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August 8, 2018
The Willmar City Council submitted a letter of interest this week to move the lighthouse to their landlocked burg in west-central Minnesota. The General Services Administration announced this summer it is looking to offload the Duluth Harbor South Breakwater lighthouse. Forum News Service file photo
Duluth lighthouse unlikely to move, despite Willmar's interest
August 8, 2018 - 7:30pm
July 28, 2018
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Willmar man charged with kidnapping after trying to abduct girl in Target bathroom
July 28, 2018 - 8:01pm
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Central Minnesota professors author free textbook
July 28, 2018 - 8:20am
July 20, 2018
Orlo and Helen Almlie, of rural Lake Lillian, are transitioning ownership of their 100-head of stock cows and calves to Cullen Fischer, a 31-year-old man they met just a couple years ago. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Cattlemen at heart:Creativity gives next generation of farmers a boost
July 20, 2018 - 10:00pm
July 19, 2018
Drone, K-9 deployed to nab suspects in cornfield in west-central Minn.
July 19, 2018 - 5:36pm
July 6, 2018
Efforts were underway Friday morning to move a bog on Norway Lake in northern Kandiyohi County. The bog is impeding boat traffic through the channel between Games Lake and Norway Lake. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service
Work continues to move southwestern Minn. bog
July 6, 2018 - 2:23pm
June 13, 2018
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Minn. man faces 18 federal weapons charges
June 13, 2018 - 11:55am
May 30, 2018
Representative Collin Peterson says getting the Farm Bill passed is a motivator for the run for his 15th term. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Farm Bill motivates Peterson to run for 15th term
May 30, 2018 - 6:22pm
May 14, 2018
Rick and Tracy Clark stand by a memorial to their son, Ryane, at a memorial parking lot along the Glacial Lakes Trail. Ryane was killed in 2010 while deployed to Afghanistan. Carolyn Lange / Forum News Serviceplay button
New London family organizes Minnesota Fallen Heroes Walk
May 14, 2018 - 8:46pm
The original design artist Michele Steffen created for the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association features fallen soldiers she painted with watercolors. Erica Dischino / Forum News Service
Minnesota artist provides artwork for new state license plate honoring fallen officers
May 14, 2018 - 3:46pm
May 11, 2018
Gov. Mark Dayton shows off his Foxhole Brewery T-shirt from the local brewery in Willmar when addressing the crowd at the Rockin’ Robbins Fishin’ Edition event held at Robbins Island Park Friday evening as a part of the Governor’s Fishing Opener weekend. (Erica Dischino / Forum News Service)
Rocking the Governor's Fishing Opener at Robbins Island
May 11, 2018 - 8:49pm
Gov. Mark Dayton, center, helps to kick off the fishing season during the 2014 Governor’s Fishing Opener on Gull Lake. The governor will be on Green Lake in Spicer for this year's opener when the Willmar Lakes Area hosts the annual event May 10-13. Forum News Service file photo
Willmar area ready to host Minnesota Governor's Fishing Opener
May 11, 2018 - 2:12pm
April 27, 2018
Mark Johnson staffs a booth at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair to help educate the public about aquatic invasive species.  A lakeshore resident on Meeker County's Lake Washington, Johnson was among the first to complete the AIS Detectors program offered by the Minnesota Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center and the University of Minnesota Extension. (Photo by Megan Weber)
State develops citizen network of AIS Detectors
April 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
April 15, 2018
During Saturday's heavy snowfall, this cardinal was a frequent visitor (as were many juncos and a feisty bluejay) at a bird feeder one mile north of Willmar, Minn. (Submitted photo by Missy Aaker)
Historic storm for some -- average for others: Montevideo, Minn., records 20.5 inches of snow in apparent record
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
April 13, 2018
The ice left area lakes just in the nick of time for the 2013 fishing opener, but cold temps and a northwest gale made for rough fishing.  Jason Amiot, left, of Big Lake and his father Ed Amiot of Walker bring their boat back to shore on Norway Lake on the opening morning. West Central Tribune file photo
Ice out taking its sweet time
April 13, 2018 - 4:59pm
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