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'I knew it was him': Minnesotan was first responder on scene of crash that killed teen son
Willmar Police ask for public's help identifying theft suspects
Two arrested with 117 grams of meth, $1,700 during Minn. traffic stop
Feds find MNsure tech vulnerabilities, but state says they are fixed
Independent study film focuses on immigrant students
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Meander weekend features celebration of art, community
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
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Alveda B. Myhre
Lorraine M. Essler
Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Fran Hussong letter: Ahmann is part of the problem
Gene Schneider letter: Asmus is clear choice in Ward 2
Marlys Schafer letter: Don't vote for self-interest groups
Kent Syverson letter: Keep the 19th Amendment
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October 20, 2016
WILLMAR— Two juniors stole the show on Senior Night, as the Willmar football team played its most complete game of the season. Donald Jurek...
October 20, 2016 - 12:13am
October 6, 2016
Nevarez closes in on scoring record in Cardinal rout
WILLMAR— Playing in his final Central Lakes Conference soccer game, Jesus Nevarez went out with a bang Thursday. The senior scored six...
October 6, 2016 - 11:38pm
September 9, 2016
Severe weather tears off roofs, damages new solar array at Camp Ripley
LITTLE FALLS, Minn.—A storm Wednesday night damaged barracks buildings and set back the opening of a new solar panel array at the Minnesota...
September 9, 2016 - 9:50am
September 7, 2016
Disaster aid coming to Chippewa, Yellow Medicine counties and Upper Sioux
ST. PAUL—Disaster aid will be on its way to Chippewa and Yellow Medicine counties and the Upper Sioux Community, Gov. Mark Dayton announced...
September 7, 2016 - 7:55pm
August 29, 2016
Freak lightening storm kills 323 reindeer in Norway
OSLO, Norway -- A freak lightning storm has killed 323 reindeer in a remote mountainous area of Norway, officials said on Monday.Dead animals...
August 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
August 15, 2016
At home on the diamond: Litchfield family keeps playing ball despite tornado damage to house
LITCHFIELD—Scott Marquardt was at his daughter's softball game in Kimball when his garage was torn apart by a tornado last month. His wife,...
August 15, 2016 - 6:02pm
August 11, 2016
Despite rain and mud, most county fair activities on schedule
WILLMAR -- Rain shut down some activities at the Kandiyohi County Fair Wednesday night, and crews were smoothing out muddy ruts on the Willmar...
August 11, 2016 - 11:45pm
More than 9 inches of rain floods Olivia
OLIVIA – Residents in Olivia are beginning the process of draining out their basements and city staff is continuing the clean-up process after...
August 11, 2016 - 12:07pm
Willmar residents being asked to limit water use
WILLMAR -- Residents of Willmar are being asked to limit their water use after 8.5 to over 10 inches of rain fell on the city yesterday and overnight....
August 11, 2016 - 7:51am
July 21, 2016
Cleanup well underway after substantial storm damage in Granite Falls, Montevideo
GRANITE FALLS -- After major storms hit western Minnesota on Saturday, the cities of Granite Falls and Montevideo were tasked with cleaning up...
July 21, 2016 - 9:05pm
Update: 2 campers dead in Boundary Waters storms
Two Boundary Waters campers were killed during overnight storms that ripped through northern Minnesota. Duluth has widespread tree damage. St....
July 21, 2016 - 10:24am
Severe storm takes toll on a swath of Minnesota
Severe thunderstorms roared through parts of the Northland like a hurricane early Thursday, downing trees and power lines across the region....
July 21, 2016 - 7:18am
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