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April 17, 2017
An information meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Willmar Community Center for those interested in improving water quality in Foot, Willmar and Swan Lakes.
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
April 17, 2017 - 7:30am
April 16, 2017
Tribune file photo
Earth Day 2016 is celebrated at Prairie Woods Environmental Learning Center. This year's event will be held Saturday, April 22, at PWELC near Spicer.
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
April 16, 2017 - 6:44pm
April 13, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Ridgewater students Hiep Nguyen, from left back row, Demetrius Perry, Macie Day; Gabi Snyder, from left front row, and Ana Serrano talk about their art work Thursday hanging on the wall at North American State Bank. The bank rotates galleries every three months.
Ridgewater art students' works on display
April 13, 2017 - 10:47am
April 8, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
“The Living Last Supper,” a dramatic musical experience for Holy Week, will be presented Sunday evening at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church in Benson.
The 'Living Last Supper' drama set Sunday in Benson
April 8, 2017 - 7:30am
April 1, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Hamdi Kosar leans in to give Fardowsa Ibrahim a hug as she speaks about her experience with famine in Somalia as a teen. The talk was part of a presentation March 25 at the Willmar Community Center. Kosar and Ibrahim both shared similar stories.
The shadow of famine moving closer: Willmar presentation aims to raise awareness
April 1, 2017 - 7:17am
March 13, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Connie Filley, from left, Tomi Pirrotta, Ruth Trageser, Val Sechler, Sandy Saulsbury and Mary Wohnoutka gather at Wildcat Cove at the Spicer Downtown Park. It was one of the projects community volunteer Ed Pirrotta helped lead to improve the park, which is being renamed "Pirrotta Park" in his honor. Pirrotta died  in 2013.play button
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
March 13, 2017 - 10:13am
February 18, 2017
Tom Cherveny / Tribune 
Patricia Lubeck holds the ax used by William Kleeman to kill his wife and four young children in 1917 in Redwood County. The notorious crime from the county's early days is among more than a dozen sensational murders she details in her new book, "Murder Mystery and Mayhem in Minnesota." She is in front of the Redwood County Museum in Redwood Falls, where she is the curator.
Murder and Mayhem are hers to tell in Redwood County
February 18, 2017 - 8:44am
February 14, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Jared Groebner shows how his company, TimeWorn Wood, layers the wood for the tables they create at his workshop in Atwater.
TimeWorn Wood: Atwater firm creates unique market product
February 14, 2017 - 10:02am
February 11, 2017
The North Shore of Lake Superior is home to the Lutsen Mountains were adventurers can ski, hike and enjoy beautiful views. Courtesy of Explore Minnesota / Special to The Forum
Forget the tropics: Tri-state hotspots offer affordable mini-vacations
February 11, 2017 - 8:27am
January 29, 2017
Grow fresh, aromatic herbs in your own kitchen with this easy craft project. Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
How to make a fresh herb garden on your fridge
January 29, 2017 - 11:26am
January 8, 2017
CEO says drop the porn in hotels because there's a wiser option
January 8, 2017 - 12:21pm
December 23, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Deb Tonsfeldt adjusts baby Jesus in the manger Dec. 18 at the Tonsfeldt barn in Svea. The family hosts a reenactment of the nativity scene each year titled, Christmas in the Barn.
True meaning of Christmas lives on in a barn near Svea
December 23, 2016 - 5:14pm
December 10, 2016
'Prairie Angels' makes a timely arrival in Renville County
December 10, 2016 - 6:08am
December 3, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Deb Shriver, novice champion second place, from left, Kailey Schlaak, senior youth first place, Sloan Stahnke, junior youth champion, and Kristi Jo Block, rookie champion first class, line up for a photo at Paffrath Paint Ranch, with their horses Chic, Cody, Freckles and Kat.
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
December 3, 2016 - 7:28am
November 26, 2016
RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE St. Nick arrives at Kennedy Cardinal Place and Jefferson Learning Center in Willmar to deliver gifts and treats to preschoolers. With little snow remaining after morning rain showers, he left his sleigh at the North Pole and rode in a Ford van. The Jolly One's annual visit is sponsored by the Willmar VFW, which provides two helpers. See the video at wctrib.com.
'Tis the season: Holiday festivities fill the social calendar
November 26, 2016 - 12:41pm
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