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Ambulance trips can leave you with surprising - and very expensive - bills
Man sentenced to 10 days in jail for Bemidji school bus crash
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Counterfeit opioid pills are tricking users - sometimes with lethal results
As clock ticks on tax bill, White House signals a compromise
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
Local Roundup: Willmar's Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NFL Roundup: Ravens hand Packers first shut out since 2006
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks cut ties to Blaisuis
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
LaVonne A. Welter
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
May 1, 2013
Midwest, Plains economic survey index dips
May 1, 2013 - 7:37am
April 27, 2013
Editorial cartoon by Ed Fischer
April 27, 2013 - 12:00am
April 11, 2013
Update: Severe storms sock Midwest, push east; 1 dead
ST. LOUIS (AP) — At least one death has been blamed on a strong spring storm system that's brought everything from tornadoes to ice and snow...
April 11, 2013 - 1:47pm
April 1, 2013
Survey says Midwest economic survey index jumped
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwest and Plains states jumped last month, suggesting improving economic growth for the region over the next three to six months. The Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 58.2 in March, compared with 53.1 in February...
April 1, 2013 - 9:00am
March 5, 2013
Winter clings on with Upper Midwest snowstorm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mother Nature is apparently saving the best, or at least the biggest, for last. DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Mother Nature is apparently saving the best, or at least the biggest, for last. Chicago residents expected to find themselves in the midst...
March 5, 2013 - 7:37am
February 26, 2013
Update: 2nd major snowstorm paralyzes parts of Midwest
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- For the second time in a week, a major winter storm paralyzed parts of the nation's midsection Tuesday, dumping a fresh...
February 26, 2013 - 2:33pm
February 22, 2013
Storm crawls across the plains and into the Midwest
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A major snowstorm that shuttered airports in Missouri, stranded truckers in Illinois and buried parts of Kansas in...
February 22, 2013 - 7:30am
January 6, 2013
Drought among top agriculture stories of 2012
Going into 2012, many area farmers were weary of the region’s long wet cycle. But by the summer of 2012, lack of moisture was the problem. Drought hit parts of the Upper Midwest hard, while other areas were relatively unscathed and enjoyed good yields. Following is a look back at...
January 6, 2013 - 12:00am
December 20, 2012
Big Midwestern snowstorm leads to 25-vehicle crash
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The first widespread snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous driving conditions that, in Iowa, led to a 25-vehicle pileup that killed one person. Drivers were blinded by blowing snow and didn't see vehicles...
December 20, 2012 - 1:07pm
Midwest hit by major snowstorm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The first major snowstorm of the season began a slow crawl across the Midwest on Thursday, creating treacherous, sometimes...
December 20, 2012 - 11:15am
Drought's grip unrelenting across Midwest
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The worst U.S. drought in decades continues its iron-fisted grip across much of the nation's key farming states, though some relief could come from the first major snowstorm of the season trekking eastward across the Midwest. Thursday's weekly U.S. Drought Monitor...
December 20, 2012 - 9:42am
December 10, 2012
Snow barges back into Upper Midwest
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — At least this time the Metrodome roof stayed up. A slow-moving storm dropped more than a foot of snow in parts of the Upper Midwest, making roads treacherous or impassable and leading to at least one fatal crash.
December 10, 2012 - 2:20pm
November 24, 2012
Famous formation named for homesteaders in N.D. with ties to Granite Falls, Minn.
TIOGA, N.D. -- Lorin Bakken recalls it was 2007 when he began seeing his name in the newspaper and on TV frequently as the oil boom started to...
November 24, 2012 - 12:00am
June 1, 2012
Survey: economy slows in 9 Midwest and Plains states
OMAHA, Neb. -- Economic growth appears to be slowing in nine Midwest and Plains states, but a monthly survey of business leaders released Friday suggests the region remains healthy overall. The report's overall economic index declined to 57.6 in May from April's 60, but remained...
June 1, 2012 - 9:06am
February 25, 2012
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am