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Briefs: Former Obama aide calls Trump a 'psychopath'
Second case of switched babies shakes Canadian community
More bodies located beneath rubble in Italy quake zone
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek expands into Xcel Energy Center, other Twin Cities venues
National Guard soldiers return to Willmar after Kuwait deployment
Finally, the Wolves might give the Target Center two good teams
Roundup: Rockets advance in Class C state tournament
Anderson repeats in Match Play tourney
Vikings open new stadium with preseason win
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Barbara A. Erickson
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Kenneth C. Hensch
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Cartoon by Steve Benson
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Minnesota Opinion: The long wait for mental health care needs fixing
Update: Shots fired outside Zorbaz in Spicer early Sunday
May 18, 2015
Fifth on Fifth
A public works crew makes short work Monday of a fallen tree branch large enough to block traffic on Fifth Street Southeast close to Olena Avenue....
May 18, 2015 - 11:26pm
March 15, 2015
Residents recall the paralyzing St. Patrick's Day blizzard 50 years later
WILLMAR — On the afternoon of March 16, 1965, Lois Hurley and her four children, ages 3 to 14, boarded the train in Great Falls, Montana, to...
March 15, 2015 - 11:44pm
December 16, 2014
Icy conditions cause crashes in western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Icy conditions made for hazardous travel on roads in western Minnesota early this week, according to the Minnesota State Patrol. As...
December 16, 2014 - 10:58pm
November 10, 2014
Hellooo, winter! Storm brings rough start to snow season
WILLMAR — An early blast of winter unloaded several inches of snow on west central Minnesota Monday, bringing an abrupt end to fall and a rough...
November 10, 2014 - 9:31pm
Schools closed or late today as winter storm hits the region
Many schools in the region are closed or are delaying the start of classes today as the first snow storm of the season blasts into west central...
November 10, 2014 - 6:19am
June 19, 2014
Rains across Minnesota pushing rivers over flood stage
ST. PAUL — Heavy rains across Minnesota have closed roads and flooded farm fields and basements and are pushing rivers — including the Mississippi — over flood stage.
June 19, 2014 - 10:43pm
A storm photo from eastern Swift County
A storm photo looking north Thursday afternoon from U.S. Highway 12 several miles east of Benson. Submitted photo by Eric Shaw Send your storm...
June 19, 2014 - 5:20am
April 21, 2014
Research finds storm risk in Red River Valley not unlike ‘Tornado Alley’
FARGO, N.D. — The long forgotten “Tornado Belt” once ran smack through Fargo-Moorhead.
April 21, 2014 - 6:00am
March 18, 2014
Up to 3 inches of snow today in Willmar, more tonight
WILLMAR — Between 1 and 3 inches of snow is expected to fall today in Willmar, with another 2 to 4 inches coming tonight. According to...
March 18, 2014 - 9:23am
January 21, 2014
Winter storm grips eastern U.S., shuts offices and snarls flights
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fast-moving Arctic cold front forecast to dump up to a foot of snow on the East Coast of the United States on Tuesday...
January 21, 2014 - 11:37am
January 20, 2014
Dangerous cold heads back to Midwest
WILLMAR — Another blast of arctic air is making a visit to west central Minnesota this week. The National Weather Service on Monday issued a wind chill warning through noon today. Wind chills are expected to dip as low as 40 below in west central Minnesota. Temperatures will be...
January 20, 2014 - 11:11pm
December 23, 2013
Video: U.S., Canada hit by snow and ice
(Reuters) - A band of severe weather from tornadoes to icy blasts left at least seven people dead as winter storms and severe weather pushed...
December 23, 2013 - 10:49am
December 16, 2013
U.S. wintry storm dumps snow over New England
(Reuters) - A large winter storm that dumped snow across the U.S. Midwest and East Coast swept into its final stage as it passed over New England...
December 16, 2013 - 7:01am
December 8, 2013
Storm pushes up U.S. East Coast after deep freeze in the South
(Reuters) - A massive winter storm that left parts of the Southeastern United States in a deep freeze pushed up the East Coast on Sunday, with...
December 8, 2013 - 11:19pm
December 6, 2013
Willmar records 3.5 inches of snow; Bird Island area records highest total in region
WILLMAR — A yardstick wasn’t long enough to measure all of the snow that piled up in Two Harbors, but a 12-inch ruler sufficed for this region. Willmar recorded 3.50 inches of snow in the winter storm that whipped through the state and ushered in arctic cold, according to National...
December 6, 2013 - 11:02pm