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Light rail stop in downtown Minneapolis to stop two days before Super Bowl
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Emma Anne Williams
December 12, 2011
It's time to plan, pack for winter survival
WILLMAR -- Even though Old Man Winter hasn't arrived yet, now is the time to prepare for winter driving and the possibility of getting stranded...
December 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 9, 2011
Areavoices.com: Can a space heater save you money?
One of my favorite things about winter is sitting under a huge pile of blankets and quilts with a good book and a cup of homemade hot chocolate....
December 9, 2011 - 9:18am
July 6, 2011
South Korean city Pyeongchang to host 2018 Winter Olympics
DURBAN, South Africa -- The South Korean city of Pyeongchang was awarded the 2018 Winter Olympics today after failing in two previous attempts. Pyeongchang defeated rivals Munich and Annecy, France, in the first round of a secret ballot of the International Olympic Committee. Needing...
July 6, 2011 - 11:45am
April 11, 2011
DNR to begin assessing lakes
SPICER -- We'll soon be learning whether some area lakes suffered winter fish kills. Fisheries workers with the Minnesota Department of Natural...
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
March 22, 2011
Winter storm warning expanded to include west central Minn.
The National Weather Service has expanded its winter storm warning today to include parts of west central and central Minnesota and west central Wisconsin. The winter storm warning is north of a line from Montevideo, Willmar and St. Cloud in central Minnesota and White Bear Lake...
March 22, 2011 - 3:32pm
February 21, 2011
Schools cancel classes today
WILLMAR -- With many area schools closed for the Presidents' Day holiday, a short list of districts have closed due to the winter storm. According to KWLM's Snowdesk, the schools closed today include Benson, BOLD, Canby, Hancock, KMS, Lac qui Parle Valley, Litchfield, Minnewaska,...
February 21, 2011 - 9:42am
Expect another 1 to 3 inches of snow, Willmar area now in winter weather advisory
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service is forecasting another 1 to 3 inches of snow to fall in Willmar today, with temperatures around 19 and...
February 21, 2011 - 9:30am
February 20, 2011
Authorities advise no travel as winter storm spreads across region
WILLMAR - Authorities in Kandiyohi County are advising no travel tonight as a major winter storm contines to spread across the region. Kandiyohi County pulled its snow plows off county roads late this afternoon. The Minnesota Department of Transportation reported difficult driving...
February 20, 2011 - 5:31pm
Blizzard warning in effect for southern, western Minnesota
A blizzard warning will remain in effect for southern and western Minnesota until noon Monday. The National Weather Service said 5 to 8 inches of snow fell in just a few hours this morning in south central Minnesota, including the cities of Owatonna, Albert Lea, Mankato and New ...
February 20, 2011 - 3:35pm
January 22, 2011
Winter camping made easy
SPICER -- Why prove your outdoor survival skills during the muggy, buggy days of summer at Many Point Scout Camp when you can do the same close to home and replace the incessant whine of mosquitoes with the absolute silence of a snow cave? That's part of the reasoning that led five...
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
December 31, 2010
Far west central Minnesota under winter storm warning now, blizzard warning begins at midnight
Much of far west central Minnesota, west of Kandiyohi County, remains under a winter storm warning until midnight tonight as snow and blowing snow continues through Friday, following by frigid wind chills. The far west central Minnesota forecast has been upgraded to a blizzard warning...
December 31, 2010 - 4:28pm
December 30, 2010
Winter advisory, storm watch issued; heavy snow possible
WILLMAR -- Portions of west central and southwestern Minnesota will receive a one-two punch of winter weather today and Friday. The two rounds...
December 30, 2010 - 12:00am
December 27, 2010
Winter storm could strand air passengers for days
A major winter storm that has shut down airports in New York and New England could leave passengers stranded for days. Hundreds of people were stuck this morning at New York City-area airports. Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren says they expect to reopen the runways in the...
December 27, 2010 - 9:46am
December 23, 2010
Winter weather advisory issued, 2-5 inches of snow for Willmar
WILLMAR -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for all of west central and south central Minnesota. Meeker, Kandiyohi, Swift and Stevens counties and counties south and west are in the advisory from noon today, for western counties, until 6 a.m. Friday. Flurries...
December 23, 2010 - 11:49am
Letter: Our beautiful Minnesota winter
Let us be thankful for the snow and all the beauty it brings. I have lived in four other places on Earth where we didn't have winters like Minnesota's, and I always missed them. The coldest I ever saw was in New Orleans at Christmas; the thermometer said 32 degrees, but it was a...
December 23, 2010 - 12:00am