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Emergency landing made in Minnesota after passenger tries to open jet door
Saltwater shrimp grown on the prairie
Man, 73, found alive after floating for 12 hours in lake
Stop signs: Why they're placed where they are
Records published Aug. 30
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
MURPHY: Bridgewater shows there's no reason to panic
Chargers like stadium better than new turf
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
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
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
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
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cohen: The alchemy of turning bribes into gifts
Thomas: Where there's smoke there is fire
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 16, 2016
Willmar council hears report on city flooding
WILLMAR — The Willmar City Council commended city staff, residents, business owners and organizations including the American Red Cross...
August 16, 2016 - 7:13am
August 13, 2016
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund Granlund is a Minnesota-base editorial cartoonist syndicated nationally. Send cartoon feedback to: email@example.com....
August 13, 2016 - 12:55am
August 12, 2016
Official observer recorded 8.2 inches of rain in Willmar, some areas probably got more
WILLMAR—An official weather observer for the National Weather Service recorded 8.2 inches of rainfall in Willmar Wednesday and Thursday....
August 12, 2016 - 9:10pm
Willmar water restriction lifted
WILLMAR -- Residents and businesses of Willmar are now able to use water as usual. The Willmar Public Works department said in a statement that...
August 12, 2016 - 9:53am
The day after the downpour: Images of the Willmar-area flooding
Here's a look at the aftermath of the torrential rains that deposited 8-10 inches of water on Willmar and the surrounding area. Some people...
August 12, 2016 - 8:36am
August 11, 2016
More than 9 inches of rain floods Olivia
OLIVIA – Residents in Olivia are beginning the process of draining out their basements and city staff is continuing the clean-up process after...
August 11, 2016 - 12:07pm
August 10, 2016
Aug. 10 Late Update: Wednesday storms cause Willmar street flooding, more rain may be coming Thursday morning
WILLMAR -- As rain poured down across the city Wednesday night, the Willmar Public Works Department worked to shut down several flooded streets...
August 10, 2016 - 8:53pm
July 13, 2016
Three men jump wide chasm in Minnesota road caused by torrential rain
AITKIN -- While on their way to work Tuesday morning, three electricians never expected to accidentally land a stunt fit for a Hollywood movie....
July 13, 2016 - 8:22am
June 15, 2016
In Willmar, when it rains it seems to pour
Rain on Sunday and again late Tuesday came down in buckets here and there around Willmar. About 2 inches fell Sunday, then, after a dry Monday,...
June 15, 2016 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2016
Tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota, southern and western Minnesota
ABERDEEN, S.D. — At least four tornadoes touched down in northeast South Dakota and west-central Minnesota Tuesday, although the National Weather...
June 14, 2016 - 11:14pm
June 3, 2016
Among her favorite things
"Raindrops on roses whiskers on kittens'' is the first line of My Favorite Things from The Sound of Music. This rose on a damp Friday morning...
June 3, 2016 - 1:13pm
December 16, 2015
VIDEO: Winter storm covering west central Minnesota roads with slush, snow
WILLMAR - Motorists in west central Minnesota are contending with snow- and slush-covered roads this morning as a weather system expected to...
December 16, 2015 - 8:56am
December 15, 2015
Wintery mix of rain and snow predicted for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR - A combination of rain, snow, wind and dropping temperatures is expected to bring sloppy, slippery, blustery, wintery conditions to the region tonight and Wednesday. A winter weather advisory has been issued for western Minnesota, including Lac qui Parle, Swift, Chippewa,...
December 15, 2015 - 11:48am
December 10, 2015
PHOTO: December showers
With the unseasonable winter rain drops clinging to pine needles Thursday, central Minnesota residents can expect mild temperatures into the...
December 10, 2015 - 11:37pm
November 17, 2015
Riley Chapin, 3, with mom Allison, couldn’t get enough puddle jumping Tuesday near the corner of Third Street Southwest and Becker Avenue in...
November 17, 2015 - 11:43pm