Weather Forecast


west central minnesota

November 20, 2018
Update: The Tribune's Thanksgiving Holiday paper delivered Wednesday for subscribers and counter sales
November 20, 2018 - 2:40pm
September 11, 2018
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Instructor Harold Mielke of Duininck Co., top right, works with Willmar Senior High students in a new public/private partnership class teaching them about potential careers in the area.
Hands-on learning: New Willmar Senior High course is private-public partnership
September 11, 2018 - 5:31am
August 14, 2018
Update 10:49 p.m.: Kandiyohi County primary unofficial results
August 14, 2018 - 10:57pm
June 5, 2018
The first round of storms should get underway late Tuesday afternoon and evening in portions of northern South Dakota and western North Dakota. It is within the first few hours after the storms erupt that the tornado threat will be the greatest. graphic
Stretch of severe weather to disrupt travel, threaten lives in north-central US
June 5, 2018 - 2:38pm
April 9, 2018
2018 Prep Softball, Baseball Previews now available online
April 9, 2018 - 9:48am
April 4, 2018
Spring 2018 - Cartoon by Tim Campbell
Tribune Editorial: Don't fret! Spring will arrive soon with warmer temps
April 4, 2018 - 9:00am
April 3, 2018
Snow continues falling Tuesday morning along Business 71 South in Willmar.
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It's a snow day ... share your photos or video
April 3, 2018 - 11:45am
September 11, 2017
2017 Pigskin Preview now available online
September 11, 2017 - 1:44pm
Workers survey the building damage at Carlson Dairy Sunday near Pennock.
Photo by Carolyn Lange
Severe storm with high winds races across Minnesota creating havoc
June 11, 2017 - 4:55pm
March 7, 2017
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Blocks of ice float in the water in Willmar Lake as high winds create a frozen tide Tuesday button
Wind gusts reach over 50 miles per hour in west central Minnesota
March 7, 2017 - 6:52pm
January 6, 2017
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Emily Molenaar, left, and Candace Kallevig stay warm drinking coffee Friday at The Goodness Coffee House in Willmar. A hazardous weather outlook for west central Minnesota this weekend includes 20 to 30 below zero windchills.
Extreme windchills predicted this weekend in west central Minnesota
January 6, 2017 - 10:34pm
November 19, 2016
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Saturday update: View and share your videos from the Nov. 18 blizzard
November 19, 2016 - 8:23pm
A New London backyard. Submitted photo / Sheila Purkat
Saturday update: View and send your storm photos to:
November 19, 2016 - 7:56pm
November 18, 2016
A tree on the northeast corner of the intersection of Trott Avenue and Ninth Avenue Southwest in Willmar was one casualty Friday morning of the winter storm that blew through west central Minnesota. Winds were the major problem: blowing snow reduced visibilitly and snarled travel, and power outages were widespread.  (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
First snow also brings first blizzard of winter
November 18, 2016 - 9:14pm
November 5, 2016
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School board candidates and handful of operating levy referendums on the ballot
November 5, 2016 - 10:51am