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Defying the odds: Minnesota woman delivers baby that wasn't expected to live
As new wood materials become stronger, 'plyscrapers' challenge concrete and steel
Former labor secretary elected to lead Democratic party
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
There's a new top concern for vehicle owners, study shows
DNR staff highlight need for Minn. license fee increase
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
Perennials potentially damaged from early-season warmup
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
August 17, 2016
Ridgewater volleyball team assist woman with cleanup after her home suffers flood damage
The Ridgewater College volleyball team went over to Mary Hanson's home Tuesday morning for "demo day." Hanson's home was damaged by flooding...
August 17, 2016 - 7:20pm
August 12, 2016
Red Cross runs out of cleanup kits, more coming Saturday
WILLMAR—Lower than expected supplies and more people needing help than planners realized caused a run on the free cleanup kits handed out...
August 12, 2016 - 3:52pm
August 11, 2016
U of M Extension offers advice on cleanup and dealing with flooding
ST. PAUL — The University of Minnesota Extension has offered some advice to help west central Minnesotans hit by heavy rains. Put safety first....
August 11, 2016 - 11:22am
July 13, 2016
Cleanup begins in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minnesota—Bev Anderson looked out her window and saw a funnel cloud across the cornfield. She noticed that it was heading straight...
July 13, 2016 - 2:00am
August 24, 2015
Volunteers invited to join Sept. 26 cleanup of Lac qui Parle Mission site
WATSON — Area residents are invited to attend the National Public Lands Day volunteer opportunity to be held at Lac qui Parle Mission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26. Lac qui Parle Mission will be participating in National Public Lands Day by removing buckthorn, cleaning up storm...
August 24, 2015 - 12:43am
June 17, 2015
Cleaning up for Willmar Fests
Willmar Public works seasonal employees Matt Crow, left, and Hunter Mottinger load a maple tree that is in poor condition onto a truck Monday....
June 17, 2015 - 12:02am
June 16, 2015
Iowa governor eases manure rules to aid bird flu cleanup
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad signed a proclamation this week that will allow poultry and egg producers in 18 counties hit by bird flu to more easily dispose of manure and dead birds from affected farms. As the number of new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza slows, poultry...
June 16, 2015 - 3:04pm
August 10, 2014
Shakopee Creek Watershed residents to discuss water cleanup
WILLMAR — All residents and landowners in the Shakopee Creek area in northwest Kandiyohi County are invited to a picnic and information meeting about land and water quality Aug. 21 at Kandiyohi County Park No. 7 on Games Lake. The picnic and informal discussion will be available...
August 10, 2014 - 11:15pm
April 19, 2014
State seeking Adopt a Highway volunteers, program saves state $6 million
ST. PAUL — Volunteers helping with the Adopt a Highway program pick up 826,000 pounds — more than 100 dump truck loads — of litter annually, saving the state an estimated $6 million, according to the state Department of Transportation. The program is staffed by more than 49,000...
April 19, 2014 - 8:00am
May 6, 2013
Cleanup of meth-lab car could cost Willmar, Minn., multiple thousands of dollars
WILLMAR — An abandoned car that was supposed to have been sold Friday during the city of Willmar’s impound lot auction could end up costing the city several thousand dollars. A company from Morris that specializes in handling hazardous chemicals was at the impound lot Monday...
May 6, 2013 - 11:38pm
May 23, 2011
Cleanup begins after deadly Minneapolis tornado (video)
MINNEAPOLIS - City crews cleared debris block by block Monday as they tallied the number of north Minneapolis homes damaged by a tornado that...
May 23, 2011 - 10:37am
October 19, 2010
Minnesota Opinion - On DEED needs to clean up its act:
An excerpt from recent Minnesota editorials: By The Associated Press On DEED needs to clean up its act: No one who lived through the deadly floods of August 2007 in southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin will forget the devastation. Roads and bridges washed out. Houses swept...
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Local bus trip scheduled for volunteer day in Wadena
WILLMAR -- Lakeland Broadcasting has organized buses to bring volunteers to Wadena on Thursday to help with cleaning up after last week's damaging tornadoes. Interested volunteers are asked to call Lakeland Broadcasting at 235-1340 to sign up or e-mail Julie@liveunitedwcm.org. Rustad...
June 22, 2010 - 3:26pm
June 21, 2010
Residents of hard-hit area of Wadena begin cleanup
WADENA -- When Maria Marthaler emerged from her basement and looked out her blown-out picture window after Thursday's tornado, she couldn't believe...
June 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 1, 2010
Rough seas again thwart cleanup of oil catastrophe
May 1, 2010 - 10:34am