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November 19, 2016
A New London backyard. Submitted photo / Sheila Purkat
Saturday update: View and send your storm photos to: news@wctrib.com
November 19, 2016 - 7:56pm
A scene along Highway 19 Friday afternoon traveling eastward toward Lucan.  Submitted photo / Jeffrey McCall
A drive home to Lucan Friday afternoon during a blizzard
November 19, 2016 - 7:43pm
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Watch a fox take to a Willmar street Saturday afternoon
November 19, 2016 - 7:07pm
November 18, 2016
A tree on the northeast corner of the intersection of Trott Avenue and Ninth Avenue Southwest in Willmar was one casualty Friday morning of the winter storm that blew through west central Minnesota. Winds were the major problem: blowing snow reduced visibilitly and snarled travel, and power outages were widespread.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
First snow also brings first blizzard of winter
November 18, 2016 - 9:14pm
Nov 18 update: MnDOT advising no travel in parts of west central and southwest Minnesota
November 18, 2016 - 10:43am
November 17, 2016
Blizzard warning issued for Friday in west central Minnesota
November 17, 2016 - 9:29am
October 31, 2016
Remembering the Halloween Blizzard of 1991
October 31, 2016 - 6:54am
February 8, 2016
As a northwest wind gusts to as much as 40 miles an hour around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, vehicles nearly disappear in blowing snow as they move along U.S. Business 71 near the MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Storm blows into Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 11:56pm
As of 2 p.m.. Monday afternoon, travel is not advised in much of southwest Minnesota this morning. The purple roads are marked travel not advised or closed. The majority of west central Minnesota roads remain partially covered. Stay tuned to 511mn.org for road condition updates. Source: Minnesota Department of Transporation
Update 2 p.m.: Storm blows into southwest Minnesota; conditions ease in west central Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 2:31pm
As of 11 a.m. Monday morning, travel is not advised in much of southwest Minnesota this morning. The purple roads are marked travel not advised or closed. The majority of west central Minnesota roads remain partially covered. Stay tuned to 511mn.org for road condition updates. Source: Minnesota Department of Transporation
Update 10 a.m.: Conditions ease in west central Minnesota; blizzard conditions continue in southwest Minnesota
February 8, 2016 - 9:58am
February 2, 2016
MnDOT expands no travel advisory to Redwood and Renville counties, along with S.W. Minnesota
February 2, 2016 - 7:33pm
Winter storm creates hazardous conditions; no travel advised in southern Minnesota
February 2, 2016 - 2:58pm
December 14, 2015
On January 13, 1888, the day after the blizzard, large drifts blanketed most of Minnesota and the Dakotas, Nebraska and Iowa. The Children’s Blizzard was considered one of the deadliest of all time. SUBMITTED PHOTO
The legend of the Minnesota blizzard of 1888
December 14, 2015 - 8:08am
March 15, 2015
At this farm south of Murdock, a four-foot cut had to be made in a deep snowdrift to uncover the telephone lines after the St. Patrick’s Day Blizzard of 1965. (TRIBUNE/File)
Residents recall the paralyzing St. Patrick's Day blizzard 50 years later
March 15, 2015 - 11:44pm
March 3, 2015
Buses pick up students shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The public school district closed schools and cancelled activities because blizzard warnings were in effect for west central Minnesota until 6 p.m. (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
Sun pads blizzard’s punch
March 3, 2015 - 10:54pm