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November 22, 2016
As shown on this map from the National Weather Service, most of central Minnesota is under a Winter Weather advisory that began Tuesday morning and will last through Wednesday at 6 a.m.
Snow and freezing rain expected to continue through holiday weekend
November 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
Update: Some schools closed; others delayed because of icy roads
November 22, 2016 - 6:24am
November 16, 2016
Nov. 16: Winter looks to be headed to western Minnesota
November 16, 2016 - 8:45pm
March 6, 2016
Marc Lenz of Willmar hauls his ice fishing gear Sunday on Foot Lake in Willmar. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff is requesting people not drive vehicles on the lake ice, as the warmer weather is causing the ice to melt. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Keep vehicles off the ice, officials warn
March 6, 2016 - 11:12pm
March 4, 2016
The Willmar Fire Department’s ladder truck is called to Nelson International on East Highway 12 around 10:45 a.m. Friday to rescue a worker stranded on the roof of an outbuilding. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar firefighters rescue man from slippery roof
March 4, 2016 - 11:40pm
February 18, 2016
A thin sheet of ice on Lake Superior piles up on shore at daybreak Saturday, gilded by the light of the rising sun. "As far as my eyes could see, the massive sheet of ice was slowly gliding toward shore like a big conveyor belt. It stacked thousands of plate-glass-like shards of ice as it hit the rocky shoreline right in front of me," photographer Dawn LaPointe wrote. (Photo by Dawn LaPointe | Radiant Spirit Gallery)play button
Video of ice stacking on Lake Superior draws millions of viewers
February 18, 2016 - 4:45pm
Jason Dougherty paints temporary lettering for the one-month old Historic 313 Hub Winter Market Wednesday on a window of the downtown Willmar building. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Preparing for the Winter Market
February 18, 2016 - 12:05am
February 16, 2016
Ben Hannig, 4, flies down the sliding hill at Ridgewater College in Willmar on Presidents Day with the temperature soaring to 37 degrees on a calm day.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
For sledders, Ridgewater hill a local fave
February 16, 2016 - 12:00am
February 15, 2016
Ben Hannig, 4, flies down the sliding hill at Ridgewater College in Willmar on Presidents Day with the temperature soaring to 37 degrees on a calm day.  (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
A swell day for sledding
February 15, 2016 - 11:59pm
February 14, 2016
Sleigh-driver Hank Heglund of Willmar and quarter horses Roy and Sunny provide a ride in the fresh snow for Doug and Megan Gilles of Willmar and children Arianna, 6, and Zoe, 2, Sunday at the 3rd annual Sleigh and Ski Fest at the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center, which is located west of Spicer.play button
Sleigh and Ski Fest offers outdoor fun
February 14, 2016 - 11:23pm
January 29, 2016
It was 34 degrees and sprinkling Friday afternoon as Lee Larson of rural Willmar sets up his distinctive four-hole fish house — a converted 1971 camper — on Foot Lake. “Nobody knows where the fish are biting. It’s slow,” he said of his search for a hot spot. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
PHOTO: Friday afternoon fishing
January 29, 2016 - 11:03pm
January 27, 2016
As the temperatures eased up to 38 degrees Wednesday, water drips off an icicle near the Central Lakes College greenhouse in Brainerd. (STEVE KOHLS | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
PHOTO: Warm-up works quickly
January 27, 2016 - 11:22pm
January 25, 2016
10 winter health hazards — and 10 solutions
January 25, 2016 - 12:12am
January 8, 2016
Cold temperatures could stick around through Thursday
January 8, 2016 - 11:23pm
January 6, 2016
Gary Guenther shovels snow around the base of a portable shelter Tuesday on Foot Lake off Robbins Island. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Thick ice beckons fishermen
January 6, 2016 - 12:01am