue South in Spicer. First overall was 16-year-old...
January 25, 2016 - 12:02pm
January 21, 2016
Spicer WinterFest begins this weekend, but will be without popular ice castle attraction
The annual WinterFest celebration officially kicks off this weekend in Spicer, preceding five-plus weeks of winter-themed activities in the community....
January 21, 2016 - 9:47am
January 26, 2015
Winterfest Fireworks in Spicer
Saturday Night Fireworks at Winterfest from Saulsbury Beach on a mild evening (36-degrees) at Spicer and the Ice Castle with hundreds on the beach and many more on Green Lake.
January 26, 2015 - 11:42am
February 9, 2014
Video: Snowmobile Drag Races held on Green Lake
Snowmobilers race down the strip Saturday during the annual snowmobile drag races held on Green Lake as part of the Spicer Winterfest. Racers...
February 9, 2014 - 4:39pm
January 26, 2014
Video: Polar Bear Plunge held on Green Lake
Over 360 plungers chose to leap into the frigid water of Green Lake Saturday during the 10th annual Polar Plunge. The Polar Plunge is a benefit...
January 26, 2014 - 6:21pm
January 6, 2013
Harvesting Ice For Ice Castle in Spicer (video)
A crew from Wee Kut Ice Company harvests ice from Green Lake Saturday in Spicer where construction of a Winterfest Ice Castle began over the...
January 6, 2013 - 5:15pm
February 8, 2010
February 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 2, 2010
Polar plungers raise nearly $46K
WILLMAR -- The 2010 Willmar-Spicer Polar Bear Plunge has raised more than $45,000 according to preliminary figures. According to a news release from the Willmar Police Department and Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, there were 229 plungers on Saturday who braved the chilly waters...
February 2, 2010 - 12:00am
February 1, 2010
Polar Bear Plunge
February 1, 2010 - 12:00am
January 23, 2010
For the artist in you
January 23, 2010 - 12:00am
January 21, 2010
No ice castle - plenty of fun at Spicer WinterFest
SPICER -- Ice conditions on Green Lake may have prevented the construction of an ice castle for this year's WinterFest activities, but there...
January 21, 2010 - 8:54am
WinterFest 2009 schedule
Friday All You Can Eat Fish Fry at Westwood Café - 4 to 8 p.m. Melvin's fifth annual art exhibit and wine tasting - 6 to 9 p.m.; entertainment by Jeff James Saturday Dad's Waffle Feed, Melvin's, $6 per person - 8 to 11 a.m. Frozen 5K Run/Walk - 9 a.m.; start at Melvin's, online...
January 21, 2010 - 8:54am
January 19, 2010
Coming to life
January 19, 2010 - 12:00am
January 29, 2009
Spicer WinterFest 2009 activities this week include the Polar Bear Plunge at 2 p.m. Saturday on Green Lake in Spicer and the Sons of the American Legion omelet breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the American Legion in Spicer. Prairie Woods ELC The cross country ski trails...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am