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November 23, 2015
Theresa Berghius, left, a resident at Bethesda Pleasant View Memory Care Neighborhood, and Kendra Jo Krebsbach, the neighborhood’s nurse, decorate a Christmas tree Monday at the Kandiyohi County Historical Society Museum along with other residents and staff members. In addition to the museum’s regular weekday hours, it will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sundays to give people additional opportunities to see the trees decorated by several local groups. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Museum expands hours for tree viewing
November 23, 2015 - 9:51pm
November 12, 2015
Jenna Proehl, left, and Ally Straub try on Victorian-era costumes they will wear Saturday while walking in New London as part of the merchants’ “Home for the Holiday” celebration that will have a Charles Dickens  theme. Volunteer actors will also portray characters from “A Christmas Carol” Dec. 12 when merchants host a “Candlelight Christmas” event. (CAROLYN LANGE | TRIBUNE)
New London to kickoff the holiday shopping season with some Victorian Era flair
November 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
December 29, 2014
Warm the Children campaign falls short of $37,000-goal
December 29, 2014 - 8:18pm
December 26, 2014
From left, Mandy Kaufenberg browses the toy aisle at Menards in Willmar with her children, Anabel Kaufenberg, 2, and Kaleb Sing, 12. The store had after-Christmas sale prices on holiday decorations and a number of other items. (TRIBUNE/Nicole Hovatter)
Deal-seekers stock up during post-Christmas sales
December 26, 2014 - 8:06pm
December 25, 2014
A 30-year-old Grove City tradition
December 25, 2014 - 11:48pm
A white Christmas
December 25, 2014 - 11:34pm
December 24, 2014
Weather mild, a little snowy for Christmas
December 24, 2014 - 12:30pm
December 23, 2014
Vern and Mildred Buer follow the English translations in their program of the Norwegian-language service Tuesday evening at Calvary Lutheran Church in Willmar. Vern said he knows enough Norwegian to follow parts of the sermon, delivered by Gary Erickson. It is the 24th year of the traditional Norwegian service at Calvary, founded in 1872 when all services were in the immigrants’ native language. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
It’s Christmas Eve, ya know
December 23, 2014 - 10:16pm
Kathy Dahlke of Raymond exits the Willmar Target Tuesday. Her Christmas shopping pretty much complete, she said. Inside the store, Jess Call, a senior team leader, said the weekend was very busy, exceeding sales goals. Front-end supervisor Matthew Amor added that Monday was also busy, but Tuesday was slower than he expected. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Christmas shopping deadline looms
December 23, 2014 - 10:06pm
December 22, 2014
The Willmar Senior High School Varsity Band performs a “Sounds of Christmas” medley at the holiday band concert in the WSHS Theater Monday.  (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Willmar Area High School Band performs holiday concert
December 22, 2014 - 10:51pm
December 20, 2014
Editorial: A little bit of help goes a long way
December 20, 2014 - 8:00am
December 17, 2014
Willmar High School’s Cardinal Choir sings carols during the annual All-Service Clubs Christmas Luncheon Wednesday at the Willmar Conference Center. Neal Haugen directed the 80-member choir. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Sounds of the season
December 17, 2014 - 11:14pm
December 15, 2014
Harold Young, far left, and the Jeremiah Dahl family enjoy hot cocoa Saturday evening in New London during Candlelight Christmas. From right are Jenn Dahl holding Cooper, Peyton and Ashton. Jeremiah, off camera, was in charge of the fire. (TRIBUNE / Rand Middleton)
New London warmth
December 15, 2014 - 10:56pm
December 11, 2014
The Holiday Express 18-Wheeler and its cast of characters leaves Lake Lillian at 6:10 p.m. Thursday, the first of 28 area stops over four days sponsored by the Kandiyohi Men’s Club and Atwater Chamber. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Holiday Express kicks off four-day tour in Lake Lillian
December 11, 2014 - 11:26pm
Called by name, disbelieving Ben Rende, 3, approaches Santa Claus to receive his gift during Willmar’s Early Childhood Program at the Jefferson Learning Center Thursday. Santa’s assistant, representing VFW Post 1639, is Les Canal, who served 22 years in the Navy beginning in 1953. This is the 50th year the Willmar post has supplied gifts for Santa to hand out to little children here. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Oh, Santa, for me?
December 11, 2014 - 11:15pm