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January 14, 2016
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
September 24, 2015
Ramona Berg is the featured quilter for the Country Quilters Guild’s 2015 show at the Willmar Civic Center. The three-day event begins Friday, with proceeds used for educational programs, and to make charity and comfort quilts donated to the local community. Behind her is a quilt framed as an art piece that hangs in her Willmar home. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Show this weekend to promote local quilter and area guild
September 24, 2015 - 5:17pm
September 17, 2015
Pearl Ziegenhagen created the poster for this year’s Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! festival. The 78-year-old from Clements has traveled much of the world with fellow artists, building an extensive portfolio of landscape pieces, using her favored watercolors. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
For this year’s Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! poster artist, inspiration comes from both home and away
September 17, 2015 - 12:13pm
September 10, 2015
Benjamin Mooberry, left, as George Gibbs, a star on the high-school baseball team and the class president, helps next-door neighbor Emily Webb (played by Laura Miller), with her homework in “Our Town.” (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
'Our Town' Thornton Wilder classic on stage at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
September 10, 2015 - 9:08am
August 27, 2015
Joyce LaBatte-Luckow taught the art of Dakota star quilting to six students, thanks to the Dakota Wicohan school. “We had a great time,’’ she told an audience attending an Aug. 20 opening event for the exhibit of Dakota art at the K.K. Berge building in downtown Granite Falls. The exhibit will remain through Sept. 26. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
August 27, 2015 - 9:33am
August 13, 2015
The High 48s and other regional bands will perform Saturday at the annual New London Music Festival held at Neer Park in New London.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
August 13, 2015 - 9:19am
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