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Willmar Municipal Utilities struggles to stockpile coal
Former Willmar teacher charged for allegedly striking student
On national stage, Franken highlights diversity in Willmar
NLS opens bids for $20.6M construction project
Minnesota family rescues bald eagle tangled in rope
Freeman's four hits, five RBIs fuel Braves' 9-7 win
Towns embracing Minnesota as home
Peterson helping teammates set sights on Super Bowl
Stingers can't catch Express
NFL Notebook: Gordon reinstated, then suffers injury
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
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
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
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
Anita "Ricky" Hoyt
Harvey Lee Peterson
Harry E. Lindbloom
Audrey O. Forkrud
Will: The path ahead for Hillary Clinton
Commentary: For Trump to Lose, GOP must let Clinton win
Commentary: Trump: Seeking victory through fear
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Sheriff's office investigating Zorbaz robbery as false report
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