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January 22, 2011
As part of a lesson on solar energy during the winter summit, YES! 
students unfurled a 50-foot-long, black-colored tube of thin plastic and allowed outside air to fill it.  As the air in the tube warmed, it expanded and the thin plastic tube soon had lift. 
(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Say YES! to a head start in clean energy
January 22, 2011 - 9:30am
Winter camping made easy
January 22, 2011 - 12:00am
January 11, 2011
Design Center's annual planning session set for Wednesday
January 11, 2011 - 12:00am
January 10, 2011
Mari Damhof is the nurse navigator at the Willmar Regional Cancer Center. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
Nurse navigator brings helping hand to cancer patients
January 10, 2011 - 12:00am
December 14, 2010
Owners John and Patty Nefstead have spent more than three years transforming the former Grace Lutheran Church in Lake Lillian into an event center. Just this weekend the couple came up with a name for their enterprise: the Kermit Burton Big House. A view of the main floor here shows the choir loft and the roof beams, both of which were preserved. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta)
Born again: Local couple transforms Lake Lillian church into event center
December 14, 2010 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
In a frame grab from video obtained by The Associated Press, an inmate attacks fellow inmate Hanni Elabed at the privately-run Idaho Correctional Center just south of Boise, Idaho. Elabed suffered brain damage and persistent short-term memory loss after he was beaten by inmate James Haver while multiple guards watched at the Idaho prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America. (AP Photo)
Guards shown watching inmate attack at private prison, company also owns Appleton prison
December 1, 2010 - 9:33am
November 24, 2010
Fred Mansfield
KMS wrestler recovering from head injury at practice
November 24, 2010 - 10:17am
November 23, 2010
Pearl McPhail, from left, Jackie Hinderks and Agnes Hanson apply icing to holiday cookies Monday at Rice Care Center in Willmar. Volunteers joined the residents of the nursing home as part of a United Way of West Central Minnesota initiative to promote community involvement among emerging young leaders. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Community volunteers help Rice Care Center residents decorate cookies for holiday season
November 23, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Heavy equipment is pictured Wednesday at the site of the new Rice Care Center addition in Willmar. A groundbreaking ceremony was held indoors due to the weather. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Rice Care Center breaks ground for major $2.9 million addition
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
November 6, 2010
Tom Thompson, left, and Susie Drexler, both of Willmar, dance Friday to the music of the Moonlighters during the Friday dance at the Willmar Community Center. The Moonlighters trio provided live waltz, polka and schottische music for dancing. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Fridays are just made for dancing
November 6, 2010 - 12:00am
October 30, 2010
Mason Swanson, 6, of Willmar digs into his pumpkin Friday to get it ready for carving during the Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center annual Halloween Haunt. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Pumpkin carving
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
Johanna Honey, left, a resident at Rice Care Center in Willmar, and Troy Barrick, Rice Care administrator, show off the cowpoke outfits they wore Friday to celebrate Halloween. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Cowpoke Friday
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
Alice Sandboe, left, tries out exercise equipment Friday at the new Bethesda Wellness Center with help from Tiffany Krogstad, wellness director, during an open house. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Open house
October 30, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Rice Hospital awards bids for care center project
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
October 14, 2010
Rice delays awarding of bids for new addition at care center
October 14, 2010 - 12:00am