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Fat-bike riders compete in the 2017 Norpine Fat Bike Classic race last January on the Norpine ski trails  near Lutsen. The Norpine Trail Association will allow fat-biking on a segment of its trails this winter on a trial basis. Rod Haase Photography photo
North Shore ski trail will allow fat-biking on trial basis
9 hours 12 min ago
December 3, 2017
Tom Cherveny | Tribune
Emergency responders trailer up the rescue airboat after responding Feb. 12 to a report of a vehicle breaking through the ice on Long Lake north of Willmar. Its driver escaped unharmed.
Ice now is fragile, uneven; DNR says wait a couple weeks
December 3, 2017 - 11:16pm
December 1, 2017
Winter temperatures since 1970 warming most in Great Plains, Great Lakes
December 1, 2017 - 9:15pm
May 8, 2013
A large section of ice is visible Wednesday on Green Lake.  A resident who lives on the east side of the lake commented that the ice has been moving back and forth from the shore toward the middle of the lake the past several days. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Green Lake in Spicer, Minn., still waiting on ice-out record
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.
April 18, 2013 - 11:57am
April 11, 2013
Heavy snow, wind, ice make travel hazardous today in west central Minn.
April 11, 2013 - 7:23am
April 10, 2013
Tribune opens Electronic Edition for duration of current winter storm
April 10, 2013 - 5:53pm
March 27, 2013
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Editorial cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
March 27, 2013 - 3:40am
March 18, 2013
No travel advised near Belgrade, Paynesville and Sauk Centre
March 18, 2013 - 5:27pm
Kandiyohi County plows will be pulled at 3 p.m.
March 18, 2013 - 1:59pm
March 14, 2013
Willmar, region among Minn. areas under winter weather advisory
March 14, 2013 - 4:03pm
March 5, 2013
Photo from
The Armchair MVP blog: Planning an escape from winter
March 5, 2013 - 8:57am
February 25, 2013
2nd blizzard in less than week slams Plains region
February 25, 2013 - 7:58am
February 18, 2013
No unnecessary travel advised in west central Minn. tonight
February 18, 2013 - 2:49pm