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Police capture gunman who shot and killed five at Washington state mall
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Rising above the fire
In Trump/Clinton face-off on Monday, winning over women will be key
Records summary for Sept. 24
NLS turns back Crusaders
Prep Football: Minneota edges 'Jacks in OT
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
Second-half stumbles derail Willmar
WCT Sports Show: Willmar and Morris volleyball play crucial matches; Willmar girls cross country rolls
Brad Pitt expresses sadness over divorce filing
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Ticket prices for Prince tribute concert start at $19.99
Mikko Cowdery, QuadraFeelyAxs performing this weekend in Willmar
19th annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival to be held this weekend
Simplified French onion soup recipe perfect for home cooks
Likely world record elk shot by Montana archer
As baby leaves go gender-neutral, dads get time off
Choosing stronger sunscreen would reduce women's melanoma risk
Organic oats make these Monster Cookies scary good
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
Don E. Miller
Jozy Lyn Saterbak
Pauline M. Chambers
Thomas: Just more terror, more denials
Harrop: Could Britain Become the Fourth Amigo?
Deepen Charleston's port, and the big ships will come
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Commentary: Table is set for special session
June 5, 2016
White Bear YMCA partners with school to support students
MAPLEWOOD — An effort to boost the achievement of low-income students at Webster Elementary School in Maplewood begins long before the first...
June 5, 2016 - 11:11pm
January 1, 2016
Video: YMCA New Year's Eve Family Celebration
The YMCA at Willmar hosted a Family Celebration on New Year's Eve from 4:30-8 p.m. with games, food, water slide fun and more. The Y has hosted...
January 1, 2016 - 6:45am
November 26, 2015
Video: Cold Turkey-368 brave north wind at Willmar 5k
The 9th annual Turkey Leg 5k attracted a full table despite a 27-degree morning with a north wind that dropped the mercury to 16 degrees. Pickleevents.com...
November 26, 2015 - 4:16pm
October 30, 2015
VIDEO & PHOTOS: Tricks and treats
Dr. Seuss characters, including Thing 1, 2, 3 and 4 (all in red), from Devine Home Care across the street, surprise New London-Spicer students...
October 30, 2015 - 11:22pm
September 1, 2015
Video: Willmar Farmer's Market 50 years later
The Farmer's Market at Willmar is in its 50th year. It's current Saturday location is the YMCA. The video was shot on Aug. 29, 2015.
September 1, 2015 - 1:32am
July 8, 2015
Video: A coffee club for active older adults
The Active Older Adults Coffee Club meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at the YMCA, at Willmar, to visit, play games, take field trips and enjoy coffee...
July 8, 2015 - 9:03am
June 11, 2015
Video: Quilts and more to benefit YMCA
Jan Hartman is selling chances to win one of 11 quilts and 15 pillowcases that she made, a fundraiser to benefit the YMCA in Willmar. Since moving...
June 11, 2015 - 4:16pm
January 18, 2015
Meeting of the faiths
Zach Mahboub speaks about the beliefs of Islam during an interfaith discussion Sunday at the YMCA in Willmar. About 45 people crowded into the...
January 18, 2015 - 10:17pm
January 9, 2015
YMCA provides Willmar’s only racquetball courts
Tom Bruin, right, and Mark Olson play racquetball Friday at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar, often hitting the hollow ball off...
January 9, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 27, 2014
A well-frozen Turkey Leg
WILLMAR — The 2014 Turkey Leg 5k was served fresh out of the freezer Thursday. At the 8 a.m. start smartphones showed minus-9 degrees with...
November 27, 2014 - 10:39am
January 1, 2014
YMCA holds annual New Year's bash
Derek Hyatt, 5, of Willmar, left, and Caleb Harvey, 4, of Rochester, look over the selection of prizes offered for their carnival game tickets...
January 1, 2014 - 11:22pm
Video: YMCA Holds New Year’s Celebration
Local families gather Tuesday night at the Willmar YMCA to ring in the new year with swimming games and food
January 1, 2014 - 4:40pm
December 30, 2013
YMCA in Willmar to host family-friendly New Year’s event again this year
WILLMAR — This year, families can once again ring in the new year at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Now in its fifth year, the event will be from 4:30 to 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the YMCA, 1000 Lakeland Drive S.E. The evening will include...
December 30, 2013 - 4:01am
December 18, 2013
Bremer Foundation donates $100K to YMCA
WILLMAR — The Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA has received a $100,000 capital donation from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The donation brings the Y’s capital campaign within $10,000 of its fundraising goal of $2.4 million. The money will be used for an expansion project that...
December 18, 2013 - 11:22pm
December 10, 2013
Major addition at the YMCA beginning to take shape
WILLMAR — Motorists rubbernecked Tuesday as they drove by the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar. A crane with 160-foot boom caught...
December 10, 2013 - 11:48pm