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September 26, 2015
Wally Gustafson’s secret to a long, healthy life may be the glass of home-pressed apple juice he drinks every day. This week, the 90-year-old attorney and war veteran welcomed Boy Scouts from Troop 228 in New London. The Scouts proceeded to press about 30 gallons of juice in Gustafson’s old-style press.  CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE
90-year-old hobbyist hopes next generation gets the apple-growing bug
September 26, 2015 - 8:00am
September 12, 2015
A fire sculpture of a church steeple is taking shape in New London. The unveiling of the 10-foot-tall sculpture will be at 8 p.m. Sept. 19. New London potters Bill Gossman, left, and Craig Edwards, holding a sketch of the design, are involved in the project. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
Fire sculpture: New London, Minn., art project will be unveiled Sept. 19
September 12, 2015 - 5:48am
Melissa Gohman, left, and Kristin Allen worked last week on a Mill Stone Mosaic project in New London. Application of the glass to the mesh panels, which feature animals including a heron, fox, butterfly and turtle, started July 5. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)play button
Mill Stone Mosaic: Honoring history, the natural environment and the community of New London, Minn.
September 12, 2015 - 5:00am
August 29, 2015
This marquee greets motorists as they enter Starlite Drive-In from state Highway 22 in Litchfield. The theater’s new owner, David Quincer, plans to fix up the marquee, which is showing a few signs of disrepair. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
August 29, 2015 - 6:00am
August 22, 2015
Kaitlyn Anfinson has been riding BMX for the last decade, in the process becoming one of the best racers in the state. She is a member of Green Lake BMX and was at her local track in Spicer on Aug. 13 for a practice ride before beginning a shift at work. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Decade of dominance may soon come to pass for talented female BMX racer
August 22, 2015 - 5:00am
August 17, 2015
Jeff Thompson of Cologne stands in front of a 5-ton military vehicle used at the new Freedom Ridge park being constructed for rock crawling south of Atwater. (Tribune photo by Jacob Belgum)
Rock crawling park, concert venue comes to Atwater, Minn.
August 17, 2015 - 9:34am
August 1, 2015
Diane Minke was attending a mentoring conference at the Evangelical Free Church in Willmar, when she learned of the opportunity to mentor Teagan Miller. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
Through sewing, two people learn the gift of mentorship
August 1, 2015 - 5:00am
July 18, 2015
Jeannie Hoverud of Belgrade is a 14-year survivor of kidney cancer. She, along with Emily Johnson of Willmar, below, will be the honorary survivors at the 2015 Kandiyohi County Relay for Life. (Tribune photo by Jacob Belgum)
Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Jeannie's story
July 18, 2015 - 9:12am
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Relay for Life Honorary Survivor: Emily's story
July 18, 2015 - 1:59am
July 11, 2015
Kevin Groth is an avid geocacher, logging more than 5,300 finds since he first got into the hobby less than four years ago. He has planted numerous caches around his Lake Florida home and at Robbins Island in Willmar. DAN BURDETT | TRIBUNE
15 years after first recorded geocache, hobby has quite the following
July 11, 2015 - 5:00am
June 27, 2015
Bianca Hanson, 6, of rural Paynesville, adds the finishing touches Tuesday to her fairy house during a workshop on the lawn of Great River Regional Library in Paynesville. DAN BURDETT/TRIBUNE
Paynesville library offers fairy garden workshop to spur creativity with earthen, fun materials
June 27, 2015 - 6:00am
June 7, 2015
Daven Kokkila rides oin the Glacial Lakes State Trail to Long Prairie on the first of the 2014 Pedal for Project Impact. Photo by Gary Miller
Riding to help others: Local bicycle enthusiasts pedal for causes they support
June 7, 2015 - 11:51pm
May 2, 2015
Willmar officials and the staff of Bike MN ride Monday on 19th Avenue Southeast. Tribune/Gary Millerplay button
Becoming bike friendly: State Bicycle Alliance tours Willmar; praises efforts to date
May 2, 2015 - 10:08am
April 11, 2015
Willmar artist Ron Adams poses Wednesday with his latest mural that offers a look at the people and occupations that helped shape the identity of Kandiyohi County. When complete, the 36-foot mural will feature 30 people, along with several historically significant landmarks, and will hang in the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building in north Willmar. Here, he is pictured with his pooch, Ruby. Tribune photo by Carolyn Langeplay button
Video: With latest mural, renowned Willmar artist reflects on the history of Kandiyohi County
April 11, 2015 - 8:18am
January 3, 2015
2014 Year in Review for West Central Minnesota
January 3, 2015 - 3:33am