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Minnesota school accountability system up for review to meet federal standards
Upper Minnesota counties making progress, but rural needs remain
Keep wireless in mix to serve rural areas
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Willmar Community Assembly begins
Local Roundup: Cardinals tennis team rolls by Marshall in straight sets
Schultz Column: Prep football by the numbers
Yankees closer comes in to shut down Twins in tight game
Wild captain Mikko Koivu re-ups with Wild for two years
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What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
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Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 24, 2017
Potatoes look good in ND, Minn. as crops avoid drought, deluges
INKSTER, N.D. — Red River Valley potato growers generally have avoided drought and deluge this growing season. That bodes well for the...
August 24, 2017 - 6:37pm
Do you know what fairy rings are? They sprout after wet weather
WASHINGTON - Have you heard of "fairy rings?" Some people respond, "Who hasn't?" while others look at you funny and wonder if it's a trick question...
August 24, 2017 - 1:29pm
August 21, 2017
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
I was driving back from Bismarck, feeling a bit grumbly. I'd had a couple interviews there, but part of my plan for the day had been to find...
August 21, 2017 - 5:45am
August 12, 2017
Rain, wells and grass management help during drought
EPIPHANY, S.D. — The cows will come home from the pasture on schedule for Cory Eich this year thanks to the recent rains. "It looks like...
August 12, 2017 - 2:26am
June 26, 2017
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
FT. PIERRE, S.D. — Central South Dakota has had a bit of a rain revival, but many areas have back-slid into drought. Brothers Pete and...
June 26, 2017 - 6:54am
February 21, 2017
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich. Tom Stiglich is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist with Creators Syndicate. Editorial cartoon feedback can...
February 21, 2017 - 10:52pm
January 11, 2017
Heavy rains trigger evacuations in California and Nevada
LOS ANGELES - The rainfall that has pummeled the U.S. West this week lightened on Wednesday but that did not keep swollen rivers from overflowing...
January 11, 2017 - 10:54pm
November 3, 2016
Harvest slogs along
WILLMAR — When it comes to rain, there was just too much of a good thing this year for west central Minnesota crop farmers. Early rains...
November 3, 2016 - 4:03pm
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: firstname.lastname@example.org....
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