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Rural church near Sacred Heart destroyed by fire
Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
June 21, 2013
Photo gallery of weekend storms
Tribune and reader-submitted photos of weekend storm damage around the west central Minnesota 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
March 31, 2013 - 11:09pm