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April 11, 2013
Snow covers the apparatus Thursday at Minnegasco Park in southwest Willmar. The park, usually buzzing with activity this time of year, was deserted as a spring snowstorm hit the area. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton
West central Minnesota residents ‘so so so so sick of snow!!’
April 11, 2013 - 11:00pm
April 10, 2013
A Minnesota Department of Transportation truck plows snow Tuesday on state Highway 23 west of Maynard. More snow is forecast for west central Minnesota the next couple days. The potential storm means another hit on an already expensive snow-removal season in Kandiyohi County. Submitted photo by Chuck Blomberg
Oh, say it ain't snow: Snowstorm prediction resets spring roadwork for west central Minnesota
April 10, 2013 - 10:56am
March 25, 2013
Bobby Jones of Bel-Ridge, Mo., near St. Louis, clears the parking lane in front of his North Hanley Road home with his lawn tractor on Sunday, March 24, 2013, as a new blanket of wintry weather hits the St. Louis region early in spring. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Christian Gooden)
Spring snowstorm hits East Coast after blanketing Midwest
March 25, 2013 - 1:36pm
March 18, 2013
A vehicle is pictured in the ditch Monday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Minnesota Highway 40 near the industrial park in Willmar. Kandiyohi County pulled its plows from the roads at 3 p.m. Monday due to adverse weather conditions with plans to return to work this morning. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Another Monday and another reminder that winter appears to be far from over
March 18, 2013 - 11:12pm
February 10, 2013
Denny Marty, a maintenance supervisor for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District 8 headquarters, looks at a radar map of the weather while giving instructions to a snow plow driver over the radio. Tribune photo by Carolyn Langeplay button
Clearing west central Minnesota’s roads is a high-tech venture that can, on occasion, border on perilous for MnDOT drivers
February 10, 2013 - 10:08pm
Snow removal crews work Sunday to keep the parking lot near Papa Murphy’s in Willmar accessible as heavy snow falls at a fast pace. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Snowstorm brings travel to virtual standstill across large area of west central Minnesota
February 10, 2013 - 9:54pm
MnDOT recommends no travel in parts of west central Minn., including Pope and Stevens counties
February 10, 2013 - 1:44pm
Tom Kubesh operates a Kandiyohi County snowplow Monday as he spreads sand on a portion of County Road 8 near Green Lake Lutheran Church. Roads in the area remain hazardous. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
For motorists in west central Minnesota, rough roads ahead
December 10, 2012 - 10:55pm
December 9, 2012
Heaviest snowstorm in 2 winters hits Midwest
December 9, 2012 - 10:20pm
December 7, 2012
National Weather Service issues winter storm warning for Saturday-Sunday event
December 7, 2012 - 11:06pm
February 29, 2012
Minnesota Department of Transportation plows move onto Minnesota Highway 23 in Spicer. There was only light rain mist in the air as the plows began preparing for the snowstorm expected to hit the area overnight and into today. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., conditions likely to be hazardous as snowstorm expected to pack a punch
February 29, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2009
Snow + cold = heart attack?
January 12, 2009 - 1:00pm