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Appleton firm fights western fires
One dead after early morning house fire in Freeport
Records published Sept. 1
School begins, for some
Judge to settle WOTUS dispute
Video: Girls tennis roundup: Willmar goes 2-0 at Litchfield
Bridgewater to Wallace connection looks promising
Twins hitting coach Brunansky knows his balls, strikes ... and don’t umpires know it
Prep cross country: Willmar takes both team titles at Moorhead
Prep soccer roundup: Cardinals shut out Marshall
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
'Come Blow Your Horn': Comedy now playing at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, MN
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
Video: Willmar Farmer's Market 50 years later
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
Fransen — Stock
Post — Veldkamp
Wold — Blomker
August/September issue of Live it! Magazine available in stands and online
Cynthia "Cindy" Jane Sapp Morgan Stephen Grant
Dolores Mathilda Ann Bergstrom
Lois Amy Schmidt
Victor V. Steinbach
Wesley G. Haglund
CAPITOL CHATTER: Is Walker a Pawlenty rerun?
Midwest Opinion: Fence off Canada? Don’t even think about it
Letter: Is anyone being held responsible?
Letter: A well-known verse for repentance
Editorial: Minnesota sports scene looks quite encouraging
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