Weather Forecast



April 16, 2015
Ice-out moves north fast
April 16, 2015 - 11:35pm
Few of the signs marking thin ice around an aerated area of Willmar Lake are still standing Monday, as ice continues melting. Today may get in the high 40s, according to (TRIBUNE/Gary Miller)
On thin ice
March 16, 2015 - 11:42pm
March 4, 2015
Douglas County Dive Team members and Bosek Underwater Recovery Services pull a utility vehicle out of Lake Andrew Wednesday morning. The vehicle went through the ice a couple hundred yards from shore by the Pospisil lake access. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Al Edenloff)
Man dies after falling through ice with grandson
March 4, 2015 - 11:44pm
World’s almost largest ice sculpture crashes in Superior
February 4, 2015 - 7:00am
Couple's vehicle found at bottom of Lake Benton; Two remain missing
February 4, 2015 - 6:00am
February 1, 2015
A Zamboni ice surfacing machine.
Zamboni driver gets arrested for DUI on ice
February 1, 2015 - 10:25am
January 27, 2015
Water tumbles over rocks in Stony Brook at Fritz Loven Park in Lake Shore Tuesday afternoon. Above-normal temperatures have left many rivers and creeks running without an ice cover in northern Minnesota. (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Steve Kohls)
A warm winter
January 27, 2015 - 11:50pm
Four cars drop into lakes in Cass County
January 27, 2015 - 7:00am
December 14, 2014
TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton
An ice angler on Green Lake at Spicer sits in a pool of water with the mercury at 41 degrees at 4 p.m. Saturday. "It's like March," said one fisherman coming off the lake at the Saulsbury Beach Public Access where where 21 vehicles were parked, their owners apparently cautious and staying off the ice. The temperature reached the mid-40s on Sunday, and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office urged extreme caution in venturing on the ice.
Warm weather leads to unsafe ice conditions; Sheriff's Office urges extreme caution
December 14, 2014 - 3:56pm
April 5, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fisheries staff in Spicer is expecting that some winter kill will be revealed when the ice leaves area lakes, but there’s no evidence at this point of major or widespread problems. Lakes managed for walleye would be re-stocked if winter kill is found to have occurred.  Tribune file photo
Coming weeks are likely to shed light on winter kill in lakes; DNR officials expect some in west central Minn.
April 5, 2014 - 4:00am
February 8, 2014
Clear your natural gas meter of ice, snow to prevent problems
February 8, 2014 - 12:20am
January 6, 2014
The sand supply for area roads is seen Monday at the Kandiyohi County Highway Department Maintenance facility in Willmar. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Road crews fight a losing battle against a layer of ice
January 6, 2014 - 10:08pm
December 23, 2013
A young man clears a driveway on his all-terrain vehicle, as a winter storm moves across the midwest, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin December, 22, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Hauckplay button
Video: U.S., Canada hit by snow and ice
December 23, 2013 - 10:49am
December 16, 2013
Man rescued after ATV plunges into Green Lake
December 16, 2013 - 7:04am
May 13, 2013
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Mille Lacs Lake ice wave crushes onto shore (videos)
May 13, 2013 - 12:43pm