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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green dies
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Adeline T.J. Skogstoe
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
March 2, 2015
Blizzard warning Tuesday for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR — Accumulating snow and strong northwest winds are expected to cause blizzard conditions in west central Minnesota on Tuesday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory from late Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday....
March 2, 2015 - 11:22am
After a long, hard winter: Rain, cold stalls farmers at starting gates of crop year
WILLMAR — It could be the middle of next week before farmers in west central Minnesota get into the fields to begin planting this year’s...
May 2, 2014 - 11:24pm
April 1, 2014
Weather’s no April Fool’s joke, more snow coming on Thursday
WILLMAR — This wintry weather isn’t an April Fool’s joke and it’s not going to get much better this week as there is more snow expected on Thursday into Friday. According to the National Weather Service, today’s high temperature is expected to be 32 degrees and tonight’s...
April 1, 2014 - 9:12am
February 21, 2014
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
February 21, 2014 - 6:15am
February 5, 2014
Man frozen to death under porch in Virginia, Minn.
VIRGINIA, Minn. -- A man missing for a month apparently froze to death, police said after his body was found under a porch in Virginia. Andrew Christopher Kanian, 41, was reported missing Jan. 2. Virginia police received a call just before 2 p.m. Monday that someone found...
February 5, 2014 - 10:40am
January 27, 2014
Dangerous wind chills to continue through midday Tuesday
Dangerous wind chills are expected continue in west central Minnesota today through midday Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service....
January 27, 2014 - 9:29am
January 22, 2014
Duluth frostbite victim has fingers removed
ST. PAUL -- The 19-year-old University of Minnesota-Duluth student found outside in subzero temperatures had surgery Tuesday to remove parts of her hands. Alyssa Lommel’s mother, Teri, wrote on her daughter’s Caring Bridge site Tuesday night that Lommel no longer...
January 22, 2014 - 10:54am
January 9, 2014
Woman found in Duluth alley being treated for frostbite
DULUTH -- A woman found in an alley Sunday morning was in serious condition Wednesday at a St. Paul hospital, where she is being treated for frostbite. Duluth police said they were called at 9:38 a.m. Sunday to assist an ambulance crew and the Duluth Fire Department after...
January 9, 2014 - 11:05am
January 8, 2014
Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead
NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people.
January 8, 2014 - 8:01am
Editorial: This cold has been one tough stretch
It has been a tough frigid few days across west central Minnesota and the rest of the country since the weekend. The brutal subzero temperatures and accompanying wind chill slowed things down across Minnesota and paralyzed much of the upper Midwest and disrupted travel all across...
January 8, 2014 - 5:00am
January 7, 2014
Tips for keeping your heating working and your pipes from freezing
So far this winter, cold temperatures have caused water main breaks, frozen pipes, and fires. Reporter Katie Lange talks with experts for...
January 7, 2014 - 10:53am
Arctic front retreating, temp moving upward across west central Minn.
While a wind chill advisory remains in effect until noon across much of west central Minnesota, the temperature is starting to warm a bit. The...
January 7, 2014 - 9:28am
Frigid Arctic air moving across eastern U.S.
(Reuters) - A deadly blast of Arctic air that shattered decades-old records as it gripped the middle United States moved eastward on Tuesday,...
January 7, 2014 - 7:23am
January 6, 2014
Ice could harm wildlife more than cold
NEW LONDON –– Most wildlife should be able to weather the recent arctic blast just fine, but some species could have difficulty finding food...
January 6, 2014 - 10:17pm
Schools close, pipes burst, roads a mess: Relentless cold snap grips region
WILLMAR — Most area school districts are closed today due to brutal winter weather. Gov. Mark Dayton had ordered schools to close on Monday...
January 6, 2014 - 10:04pm