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February 14, 2019
Blowing snow along a highway
February 14, 2019 - 9:56pm
A photo from a Minnesota Department of Transportation snowplow on U.S. Highway 71 headed north toward Minnesota Highway 7 from about 5:10 p.m.  Thursday.
- MnDOT photo
Blowing snow could create hazardous driving conditions in west central Minnesota Thursday evening
February 14, 2019 - 5:34pm
February 12, 2019
MnDOT file photo
MnDOT advises Willmar area motorists to slow down due to icy road conditions
February 12, 2019 - 5:43pm
File photo / Tribune 
A snow emergency has been called for the central business district in downtown Willmar.
Snow emergency called for downtown Willmar
February 12, 2019 - 2:07pm
February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
February 9, 2019
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

The City of Willmar has declared a snow emergency for the Central Business District starting at 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. City parking lots will be open for vehicles otherwise parked on the street during this time.
Snow emergency in place for Sunday in downtown Willmar
February 9, 2019 - 12:51pm
February 8, 2019
UPDATE: MnDOT lifts no-travel advisory for many area state highways
February 8, 2019 - 9:13am
West Central Tribune's delivery Friday will be delayed in some areas due to weather conditions in the region.
Donna Middleton / Tribune
Friday's delivery of the West Central Tribune is delayed in some areas
February 8, 2019 - 9:05am
No travel advisories remain in effect for much of central Minnesota
February 8, 2019 - 7:10am
The Minnesota National Guard used special equipment to rescue 8 motorists who were stranded in a blizzard Thursday evening and early Friday morning in Renville County. They were brought to the armory in Olivia.
National Guard rescued 8 people stranded in Renville County blizzard
February 8, 2019 - 6:59am
February 7, 2019
Gov. activates National Guard for blizzard assistance in Renville County
February 7, 2019 - 10:22pm
Tom Cherveny / Tribune The Minnesota Department of Transportation issued a no travel advisory for portions of Kandiyohi County and neighboring counties. The area included Chippewa County, where this pickup truck makes its way into Granite Falls on County Road 38.
Blizzard and cold hit western Minnesota
February 7, 2019 - 9:06pm
A photo from a Minnesota Department of Transportation plow along Minnesota 40 west of Willmar about 3 p.m Thursday.
- MnDOT photo
West Central Tribune's carrier delivery may be delayed Friday morning
February 7, 2019 - 8:09pm
Kandiyohi County will be pulling its snowplows at 5 p.m. Thursday. Crews will be back to work Friday morning, county officials said.
- Tribune file photo
Kandiyohi County to pull snow plows off the road
February 7, 2019 - 2:57pm
The West Central Tribune print edition for Feb. 7, 2019. Tribune subscribers may also access the newsaper via our digital edition.
Winter weather may delay Tribune delivery, so please check out our e-edition
February 7, 2019 - 12:04pm