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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
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
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Colleen Thomson Michels letter: Schwantes is committed to public service
Cindy Regan's letter: Clinton's corruption runs deep
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
July 7, 2012
Minn. corn reported in better condition than in other states
WILLMAR -- Minnesota's corn crop may be in better condition than the rest of the nation's leading corn growing states, but after a week of hot...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
AC units scarce this week in Willmar, Minn., after days of soaring temps
WILLMAR -- As temperatures climbed well into the 90s this week with heat indexes over 100, people flocked to the stores to buy air conditioning...
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Willmar, Minn., forecast: One more day of hot temps, tomorrow will be much cooler
WILLMAR -- Just one more day of hot temperatures and high humidity and then Minnesotans will get a reprieve from the oppressive week-long heat...
July 6, 2012 - 9:15am
July 5, 2012
Excessive heat warning continues today for parts of west central Minnesota
An excessive heat warning remains in effect for parts of west central and central Minnesota and all of southern Minnesota until 10 p.m. this...
July 5, 2012 - 8:45am
July 4, 2012
Excessive heat warming in effect in west central Minnesota
An excessive heat warning remains in effect for all of west central, central and southern Minnesota through 10 p.m.
July 4, 2012 - 12:26pm
July 3, 2012
Heat warning issued, in effect to Thursday evening, try to stay cool
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for all of central and southern Minnesota through 10 p.m. Thursday. This...
July 3, 2012 - 8:33am
July 2, 2012
Hot and Steamy! Heat advisory issued for west central Minnesota, heat index to 108
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for noon to 10 p.m. today for much of central and southern Minnesota, plus...
July 2, 2012 - 8:46am
June 27, 2012
The heat is on: heat advisory this afternoon for southern Minnesota
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for 1 to 8 p.m. today for most of southern Minnesota, the Twin Cities metro...
June 27, 2012 - 9:03am
August 6, 2011
Enough's enough: Too many kids dying in the heat
By Paul Newberry, AP Sports Writer Glenn Jones is preparing to bury his 16-year-old son. It never should've come to this. "If you drove a tractor-trailer right through my heart, you would know how it feels," Jones said Thursday, struggling to hold back the tears. "That's exactly...
August 6, 2011 - 12:00am
July 20, 2011
Much of U.S. trapped under extreme heat and humidty 'dome'
CHICAGO -- For millions of people enduring this week's extreme heat and humidity, it feels like they're living in a pressure cooker. And in a...
July 20, 2011 - 3:06pm
Madison, Minn., registers heat index of 124 degrees, some relief is coming Thursday
WILLMAR -- According to statistics from the National Weather Service, Madison registered a heat index of 124 degrees around 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, tying two other cities for the top heat and humidity honors. NWS statistics showed that Roseville and Madelia also reached heat index values...
July 20, 2011 - 12:00pm
July 18, 2011
Heat warning in effect in central, southern Minn. until Wednesday evening
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for central and southern Minnesota that will remain in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Weather Service said the afternoon heat index will exceed 105 degrees for several hours today and again on Tuesday and Wednesday...
July 18, 2011 - 10:05am
July 16, 2011
Area under excessive heat watch today
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch in western Minnesota from Saturday afternoon through next Wednesday evening. The watch area includes the counties of Pope, Stearns, Lac qui Parle, Swift, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Yellow Medicine, Renville...
July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
July 15, 2011
Continued thunderstorms tonight, heat wave starts tomorrow
Showers and thunderstorms are likely to continue tonight and end Saturday morning, when a serious heat wave begins. According to the National Weather Service, west central Minnesota has a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms tonight with temperatures in the low 70s. That...
July 15, 2011 - 4:21pm
July 14, 2011
Dangerous heat index expected to begin this weekend in west central Minnesota
WILLMAR -- Heavy rain showers, and possibly some severe thunderstorms, are expected to linger through Friday in west central Minnesota and then the heat will kick into high gear. Jim Richardson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, said temperatures in...
July 14, 2011 - 12:37pm