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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
November 5, 2016
Tribune / Brian Edwards
A small crowd gathers at Family Practice Medical Center before their 6 p.m. take off on a Wednesday night ride earlier this summer.
For the love of Harleys
November 5, 2016 - 6:00am
October 22, 2016
Repotting, like many houseplant tasks, is easier done outdoors on pleasant fall days.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
October 22, 2016 - 5:00am
October 21, 2016
This submitted photo shows one of the Epic pilots flying over the fjords of Greenland. Photo courtesy of Deb Solsrudplay button
An Epic journey: Pilot Daryl Ingalsbe is part of world aviation tour
October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm
October 15, 2016
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Randy Huisinga, Sunnyside Orchards, talks about the 10 acres of land and roughly 650 trees he helps maintain.play button
It's a banner apple crop this year for Pennock grower
October 15, 2016 - 5:00am
October 11, 2016
During a special ceremony in a retirement home in Arles, Southern France, Jeanne Calment, 120 years old, is kissed by two young girls in this Feb. 21, 1995, file photo. Calment lived to be 122 and scientists say that record may last a long time.


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Ripe old age: humans may already have reached maximum lifespan
October 11, 2016 - 1:15pm
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
Hometown auctioneer Dale Fladeboe, center, is flanked by his daughter Kristine Fladeboe Duininck and son Glen Fladeboe at the Kandiyohi County 4-H Blue Ribbon Auction this past August in Willmar. The siblings are just as comfortable in jeans selling 4-H livestock as they are wearing ballroom attire and conducting charity auctions across the country.
SOLD! Changing the world one ballroom at a time
October 11, 2016 - 1:04pm
October 8, 2016
The Mills Creek Gun Range was launched with hopes of helping introduce more young people to the shooting sports and outdoor activities.
Reviving the tradition: Montevideo gun range opens
October 8, 2016 - 7:57am
August 5, 2016
The car run tries to stay off main highways and roads during the event, as most cars are traveling around 20 mph. (Submitted)
Car run offers a glimpse into another time
August 5, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 29, 2016
This forest green 1968 Dodge Coronet R/T was restored by members of Larry Bajari's family. The car now mirrors one Bajari bought new for $3,400 in 1967. (TRIBUNE PHOTO BY DAN BURDETT)
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Family of rural New London man restores his classic muscle car
June 29, 2016 - 3:01pm
June 24, 2016
Greg Melges started working at his parents’ business at the age of 7. He opened Mel’s Sport Shop in 1957. (RAND MIDDLETON)play button
Spicer family business turns 70
June 24, 2016 - 12:34pm
June 23, 2016
Mel's Curb Service opened in June 1946 on south end of Spicer and just a block from Green Lake. The carhops worked past midnight waiting on  customers coming from the nearby Drive-in Theater. play button
Spicer Graffiti: 'I was a Teenage Carhop'
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
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