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North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
White House official: deal to avoid government shutdown could come today
'Happy Days' Star Erin Moran Dies at 56
Willmar School Board to have special meeting, workshop Monday
Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators -- and parents
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
James Francis Grossman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Janice Seime Schei
Orville E. Lien
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
January 30, 2013
US regulator asks Boeing for full battery history
TOKYO (AP) -- U.S. regulators said Wednesday they asked Boeing Co. to provide a full operating history of lithium-ion batteries used in its grounded 787 Dreamliners after Japan's All Nippon Airways revealed it had repeatedly replaced the batteries even before overheating problems...
January 30, 2013 - 6:38am
January 17, 2013
Lithium batteries central to Boeing's 787 woes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lithium batteries that can leak corrosive fluid and start fires have emerged as the chief safety concern involving Boeing's...
January 17, 2013 - 8:30am
July 26, 2012
Special air show at Sunday's Olivia, Minn., Lions Flight Breakfast
OLIVIA -- A special aerobatic show featuring one of the world's most famous stunt planes will highlight the Olivia Lions Flight Breakfast on...
July 26, 2012 - 8:46am
June 29, 2012
Colorado smoke to lower air quality in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has issued an air pollution health advisory due to forecasted increases in ozone pollution from noon to midnight today for the Twin Cities metropolitan area and Rochester. Ozone is expected to near a level that is considered...
June 29, 2012 - 9:01am
April 12, 2012
Atwater: AIR ... by the numbers
65 feet is how long a refrigeration unit can be 92,000 pounds is how much a unit can weigh 17 percent of the total payroll in Kandiyohi County $22 million total anticipated sales for 2012
April 12, 2012 - 2:19pm
Atwater: Making chilly 'AIR' is hot business in Atwater
Given the fact that Minnesotans know a little bit about being cold, it seems rather appropriate that a Minnesota company would make equipment...
April 12, 2012 - 2:04pm
November 3, 2011
Thanksgiving air travel forecast: full flights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Airline industry officials are forecasting full flights for Thanksgiving despite an expected 2 percent drop in passengers. Air Transport Association officials said today they expect 37,000 fewer passengers per day over the holiday period compared to last year....
November 3, 2011 - 11:56am
July 5, 2011
Civil Air Patrol members from Willmar, Minn., traveling to Hutchinson after local squadron deactivates
WILLMAR -- After facing deactivation in November 2010, the Willmar Civil Air Patrol squadron had a choice to make: either find a new squadron or stop serving. Nearly eight months later, Willmar volunteers, like Ruth Hoffman, chose to continue their service and make the drive to Hutchinson...
July 5, 2011 - 12:00am
June 28, 2011
June 28, 2011 - 12:00am
December 27, 2010
Winter storm could strand air passengers for days
A major winter storm that has shut down airports in New York and New England could leave passengers stranded for days. Hundreds of people were stuck this morning at New York City-area airports. Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren says they expect to reopen the runways in the...
December 27, 2010 - 9:46am
December 23, 2010
Video: Christmas greetings from Tech. Sgt. Harmon family of Glenwood
A video Christmas greeting from Air Force Tech Sgt. Harmon of Glenwood, Minn.
December 23, 2010 - 12:20am
September 27, 2010
'Fresh' approach to education at YME
GRANITE FALLS -- Stuffy classrooms and hissing steam radiators might be the stuff of nostalgia, but they're also the cause for plugged noses...
September 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 30, 2010
'Miss Mitchell' serves a new mission
GRANITE FALLS -- For the last 17 years, a World War II-era bomber has continued to fly missions. It flies from a base in South St. Paul to communities...
August 30, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2010
B-25 bomber scheduled to fly Saturday into Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS -- A World War II B-25 bomber is slated to arrive Saturday morning at Granite Falls Municipal Airport and will be available for tours. The Minnesota Wing of the Commemorative Air Force will display the B-25 from about 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.
August 27, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
While the humidity keeps rising, there are ways to crank the AC without paying through the roof
As temperatures continue to inch closer to the 90-degree mark, the sweltering heat has many people praying for an end to summer and the cool,...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am