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October 14, 2017
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A couple and their dog look out at the changing fall colors Wednesday from Mount Tom at Sibley State Park west of New London.
Parks in Kandiyohi County show off fall colors
October 14, 2017 - 9:24am
October 12, 2017
 Justin Anderson, assistant boatbuilder, adjusts a boat clamp on the Norwegian faering that's being built at the Magic Smelt Shop. Bob King /Forum News Serviceplay button
Youth help build Norwegian style boat in Duluth
October 12, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 7, 2017
Mary and Dave Baker
Willmar Area Community Foundation celebration slated Thursday
October 7, 2017 - 7:03pm
October 2, 2017
Sharon Bomstad / Tribune
Walkers of all ages cross the starting line of the Alzheimer's Walk Saturday morning at Robbins Island in Willmar. Many sported their purple colors in honor of a loved one lost to Alzheimer's or dementia. The seventh annual event reportedly drew a record number of walkers with well over 550 participants and 39 teams. The walk brought in $54,000 on a goal of $68,000, according to organizers. People can still make a donation at alz.org/walk and search Willmar, through December 31.
Alzheimer's Walk draws record number of walkers in Willmar
October 2, 2017 - 7:30am
September 30, 2017
Nate Schueller / Tribune
Tami Hauer, left, and Tammy Hatlestad, both from Spicer, sort clothing Friday to sell at the annual Fall Garage Sale at the Willmar Civic Center. The garage sale, which benefits the West Central Tribune's Newspapers in Education literacy program, will be open 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Civic Center's Cardinal Arena.
Fall Garage Sale is today
September 30, 2017 - 4:40am
September 29, 2017
Submitted photo
Anna Knapper was recently named the Special Olympics Minnesota 2017 Judy Wahl Outstanding Athlete Leadership Program Athlete.
Three from area receive Special Olympics honors
September 29, 2017 - 6:40am
September 17, 2017
Jerry Kern of St. Paul talks about his life during a recent interview. Bob King / Forum News Service
'You gotta go on': 40 years later, Minnesota man reflects on tragic morning
September 17, 2017 - 7:09am
August 7, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

Taylor Regnier, 6, of Clara City, rolls around in a game of knocker ball Saturday during Pennock Fun Days. The weekend event featured a parade, antique tractor pull, kids games, bean bag tournament, music and food.play button
Photos and video from Pennock Fun Days
August 7, 2017 - 12:39pm
July 27, 2017
Tribune file photo
Andrew Gaylord and Ashley Hanson of PlaceBased Productions are working with the Milan residents to produce a community play. They are shown in a file photo from "The Spirit of Appleton."
Live music, movies coming to outdoors in Milan
July 27, 2017 - 8:40am
July 2, 2017
Locks hang from loops on old pillings along the Lakewalk near Lake Superior in Duluth Tuesday morning. It is believed that people attached the locks to the posts as "love locks". A love lock is a padlock which sweethearts lock to a bridge, fence, gate, or public fixture to symbolize their love. Typically the sweethearts' names or initials are inscribed on the padlock, and its key is thrown away to symbolize unbreakable love. (Clint Austin / Forum News Service)
A (lock) tree grows in Canal Park:
July 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
Linda Grotberg, president of the Wimbledon Community Grocery nonprofit board, talks about how the Wimbledon community has embraced and supported the community-owned grocery store. (John M. Steiner / Forum News Service)
Community owned: Small towns find ways to keep grocery stores going
July 2, 2017 - 4:44pm
June 28, 2017
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In this undated family photo, Ron Olson pets one of the family dogs Coco as a cat, Rafty, sits in the background. Ron died in November, and a $50,000 donation has been made from his estate to the Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar.
Donation from animal lover to benefit homeless pets
June 28, 2017 - 6:11am
June 7, 2017
Tribune photo by Gary MillerChildren have lunch, participate in some reading exercises and make graham cracker fire trucks Tuesday at Regency West trailer park during a program held by the local United Way and Salvation Army.
Salvation Army to provide free meals to kids starting Monday
June 7, 2017 - 10:32pm
Summer Fun 2017
June 7, 2017 - 4:08pm
June 1, 2017
Photo courtesy Trails4Transplants

Trails4Transplants, an organ donation advocacy group, is in the midst of an horse ride across North Dakota and Minnesota to raise money and promote awareness for eye, tissue and organ donation. A stop in Appleton, Minn., is shown Wednesday. Riders are expected to stop Thursday in Granite Falls and Friday in Renville. The last stop is Bird Island, where a celebration is set Saturday.
Riders advocate for organ donation
June 1, 2017 - 8:21am