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July 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Children play on the splash pad Friday night on Lake Ripley Beach during the Beach Party in Litchfield.
Surfin' U.S.A.: Litchfield Watercade Beach Party
July 15, 2018 - 4:41pm
Duke the Dog has become quite the celebrity since becoming mayor of Cormorant village two years ago. He will try for a third consecutive election victory at the 6th annual Cormorant Daze celebration on Saturday, Aug. 20. Special to Forum News Service
Duke the dog, famed mayor of Minn. township, retires amid failing health
July 15, 2018 - 7:55am
July 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Isaac Boike, a preschool literacy tutor, reads to students June 19 at ACGC Elementary School in Atwater. Boike is one of the only male employees at the elementary school and serves as a role model for students.
A champion among tutors: Clara City native a male role model for preschoolers
July 8, 2018 - 6:58pm
June 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Artist Mark Haen’s studio space in Atwater is used for painting, recording music and photography shoots.
Former students and new teachers: Two local artists bringing something different to Studio Hop
June 14, 2018 - 1:34pm
June 7, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Children and their families listen to the Dairy Princesses of Kandiyohi County, Korissa Lindquist, left, and Brooke Engstrom, read about cows Wednesday at the Willmar Public Library.
Holy cow! Dairy Princesses visit the Willmar Library
June 7, 2018 - 10:07am
Letter: Creating a community of friends
June 7, 2018 - 1:55am
June 6, 2018
Design by 292 Design Group / TribuneThis is just one of the options for the Willmar Civic Center presented to the Willmar City Council on Monday. It includes football fields, softball/baseball fields and a recreation center/field house. The options are part of the ongoing Civic Center master plan process.
Civic Center master plan imagined
June 6, 2018 - 9:52pm
Latest Live it! Magazine available online
June 6, 2018 - 11:49am
June 2, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
The Willmar robotics team, Warpspeed 4239, controls their robot outside the batting cage Wednesday during Robotics Night at the Willmar Stingers game.play button
Pitch perfect: Robotics Night at the Stingers game
June 2, 2018 - 8:11am
May 12, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Artist Michele Steffen recreates the technique she used to paint a memorial license plate she created for the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association at her studio in Spicer.
Honoring fallen officers: Spicer artist provides artwork for new state license plate
May 12, 2018 - 9:36am
April 23, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Ridgewater College students Tenille Jacobson, left, Julissa Esquivel and Hanne Tebben lounge Monday outside of North American State Bank in Willmar. Spring temperatures have finally arrived in west central Minnesota after a blizzard a week ago.
Warm weather arrives
April 23, 2018 - 10:25pm
April 12, 2018
April/May issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
April 12, 2018 - 11:37am
April 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A newly sworn in United States citizen says the Pledge of Allegiance while an American flag rests in his shirt pocket Tuesday at the naturalization ceremony conducted at the Barn Theatre in Willmar. play button
New citizens take oath: Willmar hosts its first naturalization ceremony
April 10, 2018 - 9:27pm
Conversations on community and culture set Wednesday in Willmar
April 10, 2018 - 7:50am
April 8, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Hamdi Kosar rests in her apartment March 30. Despite having been in the United States for only seven years, she said she feels as if she has found her place in the community - most of which has been through her activism. "Life will push you to the edge until you say, ‘I’m ready to get up.’”play button
A rural refugee: Hamdi Kosar shares her story
April 8, 2018 - 7:47pm
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