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Records published Oct. 26
Trump comes out ahead in Willmar High School mock election
Safety coalition rewards drivers for buckling up
County Board candidates square off at forum
Renville County parks to close to motor vehicles in winter
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Donna Mae Mathis
Dale Richard Rosengren Sr.
Dale R. Johnson
John G. Schmidt
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
July 21, 2016
Severe storm takes toll on a swath of Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms roared through parts of the Northland like a hurricane early Thursday, downing trees and power lines across the region....
July 21, 2016 - 7:18am
July 18, 2016
High winds, possible tornado, cause major damage in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS—The city of Granite Falls was cleaning up Sunday after a major storm moved through the area Saturday night. There was massive...
July 18, 2016 - 12:31am
July 14, 2016
Update: Dayton assesses aftermath of Monday's storms, thankful no lives were lost
MEEKER COUNTY -- As Meeker County continues to clean up and assess the aftermath of Monday’s storms, state officials made their way through...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 11, 2016
Photos of July 11 storm damage - share your photos
Here are some photos from the July 11 storm that blew across west central Minnesota. Share your photo by sending them to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Read...
July 11, 2016 - 8:50pm
February 18, 2016
Fire engulfs historic Minnesota church
Their church burning and shrouded in smoke, members of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Duluth huddled on the corner of Sixth Avenue East and Third...
February 18, 2016 - 10:09am
August 9, 2015
Falling tree branch causes fright
Karen Thibault surveys damage to a large cottonwood tree in her front yard in the 600 block of 9th Street southwest in Willmar. The branch fell...
August 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
July 30, 2015
Video: Storm damages mission church roof
WATSON — A well-known historical site is temporarily closed due to damage it suffered in a thunderstorm early Tuesday morning. Strong winds...
July 30, 2015 - 12:00am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd area bears brunt of Sunday storms
BRAINERD -- Damage assessments and cleanup were underway Monday morning after Sunday night's violent thunderstorms that rocked through Minnesota....
July 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
July 1, 2014
FEMA begins to tally damage in southwestern Minn. counties
LUVERNE — Federal and state disaster officials conducted preliminary damage assessments Tuesday in southwestern Minnesota in the wake of flooding...
July 1, 2014 - 11:00pm
June 19, 2014
Update: No serious injuries, but widespread damage from S.D. tornado (video)
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. -- John Berens was taking pictures with his iPad when his wife yelled at him to get to the basement. He saw a white...
June 19, 2014 - 11:13am
January 8, 2014
Minnesota health, ag labs damaged
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's health and agriculture laboratories near the state Capitol building are closed after the building's heating system failed due to cold weather. Repairs could cost at least $1 million. Health Department officials blamed the cold weather for freezing portions...
January 8, 2014 - 8:13am
August 1, 2013
Man injured in one-vehicle crash near Litchfield
LITCHFIELD — A man was found walking along CSAH 11 Wednesday evening in Litchfield after being involved in a one-vehicle rollover on 260th Street. Caleb Rasmussen, 22, of Litchfield, was driving west on 260th Street when he lost control and rolled the vehicle in the south ditch....
August 1, 2013 - 10:53am
July 2, 2013
State seeks federal storm recovery aid for recent storm
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials want the federal government to help fund recovery efforts from the June 20-26 floods and storms in many parts of the state. Director Kris Eide of Homeland Security and Emergency Management on Tuesday asked the Federal Emergency Management Agency...
July 2, 2013 - 11:00am
June 21, 2013
Friday morning storm damage Willmar, Minn.-area co-op's headquarters, some power outages
WILLMAR -- The power outages in Willmar from Friday morning's storm were limited, but the local cooperative had some customers without power and some structural damage at the headquarters as well. The storm did not cause any major power disruption in Willmar because much of the city's...
June 21, 2013 - 11:03pm
Riding out the storm
NEW LONDON - By the time the siren sounded at Kandiyohi County Park 7 on Games Lake around 1:30 Friday morning, the wind was howling, trees and...
June 21, 2013 - 11:01pm