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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
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UMD's defensive corps, led by freshman Mikey Anderson, will be youthful next season
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
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
July 17, 2010
County Road 1 closed Monday near Raymond
WILLMAR -- A section of Kandiyohi County Road 1 near Raymond will be closed Monday while crews replace a culvert. The closure is located about a mile north of state Highway 23. The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department office in Willmar said the work zone will be closed to traffic...
July 17, 2010 - 12:00am
May 28, 2010
Accident closes Highway 15 south of Hutchinson
WILLMAR - An accident with serious injuries has closed state Highway 15 this afternoon south of Hutchinson. There's no indication at this point how long the closure will last. Traffic is being diverted to alternate routes. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation...
May 28, 2010 - 4:12pm
May 19, 2010
State Highway 9 closed for semi rollover
NEW LONDON -- State Highway 9 north of New London is closed due to a semi-trailer rollover. According to the Minnesota Department of Transportation, the road will be closed for about two hours. Motorists are advised to find an alternate route. Flagging operations will continue during...
May 19, 2010 - 4:29pm
April 24, 2010
Cartoon by Michael Ramirez
April 24, 2010 - 12:00am
March 15, 2010
High water closes Kandiyohi County Road 80
WILLMAR -- High water has closed a short section of Kandiyohi County Road 80, south of Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Highway Department said today the road is closed to traffic from 75th Street Southwest to 60th Street Southwest. There is water over a quarter-mile section of road,...
March 15, 2010 - 3:38pm
March 4, 2010
Cartoon by Mike Thompson
March 4, 2010 - 12:00am
January 26, 2010
State to delay more school aid
January 26, 2010 - 10:00am
January 25, 2010
All state highways closed at 3 p.m. in west central and southwestern Minnesota
WILLMAR - All state highways in west central and southwestern Minnesota have closed until further notice. The Minnesota Department of Transportation and the Minnesota State Patrol ordered the road closing. MnDOT are pulling their snowplows and roads will become impassable. The road...
January 25, 2010 - 3:00pm
Blustery weather closes schools and cancels events
Most schools in the region closed early today and many community events have been canceled because snow and high winds are causing limited visibility and snow drifts on roads. The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no travel in southwest and west central Minnesota due...
January 25, 2010 - 12:49pm
September 26, 2009
Trying to stay positive as businesses close on New London's Main Street
NEW LONDON -- There's another light turned off on New London's Main Street. The town's only hardware store closed last week "until further notice"...
September 26, 2009 - 12:00am
May 22, 2009
First comes the line
May 22, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
Schools close in early spring storm
More than a dozen schools in the region cancelled classes today as a late-spring storm hit the area. Community events are also being postponed. State and county crews are out and trying to keep roads cleared. Many school districts started with a two-hour late start but then cancelled...
March 31, 2009 - 8:36am
January 17, 2009
HOLLOWAY (AP) -- A 75-year-old man has died after rescuing his female companion and severely disabled son from a house fire in southwestern Minnesota. The Swift County Sheriff's Office says Charles Brown got his 76-year-old companion and 27-year-old son out of the house moments before...
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Schools closed today in winter blast
More than 20 west-central Minnesota schools have cancelled classes today as a blustery storm moves across the region. The area is under a winter-weather...
January 12, 2009 - 10:10am
January 9, 2009
Spicer discusses proposal for lawsuit threats by city administrator
SPICER -- Spicer City Council closed Thursday's special meeting to discuss with an attorney the litigation the city's administrator has threatened for over three months. The Tribune objected to the closure of the meeting because no litigation is pending. However, attorney Patricia...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am