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Ed Downey letter: Baker's broadband plan flawed
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February 18, 2013
Blizzard Monday results in wind, ice and zero visibility
WILLMAR — Powerful northwest winds roared into west central Minnesota on Monday, creating blizzard-like conditions that reduced visibility...
February 18, 2013 - 10:31pm
January 28, 2013
A dense fog advisory issued for west central Minn., Stevens Co. may get snow
CHANHASSEN, Minn. - A very moist airmass spread across the snow pack which led to widespread fog today in west central Minnesota. The fog will become dense tonight as winds become light and variable, according to the National Weather Service. A dense fog advisory will remain in effect...
January 28, 2013 - 10:21pm
Willmar forecast: Winter storm watch this PM, up to 6 inches of snow tonight
WILLMAR — The weather rollercoaster is going to keep rolling along today with a slight chance of snow and freezing rain, with a high temperature of 33 degrees, after noon today in Willmar. The National Weather Service says the snow and freezing rain will give way to snow around...
January 28, 2013 - 9:15am
January 22, 2013
Baby pulled from Minnesota lake dies
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Hennepin County medical examiner says a baby girl has died after being pulled from her family's submerged sport utility vehicle in Lake Minnetonka last Friday. The medical examiner says 8-month-old Tabitha Markle of Minnetrista died early Monday at Children's...
January 22, 2013 - 4:56pm
January 9, 2013
DNR warns of ice melt on west central Minnesota lakes after warm spell
SPICER — Spring-like temperatures and rain that’s predicted for this week could weaken the stability of ice on area lakes. The state Department...
January 9, 2013 - 11:15pm
Minn. officials urge caution on the ice
SPICER — Spring-like temperatures and rain that’s predicted for this week could weaken the stability of ice on area lakes. The state Department of Natural Resources says it doesn’t take long for ice to become brittle and cautions people not to let their guard down when traveling...
January 9, 2013 - 4:37pm
January 8, 2013
Agents raid Sparboe Farms in Litchfield, Minn.
MINNEAPOLIS — Dozens of federal homeland security agents searched Sparboe Farms in Litchfield on Tuesday as part of what authorities called...
January 8, 2013 - 10:52pm
January 6, 2013
Harvesting Ice For Ice Castle in Spicer (video)
A crew from Wee Kut Ice Company harvests ice from Green Lake Saturday in Spicer where construction of a Winterfest Ice Castle began over the...
January 6, 2013 - 5:15pm
March 19, 2012
Ice goes out on Green Lake in Kandiyohi County, earliest ever
SPICER -- The ice cover on Green Lake went out on Monday afternoon, the earliest in 115-years of record keeping. The March 19 ice-out date beats a March 22 ice out recorded in 1987. Green Lake is the deepest body of water in Kandiyohi County, and consequently the last to be ice-free. Last...
March 19, 2012 - 6:04pm
March 12, 2012
Wedding on ice: Willmar, Minn., couple exchange vows during curling-themed ceremony
WILLMAR -- They say that the couple who laughs together, stays together. If that's true, then Susie Dunlap and Randy Czarnetzki should have a...
March 12, 2012 - 8:00am
February 24, 2012
Letters from Home blog: Learning to ice fish parallels life
February 24, 2012 - 8:54am
Pickup falls through Rice Lake, St. Cloud, Minn., man escapes unhurt
PAYNESVILLE -- A 64-year-old St. Cloud man escaped without injury after the pickup he was driving fell through the ice this morning on Rice Lake, which is just east of Paynesville. According to a news release from Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner, Richard Antony was driving the...
January 24, 2012 - 4:25pm
January 17, 2012
Man arrested for DWI after ATV falls through ice on Greenleaf Lake
LITCHFIELD -- A 45-year-old Hutchinson man was arrested for driving while impaired after a Meeker County Sheriff's deputy and a Department of Natural Resources conservation officer responded around 7:15 p.m. Saturday to Greenleaf Lake. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff...
January 17, 2012 - 9:38am
January 14, 2012
Benson teen at Crashed Ice
Jake Huston, a senior at Benson High School, was ranked second in his heat that included two international qualifiers Friday in the National...
January 14, 2012 - 12:04am
January 13, 2012
Benson teen advances in Red Bull Crashed Ice World Champsionship event
Jake Huston, a senior at Benson High School, placed 19th in Thursday's National Shootout at the Red Bull Crashed Ice World Championships in St....
January 13, 2012 - 10:02am