Weather Forecast



January 8, 2015
High winds and blowing snow this afternoon at the intersection of 19th Ave and 4th Street SE in Willmar this afternoon show the driving challenge. The National Weather Service says driving will be very difficult in open areas outside of city limits for the rest of the day. TRIBUNE photo by Rand Middleton.
Blizzard warning expanded to Stevens, Kandiyohi, Swift, and Big Stone counties
January 8, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 14, 2013
Red flag warning continues today for west central Minn.
May 14, 2013 - 9:23am
March 16, 2009
As interest in small wind grows, so does resistance
March 16, 2009 - 10:30am
March 13, 2009
Transformer repairs still turbine blades
March 13, 2009 - 4:13pm
February 21, 2009
Kandiyohi County gives wind energy a vote of support
February 21, 2009 - 12:43pm
February 5, 2009
West Fargo mayor featured in New York Times report on wind energy
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 19, 2009
Workers Ronnie Chilton and Tony Tibbetts pour concrete for the base of the wind turbine to be completed this spring outside the former Callaway school.
Windmill project underway at former Callaway School
January 19, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
Diamond Wind Energy LLC. in Atwater uses a 20-kilowatt Jacob's turbine to tap wind near Diamond Lake. A group of investors would like to erect large turbines to capture 20 megawatts of wind power in Big Stone County. Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer
Is this a last gasp for Big Stone Wind?
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Both sides in Big Stone II clash disagree but find common ground
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
October 7, 2008
Wind project could bring 134 turbines to Clay County
October 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 4, 2008
University of Minnesota, Morris Chancellor Jacquie Johnson spoke during the dedication of UMM's $9 million biomass burner Friday on the UMM campus. The plant is a key element in UMM's plan for making the campus carbon neutral and energy independent by 2010. The plant also is the first of its kind as a research model for community-based energy systems. UMM officials and researchers are working in concert with the West Central Research and Outreach Center and the ARS Soils Lab -- Morris' "Research Triangle...
UMM dedicates biomass burner
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
Olson's cancer ordeal provides even greater insight into her West Wind Village mission
July 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 31, 2008
Verndale board hears of wind turbine financing plan Monday
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am