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Two Kandiyohi County churches close their doors this weekend
He's un-fur-gettable: Minnesota State Fair mascot dishes on staying cool, big huggers and Goldy ties
Hundreds challenge human pyramid limits at Indian Hindu festival
Assange says WikiLeaks to release 'significant' Clinton campaign data
BKMS tennis team runs record to 6-0
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Paul J. Willems
Connie Lee Ulferts (Key Carelli)
Carol J. Hansen
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
National Guard soldiers returning to Willmar on Saturday after 10-month deployment
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