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December 13, 2017
Pam Lestico (center) of Little Falls poses with daughters Kelly Miller (left) and Lori Finken after claiming her $1 million Powerball prize.
Northern Minn. resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
10 hours 40 min ago
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The Willmar Senior High School combined choirs sing at the All Service Club Holiday Luncheon Wednesday at the Willmar Conference Center. The school’s brass ensemble, percussion and strings accompanied the singers, who sang traditional and modern holiday carols. play button
Willmar Senior High School Choir Performance
11 hours 23 min ago
December 12, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Chasity Ommodt, director of client services and community engagement at The Link, fills a bag with food Nov. 30 at New London-Spicer High School. The bags are distributed on Fridays to students who are in need of extra food for the weekend. The Link partnered with local donors to begin the Wildcat Backpack Program this fall at NLS.play button
Extra nutrition for the weekend: Backpack food program launched at New London-Spicer
December 12, 2017 - 5:34am
December 8, 2017
Hudda Ibrahim, a professor at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, speaks on the experience of Somali immigrants during a Cultural Thursday talk at Central Lakes College. Zach Kayser / Forum News Service
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 7, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Members of the Good Neighbor Club wrapped more than 100 holiday presents Thursday at Lake Region Bank in Willmar that will be distributed to children in need through local nonprofits.
Good Neighbor Club wraps presents for Kandiyohi County children
December 7, 2017 - 8:28pm
December 5, 2017
December/January issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
December 5, 2017 - 10:38am
November 23, 2017
Carolyn Lange / TribuneVolunteers, including Nora Westby, Bekah Westby, Ben Westby, Lisa Thorson, Karlee Haverly and Pam Haverly, helped serve a free Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at the Evangelical Covenant Church in New London. The 17th annual event was sponsored by three area churches, including Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church, Peace Lutheran Church and Evangelical Covenant Church.
New London, Spicer communities share food and fellowship during annual Thanksgiving meal
November 23, 2017 - 9:21pm
November 22, 2017
Jason and Jody Ball of Cass Lake Lodge. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Two more northern Minn. resorts pass down ownership to next generation
November 22, 2017 - 1:30pm
November 19, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Two-year-old Harper Luberts rides a toy horse decorated with lights while her mother, Jen Luberts, helps her stay upright at the annual Holidaze parade Saturday in downtown Willmar. The horses were a part of First Presbyterian Church’s float display.
Holidaze parade ushers in holiday season Saturday in downtown Willmar
November 19, 2017 - 5:21pm
Cal Helgeson and daughter Alivia, 12 (left) and son Hayden, 14 (right) of Grand Forks share a moment in the field after a successful October snow goose hunt in Saskatchewan. (Photo courtesy of Cal Helgeson)
Retaining young hunters presents a challenge, Grand Forks parent says
November 19, 2017 - 6:00am
November 9, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The baker, played by Ethan Gustafson, left, and the baker’s wife, right, played by Sydney Lanning, react as the witch, played by Joely Palmer, casts a curse on them during Willmar Senior High School’s dress rehearsal of “Into the Woods.” The musical is presented at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Brau Performing Arts Center at Willmar Senior High.
'Into the Woods' opens tonight
November 9, 2017 - 12:49pm
November 4, 2017
Jim MacGillis watches for deer on Saturday morning, Nov. 4, Minnesota's firearms deer opener, while hunting on land owned by Doug and Linda Appelgren of Wirt, northwest of Grand Rapids. MacGillis, from North Oaks, Minn., was taking part in a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Adult Learn to Hunt Deer program. (Sam Cook / Forum News Service)
Making a new connection: Longtime hunter shares land, wisdom with those new to the scene
November 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 3, 2017
The Bender family works on corn harvest this week. From left to right: Patrick Bender, Jenica Bender, Jacob Bender, Jalyn and Jacee Bender, Tristan Bender, Lloyd Bender and Miranda Donahue. (Submitted photo)
After SD farmer dies in accident, town rallies around to help with harvest
November 3, 2017 - 3:04pm
November 2, 2017
Minnesota's State Capitol
Five finalists named for Best Minnesota Town
November 2, 2017 - 3:17pm
November 1, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Three-year-old Annaelis Brown, left, gets a piece of candy from Gladys Bjur while trick-or-treating Tuesday at Bethesda Grand in Willmar.
Halloween Trick or Treats
November 1, 2017 - 6:51am
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