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Defying Trump, Green Party pursues recounts in 3 U.S. states
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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