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Willmar soldiers return home
Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
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
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
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
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
May 7, 2015
College Softball: Warriors advance to final day of 13A tourney
WAITE PARK — Ridgewater advanced to the second day of the NJCAA Region 13A Softball Tournament, but the Warriors will need to win three games today to advance to the national tournament after they were 1-1 Thursday. Ridgewater, the No. 4 seed in the four-team tournament, fell...
May 7, 2015 - 11:53pm
April 30, 2015
‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’ now on stage at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College presents “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” by Steve Martin at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday at the college theater in Willmar. Tickets are $5 general admission; for reservations call 320-222-7605. This play contains mature subject matter and language. In...
April 30, 2015 - 11:03am
April 29, 2015
College Softball: Warriors split doubleheader with St. Cloud Tech
WAITE PARK — Ridgewater hammered St. Cloud Technical pitching in Game Two to salvage a split of an MCAC doubleheader on Tuesday at River’s Edge Park. The Cyclones won the first game 5-3 but the Warriors rebounded by pounding out 18 hits in a 14-7 victory in the second game. The...
April 29, 2015 - 7:55am
April 23, 2015
Ridgewater college choir concert slated for Tuesday in Willmar, Minnesota
WILLMAR — Ridgewater College will present a choir concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. The theme for the choirs from the Willmar and Hutchinson campuses is “Circle of Life,” with music selections leading from childhood through adulthood. Free...
April 23, 2015 - 11:52am
April 21, 2015
College Softball: Warriors rough up M State in twin bill sweep
WILLMAR — Ridgewater put runs on the board early and often in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader sweep over M State-Fergus Falls 21-4 and 17-6 on Tuesday at Ridgewater College. The Warriors put up similar numbers the last time the teams played on April 3 in Fergus Falls, putting...
April 21, 2015 - 11:06pm
April 20, 2015
College Softball: Warriors sweep MN West behind Horning’s no-hitter
WORTHINGTON — Heather Horning spun eight no-hit innings with the final five coming in a complete-game no-no with eight strikeouts to help Ridgewater College sweep Minnesota West 13-3 and 12-0 Monday in a MCAC doubleheader. Horning’s no-hitter came in the second game as the...
April 20, 2015 - 11:41pm
College Baseball: Ridgewater takes 2 from Central Lakes
WILLMAR — Ridgewater (2-2, 2-18) College swept Central Lakes on Sunday in a doubleheader winning 4-3, 6-3. In Game One, the Warriors won in walk-off fashion as Kyle Brazil hit a single up the middle to score Mitch Champagne in the bottom of the seventh inning to get the victory. Cody...
April 20, 2015 - 12:13am
April 14, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater generates little offense against Anoka-Ramsey doubleheader
CAMBRIDGE — The temperature was well above average Tuesday, but the Ridgewater bats were well below average as the Warriors were swept 9-1 and 8-0 by Anoka-Ramsey in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader.
April 14, 2015 - 11:44pm
April 12, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater bounces back, trounces Riverland
AUSTIN — Ridgewater got back on track Saturday a day after getting swept by Rochester, outscoring Riverland 33-6 in a MCAC Southern Division doubleheader. An eight-run first inning sparked an 18-3 win in the first game and a couple of home runs resulted in a 15-3 win in Game...
April 12, 2015 - 11:05pm
April 10, 2015
College Softball: Rochester cools off Warriors
ROCHESTER — Ashley Bunting bunted home the winning run in the bottom of the seventh of Game 2 of a doubleheader, and Rochester took both games from Ridgewater 6-2 and 6-5 on Friday. Ridgewater’s Erica Melbie had a home run and three RBIs in Game 2, and Heather Horning was 2-for-4...
April 10, 2015 - 11:49pm
College Baseball: Warriors swept by Tommies
ST. PAUL — Adam Prehn was 5-for-7 with a home run and two runs batted in on the afternoon, but the Ridgewater baseball team dropped a doubleheader to the St. Thomas junior varsity on Friday. Ridgewater lost 7-1 and 7-6 when the Tommies erased a three-run deficit with three runs...
April 10, 2015 - 11:48pm
April 3, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater thrashes MN State in doubleheader
FERGUS FALLS — The Ridgewater softball team got its money’s worth out of its bat supply on Friday, scoring 37 runs on 36 hits in a sweep of a doubleheader against MN State. The Warriors won Game One 16-5 and Game Two 21-0. Ridgewater improved to 3-1 in the MCAC Southern...
April 3, 2015 - 10:44pm
March 29, 2015
College Softball: Warriors bash Mesabi Range, edged by Itasca
ROCHESTER — The Ridgewater softball team split a pair of games Saturday at the Rochester Dome. The Warriors fell to Itasca 7-4 in their first game but rebounded for a 17-4 win over Mesabi Range. The Warriors, now 10-5 overall, host St. Cloud Technical College in a doubleheader...
March 29, 2015 - 11:40pm
March 9, 2015
College Softball: Ridgewater swept in final doubleheader of Florida trip
TITUSVILLE, Fla. — The Ridgewater softball team closed out its annual Florida trip dropping two to Sauk Valley (Ill.) on Monday. Sauk Valley won both ends of the doubleheader by 7-1 scores. Sauk Valley’s Stephanie Kester limited the Warriors to three hits in the first game. Ridgewater’s...
March 9, 2015 - 11:33pm
February 27, 2015
Ridgewater faculty passes no-confidence vote in college president
WILLMAR — The faculty of Ridgewater College has said through a union vote Thursday that it has no confidence in the leadership of President...
February 27, 2015 - 3:26pm