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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
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
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
June 30, 2011
Hot and steamy today, heat advisory from noon to midnight
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service forecasts high temperatures in the mid-90s today and has a heat advisory in place from noon to midnight for much of south and central Minnesota. The hot and humid conditions will include high temperatures and dew points well into the 70s, creating...
June 30, 2011 - 9:37am
June 7, 2011
Area under wind advisory, temps to reach 90s, winds to 40
WILLMAR -- West central Minnesota is included in a wind advisory issued by the National Weather Service. The wind advisory, in effect from noon to 7 p.m., covers much of central, west central and southwest Minnesota and calls for southerly winds from 25 to 40 mph this afternoon. Meanwhile,...
June 7, 2011 - 9:17am
June 6, 2011
Temps to reach 90, heat index 95 to 100 in western, southern Minn.
WILLMAR -- Due to the expected high temperatures, the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for much of southern and western Minnesota for today and Tuesday. Forecasters expect temperatures to reach the upper 80s and lower 90s and the heat index to reach...
June 6, 2011 - 10:14am
August 12, 2010
Long hot summer of fire and floods fit climate predictions
NEW YORK -- Floods, fires, melting ice and feverish heat: From smoke-choked Moscow to water-soaked Pakistan and the High Arctic, the planet seems to be having a midsummer breakdown.
August 12, 2010 - 12:37pm
August 10, 2010
While the humidity keeps rising, there are ways to crank the AC without paying through the roof
As temperatures continue to inch closer to the 90-degree mark, the sweltering heat has many people praying for an end to summer and the cool,...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 27, 2010
Heat advisory in west central Minnesota until 7 p.m.
A heat advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. tonight for portions of central and southern Minnesota. The advisory is generally along and south of the Interstate 94 corridor, including Willmar and Redwood Falls. Afternoon dew points in the lower and middle 70s will combine with high...
July 27, 2010 - 5:01pm
July 19, 2010
Wade not concerned about naysayers
MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade is keeping track. He's heard analysts say this Miami Heat lineup will be a flop. He's heard other players lash out over...
July 19, 2010 - 12:00am
July 10, 2010
In peak of summer, prevention is key to avoiding heat-related illness
Two-thirds of the way through the Spicer Fourth of July parade route last weekend, Bobbie Bauman and the rest of the dog handlers from the Hawk...
July 10, 2010 - 12:00am
July 8, 2010
Bosh joins Wade in Miami
DAVIE, Fla. -- Dwyane Wade had already decided that if he were to stay with the Miami Heat, he would have either LeBron James or Chris Bosh as a teammate. He got Bosh. He might get both. Ending months of speculation, Wade and Bosh made their decisions official on Wednesday, saying...
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
July 6, 2010
Heat blankets U.S. as workers return after holiday
NEW YORK (AP) -- Temperatures soared toward 100 degrees or more today along much of the East Coast, sending utilities into peak operation as air conditioners strained to cool the sweating masses and sending the unlucky into cooling centers -- or anywhere else they could beat the heat. After...
July 6, 2010 - 10:57am
October 14, 2009
Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule will take effect Thursday
ST. PAUL -- With Minnesota's first taste of winter arriving earlier than expected, Gov. Tim Pawlenty is reminding families who are having trouble paying their heating bills to contact their local utility company right away. Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule, which takes effect Thursday,...
October 14, 2009 - 12:00am
June 23, 2009
Heat advisory in effect for west central Minnesota
A heat advisory is in effect throughout southern and central Minnesota from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today. Heat warnings have been issued from the Twin Cities metropolitan area west to the South Dakota border.
June 23, 2009 - 10:13am