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April 12, 2014
Lucas Floren, left, and Alan Gielczyk play Magic: The Gathering April 4 in a room at Fan Zone in the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Dozens of gamers participate in weekly games organized by Aaron Hofland, one of the store’s proprietors. The games are usually held in an area between Fan Zone and the food court, but last week’s game was moved due to a mall event. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
April 12, 2014 - 5:00am
April 5, 2014
A couple of warmer days in recent weeks has brought out the earlier-bird motorcycle riders. After a long winter, warmer weather is on its way to stay and so is the motorcycle traffic. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports there are more than 409,000 licensed motorcyle operators in the state and nearly 236,000 registered motorcycles. Motorists are reminded to watch carefully for motorcycles in traffic, and always look twice before turning or changing lanes.
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
April 5, 2014 - 7:00am
March 15, 2014
Mary Wohnoutka, from left, Connie Filley and Val Sechler, members of Spicer’s Beautification Committee, sit in completed chairs that will be painted and decorated by local artists. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
‘Chairs Gone Wild’ hits Spicer, Minn.
March 15, 2014 - 7:00am
March 8, 2014
Bennett Rodelius, 3, scales the climbing wall, part of the indoor playground at the Assembly of God Kidsworld in Willmar, Minn. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
AG Church opens Kidsworld to public in Willmar, Minn.
March 8, 2014 - 8:09am
March 1, 2014
Alma Draeger, a Clinton-Beardsley-Graceville High School student, is headed to state competition for a  science project she undertook in Carol Ford’s Garden Goddess greenhouse in Milan. Draeger told the visiting YES! students that the best part of her science project was being able to eat the greens 
she harvested. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)play button
W.C. Minn. YES! students enjoy ground-floor look at emerging economy based on passive solar technology (with video)
March 1, 2014 - 7:18am
February 22, 2014
Susie and Randy Czarnetzki of Willmar wear their headsets as they officiate a curling match Wednesday at the Blue Line Center in Willmar. The duo will be officiating the World Juniors competition as representatives of the United States next week. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
February 22, 2014 - 1:49am
February 8, 2014
Kevin Madsen, left, sweeps the path in front of Matt Proehl’s curling stone toss during the Willmar Curling Club’s league night Wednesday on the ice at the Blue Line Center. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Go for the gold: Your guide to the 2014 Winter Olympics
February 8, 2014 - 1:53am
February 1, 2014
NFL Super Bowl XLVIII is set for 5:30 p.m. Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. The game will air on Fox television, pitting the 15-3 Seattle Seahawks against the 15-3 Denver Broncos. Game time temps are expected in the mid-30s. Web image
Super Bowl Sunday: Touchdown-worthy recipes for the big game
February 1, 2014 - 1:51am
December 13, 2013
For the last five years women from the Country Quilters group — many of them moms and grandmothers — have volunteered their time and talents to make “lullaby quilts.” Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend the monthly sessions. Photo by Carolyn Lange
Volunteers make hand-made connections of love and support to babies in Kandiyohi County
December 13, 2013 - 11:15pm
November 9, 2013
Benson, Minn., graduate pens trilogy; 'Bloodmark' now available
November 9, 2013 - 12:00am
November 2, 2013
Amanda Alonso, left, and Dayanna Dominguez check out the results of their tie-dying. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Willmar ALC students promote anti-bullying campaign in their school (with video)
November 2, 2013 - 3:00am
October 28, 2013
Matt Tauer, who graduated from ACGC High School in 2005, stands in front of the massive trailer he drives for JHE, which is contracted through Sprint to build and assemble mobile displays for NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. Matt spends nearly every week in a different city. On longer trips, his dad, Greg Tauer of Atwater, sometimes drives the trailer with him. (Submitted photo)
Atwater, Minn., men bond on the road while working for NASCAR
October 28, 2013 - 9:42am
October 21, 2013
Dana Johnson wanted a dreamy, film-like visual effect in the documentary, and turned convention upside by down by relying exclusively on DSLR cameras to shoot “My Way Back Home: Caroline Smith.’’ (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Willmar, Minn., grad produces Pioneer TV’s Emmy-winning documentary
October 21, 2013 - 1:59pm
Kristine Fladeboe Duininck speaks to a jumpstart kindergarten class in the Philippines. Fladeboe Duininck also auctioned for the children, which “made them giggle,” she said. The classroom was made of bamboo and had open walls. (Submitted photo)
On the other side of the world: Willmar, Minn., auctioneer uses her talents to help others
October 21, 2013 - 9:22am
October 5, 2013
Tribune photo by Ron Adams taken at Sibley State Park near New London, Minn.
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am