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Ms. Simplicity: Gift-giving during a health crisis
New London man charged with stalking
Intersections in Willmar railroad bypass corridor to be studied this spring
Benson Schools develops facilities plan, HVAC cost estimates expected next month
Benson citizens group continues to advocate for school pool
Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament -- Thursday roundup
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
November 18, 2015
Fog settles over West Central Minnesota
After two days of light rain, fog carpeted the countryside outside Kandiyohi Wednesday morning. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
November 18, 2015 - 11:46pm
Weather across the area takes another turn
After two days of light rain, fog Wednesday carpeted this area of U.S. Highway 12 near Kandiyohi. The cloudy skies are forecast through Saturday,...
November 18, 2015 - 1:03pm
February 23, 2013
Freezing fog advisory issued for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR - A freezing fog advisory has been issued for the majority of west central Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen. This freezing fog advisory is in effect through 9 a.m. Sunday from west central Minnesota through southeast Minnesota. This fog area...
February 23, 2013 - 7:50pm
January 28, 2013
A dense fog advisory issued for west central Minn., Stevens Co. may get snow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - A very moist airmass spread across the snow pack which led to widespread fog today in west central Minnesota. The fog will become dense tonight as winds become light and variable, according to the National Weather Service. A dense fog advisory will remain in effect...
January 28, 2013 - 10:21pm
January 11, 2013
Dense fog persists in central Minn.
WILLMAR — Areas of dense fog will continue through this evening across much of central and southern Minnesota into western Wisconsin. The Willmar region is included in the dense fog advisory issued by the National Weather Service. It is in effect until midnight. The Weather Service...
January 11, 2013 - 3:05pm
November 20, 2012
Atwater man hurt in foggy crash southwest of Litchfield, Minn.
LITCHFIELD -- A 50-year-old Atwater man was taken by Gold Cross Ambulance to Meeker Memorial Hospital for treatment of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash attributed to foggy conditions this morning southwest of Litchfield. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, Allan...
November 20, 2012 - 9:36am
March 24, 2012
One dies after morning crash near Blomkest
BLOMKEST -- One driver died after a two-vehicle head-on crash Friday morning which left the other driver in critical condition. The crash occurred in foggy conditions shortly after 6:30 a.m. near Blomkest. Both drivers were taken to Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, where Brian...
March 24, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2012
Missing S.D. man gets confused by fog, found 300 miles away in northern Minn.
GRAND FORKS -- The search for a missing Britton, S.D., man who apparently got lost in dense fog has a happy ending as he was discovered more than 300 miles from home in Minnesota. KELO-TV in Sioux Falls reports that 82-year-old Leonard Johnson was discovered a nearly six-hour drive...
February 6, 2012 - 8:30am
February 2, 2012
Dense fog again today in Minn.
WILLMAR -- Widespread fog and areas of dense fog are expected this morning in the Willmar area and most of the rest of southern Minnesota. The National Weather Service in Chanhassen says visibilities of a quarter mile or less are expected, and drivers are urged to use caution as...
February 2, 2012 - 6:39am
February 1, 2012
Dense fog forecast for west central Minnesota through midmorning
Areas of dense fog locally in west central Minnesota with visibilities around a quarter of a mile can be expected through 9 a.m. this morning. Visibilities may degrade to as low as a few hundred feet in some locations. The fog will be most dense in rural area south and west of the...
February 1, 2012 - 7:30am
December 14, 2011
Fog persists in western, central Minn.
WILLMAR -- Widespread fog with areas of dense fog where visibilities are a quarter of a mile or less will persist across western and central Minnesota into this afternoon, the National Weather Service says. Though some improvements in visibility are expected later this afternoon,...
December 14, 2011 - 10:35am
July 5, 2010
Fat, oil, grease bad for health of sewer system
WILLMAR -- Just as plaque buildup in arteries restricts blood supply and can cause a heart attack, accumulation of fats, oils and grease in sewer...
July 5, 2010 - 12:00am
January 19, 2010
Dense fog advisory for much of Minnesota through noon
A dense fog advisory remains in effect through noon today for all of central and southern Minnesota, according to the National Weather Service. The dense fog will limit visibilities across much of Minnesota to one-quarter mile or less. Near zero visibility is occurring across the...
January 19, 2010 - 8:45am