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March 3, 2016
Kylie Newcomer, left, is a young Simba and Pedro Cruz is Mufasa in the Willmar Middle School’s production of “The Lion King Jr.” Performances open tonight and run through Sunday at the high school theater. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)play button
Willmar Middle School's "The Lion King Jr." continues through Sunday
March 3, 2016 - 4:20pm
February 17, 2016
As part of a multi-year project by the Kandiyohi County Historical Society, New London-based photographer Gregory Harp is in the process of photographing every church in Kandiyohi County. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)play button
Historical Society takes on project to photograph every church in Kandiyohi County
February 17, 2016 - 10:00pm
February 11, 2016
“The Addams Family” played by Heidi Ahmann as Grandma, from left, Aubrey Ross as Wednesday, Monica Servi as Morticia, J.P. Cola as Lurch, Lyle Mangen as Gomez, Ben Watson as Pugsley and Brent Roelofs as Uncle Fester.  (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Musical production opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
February 11, 2016 - 1:31pm
January 28, 2016
Law enforcement took Special Olympics on as a charitable cause many, many years ago, according to Willmar Police Chief Jim Felt. Locally, they have sponsored the Polar Plunge for 12 years, since it’s inception as the fourth such event in the state. The plunge is a popular event drawing large crowds as part of the annual Spicer WinterFest celebration. (TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO)
Freezin' for a reason: Polar Plunge is more than just an event for law enforcement
January 28, 2016 - 10:44am
January 14, 2016
On display at the Willmar Public Library this month are early Star Wars collectibles provided by Willmar artist Ron Adams. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar family's 'Star Wars' collection on display at public library
January 14, 2016 - 11:22am
Samantha Leno, left, volunteered as make-up artist for “Xenos,’’ and used her Ojibwa heritage as inspiration for design. She plays the lead role of a local who falls in love with one of the aliens played by Roy Hanley. (SUBMITTED)
Short film produced in Appleton prompts discussion on societal issues
January 14, 2016 - 10:53am
December 3, 2015
Clarie Novak, co-chair, for the Advent Festival Open House, adds the wings to an angelic display in one of the 20 rooms the public will be able to tour during Calvary Lutheran Church's  three-day festival, beginning Friday. (TRIBUNE | DAN BURDETT)
Willmar church's biannual Christmas open house offers a time for reflection
December 3, 2015 - 6:00am
November 19, 2015
Jenny Oakes, from left,  Heather McCarthy, Allen Clark, Brent Roelofs and Cherry Olsen, are cast in 
The Barn Theatre’s production of “Happy Hollandaise,” opening tonight at the theater in downtown Willmar. The play runs through Nov. 29. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
'Happy Hollandaise' opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar
November 19, 2015 - 4:20pm
Chad and Angie Koosman’s “Celebrate the Light” display of Christmas lights will be featured on the 2015 ABC season of “The Great Christmas Light Fight” in December, with a chance to win $50,000. (Tribune file photo)
Willmar light display to be featured on ABC’s ‘Light Fight’
November 19, 2015 - 4:12pm
November 12, 2015
Andrew Stadem, right, and Lily Sombke are featured as the title characters in the Willmar Senior High School production of “The King and I,” which begins at 7 p.m. tonight at the high school. Three further performances are scheduled Friday and Saturday, with a matinee Sunday. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar Senior High students present 'The King and I' musical
November 12, 2015 - 6:00am
October 22, 2015
“The Grunch” opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in downtown Willmar, a production by The Hayloft Players children’s theater group. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
'The Grunch' children's production opens tonight at The Barn Theatre
October 22, 2015 - 10:03am
October 14, 2015
Kid Rock rocked WE Fest in Detroit Lakes to a packed arena in 2010. FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Kid Rock announced as WE Fest headliner
October 14, 2015 - 9:54am
October 8, 2015
A ceremony Saturday will mark the 50th anniversary of the dedication of Engine 2523 at the Kandiyohi County Museum in Willmar. It will double as a homecoming for all former and current railroad workers. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Event this weekend to pay tribute to area railroaders, locomotive that welcomes public to county museum
October 8, 2015 - 7:51am
October 1, 2015
Acclaimed vocal ensemble to play Bethel
October 1, 2015 - 9:51am
Tamara Isfeld’s understanding of color is among the defining characteristics of her works.  (Tribune photo illustration)
West Central Minnesota Meander artist’s passion is also her talent
October 1, 2015 - 9:10am