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January 22, 2019
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 

Luther Opjorden has maintained a 125-year family tradition of recording the weather for the National Weather Service. He is shown by the station he has kept in his backyard about one mile northwest of Milan for the past 35 years. The white box holds mercury-filled thermometers he reads.
For 125 years, Milan's Opjorden family has recorded the weather
January 22, 2019 - 6:36am
December 27, 2018
File photo / Tribune
Snow should continue to fall in and around Willmar through Thursday night. The National Weather Service is expecting another 3 to 6 inches to fall.
Winter storm to continue through the night
December 27, 2018 - 10:32am
December 26, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A driver fills the tank of a plow truck with gas Wednesday afternoon at Willmar Public Works in preparation for the storm.
The first 'big' one of the winter is here
December 26, 2018 - 4:53pm
December 25, 2018
The Minnesota Department of Transportation, county and city  plows will be on the road once the storm begins Wednesday afternoon.
Minnesota Department of Transportation photo
Major winter storm possible starting Wednesday afternoon
December 25, 2018 - 6:29pm
December 24, 2018
Stormy weather is heading for the Fargo-Moorhead area Wednesday evening, Dec. 26, according to the National Weather Service. Forum file photo.
Winter storm to bring snow, colder weather to region after Christmas
December 24, 2018 - 3:57pm
December 19, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A snowman decoration rests Wednesday among melting snow on the front lawn on a house off 10th Street Southwest in Willmar. Forecasters are not predicting a white Christmas for the Willmar area: officially 1 inch of snow on Christmas morning.
Dreaming of a white Christmas in west central Minnesota? You'll probably have to keep dreaming
December 19, 2018 - 7:21pm
December 12, 2018
The Geminids will appear to radiate from near Castor in Gemini (yellow star symbol). The position of Comet Wirtanen is also marked. Observers watching from dark skies will see the comet without optical aid. Stellarium with additions by Bob King.
Look up: Geminid meteor shower on display Dec. 13
December 12, 2018 - 10:28pm
December 1, 2018
Interesting, but is it accurate? How meteorologists and almanacs predict winter weather
December 1, 2018 - 6:00am
It’s here: Minnesota deer firearms season opens Saturday
November 1, 2018 - 8:56pm
September 28, 2018
The National Weather Service in Chanhassen has issued a freeze warning for early Saturday morning.
First fall freeze-up expected tonight
September 28, 2018 - 4:50pm
September 20, 2018
"We’re pretty wet. But not as bad as some areas south of us.” says Bridgewater farmer Charles Liesinger. Luke Hagen / Forum News Service
September rainstorm dampens early harvest plans in South Dakota
September 20, 2018 - 5:39pm
August 4, 2018
Tribune photo by Linda Vanderwerf  

This tree fell in the 200 block of Third Street South in Atwater in Friday's storm.
Atwater cleans up after EF0 tornado
August 4, 2018 - 6:20pm
August 3, 2018
National Weather Service to survey damage Saturday after Atwater hit hard by Friday storm
August 3, 2018 - 9:00pm
July 5, 2018
A worker for Sportsman’s Tree Solutions uses a chainsaw to remove tree damage on Thursday from Ike Floura’s yard in Bemidji. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Serviceplay button
Work to clear debris begins in wake of Bemidji tornado
July 5, 2018 - 4:07pm
July 4, 2018
Residents and officials clean up storm damage along Irvine Avenue Northwest and 18th Street Northwest on Wednesday morning, July 4, in Bemidji, Minn. Jillian Gandsey / Forum News Service
Tornado lowers the boom on Bemidji for Fourth of July
July 4, 2018 - 9:44pm