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U.S. wildlife managers urge lifting Yellowstone grizzly protections
Retail sales rise in November, boost economic outlook
Asiana crash pilots knew speed was low, hesitated
U.S. jobless claims surge, erase prior weeks' declines
Records for Dec. 12
Timberwolves stun Sixers
MLB roundup: Major League Baseball moves to ban collisions at home plate
Vikings’ curious handling of Freeman leaves QB trio — and fans — in limbo
Willmar notebook: Gophers’ wrestler Steinhaus stout in return
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Alice A. Christenson
Hazel Anne Thooft
Isaiah Matthew Thooft
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
January 22, 2010
Black bear, Lily, gives birth on Internet from Ely-area den
Lynn Rogers has been walking with and talking to and studying bears for 43 years, but he had never seen bear cubs being born -- until today. Rogers,...
news / state
January 22, 2010 - 12:30pm
June 30, 2009
Bear knocks down woman near her Wis. home
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is investigating a report of a black bear knocking a woman down Sunday night outside her home on the western outskirts of Siren in Burnett County. The woman sustained minor injuries and was treated at a local hospital. "Apparently the...
news / nation
June 30, 2009 - 9:31am
April 23, 2009
Black bear reaches land safety after long ice ride on Lake Superior
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. In this photo, the bear is approaching Bayfield...
news / state
April 23, 2009 - 12:30pm
March 21, 2009
Author speaks about seizing opportunities, making a difference in young people's lives
WILLMAR -- Every book he has written has been important to him, but "Touching Spirit Bear" has always been special, author Ben Mikaelsen said. More...
news / local
March 21, 2009 - 12:00am
December 3, 2008
Junior High literacy effort begins
WILLMAR -- About one-third of the students at Willmar Junior High will be participating in a family literacy effort this school year. About...
local / education
December 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Kids given avenue to tackle life's painful moments
WILLMAR -- As the children arrived at Camp G.K. Bear Saturday morning, some of them were too shy to talk. But by mid-morning, they were absorbed with storybooks and picture-drawing about life, death, grief and remembering. It was the hope of Brenda Wiese that each child could leave...
news / local
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
September 9, 2008
Big Bear goes bye-bye
September 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Bear spray attacker in Alaska gets 5 months for twice attacking bar customers
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) - A Kodiak man will spend five months in jail for twice attacking bar customers with bear spray. At his sentencing, Daniel Pement read an apology he sent to bar patrons. In it, he says the separate incidents on February 9 and 10 at the B&B Bar were fueled by his...
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am