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DNR invites public input on Fort Ridgely State Park draft plan amendment
Package thieves beware: Residents have their eyes (and cameras) on you
Corps denies easement to complete Dakota Access Pipeline construction in ND
Law enforcers back away from skirmish line to de-escalate tensions at Standing Rock protest site
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 14, 2016
Three potential winter storm-related scenarios that will likely affect your area this weekend
A change in the weather is coming. This is something we have known for a couple of weeks. A pattern change will bring an end to the seemingly...
November 14, 2016 - 6:41pm
February 2, 2016
Winter storm creates hazardous driving conditions
A winter storm stalled over southern Minnesota on Tuesday, blocking a major interstate and causing havoc from eastern Colorado to Michigan. Minnesota...
February 2, 2016 - 10:11pm
Winter storm creates hazardous conditions; no travel advised in southern Minnesota
No travel is advised this afternoon and tonight across southern Minnesota, where snow and blowing snow are creating hazardous driving conditions. The National Weather Service reported poor visibility and white-outs along Interstate 90 today. Wind speeds of 25 to 30 mph an hour are...
February 2, 2016 - 2:58pm
Schools closing ahead of winter storm
WILLMAR -- Willmar Public Schools will be closing 2 hours early today. Many other schools in the area have also announced early closings in anticipation...
February 2, 2016 - 11:57am
Still more snow and ice snarling airline traffic for Northeast
(Reuters) - Snow and ice spread across the northeastern United States again on Sunday and into early Monday, causing airline flight disruptions...
March 2, 2015 - 12:06am
January 7, 2015
Wind chill advisory extended; more cold, blowing snow in store Thursday
WILLMAR - The National Weather Service is extending a wind chill advisory, in effect across a wide swath of Minnesota, through 6 a.m. Thursday. Another cold front also is poised to arriveThursday, bringing snow, wind and possible blizzard conditions across southwest and south central...
January 7, 2015 - 12:06pm
November 10, 2014
Olivia woman injured as result of accident on icy road
An Olivia woman was injured after she lost control of her vehicle Monday morning on icy road north of Vesta. Darlene M Benson, 37, was driving eastbound in a Chevy Trailblazer on Minnesota Highway 19 around 8 a.m. when her vehicle went off the road and rolled, according to a news...
November 10, 2014 - 10:09am
April 2, 2014
Winter storm watch issued for Thursday and Friday
The calendar says it’s April but the forecast calls for a winter storm to blanket the region, beginning Thursday and lasting into Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for all of central and south central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin for...
April 2, 2014 - 10:30am
March 18, 2014
Tuesday snowfall starts adding up, reports of up to 8 inches in region
Snow started early Tuesday in central Minnesota with heavy snow moving northeast to the Duluth area. The National Weather Service reported 5...
March 18, 2014 - 10:31pm
March 4, 2014
Powerful storm lashes eastern U.S. with snow, arctic cold
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A deadly winter storm hit the U.S. East Coast with freezing rain, snow and near-record cold on Monday, cancelling about...
March 4, 2014 - 7:25am
March 3, 2014
Massive storm system takes aim at winter-weary U.S. East Coast
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive winter storm system packing cold air, snow and freezing rain was bearing down on the U.S. East Coast, causing federal and local offices in Washington to close on Monday after it pummeled the central United States over the weekend.
March 3, 2014 - 7:31am
February 21, 2014
Renville County towns open doors to 134 stranded motorists
OLIVIA — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by last night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled. The National...
February 21, 2014 - 10:59pm
Renville County communities open doors to 134 stranded motorists
OLIVIA — Communities in Renville County hosted 134 motorists stranded by last night’s winter storm after motel rooms had filled. The...
February 21, 2014 - 11:10am
February 20, 2014
Major snow coming, Willmar on western edge of blast
WILLMAR — A major winter storm is expected to bring heavy snow and strong winds, starting today, to the southeastern portion of the state. The National Weather Service’s blizzard warning includes Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester and Red Wing and reaches as far north and west...
February 20, 2014 - 9:08am
February 10, 2014
Georgia governor advises caution ahead of second rare snowfall
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Officials across the southeastern United States braced on Monday for a blast of freezing rain, snow and ice, with Georgia's governor advising "extreme caution" and declaring a state of emergency across almost one-third of the state.
February 10, 2014 - 1:45pm