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May 23, 2018
 Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates with teammates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in game seven of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on Wednesday night. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
Caps blank Lightning, return to finals after 20 years
May 23, 2018 - 10:11pm
May 17, 2018
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Braydon Coburn (55) sprays Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) with ice as they look for the puck in the second period in game four of the Eastern Conference Final in the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena on Thursday night. Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Lightning evens series with Capitals at 2 games apiece
May 17, 2018 - 10:53pm
February 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Remains of the fire-damaged James House lay scattered at the site after demolition Tuesday morning in southwest Willmar. The board of the men’s halfway house for recovering addicts plans to rebuild.
Demo makes way for new beginning at James House in Willmar
February 14, 2018 - 6:37am
December 23, 2017
Rebuilding for Christmas: Wrights are grateful for their family this season
December 23, 2017 - 9:52pm
November 10, 2017
Minn. Public Radio from Brainerd off the air due to lightning damage
November 10, 2017 - 7:09pm
September 21, 2017
Chris Lovera with his children; they were struck by lightning near a lake in central California. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Chris Lovera.play button
WATCH: Family records video moments before being struck by lightning
September 21, 2017 - 4:10pm
September 8, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

Nate Juhl, director of the James House in Willmar, is hopeful enough funds can be raised to repair the lightning- and fire-damaged home in southwest Willmar. The Christian-based addiction rehabilitation facility for men has been closed since Aug. 21, but he learned Sunday that the building itself has been deemed sound and may be repaired.
Willmar halfway home reparable if enough funds can be raised
September 8, 2017 - 5:42am
August 23, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

The future of James House in Willmar, could be in jeopardy, according to director Nate Juhl, if funds are not raised to repair the home that serves as a volunteer-run, Christian-based addiction rehabilitation facility for men.play button
Willmar halfway home left uninhabitable after lightning strike causes fire; donations sought
August 23, 2017 - 7:16am
August 21, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Kevin Dettler, house manager at the James House in Willmar, said it was "very fortunate" that none of the residents in the halfway rehabilitation home were injured when lightning struck house and caused a fire in the roof Monday. At the time, Dettler said he did not know where the residents would go if they were unable to occupy the facility. Fire officials later said the Salvation Army was assisting with locating temporary housing.play button
Lightning strikes Willmar halfway home, fire displaces residents but no injuries
August 21, 2017 - 9:56pm
Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange   
The Willmar Fire Department is at the scene of a house fire at 1423 S.W. Kandiyohi Avenue.  The home was reportedly struck by lightning about noon today.
Willmar home reportedly hit by lightning
August 21, 2017 - 1:06pm
May 15, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Gabriel Becerra inspects the pine tree in his front yard after lightning struck the tree just before noon Monday in Willmar. Becerra said he heard the bang and it shook the house.
Lightning strikes
May 15, 2017 - 11:51pm
August 21, 2014
Fire northeast of Raymond destroys garage
August 21, 2014 - 10:44am
June 15, 2014
Pair lose belongings in Spicer-area house fire
June 15, 2014 - 11:24pm
October 3, 2013
Lightning starts South Haven barn fire
October 3, 2013 - 10:22am
August 28, 2013
Lightning strike kills man in eastern Minnesota
August 28, 2013 - 9:21am
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