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At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
Thieves illegally cutting birch saplings in Minnesota and Wisconsin woods
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
$542 million plan emerges to help 4 percent of Minnesotans in individual health insurance market
UPDATE: UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Evonne C. Frost
Delores A. Larson
Keith L. Sorenson
Elna Grace Paschka
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Swift: Hairstyling technique not all it is wrapped up to be
Dave & Vivian Swanson
November 19, 2016
One dead, seven injured in Renville County crash
MORTON -- A Renville County woman died and seven people were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 71 near Morton. The...
November 19, 2016 - 11:57am
November 18, 2016
First snow also brings first blizzard of winter
WILLMAR — Barreling winds and blowing snow Friday brought a flurry of traffic hiccups and power outages to west central Minnesota, the...
November 18, 2016 - 9:14pm
November 14, 2016
Three potential winter storm-related scenarios that will likely affect your area this weekend
A change in the weather is coming. This is something we have known for a couple of weeks. A pattern change will bring an end to the seemingly...
November 14, 2016 - 6:41pm
December 1, 2015
Video: Ringing in December with the first snow of the season
A balmy Novemebr left with a bang, as the first snowstorm of the season Monday depositied between 5-6 inches of snow in the Willmar area. Granite...
December 1, 2015 - 8:29am
February 21, 2014
Dayton calls out National Guard amid snowstorm
With more than a foot of fresh snow on the ground in some areas, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday issued an emergency order directing the...
February 21, 2014 - 11:04pm
December 4, 2013
While the first real storm of the season promised more than it delivered, it’s going to be messy for a few days
WILLMAR — Snowplow drivers in central Minnesota knew they had a battle on their hands Wednesday in order to make travel as safe as possible...
December 4, 2013 - 10:17pm
May 1, 2013
For some in the Midwest, May Day just a reminder of harsh winter
DENVER — People in parts of Colorado and Wyoming pulled puffy jackets, hats and umbrellas out of the closet again Wednesday for another round...
May 1, 2013 - 11:26pm
April 17, 2013
Willmar, Minn., area likely to get up to 8 inches of snow
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning from 7 a.m. today until 10 a.m. Friday for much of central, west central...
April 17, 2013 - 10:47pm
April 16, 2013
Willmar, Minn., area in store for some more wintery punishment
WILLMAR — Winter apparently isn’t done with west central Minnesota yet, even though it’s been spring for nearly a month. The National Weather...
April 16, 2013 - 11:00pm
April 11, 2013
Willmar, Minn., area crews respond to southwest region of state still in the dark
BENSON — Blustery weather didn’t prevent area municipal utility crews from getting on the road to help out other cities in need. Repair trucks...
April 11, 2013 - 11:04pm
West central Minnesota residents ‘so so so so sick of snow!!’
Had enough of winter? “Santa Claus got ran over by the Easter Bunny,’’ laughed Janette Wertish Thursday morning at her Handi-Stop convenience...
April 11, 2013 - 11:00pm
April 10, 2013
Oh, say it ain't snow: Snowstorm prediction resets spring roadwork for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR — The front blades, side wings and sanders had already been removed from a couple of the trucks in the fleet of vehicles for the Minnesota...
April 10, 2013 - 10:56am
March 25, 2013
Spring snowstorm hits East Coast after blanketing Midwest
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A wide-ranging storm is hitting the East Coast after blanketing the Midwest and burying thoughts of springtime weather under...
March 25, 2013 - 1:36pm
March 18, 2013
Another Monday and another reminder that winter appears to be far from over
WILLMAR — Another Monday, another winter storm. Welcome to March in Minnesota. Snowfall amounts in Willmar and the region were not great,...
March 18, 2013 - 11:12pm
February 10, 2013
Clearing west central Minnesota’s roads is a high-tech venture that can, on occasion, border on perilous for MnDOT drivers
WILLMAR – Planning for how to respond to Sunday’s snowstorm began in earnest Friday at the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s District...
February 10, 2013 - 10:08pm