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First U.S.-Cuba scheduled passenger flight in decades takes off
Go green for early goose hunt
Wife recounts ordeal of husband who survived 12 hours floating in lake
Minnesota man charged with selling leased livestock
Dayton wants Minnesotans to take clean water pledge
Willmar offense comes alive in second half, downs Eagles
Cards fall to Rocori
Willmar loses early lead in loss to Marshall
Cardinals open season with shutout loss
Updated: Bridgewater out for season with dislocated knee, torn ACL
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Victoria "Vicki" Lee
Steven Warren Sachs
Connie Lee Ulferts (aka Key Carelli)
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
January 6, 2014
Wind chill warning remains in effect all day today in west central Minn.
A wind chill warning remains in effect for all of Minnesota through noon Tuesday. The coldest airmass since at least 1996 will continue to...
January 6, 2014 - 9:49am
'Life-threatening' cold bites Midwest, heads east
MILWAUKEE/COLUMBUS (Reuters) - As the Midwestern United States shivered through the region's lowest temperatures in two decades and forecasters warned that life-threatening cold was heading eastward, officials in Chicago and other districts said schools would be closed on Monday.
January 6, 2014 - 7:40am
January 5, 2014
Icy roads cited in man’s death, numerous crashes
WILLMAR — Ice on roadways contributed to numerous spinouts, rollovers and crashes over the weekend including a fatality Saturday afternoon...
January 5, 2014 - 10:16pm
January 3, 2014
Always good to have a reminder: Safety tips for the cold weather
WILLMAR — With dangerously cold temperatures arriving over the region Saturday evening and expected to remain for several days, now is the time to review cold weather safety tips and prepare accordingly. The National Weather Service expects actual air temperatures in Willmar to...
January 3, 2014 - 10:59pm
‘Dangerous and historic’ cold snap leads to cancellation of Minnesota schools
ST. PAUL — Weather forecasters say “a very dangerous and historic cold air outbreak” will cover the Upper Midwest early next week, prompting...
January 3, 2014 - 10:52pm
Updated: Blizzard warning issue for parts of southwest Minn., MnDOT advises no unnecessary travel
WILLMAR, Minn.— The Minnesota Department of Transportation's Willmar office advises no unnecessary travel in counties with blizzard conditions,...
January 3, 2014 - 11:36am
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...
January 2, 2014 - 11:29pm
Powerful storm looms for Midwest, Northeast, forecasters say
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The eastern United States faces a major winter storm this week that could reach blizzard conditions in some areas and snarl plans for travelers returning from holiday trips, forecasters said on Wednesday.
January 2, 2014 - 7:14am
December 29, 2013
Wind warning issued for west central Minn. through noon today, blizzard warning cancelled
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a wind chill warning for all of west central Minnesota until noon today. It also issued...
December 29, 2013 - 7:43am
December 28, 2013
Blizzard warning issued for west central Minn., wind chills dangerous overnight
Blizzard conditions are developing in west central Minnesota later this afternoon along with dangerous wind chills by nightfall, according to...
December 28, 2013 - 3:35pm
December 27, 2013
Get ready for weekend weather change
WILLMAR — Get ready for a change in the weather this weekend as temperatures plunge from above freezing today to below zero by Saturday night. Today the sky will be mostly sunny with a high near 38. The wind will be blowing out of the south-southwest at 10 to 15 mph becoming...
December 27, 2013 - 10:54am
December 26, 2013
Willmar Police ask owners to remove 'snowbird' vehicles
WILLMAR — A holiday snowfall has brought a flurry of warnings for motorists who leave their vehicles parked at the curb longer than 48 hours. Willmar Police have received several calls in recent days about "snowbirds" left parked and unattended on the street. City ordinance...
December 26, 2013 - 3:56pm
December 25, 2013
Snow hampers driving on Christmas Eve; windy day in forecast for Thursday
WILLMAR — No serious crashes were reported, but a Christmas Eve snowfall led to difficult driving conditions Tuesday afternoon and evening. Willmar Police and the Kandiyohi County Sheriff’s Office responded to several reports of vehicles that had gone into the ditch. Despite...
December 25, 2013 - 8:16pm
December 24, 2013
Button up your overcoat, Santa; cold, snow in Christmas forecast
WILLMAR — If you procrastinated on completing all those last-minute Christmas errands, be prepared to pay the penalty today: You’ll have...
December 24, 2013 - 7:00am
December 23, 2013
Video: U.S., Canada hit by snow and ice
(Reuters) - A band of severe weather from tornadoes to icy blasts left at least seven people dead as winter storms and severe weather pushed...
December 23, 2013 - 10:49am