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10-year-old boy dies in crash with 14-year-old driver
Hawk Creek Lutheran plans 'celebration' Sunday
Records published Aug. 25
5-year-old Minnesota girl fighting for life after farm accident
Federal cheese purchase to help dairy farmers, the poor
Bridgewater calms concerns about sore shoulder
Cabrera leads Tigers past Twins, 9-4
Willmar tennis opens season with sweep
Tigers overpower Twins
Reloaded Cardinals look to make further strides
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Study finds 50 children per day nationwide injured in stroller, carrier accidents
10 tips to avoid summer sabotage of diet, exercise
Reader News: A five-generation photo
Reader News: Celebrating 150 years of Martin Hanson Aasen
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
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
Gary G. Glein
Carol J. Hansen
Herbert K. Dittes
Emma Ruth Kassa
Melvin E. Anderson
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
Populism Even Republicans Can Get Behind
Commentary: A nice column about Donald Trump
Cartoon by Chris Britt
April 28, 2016
Late hit: Snow falls as April wanes
Wet snow Thursday covers portions of "Reaching for the Stars," the sculpture by local art teacher Robert Orr fronting Willmar Senior High School....
April 28, 2016 - 11:49am
March 4, 2016
Willmar firefighters rescue man from slippery roof
The Willmar Fire Department was called to Nelson International on East Highway 12 around 10:45 a.m. Friday to rescue a worker stranded on the...
March 4, 2016 - 11:40pm
February 3, 2016
UPDATE: MnDOT lifts no travel advisory for southwest Minnesota
WILLMAR - The Minnesota Department of Transportation lifted the no travel advisory this morning for southwest Minnesota, including Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Pipestone, Redwood and Renville counties. MnDOT issued the advisory last night because of a fast-moving storm that packed snow...
February 3, 2016 - 9:41am
January 8, 2016
MnDOT: Keep roads clear of snow
WILLMAR — With the newest covering of snow bringing out the shovels and snowblowers, the Minnesota Department of Transportation is asking residents to remember not to shovel or blow snow from their driveways and walkways on to public streets and highways. Minnesota law, along with...
January 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
December 30, 2015
St. Paul snow emergency violator tries to drive off tow truck
ST. PAUL -- A woman hoping to stop her car from getting towed during Wednesday’s snow emergency tried to drive it off a flatbed tow truck. Her car got snagged — literally — damaging it. A St. Paul police officer responding to the scene reported that the car was still attached...
December 30, 2015 - 10:11pm
December 29, 2015
Sales begin to pile up as the snow falls
WILLMAR — While Willmar mostly avoided the latest snowstorm to hit Minnesota, what is on the ground is causing area businesses who deal in...
December 29, 2015 - 11:15pm
PHOTOS: Just enough snow for sliding
Light wind and just enough snow on the ground lures some children Tuesday to a hill along Business 71 in Willmar for some sledding.
December 29, 2015 - 10:43pm
December 28, 2015
MnDOT, Xcel share tips on staying safe during winter storms
With another winter storm heading to the region the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Xcel Energy shared tips with motorists and utility customers for staying safe and preparing for what the weather might bring. With the National Weather Service forecasting two rounds of...
December 28, 2015 - 5:42pm
December 26, 2015
Dec. 26 Update: Weather service upgrades winter storm “watch” to “warning”
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi, Lac qui Parle, Renville, Redwood Falls, Swift and Yellow Medicine counties are under a winter storm warning until Saturday...
December 26, 2015 - 8:21pm
December 25, 2015
Heavy snow and winds could hit west central Minnesota tonight
WILLMAR -- A Christmas winter blast could bring 6-8 inches of snow to the region tonight and tomorrow. That snow could be kicked up with northerly...
December 25, 2015 - 8:31am
December 16, 2015
Winter arrives late but in earnest
WILLMAR — As the saying goes, winter arrived late but in earnest. Law enforcement agencies in the area responded to numerous reports of vehicles...
December 16, 2015 - 8:51pm
VIDEO: Winter storm covering west central Minnesota roads with slush, snow
WILLMAR - Motorists in west central Minnesota are contending with snow- and slush-covered roads this morning as a weather system expected to...
December 16, 2015 - 8:56am
December 15, 2015
Wintery mix of rain and snow predicted for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR - A combination of rain, snow, wind and dropping temperatures is expected to bring sloppy, slippery, blustery, wintery conditions to the region tonight and Wednesday. A winter weather advisory has been issued for western Minnesota, including Lac qui Parle, Swift, Chippewa,...
December 15, 2015 - 11:48am
December 3, 2015
PHOTO: Casting shadows in the snow
The morning sun draws a swaying fenceline in the snow Thursday on the south edge of Willmar. The sunshine tips off a warming trend that will...
December 3, 2015 - 11:17pm
December 1, 2015
Storm drops 6 inches of snow on Willmar
WILLMAR (Staff reports) — Monday’s storm dropped snow amounts approaching 6 inches in the Willmar area and more in western Minnesota. Madison...
December 1, 2015 - 9:44pm