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May 12, 2016
Advocacy & Inclusion Matter opens new office in Willmar
May 12, 2016 - 5:13am
April 16, 2015
Kori Machemeh, left, passes a dozen lollipop roses to Betty Hyser, reaching between Val Honebrink, right, and Lois Schmitz who are checking off the 730 dozen roses sold during The Arc of Kandiyohi County fundraiser. The rose sale supports and advocates for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities and their families. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Rose sale
April 16, 2015 - 11:16pm
April 24, 2013
Brian Tersteeg, left, a self advocate, and Steve Larson, senior public policy director of Arc Minnesota, talk about the crucial role that disability services play Wednesday during a disability advocates and parents meeting designed to send a message to legislators concerning revenue cuts. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Advocacy group seeks funding increases for programs
April 24, 2013 - 7:25pm
August 9, 2012
The Arc Kandiyohi County blogs at
Arc Kandiyohi County blog: Willmar has learned to welcome diversity
August 9, 2012 - 8:56am
May 5, 2012
Tayva Vollan, from left, Megan Andresen and Korryn Flaig arrange potted trees for this year's prom at Willmar High School. Tribune photo by Ron Adamsplay button
Willmar prom decorations do double duty
May 5, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Shelli Marthaler, left, a Chrysalis employee, helps Jackie Schammel with her woodcraft project during a class offered Saturday at the Willmar Middle School as part of an annual consumer conference organized by Arc Kandiyohi County, the local advocacy organization for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The day included educational sessions on topics ranging from human rights to self-advocacy and fun classes in interactive theater, photography and woodcraft. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Fun lessons at Arc event in Willmar, Minn.
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
February 7, 2012
Arc of Kandiyohi plans event Wednesday in Willmar, Minn.
February 7, 2012 - 11:55am
May 2, 2011
Dawn Roiland of Willmar, left, dances with Clayton Erickson of Olivia Saturday during the annual Arc of Kandiyohi County spring dance at Willmar Senior High. Also sponsored by Willmar Senior High National Honor Society, the dance featured decorations from Friday night's prom. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Spring dance
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
April 18, 2011
Nikki Bettcher Erickson, right, class director, helps Phillip Bonnema don his royal garb Saturday to play the king in a short production of Cinderella during a theater class at the Willmar Middle School. (Tribune photos by Ron Adams)
Arc Consumer Conference
April 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 31, 2010
Cody Schlecht, 9, left, gets swimming pointers Friday from lifeguard Josh Oestreich during a session of adaptive swimming lessons at the Dorothy Olson Aquatic Center in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
All kids need to be safe in the water
July 31, 2010 - 12:00am
June 19, 2010
Sarah Sagedal, left, of Willmar challenges June Laechelt of Willmar to a bean bag toss during the annual Arc Kandiyohi County picnic and fun day Friday at Robbins Island in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Arc fun day
June 19, 2010 - 12:00am
May 22, 2010
Hats off to the Willmar High School National Honor Society
May 22, 2010 - 12:00am
May 3, 2010
Julie Scheltens of Willmar, left, dances which her good friend Ron Fritz of Willmar during the annual Arc spring dance Saturday night at the Willmar Senior High School gymnasium. The formal dance for persons with disabilities, their families and their caretakers was hosted by the Willmar National Honor Society and Arc. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Arc spring dance
May 3, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
Cori Machemehl of Willmar wraps up a customer's order of red roses during the annual Arc Rose Sale. Pick-up day was Thursday at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Red roses
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
December 21, 2009
Linda Compton, left, and Sarah Schmidt hold banners as they participate in a skit Thursday in Willmar that was presented to county and state elected officials. Sponsored by Arc Kandiyohi, the skit sent the message that people with disabilities don't want to see further cuts to programs that help them live independently. Geri Wallace, an adviser for the group, is at the microphone. (Tribune photos by Carolyn Lange)
Pleas for 'no more cuts' unlikely to be heeded
December 21, 2009 - 12:00am