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Clinton tabs Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Rural Maynard family escapes burning home
Tim Huber's attorney argues lack of probable cause in seeking dismissal of murder indictment
Confusion on procedure takes new Willmar position off council table
Relay for Life Kandiyohi County
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
KRA revs up after weather delays
Roundup: VFW I heads into playoffs on hot streak
Sano breaks slump, leads Twins to victory
Stingers' rally fall short in loss to La Crosse
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
July 21, 2016
It's going to be a scorcher outside
The earth is on track for its hottest year on record and warming at a faster rate than expected, the World Meteorological Organization said on...
July 21, 2016 - 11:50pm
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
What triggered the Minnesota storms Wednesday night, and why was damage so severe?
DULUTH, Minn. - Winds may have gusted as high as 90 mph as a line of severe thunderstorms moved across northern and eastern Minnesota early Thursday....
July 21, 2016 - 10:01am
Heat is on through Friday
WILLMAR -- A heat wave which is causing central Minnesota to feel more like the rainforest, is bringing high temperatures and humidity to the...
July 21, 2016 - 9:22am
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 20, 2016
It’s not just the heat: Crops increase humidity
ST. PAUL -- It's not the heat, it's the corn. Well, it's the humidity, but that is increased by corn and other crops. Americans throughout the...
July 20, 2016 - 11:45pm
Excessive heat forecasted for Willmar, much of Minnesota
West central Minnesota should expect a dangerously hot next few days. That’s because Willmar, like much of the state, is under an excessive...
July 20, 2016 - 10:38am
July 19, 2016
Excessive heat warning in effect through Friday
WILLMAR -- It is going to get hot throughout Minnesota over the next few days, with highs in the 90s and heat indices reaching 100 to 110 degrees,...
July 19, 2016 - 11:12am
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
Hottest weather of the summer to hit Minnesota this week
AccuWeather Global Weather Center - AccuWeather reports triple-digit heat will surge into the central U.S. next week, dominating areas from Texas...
July 18, 2016 - 11:15am
July 14, 2016
Major rescue effort saved life of deputy swept away in flood
More than 20 people worked to rescue Bayfield County (Wis.) sheriff's deputy David Dawson Monday night, as he clung to a tree after his vehicle...
July 14, 2016 - 10:09am
July 13, 2016
Three men jump wide chasm in Minnesota road caused by torrential rain
AITKIN -- While on their way to work Tuesday morning, three electricians never expected to accidentally land a stunt fit for a Hollywood movie....
July 13, 2016 - 8:22am
Cleanup begins in Litchfield
LITCHFIELD, Minnesota—Bev Anderson looked out her window and saw a funnel cloud across the cornfield. She noticed that it was heading straight...
July 13, 2016 - 2:00am
Watkins residents look toward recovery
WATKINS -- Nearly everyone in Watkins was affected in some way by the tornado which tore through the town Monday night. Mangled and uprooted...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am