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Minnesota's 2014 top teacher uses experience to help other educators --EMDASH-- and parents
MN chief justice worries about legislative budget plans
Prairie Woods Environmental Center Earth Day 2017
American Crystal Sugar offers bonuses if labor deal set by May 22
Push continues to enlist customers for Kandiyohi County broadband project
Superior Hiking Trail Association hires new leader
The Wild didn't get the job done
Wild couldn't produce in playoffs
Blues oust Wild on Paajarvi OT goal
Local Roundup: Cards tennis team clips Litchfield
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
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
Commentary: Our newspaper is adjusting with some changes
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
April 24, 2016
Hazardous weather outlook issued for west central Minnesota
After a relatively dry start to spring, the first thunderstorms of the year are expected to roll through west central Minnesota this week. As...
April 24, 2016 - 4:50pm
February 19, 2013
State highways still closed this morning in Willmar, Granite Falls, Montevideo
WILLMAR – Several stretches of state highways in west central Minnesota are still closed to traffic this morning and travel is hazardous. Travelers should plan accordingly, said the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT closed roads last night because of blowing snow, ice...
February 19, 2013 - 6:46am
February 18, 2013
Winter weather advisory is in effect now for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR – Much of west central Minnesota, including Kandiyohi County, is now under a winter weather advisory that will continue until midnight. According to the National Weather Service the combination of strong winds, blowing snow and falling temperatures will lead to hazardous...
February 18, 2013 - 8:48am
July 27, 2012
Hazardous materials spilled in crash near Cosmos, Minn., today
COSMOS -- The State Patrol is investigating a semi-truck rollover crash, reported around 8 a.m. this morning, on State Highway 4 near the intersection with County Road 7 that caused hazardous materials to spill. According to a news release from Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin,...
July 27, 2012 - 1:56pm
January 8, 2011
Hazardous weather outlook issued for region, patch blowing snow and wind chills tonight
A hazardous weather outlook for portions of central and southern Minnesota and eastern South Dakota. Patchy blowing snow will be possible across parts of west and central Minnesota tonight. Wind chill reading will drop to between 15 below to 25 below overnight across the region. Accumulating...
January 8, 2011 - 6:46am
January 7, 2011
Weather service has issued hazardous weather outlook
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for west central and southern Minnesota due to 20 to 30 mph winds and blowing snow. The breezy conditions are expected to diminish overnight as a high pressure moves over the area and will make way for...
January 7, 2011 - 11:59am
December 11, 2010
Hazardous driving conditions in west central, southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises motorists to use extreme caution in west central and southwest Minnesota due to heavy and blowing snow and poor visibility. Travel conditions are poor in Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Lincoln, Lyon, Meeker, McLeod,...
December 11, 2010 - 8:47am
June 29, 2010
Court remands permit for three anhydrous ammonia storage tanks in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO -- Kim Johnson's concerns over plans by the Farmers Union Co-op Oil Company or Cenex to build an expanded, anhydrous ammonia storage...
June 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Update 6 p.m.: Weather Service says severe weather possible Tuesday night
Update 6 p.m.
June 22, 2010 - 5:55pm
June 21, 2010
Hazardous weather outlook issued today for parts of west central Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook today for portions of central and southern Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. West central Minnesota counties in the outlook area include: Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Meeker, McLeod, Pope, Redwood, Renville,...
June 21, 2010 - 11:24am
June 17, 2010
Hazardous weather outlook issued for western Minnesota today
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for western Minnesota this afternoon and evening. Counties affected include Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Meeker, Pope, Redwood, Renville, Stearns, Swift and Yellow Medicine. A strong area of low pressure...
June 17, 2010 - 12:03pm
March 15, 2010
Requirement for hazardous waste could be harming the environment
WILLMAR -- A state system meant to track minimal quantities of hazardous materials that businesses bring to disposal facilities could be backfiring...
March 15, 2010 - 12:00am
January 21, 2010
Weather Service issues hazardous weather outlook, which includes west central Minn.
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service in Chanhassen this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central and southern Minnesota, including the counties of Chippewa, Douglas, Kandiyohi, McLeod, Meeker, Pope, Renville, Stearns and Swift and including the cities...
January 21, 2010 - 10:10am