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April 13, 2018
Tribune file photo/  The ice depth on area lakes ranged earlier this week from 18 inches on the lakes south of Willmar to 24 inches on those to the north.
Ice out? Local sage believes Green Lake will be ice free for fishing opener
April 13, 2018 - 4:31pm
March 8, 2018
Augsburg professor faces deportation: Mzenga Wanyama applied for asylum in 2005
March 8, 2018 - 6:12pm
February 9, 2018
Jordon Dyrdahl-Roberts quit his government job in Helena, Montana. Photo courtesy of Daisy Dyrdahl-Roberts
A government worker says he didn't want to help ICE deport immigrants. So he quit.
February 9, 2018 - 1:17pm
January 21, 2018
A Suburban that broke through thin ice Christmas Eve on Little Detroit Lake is nearly back on the ice Saturday, Jan. 6, during a salvage operation conducted by Tri-State Diving of Detroit Lakes, Minn. Tri-State Diving / Special to Forum News Service
Vehicle at the bottom of the lake? Minn. dive team explains process
January 21, 2018 - 10:22am
January 19, 2018
Photo courtesy of Linda K Fostervold Eisenreich
Two ice fisherman safe after pickup goes in Green Lake near Spicer public access
January 19, 2018 - 10:45pm
An artist's rendering of the Sanford Family Sports and Wellness Complex. (Icon Architectural Group)
A 'pause' on Bemidji's wellness project: Organizations say more discussions needed; construction target now 2019
January 19, 2018 - 8:57pm
Chad Van Laecken dumps a load of salt from his bobcat while Josh Frost, center, sprays the salt with a chemical byproduct of rum and vodka that makes for a more efficient deicer than standard salt and sand. (Matt Gade / Forum News Service)
Melting Mitchell's ice: SD company takes de-icing to new level
January 19, 2018 - 5:25pm
January 9, 2018
Couple rescued after ATV breaks through ice heave on Kandiyohi County lake
January 9, 2018 - 5:22pm
January 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A recently cut block of ice from Green Lake moves along an ice harvesting machine Wednesday in Spicer.   

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Green Lake jewels to be used in St. Paul ice castle
January 3, 2018 - 9:51pm
Tom Cherveny | Tribune
Emergency responders trailer up the rescue airboat after responding Feb. 12 to a report of a vehicle breaking through the ice on Long Lake north of Willmar. Its driver escaped unharmed.
Ice now is fragile, uneven; DNR says wait a couple weeks
December 3, 2017 - 11:16pm
November 29, 2017
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WATCH: Warm temperatures turn West Battle Lake from skating rink to 'chandelier ice'
November 29, 2017 - 5:52pm
November 26, 2017
Brad Dokken: Noisy ice is always unsettling
November 26, 2017 - 6:13am
October 24, 2017
Julio Estrada Escobar is being held by  Immigration and Customs Enforcement after being pulled over in Otter Tail County.
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
October 18, 2017
Nancy Estrada (middle) of Evansville, sits with her and her husband's employers, Tim and Naomi Anderson, also of Evansville, at their dining room table. The three were discussing letters being written in support of Nancy's husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, who is currently being detained by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office for reportedly being in the United States illegally. Celeste Edenloff / Forum News Service
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
August 17, 2017
Tribune file photo

Jennifer Mendoza raises her hand to ask Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt, left, and Francisco Ortiz a question  during a "Policing in Diverse Communities” seminar held in Willmar in February. The Willmar Human Rights Commission is working with local law enforcement to try and ease fears some in the community have about Immigration and Custom Enforcement, or ICE, and how far local law enforcement partners with the federal agency.
Easing fears about ICE a focus of Willmar Human Rights Commission
August 17, 2017 - 7:15pm