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Snow illegally placed on roadway may be reported to local police
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
Trump's defense chief says in Iraq: We're not here for your oil
Tourist seaplane service proposed between Grand Marais, Isle Royale
Balancing risk versus reward, farmers weigh planting durum
Wild recall F Graovac
Gophers win fifth straight, beat Michigan for first time since 2011
Local Roundup: WarHawks drop second straight at New Ulm
Prep Wrestling: Willmar wins fourth-straight section crown
Zucker and linemates lead Wild past Predators
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
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Limit teens' Saturday-night driving, experts suggest
Drowsy drivers often behind fatal crashes
Winifred E. O'Leary
Ronnie D. Clark
Donna M. Goff
Marlyn K. Sandry
Arlene L. Mortenson
Column: Don't blame your pain on the weather
Letters: Principles to guide our lives
Cohen commentary: Face Trump unfitness sooner, not later
AstroBob: Ride the roller coaster to solar minimum
Swift: Do-it-yourself Dad may be least patient patient of all
March 9, 2015
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
By Edwin Chan and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc.
launched its long-awaited watch on Monday, including...
March 9, 2015 - 4:29pm
September 29, 2014
Ask gubernatorial candidates questions
MOORHEAD — Minnesotans who cannot talk to governor candidates in person may suggest questions that they could answer at an Oct. 8 debate. Forum News Service is accepting emails at email@example.com from people who have questions for Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton or Republican...
September 29, 2014 - 11:19pm
September 26, 2014
Pioneer TV mobile studio to bring gubernatorial debate to state, national audiences
APPLETON — All eyes will be on the gubernatorial candidates when they participate in their first televised debate to be aired across the state...
September 26, 2014 - 12:03am
February 19, 2013
Wind chill advisory extended to Wednesday, winter storm watch on for end of the week
WILLMAR – A wind chill advisory has been extended for most of Minnesota through Wednesday morning and a winter storm watch has been issued...
February 19, 2013 - 5:39pm
June 20, 2012
West Central Minn. remains in flash flood watch, warning issued for Crow River areas
WILLMAR -- A flash flood watch remains in effect for much of central and southern Minnesota, including Alexandria, St. Cloud, Willmar, Hutchinson and the Twin Cities metro area. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the South Fork of the Crow River below Mayer...
June 20, 2012 - 9:07am
May 23, 2012
Flash flood watch through Thursday for much of south, central Minnesota
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for much of south central and central Minnesota from 7 p.m. this evening through 1 p.m. Thursday. The area includes Worthington, Mankato, Redwood Falls, Willmar, St. Cloud and the Twin Cities. The cold front...
May 23, 2012 - 10:15am
May 5, 2012
West central Minnesota in flash flood watch overnight, more rain coming
West central Minnesota, along with much of southern Minnesota, will be in a flash flood watch that begins at 4 p.m. today and lasts into Sunday morning. A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding, which can lead to dangerous situations.
May 5, 2012 - 1:47pm
May 1, 2012
Weather Service has issued tornado watch for central, southern MN
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 10 p.m. today for southwestern, west central and central Minnesota. The area includes Worthington, Mankato, St. Cloud, Willmar, Alexandria and Fergus Falls in Minnesota, plus portions of eastern South Dakota...
May 1, 2012 - 3:19pm
April 15, 2012
West central Minnesota is under tornado watch until 11 p.m.
All of west central Minnesota is in a tornado watch until 11 p.m. tonight, according to the National Weather Service of Chanhassen. Several thunderstorms are expected to develop across southwest Minnesota this afternoon and spread northeast affecting much of east central and south...
April 15, 2012 - 4:31pm
July 16, 2011
Area under excessive heat watch today
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch in western Minnesota from Saturday afternoon through next Wednesday evening. The watch area includes the counties of Pope, Stearns, Lac qui Parle, Swift, Chippewa, Kandiyohi, Meeker, Yellow Medicine, Renville...
July 16, 2011 - 12:00am
October 8, 2010
Election Integrity Watch recruiting volunteers to record suspected irregularities
ST. PAUL -- A coalition of conservative political groups is organizing a program to prevent voter fraud in the Nov. 2 election Election Integrity Watch is recruiting volunteers to join what it calls "surveillance teams" to observe polling places, organizers from the Tea Party, Minnesota...
October 8, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Update: Parts of west central Minn. in tornado watch until 4 p.m., thunderstorm and heat advisories out for parts of state
Update 1 p.m.
July 14, 2010 - 9:36am
June 17, 2010
Update 7:56 p.m.: Tornado watch canceled in much of west central Minnesota, continues to the east and in SE Minn.
The National Weather Service has canceled the tornado watch for much of west central Minnesota. Those counties cleared include, Kandiyohi, Renville, Todd, Redwood, Chippewa, Douglas, Lac qui Parle, Pope, Stevens, Swift and Yellow Medicine. This area includes the cities of Alexandria,...
June 17, 2010 - 2:41pm
January 22, 2010
Weekend weather could be an icy mix of rain and snow
WILLMAR -- A wintry mix of ice, sleet and snow could be in store for west central Minnesota this weekend. A winter storm watch goes into effect at 6 p.m. and continues through Saturday afternoon.
January 22, 2010 - 11:22am
June 26, 2009
Severe thunderstorm watch for western Minnesota
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for several counties in western Minnesota. The watch is in effect until 4 a.m. Saturday for counties including Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift and Yellow Medicine. Heavy rain is possible tonight, and thunderstorms...
June 26, 2009 - 10:27pm