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'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Lippert -- Marcus
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
Doty — St. Aubin
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
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Robert J. Swanberg
Evelyn "Evie" M. Mulder
Carol Ann Ringler
Ardis E. Smith
Myrtle M. Knutson
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
November 10, 2014
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
December 5, 2013
Western, central Minn. schools starting late
WILLMAR -- Schools in the region are opening two hours late this morning after Wednesday's winter storm. Blowing snow is in the forecast today, with highs in the single digits and wind chills to 20 below. Crews clearing the roads of snow were expecting another long day...
December 5, 2013 - 7:00am
December 4, 2013
West central Minn. schools closing early due to winter storm
WILLMAR — A number of area school districts will be closing early, according to the KWLM Operation Snow Desk. As of 11:35 a.m., the following school districts had announced they would close at 1 p.m.: Clarkfield Area Charter School, Dawson-Boyd, Echo Charter School, Lac...
December 4, 2013 - 11:58am
December 2, 2013
Willmar, west central Minn. in storm watch starting Tuesday night
WILLMAR -- Central and northern Minnesota will likely see the heaviest snow accumulation Tuesday and Wednesday, but Willmar and the rest of west central Minnesota are in a winter storm watch starting Tuesday evening. The National Weather Service says significant snowfall is possible,...
December 2, 2013 - 7:34pm
November 4, 2013
Winter may be here early for residents in some parts of the region
ST. PAUL — The season’s first significant snowfall for most Minnesotans could bring more than half a foot in some places by Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory for a broad swath of the state. The weather service predicts moderate to...
November 4, 2013 - 11:16pm