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Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise
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What the parasites in a defector's stomach tell us about North Korea
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
Local Roundup: Willmar's Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NFL Roundup: Ravens hand Packers first shut out since 2006
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
LaVonne A. Welter
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
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WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
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September 28, 2017
Five tornadoes ripped across west central Minnesota last week
WILLMAR — The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has confirmed that a series of five tornadoes swept across west central Minnesota...
September 28, 2017 - 7:15pm
September 20, 2017
Storm uproots trees and downs power lines in west central Minnesota
BELGRADE – A strong storm rolled across west central Minnesota early Wednesday morning, uprooting trees, downing power lines and causing structural...
September 20, 2017 - 1:54pm
August 27, 2017
Northwood is renewed but different 10 years after an EF4 tornado ripped through town
NORTHWOOD, N.D.—As mayor of Northwood in 2007, Rick Johnson remembers the reaction of many people when city officials and others held a...
August 27, 2017 - 6:27am
August 16, 2017
Heavy rains hit region, multiple tornados reported in state
Heavy rains were reported across west central Minnesota and the state Wednesday, which put a large area under a flood watch until late Wednesday night. Western Hennipin County was under a flood warning until 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service said the showers and...
August 16, 2017 - 10:02pm
July 25, 2017
Tornado victims rebuilding lives after storm ravages Wisconsin communities
CHETEK, Wis. — Ten weeks after a tornado turned her life and many of her belongings upside down, Shasta Westaby is set to start over this...
July 25, 2017 - 7:37am
July 18, 2017
Storms rip through Minnesota for second time in 6 days
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Tornado sirens sounded Monday night, July 17, as a severe thunderstorm rumbled through Douglas County. There were...
July 18, 2017 - 10:44am
July 12, 2017
Possible tornado leaves destructive wake through northwest Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — The sound of chainsaws could be heard loud and clear Wednesday, July 12, throughout northwest Alexandria after what...
July 12, 2017 - 12:42pm
June 13, 2017
Tornadoes sighted near Cyrus in western Minnesota
MORRIS — Two Cyrus firefighters and a Cyrus resident saw a tornado touch down Tuesday night about three miles west and three miles south...
June 13, 2017 - 10:06pm
Update: Twitter video of tornado Tuesday night in Stevens County
Here are some twitter links to video of June 13 tornado in Stevens County at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Video 1 of Stevens County tornado - June...
June 13, 2017 - 9:43pm
June 5, 2017
There was a tornado coming, but this guy just kept mowing his lawn
Had it been a painting, the artist could’ve been criticized for failing to imagine a more nuanced metaphor to capture the perils of suburban...
June 5, 2017 - 8:47am
May 17, 2017
Deadly tornadoes claim lives in Wisconsin, Oklahoma
CHETEK, Wis. — Two people died in Wisconsin and Oklahoma after severe storms ravaged the Central United States Tuesday, May 16. The National...
May 17, 2017 - 11:26am
January 22, 2017
Deadly storms track across U.S. South, triggering tornados
Eleven people were killed in Georgia as severe storms tracked across the state, media outlets reported on Sunday, bringing the death toll from a dangerous weekend weather system to at least 16. Storms sweeping through southwest Georgia overnight left 11 people dead and 23 injured,...
January 22, 2017 - 12:06pm
August 29, 2016
Minnesota tornado captured on video
NOTE: This video contains graphic language. Thacher Paine and Laney Forness were driving back home to the Twin Cities area Sunday evening, Aug....
August 29, 2016 - 6:52am
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
July 14, 2016
Emergency fund launched for Meeker County tornado recovery
LITCHFIELD -- The Southwest Initiative Foundation and its community affiliate, Litchfield Area Community Foundation, have started an emergency...
July 14, 2016 - 12:20am