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Health care reform informational meeting set Thursday in Litchfield
Ridgewater to host health fairs March 25 in Hutchinson and March 26 in Willmar
Rescuers search site of NY building collapse; seven dead
Willmar wind turbine resumes operation
Class A Basketball: Trojans' pressure derails ACGC
Class A Basketball: BBE blows out Park Christian
Boys basketball: Willmar native Swansson ends 35-year career as Woodbury coach
Boys basketball: ACGC to try and slow down R-P
Willmar, Minn., native rolls out second book in series; third book in the works
Music Matters: West Central Tribune music aficionados take a look at the songs of 2013
Cardettes Dance Show is tonight at Kennedy Elementary in Willmar, Minn.
Willmar, Minn., Middle School stage production 'Alice in Wonderland Jr.' opens run tonight
Harold Ramis remembered as 'Buddha of Comedy'
Target warns data breach could hurt future profit
J.C. Penney turnaround faces big test with home goods relaunch
GM ratchets up truck discounts as U.S. sales skid
U.S. auto sales beat expectations, setting up strong March
For J.C. Penney, e-commerce is no easy fix
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
Mix it up with some quinoa
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
Staley — Coleman
Merlin William Rau
Myrtle I. Grace
Lois Jean Rajewsky
Evelyn Marie McGee
Letter: Calvin’s qualified to be mayor
Tribune Editorial: Success of Vision 2040 will depend upon entire community
Letter: More anti-bully rules not needed
Editorial: Council should OK Jennie-O proposals
Commentary: Let Willmar and county be the place for growth
February 18, 2014
Weather forecast: Three days of warmth, cold returns Friday
WILLMAR — Expect three days of warmer temperatures before the weather changes and west central Minnesota slips back into cold temperatures and blustery winds. The forecast from the National Weather Service calls for a 40-degree high temperature today under mostly sunny skies...
news / local
February 18, 2014 - 9:17am
January 3, 2014
Update: Arctic blast means no Minnesota public school classes Monday
ST. PAUL -- Frigid temperatures predicted for Monday led Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton to cancel public school classes statewide for the first time since 1997, but local officials will make the decision if the cold snap continues into Tuesday.
news / local
January 3, 2014 - 1:07pm
January 2, 2014
West Central Minnesota to be hit with Arctic blast
WILLMAR — So Mother Nature is a tease. What else is new? West central Minnesotans will be pulled once again in a love-hate relationship that’s...
news / local
January 2, 2014 - 11:29pm
April 23, 2013
Update: Temp highs in 60s coming to region Friday, 70s possible by Sunday
Believe or not, warmer temperatures are just a couple days away for west central Minnesota as the jetstream shifts northward bringing warmer...
news / local
April 23, 2013 - 7:46am
Temperatures turn abruptly chilly across Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS - After balmy weather for most of Thanksgiving day, parts of Minnesota are seeing temperatures drop as much as 30 degrees. A KSTP-TV report ( http://bit.ly/QduY55) says temperatures that started in the 60s Thursday dipped into the 30s by late afternoon. Rain, sleet and...
news / state
November 23, 2012 - 10:05am
March 14, 2012
High temps will rewrite the record book this week, no rain through weekend for west central Minn.
WILLMAR -- Record high temperatures will be matched or exceeded this week as the jet stream remains well north, flowing through western North Dakota. According to the National Weather Service, the large bubble of warm air south of the jet stream also means little or no rainfall is...
March 14, 2012 - 9:57am
March 12, 2012
Drizzle, showers this afternoon, then weather warms again
WILLMAR -- It's going to be a bright, sunshiny day starting tomorrow and continuing through the week in west central Minnesota. According to the National Weather Service, areas of drizzle will continue until about 1 p.m. today in the Willmar area. The afternoon will include a chance...
news / region
March 12, 2012 - 9:25am
February 11, 2011
Get ready for a heatwave - warmer temperatures arrive today in west central Minn
Get ready for a heatwave as temperatures across west central Minnesota head quickly upward today and are forecast to reach 32 above and higher over the weekend. The temperature was just below zero at 6:30 a.m. Friday in Willmar and 20 above in Pipestone. By 7:15 a.m., Willmar's temperature...
February 11, 2011 - 10:00am
August 10, 2010
While the humidity keeps rising, there are ways to crank the AC without paying through the roof
As temperatures continue to inch closer to the 90-degree mark, the sweltering heat has many people praying for an end to summer and the cool, crisp relief that autumn brings. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures for Kandiyohi County are expected to remain in the...
August 10, 2010 - 12:00am