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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 15, 2016
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Randy Huisinga, Sunnyside Orchards, talks about the 10 acres of land and roughly 650 trees he helps 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.

Ripe old age: humans may already have reached maximum lifespan
October 11, 2016 - 1:15pm
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
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
April 23, 2016
Our tour vessel shared the lock with a sailboat bound for the San Blas Islands and a cargo ship squeezing through the 110-foot-wide chamber. (PHOTOS BY RAND, DONNA AND CARMEN MIDDLETON)
Reflecting on a Willmar family's miraculous trip to Panama
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
April 25, 2015
Betty Dubrosky has bowled in local leagues for more than five decades and doesn’t plan on slowing down anytime soon. Tribune photo by Dan Burdett
Five decades on, allure of the bowling alley remains true for Willmar woman
April 25, 2015 - 8:00am
February 22, 2014
Susie and Randy Czarnetzki of Willmar wear their headsets as they officiate a curling match Wednesday at the Blue Line Center in Willmar. The duo will be officiating the World Juniors competition as representatives of the United States next week. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Willmar, Minn., curling officials headed to Switzerland for world competition
February 22, 2014 - 1:49am
October 21, 2013
Kristine Fladeboe Duininck speaks to a jumpstart kindergarten class in the Philippines. Fladeboe Duininck also auctioned for the children, which “made them giggle,” she said. The classroom was made of bamboo and had open walls. (Submitted photo)
On the other side of the world: Willmar, Minn., auctioneer uses her talents to help others
October 21, 2013 - 9:22am
October 5, 2013
Tribune photo by Ron Adams taken at Sibley State Park near New London, Minn.
Changing colors: Yellows, oranges, reds provide spectacular backdrop in west central Minnesota
October 5, 2013 - 7:00am
March 25, 2013
Kelly Anderson’s contest entry was of the “retro pool party” she did for her kids as a good-bye celebration in August of 2011 when she and her husband, Tony, and kids moved from Arizona and back home to Minnesota. (Submitted photo)
Spicer woman finalist in NBC ‘Today Show’ party contest; show airs Tuesday
March 25, 2013 - 9:03am
November 3, 2012
Dr. William Reid, a retired pathologist, knows all of the trees in his virgin forest on the prairie south of Kandiyohi. Reid Woods is located along the west shore of Lake Kasota. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Study: Lake Kasota forest area resists Dutch elm disease in west central Minnesota
November 3, 2012 - 12:51am
September 22, 2012
World War II museum sents grand opening in Granite Falls, Minn.
September 22, 2012 - 8:22am
Diane and Ron Fagen are shown with the plane owned by Ron's late father, Raymond. The Ercoupe trainer is displayed in the gallery hangar.(Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
Fagen Fighters World War II Museum ready for takeoff in Granite Falls, Minn.
September 22, 2012 - 8:00am