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August 14, 2017
Moorhead basketball court to benefit from $20,000 Timberwolves donation
August 14, 2017 - 9:47pm
July 11, 2017
Minnesota college gets largest gift ever -- $40 million
July 11, 2017 - 3:11pm
May 4, 2017
Nick Burton, 26, of Fergus Falls, Minn., fishes the Red River in Fargo for the first time Wednesday, May 3. Burton is already a registered organ donor, but thinks the new registration system through LifeSource and the Minnesota DNR is a good idea. Kim Hyatt/ Forum News Service
Fish, hunt, save lives: MN first to offer organ donor option on fishing license
May 4, 2017 - 8:31pm
March 2, 2016
First-time blood donor Carly Hulstein, a Willmar High School junior, receives encouragement from Anita Allison of the American Red Cross Wednesday. Carly was among 86 students and staff signed up for the blood drive sponsored by the student council. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
High schoolers donate blood
March 2, 2016 - 11:56pm
December 14, 2015
Diane and Ron Fagen share a laugh while hosting a press conference Monday regarding their gift to Pioneer Television. They will build a new, 15,000 square foot headquarters and studio as a gift to the public television system. (TOM CHERVENY | TRIBUNE)
Pioneer Public Television to move headquarters, studio to Granite Falls
December 14, 2015 - 11:20pm
November 30, 2015
This check for $500,000 was left Saturday at a Salvation Army red kettle in Rosemount. (COURTESY OF THE SALVATION ARMY)
Minnesota couple leave $500K donation at Salvation Army red kettle
November 30, 2015 - 1:54pm
November 26, 2015
Rice Health Foundation meets donor challenge
November 26, 2015 - 11:15pm
November 16, 2015
Lyndsay Jorgenson, a kennel worker at Hawk Creek Animal Shelter in Willmar, plays with one of the shelter dogs. A large gift from Ron and Judy Olson of Willmar is enabling the shelter operated by the Humane Society of Kandiyohi and Meeker Counties to improve life for animals in the shelter, including new doors in the dog kennels that give potential adopters a better view of each dog. (Anne Polta | Tribune)
Love of animals inspires Willmar couple’s gift to shelter
November 16, 2015 - 12:42am
October 21, 2014
Cato and handler Craig Lange appear at the Willmar Police Department in this file photo. The German shepherd retired in December 2012 and has since died. (Submitted file photo)
Willmar and Kandiyohi County reinstate canine law enforcement
October 21, 2014 - 10:43pm
June 10, 2014
Jennie-O Turkey Store donates $10,000 to United Way for Growmobile food backpack program
June 10, 2014 - 11:07pm
July 29, 2013
Most charities are honest and accountable to their donors - but a few are not. Cherrish Holland is a certified financial counselor with Lutheran Social Service in Willmar and she offers tips to make smart choices.
6 tips to being a smart donor
July 29, 2013 - 4:52am
January 24, 2013
Willmar, Minn., Area Food Shelf receives milk fundraiser matching cash donation
January 24, 2013 - 11:17pm
January 21, 2013
Robert Stiff talks about his company, PCs for People, which operates in partnership with KandiComp in Willmar, and refurbishes donated computers and gives them to low-income people.  Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Willmar, Minn., nonprofit to give away computers to low-income families
January 21, 2013 - 10:52pm
July 7, 2012
This Stuff the Bus bin was delivered Thursday to the Conway, Deuth and Schmiesing office in Willmar by the United Way of West Central Minnesota. Donations can be left in these bins in about 60 area businesses and churches in five area counties. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
United Way of West Central Minn. begins collecting school supplies for area families
July 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 16, 2012
Donors needed to stave off a growing blood shortage in upper Midwest
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am