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Aerial sprayers urged be vigilant
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat, part of at least 10 nationwide
General known for sharp questions will be Trump's new top security adviser
Spring weather outlook for South Dakota hard to predict
National cycling organization opens investigation into sex abuse claims by longtime national champ from Minnesota
Vote for the WCT Game of the Week
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
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
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
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
February 19, 2017
Gas prices expected to make springtime increase soon
GRAND FORKS, N.D.—Gasoline prices soon are expected to make their annual springtime jump, which likely will bring them to this year's highest...
February 19, 2017 - 5:37pm
December 16, 2015
Minnesota gas prices likely to continue falling as oil demand softens
Gasoline prices that continue to fall are giving consumers a present whenever they fill their tank, thanks to a supply glut. Global production...
December 16, 2015 - 10:16am
December 3, 2015
Minnesota's gas prices down nearly 70 cents over December 2014 and likely to keep dropping
Average retail gasoline prices in Minnesota have fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96 per gallon Nov. 29, according...
December 3, 2015 - 8:35am
April 11, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
April 11, 2015 - 4:00am
December 30, 2014
Fill ‘er up
The price of a gallon of regular gasoline dropped by mid afternoon Tuesday to $1.99 at most stations along South First Street in Willmar.
December 30, 2014 - 10:28pm
December 21, 2014
Gas prices expected to stay low for the holidays
DULUTH — For more than 80 days, motorists have enjoyed plummeting gas prices to levels not seen since 2009. Since Thanksgiving alone, the price of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline in Duluth has dropped from $2.49 a gallon to the $2.19 mark seen in recent days. But how about...
December 21, 2014 - 10:27pm
July 2, 2014
Gas prices seen as unlikely to affect holiday travel
FARGO, N.D. — Despite gas prices being at their highest levels since 2008, representatives from AAA and other travel associations do not expect...
July 2, 2014 - 11:15pm
June 9, 2014
Gas prices in Minn. stable so far headed into summer
WILLMAR — Minnesota gas prices have been relatively stable so far heading into summer. In Minnesota gas prices dropped 1 cent in the past week, leaving average pump prices at $3.51 per gallon which is 12 cents lower than the national average of $3.63 per gallon, according to the...
June 9, 2014 - 10:58pm
July 22, 2013
Pump prices jump 12 cents, AAA sees further rise
American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA says drivers are experiencing "sticker shock" as increased summer demand, unrest in Egypt and production disruptions in the...
July 22, 2013 - 7:19am
June 11, 2013
Gas prices dropping but Minn. motorists still feeling the pinch
LANSING, Mich. — The pain is subsidingfor drivers in the Midwest, including Minnesota, who have been grappling with the highest gasoline prices...
June 11, 2013 - 11:22pm
June 3, 2013
Willmar gas prices fall below Minnesota average
WILLMAR -- Average gas prices in Willmar continue to stay above the national average despite falling significantly in the past week. As of Monday morning, the average gas price in Willmar was $3.79 per gallon, according to MinnesotaGasPrices.com. The national average was $3.64 per...
June 3, 2013 - 11:34pm
May 15, 2013
Willmar, Minn., gas prices spike 35 cents in just hours
WILLMAR -- Minnesota gas prices skyrocketed past $4 per gallon Wednesday afternoon, with several gas stations in Willmar hitting $4.19 per gallon....
May 15, 2013 - 5:07pm
May 13, 2013
Minnesota gas prices soar over national average
WILLMAR -- Average retail gasoline prices rose 15.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.83 per gallon Sunday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,856 gas outlets in Minnesota. Nationally, gasoline prices increased 6.2 cents per gallon in the last week, to average...
May 13, 2013 - 4:37pm
March 29, 2013
EPA takes aim at auto emissions, sulfur in gas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration proposed new regulations Friday to clean up gasoline and automobile emissions, claiming the new...
March 29, 2013 - 11:41am
January 10, 2013
Relief at gas pump appears likely in 2013
NEW YORK — At least gasoline should cost you less in 2013. Hamburger, health care and taxes are all set to take a bigger bite out of the family...
January 10, 2013 - 11:02pm