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Kansas man charged with killing Indian engineer in possible hate crime
White House blocks CNN, NY Times, Politico, others from press briefing
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Woman pleads guilty in beheading death of Minn. man
Capitol Chatter: 2018 Minnesota governor race already crowded
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
July 18, 2016
Powerful storm cuts power to Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS—On Saturday night Claudia Becerra was hunkered down in the basement with her children, siblings and parents as sirens blared...
July 18, 2016 - 8:34pm
High winds, possible tornado, cause major damage in Granite Falls
GRANITE FALLS—The city of Granite Falls was cleaning up Sunday after a major storm moved through the area Saturday night. There was massive...
July 18, 2016 - 12:31am
July 14, 2016
Update: Dayton assesses aftermath of Monday's storms, thankful no lives were lost
MEEKER COUNTY -- As Meeker County continues to clean up and assess the aftermath of Monday’s storms, state officials made their way through...
July 14, 2016 - 12:00am
July 11, 2016
Photos of July 11 storm damage - share your photos
Here are some photos from the July 11 storm that blew across west central Minnesota. Share your photo by sending them to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Read...
July 11, 2016 - 8:50pm
July 7, 2016
Storm damages crops in region
BENSON—As the first big storm of the summer ripped through Minnesota on Tuesday, residents are left to pick up the pieces. The National...
July 7, 2016 - 12:52am
June 21, 2016
Teenager hit by tree in Boundary Waters still in critical condition
DULUTH -- A teenager from southern Minnesota who was struck by a falling tree while camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on Sunday night remained in critical condition Tuesday at a Duluth hospital. Jacob Walz, 14, of Rochester, was at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical...
June 21, 2016 - 10:26pm
June 20, 2016
UPDATE: Brother of Minnesota congressman killed in BWCA storm
ST. CHARLES (Forum News Service) — A longtime teacher from southern Minnesota — brother to U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, D-Minn. — died and his son...
June 20, 2016 - 2:41pm
June 19, 2016
Severe storms spawn tornado warnings, softball-size hail
BRAINERD-- A line of powerful thunderstorms roared across central Minnesota Sunday night, with numerous reports of hail -- some as large as a...
June 19, 2016 - 10:47pm
UPDATE: Tornadoes, baseball-size hail reported as severe storms move across Northland
Updated 9:51 p.m. Severe storms have resulted in at least two tornadoes in northern Minnesota this evening, according to reports from the National...
June 19, 2016 - 7:22pm
June 14, 2016
Tornadoes touch down in northeast South Dakota, southern and western Minnesota
ABERDEEN, S.D. — At least four tornadoes touched down in northeast South Dakota and west-central Minnesota Tuesday, although the National Weather...
June 14, 2016 - 11:14pm
May 25, 2016
Man, dog survive 'horrifying' storm inside iron gun safe
COLOME, S.D. — As the winds toppled his semi and destroyed his barn, the only thing protecting Rick Petersek from flying debris was an iron...
May 25, 2016 - 1:12pm
December 29, 2015
Severe floods hit Missouri as storms sweep north
KANSAS CITY, MO./CHICAGO — Missouri residents struggled through a fourth straight day of storms Tuesday, fighting rising floodwaters that inundated...
December 29, 2015 - 11:04pm
December 28, 2015
Winter storm gradually covers Midwest
Updated 10:52 p.m. Monday. ST. PAUL -- Monday's weather radar showed a gradual winter storm advance into Minnesota and Wisconsin, with heavy...
December 28, 2015 - 5:47pm
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 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