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November 16, 2018
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Best man Noel Paul Stookey, left, and groom Peter Yarrow assist Mary Beth McCarthy Yarrow into a car following the Saturday evening wedding 49 years ago.
Fall wedding drew prying eyes: McCarthy/Yarrow nuptials inspired classic song
November 16, 2018 - 4:10pm
November 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Cal Miner, in full train conducting uniform, puts the finishing touches Thursday on the Great Northern Railway Engine for the holiday light display outside of the Kandiyohi County Historical Society in Willmar.
'Train'ing for the holiday
November 15, 2018 - 9:58pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune file photo

Children sit on the LuLu Beans Coffee Shop float waiting to greet the crowd at the 2017 Holidaze parade in downtown Willmar.
'Holidaze' festivities set for Saturday in downtown Willmar
November 15, 2018 - 8:39am
November 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune 

Holiday lights are being set up at Robbins Island in Willmar for the first time as the new home of the Celebrate the Light of the World holiday light display created by Chad Koosman.
Robbins Island's festive transformation: More volunteers needed this weekend to set up Celebrate the Light of the World
November 14, 2018 - 7:35pm
November 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Larry Peterson, U.S. Army veteran, listens to the Veterans Day program Monday at the Fagen Fighters WWII Museum near Granite Falls.
WWII survivor offers thanks to American veterans during Fagen Fighters Museum program
November 12, 2018 - 8:46pm
November 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Nancy Van Hauen, left, purchases books Thursday with the help of Mary Catherwood during the annual League of Women Voters fundraiser sale. Books will be sold from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Bargain books at annual Willmar fundraiser
November 8, 2018 - 10:18pm
November 2, 2018
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Nov. 2, 2018
November 2, 2018 - 5:33pm
November 1, 2018
The Wild Daisy received a visit from the Pumpkin Capers. Erin Bormett / Echo Journal
In Pequot Lakes, no pumpkin appear to be safe from capers bringing joy to the holiday
November 1, 2018 - 1:37pm
October 31, 2018
Tom Cherveny / Tribune

Scarlett Contreras in her wig and mermaid costume is among the children sharing in the Halloween fun Wednesday in Willmar when kids from the YMCA child care center visited other staff in the Health and Human Services building.
Songs and laughter for Halloween
October 31, 2018 - 6:11pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A Sperry House volunteer once reported finding a drawer in the china hutch had been opened when she was alone in the house, and the Johnsdale Paranormal Group made that area a focus of their investigation of the historic home in Willmar earlier this year.
A different kind of Sperry House story in Willmar
October 31, 2018 - 7:03am
October 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Todd Green plays a tombak or zarb from Iran during a presentation Monday at the Willmar Education and Arts Center for Kennedy Elementary School students.
A global sound: Willmar students hear musician play instruments from around the world
October 29, 2018 - 9:12pm
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Savanna Sorenson, 2, picks out candy from a bucket Sunday during the Trunk-or-Treat event at United Methodist Church in Willmar.
Trunk-or-Treat: Halloween festivities in Willmar
October 29, 2018 - 7:03am
October 28, 2018
Mother and daughter, U.S. Army Pfc. Jenna Van Horn, left, and U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Van Horn chat about their joint deployment with reporter Robin Huebner during a video call Friday, October 26, 2018. Darren Gibbins / Forum News Service
From Kindred to Kuwait: Mother, daughter deployed together
October 28, 2018 - 7:36am
October 27, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
A skeleton in a coffin is one of the many scary sights at the the Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar.
Spooky sights: Halloween fun for all ages in Willmar area
October 27, 2018 - 12:42pm
Kandiyohi County marriage licenses for week ending Oct. 26, 2018
October 27, 2018 - 5:37am