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Early ice fishing on Willmar Lake
Records published Dec. 10
Factories are humming but paychecks are thin
U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
Blaze makes first appearance at CMCS pep rally
Bluejays take down LQPV on road
WarHawks hit hard early, fall to 'Jacks
Vikings look to climb back into playoff race
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Curtis Burr Accola
Gregory W. Johnson
Ruth V. Thayer
Frances A. King
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
May 8, 2013
Green Lake in Spicer, Minn., still waiting on ice-out record
SPICER -- A new record for a late ice-out on Green Lake is sure to be set. The record to be beat is a May 7 ice-out recorded in 1951. There...
May 8, 2013 - 4:52pm
April 20, 2013
Cartoon by Dave Granlund: Minnesota's endless winter
April 20, 2013 - 12:01am
April 18, 2013
Area schools dismiss students early today as winter storm moves across west central Minn.
WILLMAR – Many schools in west central Minnesota are sending students home early today as yet another winter storm blasts the area. Among the long list of schools that are closing are Willmar, New London-Spicer, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City and Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg. The region...
April 18, 2013 - 11:57am
April 11, 2013
Heavy snow, wind, ice make travel hazardous today in west central Minn.
WILLMAR – A combination of heavy snow, high winds, limited visibility and ice is making travel hazardous this morning in much of west central and southwestern Minnesota. Plows are busy on state roads but are “not keeping up” with the blowing snow, said Denny Marty, maintenance...
April 11, 2013 - 7:23am
April 10, 2013
Tribune opens Electronic Edition for duration of current winter storm
A major winter storm is approaching west central Minnesota this evening and the snowfall is forecast to continue well into Thursday. This storm's...
April 10, 2013 - 5:53pm
March 27, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
March 27, 2013 - 3:40am
March 18, 2013
No travel advised near Belgrade, Paynesville and Sauk Centre
WILLMAR – The Minnesota Department of Transportation advises no unnecessary travel this evening near Sauk Centre, Belgrade and Paynesville because of blowing snow, drifting and reduced visibility. MnDOT issued the warning around 5 p.m. today as strong wind gusts continued to blow...
March 18, 2013 - 5:27pm
Kandiyohi County plows will be pulled at 3 p.m.
WILLMAR – The Kandiyohi County Public Works Department is pulling county plows off the roads at 3 p.m. today. The action is being taken because of adverse weather conditions that includes blowing and drifting snow and limited visibility, Crews will be back out by 5:30 a.m. Tuesday....
March 18, 2013 - 1:59pm
March 14, 2013
Willmar, region among Minn. areas under winter weather advisory
WILLMAR — Willmar, Benson, Montevideo, Olivia and Litchfield are among the area cities in a winter weather advisory beginning overnight tonight. The National Weather Service Twin Cities office in Chanhassen has issued the advisory for snow sleet and freezing rain from 1 a.m. Friday...
March 14, 2013 - 4:03pm
March 5, 2013
The Armchair MVP blog: Planning an escape from winter
By Mark Walters Thearmchairmvp.areavoices.com
March 5, 2013 - 8:57am
February 25, 2013
2nd blizzard in less than week slams Plains region
DODGE CITY, Kan. (AP) -- A major winter storm brought blizzard conditions to parts of the central Plains Monday, forcing the closure of highways in the Oklahoma Panhandle and sending public works crews scrambling for salt and sand anew just days after record amounts of snow blanketed...
February 25, 2013 - 7:58am
February 18, 2013
No unnecessary travel advised in west central Minn. tonight
WILLMAR – The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising no unnecessary travel in the Willmar, Granite Falls, Montevideo, Madison, Olivia and Redwood Falls areas today because of blizzard conditions. High winds are resulting in blowing snow and reduced visibility. There...
February 18, 2013 - 2:49pm
Winter weather advisory is in effect now for west central Minnesota
WILLMAR – Much of west central Minnesota, including Kandiyohi County, is now under a winter weather advisory that will continue until midnight. According to the National Weather Service the combination of strong winds, blowing snow and falling temperatures will lead to hazardous...
February 18, 2013 - 8:48am
January 24, 2013
Farmer's Wife blog: Handling a true Minnesota winter
By Cloey Http://greenacresrevisited.areavoices.com
January 24, 2013 - 9:18am
January 23, 2013
Heating Doctor blog: Tips on heating your home during cold weather
By Heating Doctor Http://heatingdoctor.areavoices.com
January 23, 2013 - 9:08am