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Willmar Community Christian School dedicates new gym
Records published Oct. 13
Woman charged with felony criminal sexual conduct
Seeking warmth, swarms of orange bugs sneak indoors
No one injured after homes evacuated Sunday in Willmar
Wild hope third scoring line is the charm
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Warriors stun KMS
Girls Tennis Roundup: MACCRAY, Minnewaska, Montevideo in 6A Final Four
Cross Country: LQPV/DB sweeps Benson/KMS Invite titles
Prep football: Cards looking for first playoff win since 2010
Event this weekend to pay tribute to area railroaders, locomotive that welcomes public to county museum
Lake Superior could be the setting for new crime-drama TV series
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
Video: Fiddlers fire up at Terrace Mill
Reigstad — Miller
Video: Engine 2523 celebrated for 50 years as a Willmar landmark
Video: 5th Annual Willmar Area Walk to End Alzheimer's
Gary R. Nelson shares memories of Engine 2523
Video: A classic steam engine chugs into Willmar near noon Sunday
Michael D. Carter
John L. Wieber
Daniel L. Braken
Solvaye J. Bliven
David LeRoy Schliep
Capitol Chatter: Students, teachers lobby for college credit courses
Letter: The mission of our National Guard
Letter: Troops need our ongoing support
Editorial: Best wishes to the 682nd for a safe and great tour
Editorial: Republican House caucus looking for agreement
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 Minnesota is not any better, actually it's worse. Welcome to the April snowstorm that rolled into west central Minnesota late yesterday...
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