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Slide show: If you seek a colorful place look about you
October 18, 2015 - 11:44am
October 14, 2015
Maria Loerzel sets up Halloween decorations Wednesday on the yard of her Eagle Lake home north of Willmar. “It’s my favorite holiday,” she said.  (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Preparing for the haunt
October 14, 2015 - 11:32pm
Sharon Willen sweeps leaves at her home Wednesday on the south edge of New London while her grandchildren Nicholas, 12, and Thomas, 2, tour the yard in a toy Jeep grandma formerly used as a planter. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Jeep thrills
October 14, 2015 - 11:12pm
October 11, 2015
Child injured in fall from second-story window
October 11, 2015 - 8:29pm
October 7, 2015
A hand-made lawn sign in the 400 block of 13th Street Southeast in Willmar salutes the season Wednesday. Farther north leaves have turned yellow on the north shore of George Lake. (RAND MIDDLETON|TRIBUNE)
Sign of the times
October 7, 2015 - 10:49pm
September 29, 2015
Fall paddling on the Mississippi
September 29, 2015 - 11:23pm
September 15, 2015
Jon Ninneman pulls one of the larger pumpkins from the Country Stop display Monday and places it in a little red wagon at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The retired New London-Spicer fourth-grade teacher has worked for Country Stop part-time since 2001. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Orange is the new green
September 15, 2015 - 12:00am
September 8, 2015
Turkey producer Robert Orsten of Willmar tells Minnesota House members Tuesday that he did not see most other family members from April through June in fear they may pass avian flu from one farm to another. With him is Steve Olson, executive director of Minnesota poultry associations. (Don Davis | Forum News Service)
Minnesota readies for bird flu outbreak
September 8, 2015 - 11:58pm
August 30, 2015
Memorial fund to help widow of stadium worker
August 30, 2015 - 9:29pm
August 27, 2015
Vikings' stadium construction resumes after fall
August 27, 2015 - 11:32pm
August 19, 2015
Gearing up for fall classes
August 19, 2015 - 8:58pm
October 23, 2014
Theresa Schriener and her daughter Chloe rake their yard on Seventh Street southwest in Willmar Thursday. (Tribune photo by Ashley Bogan)
Fall chores follow fall colors
October 23, 2014 - 11:22pm
October 22, 2014
It was 66 degrees in nearby Spicer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday when these golfers at the Little Crow Country Club were perhaps finishing up their round — not bad for late October. The annual Chili Open on Saturday will draw up to 20 four-person teams, regardless of the weather. (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
Fall golf at its finest
October 22, 2014 - 11:28pm
October 13, 2014
The Varsity Band performs “Sing, Sing, Sing” during the Fall Showcase Concert at Willmar Senior High School. (Tribune photo by Gary Miller)
‘Sing, Sing, Sing’-ing with the band
October 13, 2014 - 11:42pm
October 8, 2014
Before ice fishing comes fall fishing with its crisp days and perhaps an evening walleye bite. Lower Foot Lake in Willmar has been popular late in the day when these anglers were spotted on Wednesday, sheltered from the northwest wind.  (Tribune photo by Rand Middleton)
October 8, 2014 - 11:26pm