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October 22, 2018
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Chris Willing, Willmar Nite Lions volunteer, stands on the side of the building in his full costume preparing to scare during the Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House at the Kandiyohi County Fairgrounds in Willmar Thursday.
Prepare to scare: The Walking Dead Freak Show Haunted House
October 22, 2018 - 12:00am
October 20, 2018
Dreadwood Haunted Forest is a half-mile long haunt into a woods full of creatures waiting to scare. The haunt is located in the town of Hudson, off County Road E. Rebecca Mariscal / Forum News Serviceplay button
Haunted Wisconsin forest puts heart into the haunt for Halloween
October 20, 2018 - 7:30am
October 16, 2018
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Mike O'Brien, left, and John Laughlin visit with other military veterans Monday morning during a free coffee time at the Willmar Community Center. These events will be held the first and third Monday of each month.
Making connections: Local veterans come together for coffee and conversation
October 16, 2018 - 6:42am
October 14, 2018
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The “Living Room,” with furniture and decor provided by Darling Clementine, was one of the many rooms on display during the Market Under Glass event at Stacy’s Nursery in Willmar.
Weekend event in Willmar features home decor
October 14, 2018 - 8:04pm
October 9, 2018
Joe Ailts, president of the St. Croix Growers Association, is bringing this beauty to Stillwater Harvest Fest on Oct. 13 to compete in the first-annual “Howard Dill Prettiest Pumpkin” contest. Ailts is growing this giant pumpkin at his patch in Deer Lake, Wis. Courtesy of Joe Ailts
Southeast Minnesota festival may set world record with big pumpkins
October 9, 2018 - 8:19pm
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Firefighter Explorer Michael Stark helps Nadir Hadi, 9, use the fire hose during Family Fire Night Tuesday at the Willmar Fire Hall.
13th annual Family Fire Night held at Willmar Fire Hall
October 9, 2018 - 8:17pm
October 3, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune file photo

The Willmar Municipal Airport is holding a fly-in and drive-in event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m Saturday and the public is encouraged to attend. Pilots are invited to bring their planes, while car collectors can take part in a car show. There will also be a freewill donation meal and, weather permitting, a formation flyover by Mooney aircraft.
Fly, or drive, to the Willmar airport on Saturday
October 3, 2018 - 6:54am
September 30, 2018
Register by Thursday for Willmar Area Community Foundation 20-year celebration
September 30, 2018 - 2:30pm
September 28, 2018
Good Neighbors published Sept. 28
September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
September 21, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Sharon Johnson of Atwater gets a dollar Friday at the Burger King drive-through in Willmar. Police Officer Marco Vazquez, left, and James Kroona from the Ambulance Service, were handing out dollars as part of a "Buckle up for a Buck" safety program promoting use of seat belts. Johnson said she "always" wears a seat button
Buckle up for a buck: Seat belt campaign rewards motorists for buckling up in west central Minnesota
September 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
September 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Vonna Marcus smiles while looking at pottery pieces available to purchase Saturday during the 21st annual Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. play button
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! marks 21 years
September 15, 2018 - 6:01pm
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Heidi Seiler looks Saturday at the memorial honoring the lives of those who died by suicide. The memorial was posted as part Willmar's Out of the Darkness Walk at Robbins Island. play button
Out of the Darkness: Willmar community walks for suicide prevention
September 15, 2018 - 3:56pm
September 13, 2018
Duluth police yield to NAACP on 'use of force' event
September 13, 2018 - 7:42pm
September 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Drivers move a sign into the curb Wednesday off North Business 71 for the Move Over campaign demonstration in Willmar.
Move over for emergency vehicles
September 12, 2018 - 9:03pm
September 9, 2018
Outdoor fun was had by all during the 36th Annual Prairie Pothole Day at Stoney Ridge Farm in New London Saturday.
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Out for Prairie Pothole Days
September 9, 2018 - 9:55pm