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Preparing for Pluto
Willmar OKs its first brewer taproom licenses
Vaccine not at top of federal avian flu response plan
Emergency managers want more railroad communications
Video: Watch Aaron Hicks make a fantastic catch, similar to Willie Mays' historic catch
Golf: Three tie for lead after Day 1 of MGA tourney
Legion Baseball Roundup: Kerkhoven uses 7-run frame to sink Black Sox
Spectacular Daytona crash concerns drivers
NWL: Waterloo clips Stingers
West Central Minnesota celebrates July 4th with a bang
Willmar library exhibit promotes its music catalog, summer reading program
Fan builds collection as a tribute to garage rock bands of the 1960s
Surreal Life: Willmar artist draws inspiration from sub consciousness
Video: Musical production of 'Fiddler on the Roof' opens at the Barn tonight
Slide Show: Spicer Indendence Day Parade
Swanson — Skonard
Idicula — Johnson
Honebrink — Dokkebakken
Chambers — Nelson
Live it: Chill out this summer with these beverage classics
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: Stay-at-home moms and their changing role
Kenneth "Kenny" Jensen
Richard "Dick" Meis
LaVerne J. Kull
Commentary: It is time to remember the Korean War
Editorial: Council member Christianson’s isolated city view hurts Willmar
Editorial: Willmar City Council should not try to restrict free speech
Commentary; Charleston and its politics
Commentary: What makes a heavy drinker?
June 21, 2013
Photo gallery of weekend storms
Tribune and reader-submitted photos of weekend storm damage around the west central Minnesota region.
news / region
June 21, 2013 - 9:16am
June 20, 2013
Weather Service: Severe weather, flooding possible through Monday
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service expects a multi-day stormy period to begin this afternoon and last until early next week. Several rounds of strong-to-severe thunderstorms and occasional heavy rain are expected. Forecasters say the timing and placement of the daily thunderstorm...
news / region
June 20, 2013 - 9:51am
May 29, 2013
Fast-moving storm brings rain, wind, some hail to Willmar, Minn., area
WILLMAR -- The first severe thunderstorm of the season arrived Wednesday morning, bringing brief but heavy rain, along with scattered hail and...
news / local
May 29, 2013 - 9:32pm
May 22, 2013
Oklahoma residents come home to pick up the pieces (video)
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — With her son holding her elbow, Colleen Arvin walked up her driveway to what was left of her house for 40 years.
May 22, 2013 - 10:00am
May 20, 2013
Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in southeastern Minn.
SPRING VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — A powerful band of storms with strong winds and heavy rain uprooted trees, flooded roads and caused structural damage in southeastern Minnesota. Some residents in the Olmsted County community of Stewartville headed for the basement Sunday when the...
news / state
May 20, 2013 - 9:16am
April 11, 2013
Editorial: Time to be prepare for severe weather
The West Central Tribune's headline "Oh, say it ain't snow" was featured Wednesday on The Weather Channel. Today the weather across west central...
opinion / editorials
April 11, 2013 - 12:39pm
March 31, 2013
Severe weather may play tricks on residents of west central Minnesota this year
MORRIS — Although 2012 was an unusually quiet year for tornadoes and damaging winds in the Upper Midwest, it was an active season for much of Stevens County. While it’s still early to look at trends for the upcoming severe weather season, some indications show the region could...
news / region
March 31, 2013 - 11:09pm