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August 15, 2016
Jim Hansen, a farmer from Turton, SD, is lifted by a pickup bed-mounted chairlift operated by his son Craig towards the cab of his Ford tractor on Thursday June 16, 2016. (Nick Nelson/Agweek)(Embargoed until July 25, 2016)
Special equipment helps farmers stay active
August 15, 2016 - 12:48pm
January 31, 2016
Arc Kandiyohi County changes its name to AIM of West Central Minnesota
January 31, 2016 - 8:04pm
June 25, 2015
Arc Kandiyohi County hires new director
June 25, 2015 - 12:04pm
May 30, 2015
Rep. Dave Baker, left, reads “It’s Okay to Ask!” to a large group Friday morning at the Willmar Public Library. Each child received a free copy of the book commissioned by Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. The book takes on questions that children with disabilities often hear from their peers and how they can respond. (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)

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Story hour gives positive message about disabilities
May 30, 2015 - 12:03am
April 9, 2015
Conference on children with disabilities slated for April 18 in Willmar
April 9, 2015 - 11:00pm
Register by Friday for April 18 conference in Willmar on children with disabilities
April 9, 2015 - 12:40pm
April 1, 2015
Commentary: Disability services in critical need of funding
April 1, 2015 - 1:00am
March 24, 2014
Seminar on housing options for people with disabilities April 1
March 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
Brian Tersteeg, left, a self advocate, and Steve Larson, senior public policy director of Arc Minnesota, talk about the crucial role that disability services play Wednesday during a disability advocates and parents meeting designed to send a message to legislators concerning revenue cuts. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Advocacy group seeks funding increases for programs
April 24, 2013 - 7:25pm
August 9, 2012
The Arc Kandiyohi County blogs at
Arc Kandiyohi County blog: Willmar has learned to welcome diversity
August 9, 2012 - 8:56am
July 3, 2012
The Arc Kandiyohi County blogs about developmental and intellectual disabilities at
Arc Kandiyohi County blog: Traveling with people with disabilities
July 3, 2012 - 8:40am
June 18, 2011
Brenda Simning of Willmar speaks Friday about the value her senior companion brings to her life. The rally was organized by The Arc Minnesota to advocate for adequate state funding for services for people with disabilities. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
People with disabilities make case during Willmar, Minn., event for state budget with 'least harm'
June 18, 2011 - 12:00am
July 16, 2010
Martha Krause, right, and her daughter Amanda of Fergus Falls have attended Sonshine since Amanda was 12. Over the years, they say they have seen improvements in camping facilities for disabled festival-goers. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Finding comfort at Sonshine
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
May 12, 2010
Warren Sundstrom, right, helps Bev Kingman with a Meals on Wheels cooler Tuesday in Willmar. West Central Industries will host an event Saturday to raise money for a work skills program for those with disabilities and the Meals on Wheels program. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Community service seeks support
May 12, 2010 - 12:00am
December 21, 2009
Linda Compton, left, and Sarah Schmidt hold banners as they participate in a skit Thursday in Willmar that was presented to county and state elected officials. Sponsored by Arc Kandiyohi, the skit sent the message that people with disabilities don't want to see further cuts to programs that help them live independently. Geri Wallace, an adviser for the group, is at the microphone. (Tribune photos by Carolyn Lange)
Pleas for 'no more cuts' unlikely to be heeded
December 21, 2009 - 12:00am