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February 24, 2018
Stillwater Area High School swim team's Thomas Watry, center, talks to teammates before practice as two teammates play with his other crutch, left, at Stillwater Junior High School Friday, Feb. 16. Watry, a freshman, was born with multiple birth defects on his right leg. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
'It's all about teamwork'
February 24, 2018 - 5:18pm
February 8, 2018
Kevin Brown gives instructions to skaters during a family-and-friends skating session in December at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Brown is a member of Washington Wheelers Blind Hockey Club.  Photo for The Washington Post by Essdras M Suarez
Blind hockey offers fellowship, thrills
February 8, 2018 - 2:29pm
September 13, 2017
Jeff Gruenwald, owner of GreenForest Recycling Resources (left), and Donny O’Brien, Department of Human Services vocational program client and GreenForest employee, give state Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper a tour Wednesday, Sept. 13, of the company at the Brainerd Industrial Center in Brainerd.  Steve Kohls / Forum News Service
Independence for disabled workers: MN agency head touts new initiative
September 13, 2017 - 10:39pm
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