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Labor group urges support for Enbridge Line 3 project
Block Party highlights Willmar Fests activities
Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis
Hearing on Enbridge pipeline replacement gets emotional in final hearing in Bemidji
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
Stingers: Wheels come off in Willmar's loss to St. Cloud
Wolves Jimmy a trade
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
UMD freshman-to-be Samberg moving up the NHL Draft board
Sandy Hook families urge NBC to drop Megyn Kelly's Alex Jones interview
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'Big Fish' a lovely piece of Americana at The Barn in Willmar
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Exhibit documents Willmar festival
Studio Hop 2017 continues today
'Sweet Land the Musical': Rural debut is tonight where movie was made
'Red, White and Tuna': Comedy opens tonight at Little Theatre in New London
Willmar Community Center: Art for and about the community
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WCT Sports Show: Three things we've learned
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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
Ninja Warrior equipment damage and cancellation hurts Grace Place fundraiser
SPICER - Area fans were disappointed when the Grace Place of Minnesota had to cancel part of their third annual Ninja Warrior event on Sunday...
June 13, 2017 - 10:12am
June 12, 2017
Strong start to growing season tempered by weekend storms, cloudy forecasts
CRYSTAL, N.D. — The potato crop at Lyle Shephard's farm near Crystal was looking good. So good, in fact, that he took a picture of the...
June 12, 2017 - 8:06pm
June 11, 2017
Sunday storms with high winds damage farms, businesses and homes
PENNOCK – A family dairy operation west of Willmar was hit hard by a powerful storm that rolled through west central Minnesota early Sunday...
June 11, 2017 - 9:27pm
Severe storm with high winds races across Minnesota creating havoc
WILLMAR -- A strong storm thundered out of South Dakota early Sunday morning and raced across western Minnesota and rolled quickly eastward through...
June 11, 2017 - 4:55pm
Harbor Lights owners carry on after 'surreal' flooding at Saxon Harbor
SAXON, Wis. — For those who knew Saxon Harbor the way it once was, it's still difficult to see the harbor now. "It was almost like a death...
June 11, 2017 - 6:00am
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
May 16, 2017
Winds of up to 80 mph blow across southwest Minnesota
LAKEFIELD, Minn. — Wind speeds of 50 to 80 mph across southwest Minnesota and northwest Iowa early Tuesday morning, May 16, left area residents...
May 16, 2017 - 8:38pm
May 15, 2017
WILLMAR — Lightning struck a pine tree around 11:45 a.m. Monday in front of a home on Third Street Southeast in Willmar. Gabriel Becerra...
May 15, 2017 - 11:51pm
May 1, 2017
Tornadoes, storms kill 11 in southern U.S.
Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens, while high winds, falling...
May 1, 2017 - 8:02am
April 30, 2017
Lake Superior's 'frightful blow'
DULUTH — Three Coast Guardsmen tethered themselves together to rescue three brothers who had made their way down the Duluth ship canal's...
April 30, 2017 - 6:00am
April 19, 2017
Emergency alert system gets the word out fast in Kandiyohi County
WILLMAR — Communication technology is changing rapidly but the need to notify the public of emergencies is as urgent as ever. That's why...
April 19, 2017 - 6:51am
April 9, 2017
Winter isn't over yet: Snow showers in forecast
WILLMAR — A warmer-than-normal start to April is taking an abrupt shift back to winter-like weather with an inch of snow in the forecast...
April 9, 2017 - 7:32pm