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Measles outbreak at 32, with Somali-Minnesota children hit hard
Four vie to lead Minn. GOP
Fergus Falls dealership overcharged hundreds of Minnesota police agencies for vehicle extras
Teen girls wanted after man’s stabbing in northern Minnesota
One of Minnesota 8, Willmar man awaits possible deportation as his son is born
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Speedy Vikings draft pick comes with baggage.
Softball: NOlivia strikes again for NLS
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
Baseball: Bangen gem leads Willmar to win
Minnesota offers filmmakers varied landscapes and cultural activity
Khloe Kardashian sued after sharing photo of herself on Instagram
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
Disney announces official release date for 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
'Flip or Flop' stars returning for multiple episodes of HGTV show amid divorce
Young Artist's Concerts this weekend in Willmar, Paynesville
'King Ed' comedy on stage at Ridgewater College
Intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children
Younger hot flashes may signal heart risk later
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
Harriet "Leona" Madison
Karen J. Edwards-Ulanowski
Marcie I. Garner Stone
Marion LaVerne Haug
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
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Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
Minnesota Opinion: Now is not the time to sit out, play politics
George Will: The 'Oh, never mind' president
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
December 16, 2015
Winter arrives late but in earnest
WILLMAR — As the saying goes, winter arrived late but in earnest. Law enforcement agencies in the area responded to numerous reports of vehicles...
December 16, 2015 - 8:51pm
December 1, 2015
Storm drops 6 inches of snow on Willmar
WILLMAR (Staff reports) — Monday’s storm dropped snow amounts approaching 6 inches in the Willmar area and more in western Minnesota. Madison...
December 1, 2015 - 9:44pm
First big snow storm of the season spreads across Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Schools, government offices and some businesses closed early Monday, Twin Cities commuters frequently slid to a halt and snow sculptures...
December 1, 2015 - 12:00am
August 24, 2015
Volunteers invited to join Sept. 26 cleanup of Lac qui Parle Mission site
WATSON — Area residents are invited to attend the National Public Lands Day volunteer opportunity to be held at Lac qui Parle Mission from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 26. Lac qui Parle Mission will be participating in National Public Lands Day by removing buckthorn, cleaning up storm...
August 24, 2015 - 12:43am
August 9, 2015
Falling tree branch causes fright
Karen Thibault surveys damage to a large cottonwood tree in her front yard in the 600 block of 9th Street southwest in Willmar. The branch fell...
August 9, 2015 - 11:14pm
August 7, 2015
Storms sweeps over western Minnesota
WILLMAR — Multiple tornadoes were reported Thursday from Sunburg to Paynesville resulting in multiple tornado warnings and people scurrying...
August 7, 2015 - 12:01am
July 30, 2015
Video: Storm damages mission church roof
WATSON — A well-known historical site is temporarily closed due to damage it suffered in a thunderstorm early Tuesday morning. Strong winds...
July 30, 2015 - 12:00am
July 13, 2015
Brainerd area bears brunt of Sunday storms
BRAINERD -- Damage assessments and cleanup were underway Monday morning after Sunday night's violent thunderstorms that rocked through Minnesota....
July 13, 2015 - 10:36pm
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