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Grant application for Robbins Island playground raises questions on city role
Cameras could be the next weapon against aquatic invasive species
Kerkhoven pilot dies in Wisconsin plane crash
Two killed in Minnesota crash leave behind total of seven children
Minnesotan charged with passing fake $20 bill at Kool-Aid stand
Fast start propels Stingers past Waterloo
Peterson sets sights on another NFL record
Zimmer grateful for contract extension
Vikings expectations as high as a clear sky
Greenway enters his 11th and final training camp
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Charles "Jim" Syverson
Chris H. Nissen
Anita "Ricky" G. Hoyt
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
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