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Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Republicans may be on verge of losing U.S. Senate majority
Four-goal period sparks Wild to rout of Bruins
Ness runs wild in NLS victory
Prahl helps Dragons overcome Holdingford
Kluber, Indians blank Cubs in World Series opener
Cardinals preparing for stingy Northfield defense
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Elect Julie Asmus to Willmar's Ward 2 seat
Tribune 2016 Endorsement: Schwantes is the right choice for Willmar's Ward 1 seat
Cohen: Could WIkiLeaks hurt transparency?
Jill R. Benson letter: Sawatzky will bring positive change
August 24, 2015
Volunteers invited to join Sept. 26 cleanup of Lac qui Parle Mission site
WATSON — Area residents are invited to attend the National Public Lands Day volunteer opportunity to be held at Lac qui Parle Mission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26. Lac qui Parle Mission will be participating in National Public Lands Day by removing buckthorn, cleaning up storm...
August 24, 2015 - 12:43am
August 9, 2015
Falling tree branch causes fright
Karen Thibault surveys damage to a large cottonwood tree in her front yard in the 600 block of 9th Street southwest in Willmar. The branch fell...
August 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
August 7, 2015
Storms sweeps over western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Multiple tornadoes were reported Thursday from Sunburg to Paynesville resulting in multiple tornado warnings and people scurrying...
August 7, 2015 - 12:01am
July 30, 2015
Video: Storm damages mission church roof
WATSON — A well-known historical site is temporarily closed due to damage it suffered in a thunderstorm early Tuesday morning. Strong winds...
July 30, 2015 - 12:00am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd area bears brunt of Sunday storms
BRAINERD -- Damage assessments and cleanup were underway Monday morning after Sunday night's violent thunderstorms that rocked through Minnesota....
July 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
May 18, 2015
Fifth on Fifth
A public works crew makes short work Monday of a fallen tree branch large enough to block traffic on Fifth Street Southeast close to Olena Avenue....
May 18, 2015 - 11:26pm
March 15, 2015
Residents recall the paralyzing St. Patrick's Day blizzard 50 years later
WILLMAR — On the afternoon of March 16, 1965, Lois Hurley and her four children, ages 3 to 14, boarded the train in Great Falls, Montana, to...
March 15, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 16, 2014
Icy conditions cause crashes in western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Icy conditions made for hazardous travel on roads in western Minnesota early this week, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. As...
December 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
November 10, 2014
Hellooo, winter! Storm brings rough start to snow season
WILLMAR — An early blast of winter unloaded several inches of snow on west central Minnesota Monday, bringing an abrupt end to fall and a rough...
November 10, 2014 - 9:31pm
Schools closed or late today as winter storm hits the region
Many schools in the region are closed or are delaying the start of classes today as the first snow storm of the season blasts into west central...
November 10, 2014 - 6:19am
June 19, 2014
Rains across Minnesota pushing rivers over flood stage
ST. PAUL — Heavy rains across Minnesota have closed roads and flooded farm fields and basements and are pushing rivers — including the Mississippi — over flood stage.
June 19, 2014 - 10:43pm
A storm photo from eastern Swift County
A storm photo looking north Thursday afternoon from U.S. Highway 12 several miles east of Benson. Submitted photo by Eric Shaw Send your storm...
June 19, 2014 - 5:20am
April 21, 2014
Research finds storm risk in Red River Valley not unlike ‘Tornado Alley’
FARGO, N.D. — The long forgotten “Tornado Belt” once ran smack through Fargo-Moorhead.
April 21, 2014 - 6:00am
March 18, 2014
Up to 3 inches of snow today in Willmar, more tonight
WILLMAR — Between 1 and 3 inches of snow is expected to fall today in Willmar, with another 2 to 4 inches coming tonight. According to...
March 18, 2014 - 9:23am
January 21, 2014
Winter storm grips eastern U.S., shuts offices and snarls flights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fast-moving Arctic cold front forecast to dump up to a foot of snow on the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday...
January 21, 2014 - 11:37am